International Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

International Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

IPMS/USA

IPMS/USA

The server for the main IPMS/USA home page has been experiencing issues for the past few days.  Currently the site is online but is slow and occasionally drops offline.  Our service provider may still be working on the issue, so be aware that the site may go offline again.

Also, note that I currently have no access to update the home page to add a notification about the issue.  Please check the Forums or the IPMS/USA Facebook group for updates.

The results from the IPMS/USA Executive Board Election -

  • President:  Dick Christ 
  • 1st Vice President:  Dave Morrissette
  • 2nd Vice President:  Michael Ronnau
  • Secretary:  Dennis Tennant 
  • Director of Local Chapters:  Larry Randel 
  • Historian/Publications Director:  Jim Pearsall

From William Mitchell, IPMS# 45531:

We held our second annual Father’s Day Make ‘N’ Take at Bakersfield,California’s Beale Memorial Library this year on June 15, the Saturday before Father’s Day. Last year’s event was quite a success, with fifty-one modelers building F-14 Tomcats. This year was a little different. Our team of five adult modelers arrived at the library about half an hour before show time to make sure we were set up. The library had tables ready in the auditorium, and we set out the kits. Ten minutes before things were supposed to start, the library was very quiet; not a soul was waiting at our door. I began to wonder if all of our effort was for naught.

However, right at 2pm, a mom, with her little boy in hand, came through the door, and more...

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The online voting for the 2013 Executive Board Election is now open on https://voting.ipmsusa3.org.

Biographical information about the Executive Board candidates is online at https://voting.ipmsusa3.org/content/candidate-biographies.

If you have any questions or issues, please read the Voting Instructions and/or send email to webmaster@ipmsusa.org.

IPMS/United Kingdom Invites You To Join Them In Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary

Since 2013 is the 50th anniversary of IPMS/UK, our parent organization, to make it easier for those coming to their celebration, have put together a tour that includes some of the BEST military museums in the world, does it in as little as seven days and has a comparatively low cost. Plus, you get two days in London, one of the greatest cities in the world. Since the tour is sponsored by IPMS/UK and not IPMS/USA, all arrangements are made via a link to their tour sponsor found on the Scale Model World...

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