Winding Waters Group
Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson and Jennings Counties
The Winding Waters Group General meetings are normally held the first Wednesday of the month, 7:00pm, Bartholomew Public Library. Please check the notices below for exceptions. Contact Charlie Mitch for location.
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Outings, Meetings and Other Events
In memory of Tim Wilson, the Winding Waters Group is sponsoring a nature photography contest. Send your best nature photo or two, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries should be submitted by April 10 at midnight and no more than two entries per person. Prizes include the winning photo printed and stretched on canvas by Stillframes Photography of Columbus, and then hung in a gallery show honoring Tim Wilson at the Columbus Learning Center, and one year's membership to the Sierra Club. Judging will take place immediately after the April 10 deadline and the winner will be posted on Facebook. Judging will be by Bob Anderson of Stillframes Photography and Imaging of Columbus.
April 3 - General Meeting - 7:00 pm - Nature Photography - Bob Anderson, proprietor of Stillframes Photography, will present tips and pointers for making images from nature, with examples from his own work. We hope this will provide inspiration for the contest we are sponsoring in memory of Tim Wilson. Red Room, Bartholomew County Library. For more information, contact Charlie.
April 19 - Reception for Tim Wilson Photo Gallery Show - 6:00 to 8:00 pm - Columbus Learning Center, Room to Breath, 4555 Central Ave, Columbus. Come party with our reception in memory of Tim and to recognize the winner of the nature photography contest. A selection of Tim's images and the winning entry in the contest will be on display.
March 29 to April 30 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm - The exhibit of Tim's nature photographs and the winning entry in the photo contest will be on display at the Columbus Learning Center, Room to Breath, 4555 Central Ave, Columbus.
April 23 - Special Program - Voting with Your Food Dollars - Can your everyday purchases have a direct and positive impact on your health, the health of your community, and the environment? Whose values do you support when you make a purchase? With a fun and informative presentation by students from the International School of Columbus and other, we will explore these questions. Plan to take away tools and information that will help you to align purchases with values that affirm healthy communities and fair treatment of producers. Red Room, Bartholomew County Library. Snacks and refreshments before the presentation, provided by Columbus Food Co-op. Sponsored by Columbus Peace Fellowship, Columbus Food Co-op, Energy Matters Community Coalition along with the Winding Waters Group.
We welcome your suggestions or offers of program / speaker ideas. Contact Dennis with your ideas.
Winding Rivers Executive Committee Members and Other Contacts:
Chair: Charlie Mitch Program: Max Lemley Conservation: Dennis Tibbetts Political: Dennis Tibbetts & Charlie Mitch Publicity: Izzy Nowlin Outings: Natalie Colbert & Larita Killian Membership: Izzy Nowlin, Natalie Colbert & Dennis Tibbetts
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