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Carl B Zachary

Carolin Mini Workshop Saturday June 13th, 2009

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Wayne James and Carl Zachary are Hosting the 3rd Annual Carolina Mini Workshop. It will again be held at The Morrisette Conference Center in Charlotte, NC.

For more Details and to Register please go the the Carolina Mini Workshop Website.

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Looking forward to it. Had great fun last year. You're sure its the 13th? the date marked on the web site says the 20th.

Yes the 13th

I don't see where it says th 20th now so hopfully I fixed it.

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Wayne James and Carl Zachary are Hosting the 3rd Annual Carolina Mini Workshop. It will again be held at The Morrisette Conference Center in Charlotte, NC.

The cost of this years event will be same as last year, $25 per person 13 or older, and $10 for Children 12 and under. For this you will receive free snack, drink and lunch. It will also cover the cost of additional door prizes.

Hopefully, you will also learn something and make new friends.

There will Be a Friday Social at yet named Hotel.

Schedule is to be yet announced.

Time will be from 10:00am - until

If you would like to help with the workshop or have a presentation you would like to show, or have suggestions of what you would be interested in seeing, send me an email.

Wayne James or Carl B Zachary

Registration is now open at http://www.carolinaminiworkshop.com/

Please register ASAP if you plan to attend to better help us to prepare.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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Only six weeks left until the Carolina Mini Workshop!!!

We 22 registered so far. Registration will close on June 10th so don't delay.

The Demented Elf will be in attendance. So if you ever wondered what he looked like in person here's your chance.

We do have the following planned.

Friday Night June 12th

[*]Red Cup Social at[url="https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cltln-courtyard-charlotte-lake-norman/"] Courtyard

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The Demented Elf will be in attendance. So if you ever wondered what he looked like in person here's your chance.

Someone bring a camera. I'm sure his presence will be in violation of the FBI's WPP regulations. :giggle:

Edited by B_Regal78

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We have only 5 weeks to go until the Carolina Mini Workshop.

You only have 4 week to register. Registration closes June 10th. We have 24 folks Registered.

The list of presentation is growing, we have the following Scheduled.

Friday Night June 12th

[*]Red Cup Social at[url="https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cltln-courtyard-charlotte-lake-norman/"] Courtyard

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We are just 1 month away from the Carolina Mini Workshop.

It really starting to take shape. We have several presentations and lots of door prizes. It's a great opportunity to meet old friend, make new friends and maybe even learn something new.

So register today. To Register or to find out more please visit CarolinaMiniWorkshop.com

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Well we only have 4 week until the Carolina Mini Workshop.

Time slipping away, You only have 3 weeks to Register.

We have several presentations planned and are still working on setting up a few more.

Don forget about those Fabulous Door Prizes.

Registration is only $25 per person 13 or older and $10 for Children 12 and under. For this you will receive free snack, drink and Lunch. It will also cover the cost of additional door prizes.

For more info and to Register visit Carolina Mini Workshop

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I know you will have a terrific Mini!

If you have never been to a Mini, I encourage you to go. They are fun, you get to meet some terrific people, and you learn how to make your display better and cheaper. Plus, you might pick-up a good bargin or two. :santasmileyitty:

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I know you will have a terrific Mini!

If you have never been to a Mini, I encourage you to go. They are fun, you get to meet some terrific people, and you learn how to make your display better and cheaper. Plus, you might pick-up a good bargin or two. :santasmileyitty:

Thanks Michael.

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Thanks to William Bottomly We are going to attempt a live streaming Video of this event. So if you can't make it to the mini be sure to catch the live video broadcast.

We now have 29 registered for the Carolina Mini Workshop On June 13th in Charlotte, NC. Last day to Register is June 6th. That's just a over 2 weeks away.

The Schedule is not set yet but we do have the following planned.

Friday Night June 12th

[*]Red Cup Social at[url="https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cltln-courtyard-charlotte-lake-norman/"] Courtyard

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Brad,

Stop messing around, and jump on board :giggle:

Now we just need to give Justin a kick in the rear to get him and his friends up there also! :)

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Would anyone be interested in buying any used c9 (clear and Multi)lights, clear and multi mini lights? I am going through a bunch of boxes of lights that I just really don't need. I will even bring a big box of lights that don't work or half work and someone can have those if they want them.

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Would anyone be interested in buying any used c9 (clear and Multi)lights, clear and multi mini lights? I am going through a bunch of boxes of lights that I just really don't need. I will even bring a big box of lights that don't work or half work and someone can have those if they want them.

Bring them Brad, if you have room. We have members of three forum boards attending, so they may very well sell.

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Hey guys, help me out here......

What do you like for beverages? Just asking so I can make a list.

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