May Announcements

Volunteer Opportunities

* Head for the Cure, May 20, Raccoon River Park 5K race
* Des Moines Art Festival, June 22-24
* March for Babies, May 5, 8-11 a.m., Ankeny DMACC Campus - benefits March of Dimes
* Contact Deb Shoning if you know of any volunteer opportunities

DMCC Events

* May 1 Meeting
     * Marji Guyler-Alaniz, FarmHer
     * Digital images due by 11 p.m.
     * Fun Fotos due to Diane tonight - SPRING
* May 8 Meeting
     * Dwight Tomes, Photo Essays
     * Digital results
     * Fun Fotos Photo Essay
     * NO PRINT CONTEST
* May 15 NO MEETING
     * Best of the Best will be judged - this judging is not open to members
* June 5 Club Banquet
     * West Des Moines Marriott
     * $25 per person - RSVP to Penny with payment
     * Cash bar begins at 5 p.m., followed by meal
     * Ty Smedes, Guest Speaker
     * Best of the Best Awards

External Events

    * State Fair prints due - Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17
    * Grand View Gallery, August-October 2018 - THEME is "Seasons of Iowa":
       Any member may submit a digital image to be displayed
       All digital images will be printed and mounted by University Photo
       Prices - 11x14 - $28; 16x20 - $45; 20x24 - $65
       Check your email for more information - submit as soon as possible
    * N4C Fall Convention, September 14-15, Dubuque (visit n4c.us for more information)

Gallery Opportunities - Individual

    * Polk County Heritage Gallery - Call for Entries, May 1 through May 18
      http://www.polkcountyheritagegallery.org/gdmxxiii/#iowa-exhibited-xxxii
      Exhibit runs June 4 through August 3, 2018; Reception June 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    * Octagon Center for the Arts - Submissions due July 6
      https://www.octagonarts.org/en/exhibits/
      Exhibit runs August 3 through November 10; Reception October 4, 5-8 p.m.

DMCC Board Opportunities

    * We have a few board positions open for the 2018/2019 year.  If you are interested in finding out more, please let Patty know.

Fall 2018

    * First meeting - Tuesday, September 4
    * Ryan Morrison - Tuesday, October 2
    * Roger Feldhans - TBD
    * Call out for speaker recommendations