COAA Prez Blog

COAA Prez Blog

October 2015

Fall Greetings ...

Greetings COAA Members - the Organ Rally season is almost over with highly successful rallies at Holland, MI; Rossville, GA; Sandusky, OH; W. Springfield, MA; Milwaukee, WI; Franklin, PA; and Middlebury, CT. The COAA has deep appreciation for the following rally hosts: Bob Cantine, Ted Guillaum, Bob Yorburg, Marc & Deb Dannecker, Kent Zacherl, Ron Gustafson and Jean Orcutt.

The last Rally will be in Meridian, Mississippi, November 6-7; for details please contact Jean Orcott, Registration is at; for further details click on

The annual COAA winter meeting will take place in the Orlando, Florida area the weekend of February 26-28, 2016. Details of the meeting will be published in the January Carousel Organ Journal. Also, please check for updates.

The Carousel Organ Journal continues to educate and entertain under the able editorship of Ron Bopp. Your contributions are always welcome, for details, please write to Ron at rbopp1@

COAA elections for the following positions will take place in January, 2016: President; Secretary; and two Board Directors. A list of candidates will be published in the October Journal. An email or letter was sent to every member in good standing as of July 1, 2015 inviting any member who is interested in these positions to contact the Nominating Committee Co-Chairs: Bill Nunn and Marc Dannecker at their emails. If you didn't receive the invitation, please contact them.

The January 2016 edition of the Carousel Organ Journal will have nominee profiles and complete details about the election. Profiles will also be posted at

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