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Eric Johnson



Keith Kuck



Mike Briskin


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Bob Dixon-Gumm


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Penny Dixon-Gumm


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Eric Johnson



George Anderton


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David Murphy


The Blacksmiths' Guild of the Potomac, Inc.
Gulf Branch Nature Center
3608 North Military Road
Arlington, VA. 22207

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Hello Everyone!

I have a few quick updates to point out to our guild members.

First, there are four new fire extinguishers at the Gulf Branch forge. They have been placed in slightly different locations then the old ones, so you may want to note the new locations. There is one by each outside door and one alongside of each forge. The large stainless steel (water based) extinguisher is still located on the central column. The old units have been marked “expired” and will be saved for training.

Second, the board voted to increase and simplify the dues for this coming year. They will now be $40.00 a year or $110.00 for three years for both new and existing members.

I also wanted to point out that this fall is, as always, loaded with events and opportunities to be part of a presentation to the public. Please take a look at our calendar page and plan ahead. All experience levels are welcome at the presentations. Trust me, the kids love to watch no matter what you are doing!

Eric Johnson


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Spring Fling 2017 Details
April 14,15 & 16

New Location for 2017!

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(for reference)
2016 Invitation Document
2016 Registration Document

2016 Flyer

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Shop Meetings

7:30 PM 1st and 3rd Fridays
of each month.

In the Forge at the Gulf Branch Nature Center

3608 North Military Rd.,  Arlington, VA

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      Last Updated: 8-9-2016

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