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Meeting Notice: WAMAS Annual (Winter 2019) Meeting, January 26, Wayne Scott

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Door Prize: Ecotech Marine MP40 QD to one lucky attendee!

WAMAS Winter 2018 Meeting - Joyce Kilmer Middle School - January 26, 2019 (Saturday)
The Winter Meeting of The Washington Area Marine Aquarist Society (WAMAS) will be on Saturday, January 26, 2019, 1:00-5:00 p.m. at Joyce Kilmer Middle School, 8100 Wolftrap Road, Vienna, VA 22182. IN LECTURE HALL G101.

Wayne Scott


Wayne Scott is a retired United States Army soldier who was severely wounded while serving in Iraq by a roadside bomb/improvised explosive device (IED). After two years of recovery in the hospital recovering and multiple surgeries, Wayne was inspired to take up marine aquarium keeping for the relaxation he felt being around fish tanks that helped him not only physically but also mentally. It has also allowed him to share what he has learned and to assist other wounded veterans like himself. Wayne started in the reef hobby in June 2009 and currently runs a 500-gallon mixed reef and operates a local aquarium fish store, What’s In Your Tank, located in Land O’ Lakes, Florida.

==>> WAMAS Elections <<==
This is also our annual meeting. The offices of Vice President and Secretary will be filled at this meeting (two year terms). 
Stay tuned for nominations and election process updates.

Meeting Agenda
1:00 PM   Sign-in / socialize
2:40 PM   Club business (including elections for Vice President and Secretary)
3:00 PM   Speaker: Wayne Scott
4:30 PM   Raffle!
4:50 PM   Door Prize Drawing (right after the raffle)

5:00 PM   Adjourn & Clean Up
- food & drinks provided
Raffle Donations

Please come back to this thread for meeting updates (including raffle prize updates).

Special thanks to theses sponsors. Please support them & say thanks next time you shop with them. You can find their website address by visiting their forum or the sponsor page on the WAMAS website.
WAMAS Platinum Sponsors 
Air, Water & Ice

- Aquarium Depot
Avast Marine
Blue Ribbon Koi
Capital Aquarium
Dr. Mac's Pacific East Aquaculture
Exotic Reef Creations
LRS Reef Frenzy
Marine Depot
- Pimped Out Aquariums
- Premium Aquatics
- Reed Mariculture (Reef Nutrition)
Reef eScape

- Reef2Rainforest Media (Coral Magazine)
Supreme Reefs
WAMAS Banner-Only Sponsors 
Cobalt Aquatics
- Coralvue
- Jellyfish Art
Live Aquaria

- Spectrapure
- Two Little Fishies
Sponsors on-site:
Dr. Mac's Pacific East Aquaculture

Blue Ribbon Koi
Members selling on site:






Watch this space for more information to be made available as it arrives!


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Two members so far have contacted me to sell frags for the meeting.  If you'd like to set up a table to sell, please let me know so we can make sure we're ready for you.




gives general guidelines for setting up to sell at the meeting.  We'll have power for you and a spot on a table.

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Bump for the meeting on Saturday.  One week from today!


We've started posting the raffle prizes you can expect. 


We're still doing receipts for raffles, so you can get one raffle ticket for every $25 you've spent at a club sponsor since the last meeting.

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An email went out yesterday with the correct date for this meeting, but said it was "tomorrow" in the body of the email. 


The meeting is on Saturday, Jan 26.

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