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Here is some more information on the Hendersonville shindig from Sally 
Cook Parsons, via Lyn Barnett:


Here is info. Info about dinner reservations near bottom; just let us know
you're coming and send a check for $25 for each diner. Please distribute
freely among ringers. Sure would love to have you up here!! Sally


Come join us in the N.C. mountains Sept. 5-7 for a weekend of ringing in
celebration of the 25th anniversary of St. James tower. A printed
will follow this "heads-up" email.


The St. James Guild of Church Bell Ringers
requests the pleasure of your company
to celebrate the
Twenty-fifth Anniversary
of the dedication of the eight bells
Whitechapel Bell Foundry, 9 cwt 24 lbs
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
September 5 - 7, 2003
St. James Church
Hendersonville, North Carolina


St. James, Hendersonville  Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Bells

Friday, 5 September 2003

        4 or 5 pm Early QP attempt if enough sign up.
        5 to 7 pm General ringing

Saturday, 6 September 2003

        9am to 11:30 Two sessions of General Ringing
        11:30 to 12:30 QP attempt
        12:30 to 1:30 QP attempt
        1:30 to 5pm Three sessions of General Ringing
        6pm Hors d oeuvres (cash bar, beer and wine)
        7pm Dinner (coat and tie/party dresses, please)

Sunday, 7 September 2003

        8:30am to 8:55am Service Ringing
        10:30am to 10:55am Service Ringing
        12:30 onwards General Ringing or possibility for QP

If you are interested in ringing in or conducting a QP, please indicate
interest and your skill levels.

If you would be willing to run a general ringing session, please indicate.

We are preparing a souvenir shirt, 100% cotton polo navy blue with the St.

James Tower logo in white, $25. Men's shirts have a stripe on the collar;
women's shirts have a "johnny collar." If you would like a shirt, please
a check payable to St. James; be sure to indicate your size: Mens' S, M,

XL, XXL; Womens' S, M, L, XL, XXL.


RSVP by August 18 to this email address, with checks confirming your
reservation by mail (information below).--There is a charge of $25 per
person for hors d'oeuvres and dinner. There will be vegetarian options by
request. Please indicate with your registration.
Please send a check for $25 per person, payable to St. James Church, to
reach  us by 28 August. Mail to Richard Parsons, 1620 Norwood Place,
Hendersonville NC 28791-2332.

--There is no other charge for the weekend, but it would be helpful to
that you are coming even if you don't plan to attend the dinner.

Plans are being made to accommodate all who would like to be put up by a
non-ringing member of the parish; please let us know if you want this. If
you  prefer commercial accommodations, we suggest the following:

The first two are directly across the street from the church. These are
100-year-old mountain boarding houses.

Waverly Inn, 783 N. Main Street | Hendersonville NC 28792-5079 |
Reservations: (800)537-8195

The Claddagh Inn, N. Main Street | Hendersonville NC 28792-5079

For 1950s modern in Historic Flat Rock, many visiting English ringers
Briarwood Motel & Inn
1510 Greenville Highway Hendersonville NC 28792

You can also see the many national chain motels in the area at http://

We welcome all our old friends and hope to meet and make many new ones.

For further questions or communications:
Richard Parsons snosrap compuserve com  evenings 828.692.3005
1620 Norwood Place, Hendersonville, NC  28791


Don Morrison <dfm mv com>
"Mathematicians are machines for turning coffee into theorems."
                                                  -- Paul Erdos