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Re: AKA Membership
I'd have to second Bill's remarks. The journal is worth the price even if
the F&E listings are open to anyone. But, then, I've been a member off and
on since 1971. $24 is a pretty small amount these days considering what
other things cost.
From: William Vannerson <William_Vannerson at ama-assn_org>
To: killietalk at aka_org <killietalk at aka_org>
Date: Tuesday, October 05, 1999 1:58 PM
Subject: Re: AKA Membership
>Have you ever seen the Journal (JAKA)?
>I'm asking because at a minimum, membership is a magazine subscription to
this fine publication. But, of course, if you've never seen it, you would
have no basis to determine it value to you. And most folks only see it by
joining or if they know an AKA member nearby and have visited their personal
>(Here's a reason to publish sample articles from past issues as well as a
summary of current topics)
>I joined without seeing an issue. I think I joined for two reasons:
>One, I knew that there was a great void in available information on killies
from the general tropical fish sources.
>Two, I have a general belief in supporting the organization and its
activities, without which killies may nearly disappear from the hobby. So
although I gain no direct, tangible benifit from this aspect, it helps
assure that killies will be available to me in the future.