SCFB OCTOBER 2013 NEWSLETTER ~
Society of Canary and Finch Breeders of Michigan
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Meeting Notice:
Upcoming Events:
Bird Bands:
Welcome our Newest Members:
Song from the Flock:
Special Notices:
A special THANKS to all
those who volunteered to
help make our 2013
Annual Bird Show a
GREAT success!!!

Show photos are now
posted & results have
been made downloadable.

Next up...our 2014 Spring
Bird Fair!!! Let's start
selling vendor tables NOW!
Due to the number of Shows and the
National, there will be NO meeting for the
month of November.

Our next club meeting will be held Saturday,
December 14th at Mary & Joe Tarsitano's. We
will discuss Show results and elect our new
officers.
Bands may only be purchased by members who have paid their
dues and are in good standing. 2014 bands will be available for
sale after the first of the year. Some 2013 bands are still
available. The bands for 2013 are $5.00 per strand of 10.  
Please see Mary Tarsitano If you need to purchase bands.
Officers:

Our 2013 Officers were installed at the December, 15th, 2012
AGM. Please see the "
About" page on our website for other
appointed positions. Officers are as follows:

President: Jim Heffernan
Vice President: Jim Sillers
Treasurer: Mary Tarsitano
Secretary: Kristen Reeves
Show Manager: Stanley Toppin
SCFB Club Welfare:
~ Members are encouraged to submit articles and photos for
inclusion on this site!  Please forward information to our
webmaster at
webmaster@scfbmichigan.com ~
~ Society of Canary & Finch Breeders of Michigan ~

More than 20 Years in the Making!!!
~ For those members who'd like to have a bio posted but
just don't know how to go about it, club member Jim Sillers has
graciously offered to interview you and write your breeder  
biography! This is a great opportunity to share your knowledge with
the membership! If interested, please contact the
webmaster for
information.
~ Club member, James Sillers, D.V.M., has graciously
agreed to provide Health Certificates for birds traveling to Canada
for show.
Download his requirements HERE.

~ Application for transport of birds BACK TO THE US FROM
CANADA may be found HERE.

If you have questions about any of this information, please contact
Jim for more information at
emu6760@yahoo.com!
  • November 2, 2013 - GCCBC Show

  • November 9, 2013 - DRAGON American Singer Show


  • December 14, 2013 - Holiday party at Tarsitano's

  • February 22nd, 2014 - Spring Bird Fair

  • September 13th, 2014 - Fall Bird Fair

  • November 8, 2014 - DRAGON ASC Show

  • November 13-15th - National Cage Bird Show
~GREAT News! The 2014 National Cage Bird Show will be held
in Dayton, Ohio! That is VERY close to home! We hope to see as
many of our club members present as possible! Let's show them
what our birds are made of!!!
Please send up a few quick prayers for club members Ann
Sillers, Andrew Green, and Gus & Ilse Kuhl - all of whom
have been battling health issues.
We wish them a speedy recovery, and look forward to seeing
them at meetings and functions!
Please give the following new members a hearty welcome!

  • Michael Veggian from St. Louis, MO - breeder of Canaries
  • Zain Zahawi from Dearborn Heights, MI - breeder of Frill and
    Type Canaries
  • Kristine Stewart from Mason, MI - breeder of American
    Singer Canaries
  • Mary Ellen Sacca from Akron, NY - onetime breeder of
    Colorbred Canaries.
  • Rob Scott from Ypsilanti, MI - breeder of Finches & Softbills.

Welcome all! We look forward to seeing you at our functions
and sharing your experiences!!