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Christmas Social Meeting - Post your Refreshments and Used/Surplus Equipment

  • Cornerstone Coworking

    279 W Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA (map)

    33.955811 -83.990738

  • CHRISTMAS SOCIAL

    REMINDER:  Read and Please Post the Refreshments and Used/Surplus Equipment you plan to bring.

    Food, Fun, and USED/SURPLUS EQUIPMENT SALE 

    Our annual CHRISTMAS SOCIAL has become a tradition and will be held on Wednesday, Dec 7th. 

    The Nov & Dec meetings are combined for the CHRISTMAS SOCIAL and will NOT be held on the regular fourth Wednesday of the month!  This has worked well for everyone with all the family activities and travel that come with the holidays.

    We will have a short review of the past year’s activities, a look at plans for 2017 and a USED/SURPLUS EQUIPMENT SALE. 

    So don't miss your chance to visit, mingle and get to know each other much better!

    • USED/SURPLUS EQUIPMENT SALE

    If you have some used or surplus equipment you would like to sell, whether it is extra filters, an old tripod, camera bags, entire camera kits, whatever….this is your opportunity.  Any sales are strictly between members and proceeds with NOT go the chapter or GNPA.

    Watch the Discussion tab on the MeetUp Page to learn how to place your listings and here is an example of how to list each item.

    Member Seller’s Full Name

    item description including condition, age and any accessories included

    offered price & acceptable payment methods

    Billy Bob Jones, Photographer

    Sigma[masked] lens f[masked] for Canon crop camera, includes circular polarizer, lens caps and lens shade

    $400 new in 2015, offered at $250

    cash, check or credit card

    The above item is for example purposes only and not actually for sale, but a good example for you to work from when writing your item.

    • REFRESHMENTS

    The Chapter will provide cups, plates, utensils, napkins, drinks, & ice. So everyone, please bring your favorite holiday food, treats or just good finger food such as mini sandwiches, sweet stuff, deli plate, chips & dip, or even healthy veggies & dip.

    So, everyone plan to come, bring some good fun & treats, sell some of your Used/Surplus Equipment and most importantly let’s just enjoy each other and have FUN!

    Several volunteers are needed to come a little early and help with the refreshments and setup for the  Used/Surplus Equipment Sale. 

    Please post a reply if you plan to bring Refreshments or items for the Used/Surplus Equipment sale. Or if you are willing come a little early and help with setup.  Thanks.

    NOTE:  REMEMBER - NO MEETING Nov 23rd (Thanksgiving Week) or Dec 28th (Christmas Week)!

    See you Wednesday, December 7th.

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  • Mike T.

    I'll bring some "Texas Caviar" for snacks & I have 3 Manfrotto aluminum tripods with heads, plus some excellent/rarely used camera bags to sell.

    1 · October 31

    • Bonny

      I might be interested in a tripod.

      2h ago

  • Cheryl T.

    I am bringing a cheesy broccoli casserole and maybe some unsweet iced tea.

    Yesterday

  • Stewart W.

    Yes, I will bring something, foodwise, not sure yet what. FYI, chapter has plates, napkins, utensils and cups enough for everyone.
    I have a Carl Zeiss UV filter 77mm still in wrapping, I won it in a drawing so it can be cheap, make offer.

    For those wanting to know how early we can get in for setup, I plan to be there about 5:15pm. Door will be open and reminder we are gathering in front Common Space, kitchen is available for refreg and microwave (16" turntable inside, overall size ... ?).

    Be sure to label your equipment and purchased are between members, not chapter.

    Yesterday

    • Melinda A.

      Interested in the Carl Zeiss UV filter 77mm. $25?

      Yesterday

  • Everett S.

    I will bring mixed fruit bowl.

    Yesterday

  • Susan B.

    I will bring something. To be determined if that is ok.

    Yesterday

  • Vicki M S.

    Enjoy the holiday get together. I will be enjoying birds at Bosque Del Apache!

    1 · November 21

    • Melinda A.

      I hope you enjoy Bosque del Apache as much as I did! Envious!

      Yesterday

    • Vicki M S.

      So far, it is fabulous!

      Yesterday

  • Mikki Root D.

    I'd like to bring an Oriental Salad and it will need plates and forks. Will that work? It's delicious!

