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Thai Oranda groomed by Joshua McWilliams

I wished to take a while to handle the followers and patrons of The Goldfish Council. Could 1st, I turned the President of The Goldfish Council. That is an thrilling new place for me on this fantastic nonprofit group.

First, I want to thank our quick previous President Rob Crosby for the fabulous job he has performed this previous 2 years. It was an honor serving as his VP throughout that point. I’ve realized quite a bit over the previous 4 years from Rob, The Founder Gary Hater, and the remainder of our very good Board Members. TGC has been doing nice issues for the Interest because it was based in 2016. I plan on persevering with this work and bringing some new components to the Goldfish Interest.

Our Present Board- together with a number of newbies to our group…. Please remember to thank any of those get up people for the volunteer work they do for our group.
President: Joshua McWilliams
Vice President: Gage Harford
Secretary: Tony Reynolds
Treasurer: Bao Dang
Founder: Gary Hater
Board members at Giant: Ted Tai, Mark Rausa, Julie Marczak, Robert Crosby, &Chris Southerden
Vendor Ambassador: Lauren Lin
Public Relation Ambasador: Susi Schuchard
Normal Board members: Bryan Rhodes, Amy Shonka, Matt Lyon

I wish to announce we now have up to date our web site to a Patron Stage format. Every stage permits you to take part within the group via completely different features on our web site. Since our group is a 501c3 nonprofit, we are going to preserve our fundamental stage free. All articles, requirements, and blogs can be found to all non-patrons. You possibly can go below the help tab and discover all you could find out about present patron ranges.

You probably have had paid TGC membership up to now, we’re providing a FREE Bronze stage Patron account for six mo. I’m at present within the strategy of updating every previous member so please be affected person we now have fairly a number of previous members and every one have to be manually modified to the brand new patron format.

One of many new thrilling additions to our web site is the brand new classifieds part. Right here as a silver stage above it is possible for you to to put up advertisements for fish you’ve got accessible to promote. As a bronze stage & above it is possible for you to to buy these advertisements.
One other new and thrilling enterprise TGC can be heading up is a brand new CAN-AM All Goldfish Present. The present particulars can be introduced later this month. This can be a web based digital present that anybody within the US or Canada can take part in. As a result of pandemic Covid19 we now have needed to postpone most of the in individual Academic Occasions & Exhibits round these two nations. Hobbyists will have the ability to all take part whereas remaining secure. This new digital format we hope to make an annual occasion so we are able to permit most of the hobbyist who can’t journey to our future occasions will nonetheless have the ability take part.

To begin of my new function as President of TGC, I’ve completed a long-awaited Article on water high quality. Be sure to go to the hyperlink beneath to learn the brand new article.

I look ahead to serving all of the TGC Patrons over the following two years as President. Keep secure and love your goldfish…

Joshua McWilliams


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