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Finger Lakes Woodturners Association wins AAW Best Chapter Newsletter Contest

Finger Lakes Woodturners Association wins AAW Best Chapter Newsletter Contest

Great news!! The Finger Lakes Woodturners Association has been bestowed another great honor by peers in the the AAW. FLWT has won first place in the Annual Best Chapter Newsletter contest! This is a testament to the hard work of FLWT Newsletter Editor Ralph Mosher as well as everyone who has participated by submitting articles and other content. This just goes to show that when we look for a volunteer to write an article covering our monthly events your participation…

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Finger Lakes Woodturners AAW Grant purchases

Finger Lakes Woodturners AAW Grant purchases

Last year, Finger Lakes Woodturners applied for an Educational Opportunity Grant (EOG) from our parent organization The American Association of Woodturners (AAW).  Our request was for grant proceeds to support purchasing additional educational materials for our library and for new mini-lathes and equipment to support our efforts to teach the art of Woodturning.  In April of 2011 we were awarded a grant of $750 to support our efforts. We are pleased to announce that with the proceeds from the EOG…

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Finger Lakes Woodturners wins first place AAW Chapter Collaborative

Finger Lakes Woodturners wins first place AAW Chapter Collaborative

This year our club chose to participate in it’s first (for us) Chapter Collaborative Project for display and judging at the American Association of Woodturners (AAW) Annual Symposium in St. Paul Minnesota.  This project was the brainchild of Club Secretary, Bruce Trojan and involved the work of many of our members over a period of several months.  After its long trek to St. Paul, “Polyrhythm” – our symposium entry, went on display at the event. The chapter collaborative entries were…

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