Travel. Handbells. Love.

This article written by Linda Rutherford, Area 9 Treasurer Several years ago I read an article about volunteering abroad. Since I love to travel, I thought it would be an interesting way to see and interact in the local area. I inquired about the possibility of...

Spring Rings Announced

Area 9 is thrilled to announce the return of one of our most popular ringing events – Spring Ring! We have fun repertoire, wonderful facilities, and online registration. To learn more about this fun event, please visit the Spring Ring 2017 page for all of the details....

Events Abound! Are You Going?

This note written by Ruth Seiwell, Area 9 Chair There are a few things that break my heart in life. There is often not much that I can do to help many heartbreaking things! However, I can be a cheerleader in the handbell community and try to make one of the...

Missions in Music – Jamaica Edition

  This article was written by Venita MacGorman, Area 9 Education Chair Photos courtesy Marci Corey, Area 9 Treasurer I was part of a fourteen person volunteer team that visited Westmoreland, Jamaica, with one goal – teach music reading to adults and children in the...

About Those Chimes…

This article written by Venita MacGorman, Education Chair In this newsletter you will read about Area 9’s handchime loan program; this is a great program for all types of educational institutions –elementary school to universities! If you are an educator – or if you...