It was a good day today for a James River Division meeting. We started at 9AM with just a few socializing and by the time the meeting started we had 16 of us in attendance. George Gaige treated us to a clinic on how to install headlights in HO scale vehicles. George noted he has many vehicles with lights and saved a bundle by using his method which combined items he found on the internet and through experience. There is a handout in the Handouts Page and a fuller explanation will appear in a future issue of Crossties. Our next JRD meeting will be January 9th and our next hangout will be Friday November 27th. All JRD members and and friends of the JRD are welcome to attend the meetings. Come join us
Saturday, November 14, 2020
The November 2020 Meet for the James River Division will be virtual. It will feature a social time prior to the meeting for members starting at 9 AM and a clinic starting at 10 AM on putting LED Headlights in HO Scale Vehicles. The handout for it is Here. To attend the clinic please contact the Superintendent via email at Superintendent@jrdnmra.com - Please include your name and if you are a NMRA member though this is not required
Friday, October 16, 2020
We have now had one division meet virtually and several bull sessions using Zoom as out platform. I am quite encouraged by the response. Though it does not substitute for in person interaction it does allow us to keep up with each other and continue to grow relationships. I hope to keep up the every other week sessions until the current restrictions lift and all feel safe to venture out. Even after this point I hope you will give feedback whether we should continue these online sessions and with what frequency.
On a personal note I want to say thank you for all the feedback on options for the floor plan of my anticipated new basement. Lots of good ideas from years of experience by fellow members will hopefully prevent mistakes and increase enjoyment
We still need a clinician for the next meeting in November along with a home tour. Both items could be prerecorded with time for questions and answers. If you are interested in filling either role please let me know
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Thursday, April 30, 2020
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The links to the YouTube edited versions will be posted on our blog once they become available.
Please avail yourself of these events. I am endorsing these for our members and please invite those who are not NMRA members to view them as membership is not a requirement for attendance.
During this trying time please be safe and follow best practices of hygiene
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