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May Meeting

Discussion in 'Next Meeting' started by Leffler817, May 1, 2018.

  1. Leffler817

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    Saturday, May 12, 2018 the Capital Cichlid Association hosts:

    Donald Jump
    “Garden Ponds and Fishkeeping”

    John F. Kennedy High School
    1901 Randolph Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20902

    Doors open at 1 PM; meeting starts at 2 PM
     
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    Don Jump is the Vice President of Harmony Ponds, INC servicing the greater Washington D.C. area. Harmony Ponds, Inc. is an award-winning design/build firm with over a decade of experience in the design and construction of ponds, fountains, waterfalls, streams, drainage ponds and related systems for commercial and residential clients. Harmony Ponds specializes in:


    • Designing and installing residential and commercial water features.

    • Waterfall and garden pond installation, emphasizing the artistic placement of large boulders to create a dramatic, natural setting.

    • Water handling systems for fountains and water features including ornamental and koi ponds, utilizing the latest technology in biological filtration, ultra-violet sterilization, and energy-efficient pump systems.

    • Water quality management for large ornamental and drainage ponds using floating fountains and laminar flow aeration systems; consulting on habitat design, water balance, aeration, and filtration.

    • Year-round professional care of commercial and residential water features by our Maintenance Division.
    Harmony Ponds is dedicated to artistry and quality in the design, construction and maintenance of water features.

    Check out the garden and pond galleries on the Harmony Ponds website. There are some impressive creations.
     
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    One week away!

    Don has a client about five minutes away from JFK High School. He has offered to take a “field trip” to that client’s house to see components of his presentation. If you would like to go, please respond here so that I can give him and his client a head count. Cut off to sign up will be Wednesday at 1pm.
     
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    I'm interested, but when were you going to do this?

    Matt
     
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    Ditto
     
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    Don wants to incorporate it into his presentation. Probably after his talk/the mini auction.
     
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    Maybe. Really depends on how long the meeting runs. Recent meetings haven’t really started until 2:30, and then there’s a long pause after the talk before the auction. If the meeting starts on time and runs crisply, I’d go. But if not, I’ll probably skip the outdoor part.
     
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    I'm with Matt.

    Blaise
     
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    I'll ask him for more details about the site visit.


    Meet Don.....

    Don.jpeg
     
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    I agree with this
     
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    See you all tomorrow.

    I've let Don know that there are some interested in the field trip, but he hasn't confirmed with the client. If it is an option, he'll discuss it during his talk.
     
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    Is it ok that I'll be a little late to the meeting? I woke up a little too late today.
     
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    Interesting talk and some of Harmony Ponds' designs were the stuff of dreams.

    Auction was quick and efficient, even if a buyer's afternoon. So much so that I missed several lots that I had hoped to bid on.

    Blaise
     

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