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This was the most recent NCC meeting - - -




NCCABS WINTER MEETING: Saturday, 28 January 2017

Location: San Francisco County Fair Building (9th at Lincoln, Golden Gate Park), Garden Club Room



Program: "Rebuilding Solutions for Earthquake-Impacted Areas Using Bamboo", presented by Paulina Hermansen, who recently spearheaded an effort in Ecuador (her native country) to instruct local builders in building structures of bamboo in response to the earthquake which caused over 700 fatalities. Images and videos showed the results of the workshop.


** The Northern California Chapter was a major supporter of this workshop in Ecuador. **













The NCCABS SPRING SALE was held at Foothill College on 23.April.2016!





Chapter members: watch for emails with meeting dates and addresses.

(Not a member? Join using the American Bamboo Society membership page.)






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Notice to Chapter Members: Former NCCABS Board member Rick Hood, now living in Oregon, has extended an invitation to any NCCABS member who might travel to Ashland for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival or other business to connect with him.  Phone is 541-482-8336.




In Memoriam - TONY VALERIO: 8/14/57-6/4/2011
"Aloha" to long time member and friend of the NCCABS, Firefighter Tony Valerio.

He designed the NCCABS logo you see above left.

Full tribute by Terri Schmidt here.


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