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Recent News

Ruth Seiwell, In Memoriam

On Sunday, August 23, Area 9 lost one of its best: Ruth Seiwell. Ruth was the current Past Chair of the Area 9 board. Ruth has served on the board since 2006 in various roles: Membership Chair, Treasurer, Chair-elect, Chair, and Past Chair. Her knowledge of Area 9...

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Memorable Ringing Experiences

Compiled by Patty Highland, chair In this time pandemic quarantine, and scaled back ringing experiences, some Area 9 board members want to share some of our favorite or most memorable ringing experiences. We hope these remembrances will help you think back through...

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2020-2022 Area 9 Board Elections

Area 9 board elections are ON LINE for the first time! Go to http://area9.handbellmusicians.org/ to vote between August 1 and 31. Bios of all the candidates can be found at http://area9.handbellmusicians.org/2020-board-election/. To meet the candidates in person, join...

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Area 9 Annual Membership Meeting August 14, 7pm CDT

Attend the meeting via RingCentral: Aug 14, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time 
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/4662374990
Or iPhone one-tap :     US:  +1(720)9027700,,4662374990# (US Central)
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