    1 · November 30

    • Barbara L. J.

      I have some small plates left from the Aurora theater reception.

      Yesterday

  • Barbara L. J.

    Bringing mixed nuts, small bite muffins (left from theater function), roll-ups

    Yesterday

  • Ed Z.

    I will bring a homemade cheese appetizer -spread/dip.

    Yesterday

  • Mikki Root D.

    I've also got two smaller photo bags to give away...a bit dusty though! Also a Manfrotto monopod never used for $15.

    Yesterday

  • Mike W.

    I'll bring chicken nuggets and tea.
    Will also bring some items for sale/trade:
    Sigma/Nikon 105mm f2.8 DG Macro, $150.00
    Sigma/Nikon 10-20mm f4-5.6, $175.00 obo
    Manfrotto ballhead, 484C2, $25.00
    Manfrotto ballhead, 3437, $40.00
    Manfrotto 3001V tripod, aluminum $75.00
    Manfrotto 190XPROB tripod, black aluminum, $100.00
    Giottos MH 1301 Ballhead, $75.00
    Tiffen Circular Ploarizer 72mm, $20.00

    wanted: umbrella stand for studio, Lightweight.

    See you all there.

    Yesterday

  • Russell A.

    My wife is making some of her brownies for me to bring.

    Yesterday

  • Joyce G

    Veggie Pizza and 2 tripod heads.

    2 days ago

  • Horace H.

    I forgot to mention, I will bring a little over a case of soft drinks left over from the smokies weekend.

    2 days ago

  • Jenny B.

    I will bring an artichoke dip and pita chips.

    2 days ago

  • Sue C.

    I have a few small things for sale.
    1. Manfrotto 498RC2 ball head. It was about $125 new. Selling for $25. It sticks a little, needs some lubrication.
    2. Epiphanie ladies camera bag. Very expensive when new. Selling for $10 Very good condition except for small wear in one place.
    3. Nikon speed light flash diffuser. Free.

    2 days ago

  • TP C.

    I will bring sausage balls.

    1 · 2 days ago

  • Rinku R.

    I will bring chicken cutlets

    2 days ago

  • Charlesa A S.

    I'm bringing Christmas Cookie Dough Dip.

    2 days ago

  • Kip S.

    I'll bring a carrot cake.

    2 days ago

  • Rich S.

    I can assist with early setup. Let me know what time to show. I haven't decided what food to bring. I do have a Sony a7II body and a[masked]mm f4 lens to sell. Both are in excellent condition purchased last June.

    2 days ago

  • Mary B.

    I will bring cookies. I will also bring 4 brand new camera bags to give away.

    2 · 2 days ago

  • Olin B.

    I will bring a shrimp tray/cocktail sauce and some sweet tea.

    4 · 2 days ago

  • Horace H.

    I will bring a cheese and cracker tray along with grapes and cherry tomato and mozzarella balls on a skewer. I have several items I would like to sell: Canon 7d camera, Canon 1d mark iii camera, Canon[masked] f2.8 IS L lens, sigma[masked] lens for Canon crop camera, Canon 5d Mark III camera, Canon[masked] lens, Camranger

    3 days ago

  • Sharon

    I'll be bringing some home-made brownie bon-bons.

    3 days ago

  • John C.

    I will bring taco dip, and I have some tripods I'll bring.

    3 days ago

  • steve w.

    I will bring either a vegetable or fruit plate. And I have a couple of camera bags to bring.

    1 · 3 days ago

  • Mikki Root D.

    Stewart, what time can we get in to set up?

    4 days ago

  • Sue C.

    I can come a little early to help set up. I will bring food but haven't decided what yet.

    5 days ago

  • Lori P.

    I can bring some meatballs.
    I'll also bring the leftover cupcakes from our Aurora reception, which will taste delicious & fresh since they have been frozen :)

    1 · November 30

  • Sharon

    I'll either bring an appetizer, or dessert.

    November 29

  • Mikki Root D.

    I've found a couple of other items that I've never used and someone might find useful.

    November 23

  • Mikki Root D.

    I'll bring my Oriental Salad + I have a sling bag that I haven't ever used.

    October 31

  • Grace F.

    I have always loved this occasion! I will be away on Larry Winslett's Bosque trip. My very best to everyone! Gracelyn

    1 · October 19

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