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NFC: CAFE Fall Workshop 2001
Natives fishes and Perfect Dip Nets will be for sale at:
Columbus Area Fish Enthusiasts Fall Workshop 2001
Comfort Inn North
1213 E.Dublin-Granville Road
Speakers confirmed for Saturday, Oct. 20:
Ray "Kingfish" Lucas - New York - "Collecting the Amazon"
Rusty Wessell - Louisville, KY - "South & Central American Cichlids"
Al Anderson - Indianapolis, IN - "Killifish"
Mike Schadle - Indiana - "Livebearers"
Mark Binkley - NANFA - "Sunfish"
Keith Shephard - Chicago - "African Cichlids"
Saturday Evening Dinner 7-9 p.m.
Dinner and Speaker $15.00 per person
"Choice of Sirloin - Turkey - Vegetarian Lasagna"
All Species Auction Sunday, Oct. 21 Starting at 11 a.m.
Registration for auction starts at 9:30 a.m.
25/75 Split of Auction Proceeds
FOLLOWING IS A LIST AND SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF EACH OF OUR SPEAKERS:
RAY "KINGFISH" LUCAS: hobbyist for 45 years, Grand Master
Horticulturalist, past President WNY Aquarium Society, past President
Candian Association of Aquarium Clubs, elected to FAAS Tropical Fish Hall
of Fame, owner of King Fish
Services representing eight major aquarium manufacturers. Ray will be
speaking about his recent collecting trips in the Peruvian Amazon.
MIKE SCHADLE: live bearer specialist, aquatic book seller extraordinare,
past editor of "Live Bearers, Journal of the American Live Bearer
Association", accomplished breeder of both live bearing and egg laying
fish, renowned auctioneer. Mike will be speaking about live bearing
RUSTY WESSELL: Central and South American Cichlid Specialist, Rusty has
collected many times in Mexico and surrounding countries. He is one of the
fortunate few to have a specie of cichlid he discovered named for him.
Rusty has held positions in the American Cichlid Association and his home
club, the Louisville Tropical Fish Fanciers. Rusty will be speaking on
South and Central American Cichlids.
MARK BINKLEY: Vice President of the North American Native Fishes
Association, makes frequent trips to personally collect native species,
runs his own fish hatchery incorporating native and exotic fish. Mark will
be speaking about Sunfish and their captive maintenance.
AL ANDERSON: Killiefish breeder extraordinare. Al has devoted his entire
full size basement to breeding killies. An accomplished master
breeder, Al raises many kinds of live food also. A font of knowledge, Al
will be speaking about killifish maintenance and breeding. If Killiefish
interest you, this is the speaker to hear.
KEITH SHEPHARD: an accomplished breeder and showman of African Rift Lake
Cichlids, Keith is active in the American Cichlid Association. Keith will
be speaking on the care and maintenance of African Rift Lake Cichlids.
Tentative Schedule For Speakers
$5.00 admission fee to hear speakers (fee includes all speakers)
Mark Binkley - 12 Noon
Mike Schadle - 1 PM
Rusty Wessell - 2 PM
Al Anderson - 3 PM
Keith Shephard - 4 PM
EACH SPEAKER WILL RUN APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR
Saturday Evening Dinner & Speaker Ray Lucas $15.00 per person
(pre-registration required) Choice of meal: Vegetarian Lasagna, Breast of
Turkey or Filet of Sirloin
Contact Tony Brehm (614-367-0891) or email: nozzgoblin at yahoo_com
Or contact Pat Sabourin (614-846-1038) or email: sabourip at battelle_org
WHERE: Comfort Inn - Route 161 & I-71 - Columbus, Ohio
Registration phone number: 1-800-282-6946
Ask for CAFÉ room rate
ROOM RATE: $59.00 per night - up to four people per room
Rates available until September 20th, 2001
Normal rates apply after September 20th
CAFÉ PROUDLY WISHES TO INVITE ANY AND ALL SPECIALTY AQUATIC GROUPS TO
SET-UP (FREE OF CHARGE) A DISPLAY THAT PROMOTES YOUR ORGANIZATION. THIS
DISPLAY SHOULD INCORPORATE EXAMPLES OF THE TYPE OF AQUATIC LIFE BEING
FOCUSED UPON BY THE SPECIALTY GROUP. SAID DISPLAYS WOULD HAVE TO BE MANNED
BY A GROUP REPRESENTATIVE AT ALL TIMES DURING THE PUBLIC DISPLAY
PERIOD. ELECTRICITY WILL BE PROVIDED SHOULD IT BE NEEDED, ALTHOUGH THE
GROUPS SHOULD BRING THEIR OWN EQUIPMENT (HEAVY DUTY ELECTRIC CORDS,
BUCKETS, POWER STRIPS, ETC.) CAFÉ AND ALL IT'S REPRESENTATIVES / MEMBERS
CANNOT AND WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS, LEAKS, DEATH OF
SPECIMENS, OR ANY OTHER MISHAP TAKING PLACE DURING THE ABOVE MENTIONED