NJIPMS lost a long-standing member this past week. We’re sad to announce that Mike O’Connor passed away on June 24th. A club member since the very early days of NJIPMS in the 1970’s, Mike will be truly missed.
Visitation is Saturday 12 Noon till 200 PM at Fiore Funeral Home, 236 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ Only 30 people will be allowed in at any one time, and face mask and social distancing required. To leave condolences and for more information, please visit fiorefuneralhomes.com
The IPMS/USA 2020 National Convention, scheduled to be held in San Marcos, Texas, has been cancelled. The San Marcos loction has been moved to 2023, with 2021 to be held in Las Vegas, and 2022 seeing a return to Omaha.
More information is available on the IPMS NATS 2020 website.
The June 2020 newsletter has been uploaded to the Newsletter page.
Also, the virtual club meeting is this evening, Friday the 12th. Check your email for a log-in link from Dan.
Editor extraordinaire Bill Schroeter has put out a second-half for the May newsletter, with more club information and Memorial Day remembrances. Find it on the Newsletter page.
Just a reminder to all: until further notice, all NJIPMS meetings are cancelled until further notice. Watch your emails for a link to join one of the club’s Zoom meetings.
As most probably already have figured out, the May and June club meetings have been CANCELLED. Again, continue to check here and the Newsletter for the most up to date information.
And speaking of the Newsletter, the most recent edition has been uploaded to the Newsletter page. Our industrious editor says that he may have a second volume this month, with so many articles coming in.
As everyone probably already has heard, and can guess with the current state of events, the April meeting of NJIPMS has been CANCELLED. Future meetings will be decided on a case-by-case basis. Continue to watch here, the Facebook group, and the newsletter, for information on future dates.
Everyone be safe out there.
With the rescheduling of MosquitoCon 29, the flyer needed to be updated to reflect the new date of August 22nd, 2020. Click on the icon to the left to download the updated version (essentially, the date is all that has changed).
Everyone stay safe out there, and build a model!
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, including but not limited to reasons of state, and possibly soon national, bans on events with large groups, we have rescheduled MosquitoCon 29 to August 22nd, 2020.
From President Bill Schwarz:
“To the membership: Due to the virus, MosquitoCon 29 is rescheduled to 22 August 2020. Same place, same time. There are no other shows in conflict, and we have cleared matters with all parties involved. Also, it is unclear if we will have meetings over the next 2 or 3 months, but we will let everyone know as soon as we do. I want you all to be safe and take precautions, to put all of this crap behind us as fast as possible. Remember one last thing: this eboard is on top of everything, all the time. We run the club and run it well. You all are in capable hands! Things will be back in balance soon. All of you take care and watch for emails, Facebook posts, and website updates. Thanks for your time.
– Big Bill, Vince, Mike, Joe, Dan and Devin, your NJIPMS Eboard. ”
MosquitoCon 29. August 22nd. Different Date. Same place. Same time. Better Weather.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, NJIPMS has decided to rather be safe than sorry and cancel the meeting for Friday, March 13th. We will be in touch via email with any further details. Continue to check your email, check this website, and the Facebook group for any further information on future meetings and MosquitoCon.
Over the next week, we will be discussing whether to continue with MosquitoCon 29, and evaluating the possibilities of a postponement. The status of the Covid-19 virus in New Jersey is being watched closely, and we will continue to monitor the situation. We will announce here and to our Facebook page immediately upon deciding the best and safest course of action. Thank you all for your understanding.