Details about the 2021 Summer Youth Adventure are available now. You can reach them on the Summer Youth Adventure page.
News about ATOS and the world of Theatre Organ internationally.
Thanks to a poster on Facebook, we were alerted that our contact page on the website was broken. Its been replaced with a new page. Feel free to give a try and let us know. We'll respond now -- if everything is working correctly. The direct link is atos.org/reach/us
Be aware that chapter members have reported receiving "scam" emails that appear to be from other members, or chapter officers, requesting money or payment for services. Whenever in doubt, please contact the individual by phone, or in person, to verify information before you send money. It is unfortunate that all businesses and organizations are vulnerable to these scams.
Vice-Chairman Tedde Gibson is seeking nominations for the various awards that are presented each year at the annual convention, which will be held virtually this year. Here is the information regarding the various awards, and how to nominate members for them:
REMEMBER CONVENTIONS? THEY’RE COMING BACK!
A Message from the ATOS Board of Directors, and
Convention Planning Coordinator Mike Kinerk
The American Theatre Organ Society announces its call for nominations to fill three (3) positions on the ATOS Board of Directors for three-year terms (2021-2024).
That’s a question I’m hearing more and more, which is very frustrating. To help out with the explanations of what we face, I’ve corralled Journal Editor Mike Bryant to fill in some of the blanks. His contributions are in italics. (He also suggested “Postal Service: Oxymoron?” as the headline: I didn’t take him up on that.)
American Theatre Organ Society Announces
2020 Awards of Distinction Winners
Michael Fellenzer, Endowment Chair, announces the endowment fund grants for 2020:
- Dairyland Chapter, $13,870, Geneva Restoration Phase I
- Bluegrass Chapter, $15,500, Restoration of Regulators, Trunks and Equalizers, KY Wurlitzer
- Ironwood Theatre, $2,000, General repair organ
Congratulations to these organizations!
At their July 24 board meeting, the Board of Directors filled a long-standing vacant board position with Ed Garcia, who was next in line with the number of votes after the recent election. Welcome Ed to the ATOS Board of Directors.