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So This Happened…

Last week, several members of AMI traveled to Eureka Springs, Arkansas for the 2011 NAI Region 6 Annual Workshop.  One of them returned with significantly less hair. AMI newsletter editor John Miller (pictured center, with the shiny head) is also the Regional Director for Region 6.  Like any good leader, John knows how to motivate his region: by giving them plenty of…

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Conference

AMI T-Shirt Design Contest

The 2011 Workshop Committee is now taking submissions for a new and creative AMI T-shirt design.  If selected, your design will grace a new set of T-shirts at the 2011 conference.  Don’t fancy yourself a graphic designer?  Don’t worry about it!  The idea’s the thing.  We can work with the printers to tweak it into shape.  So go ahead and draft…

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Conference, News

Your AMI Awards Committee

Greetings AMI members from your new awards committee: Connie Grisier, Central region; Steve Jacobsen, Kansas City; Kevin McCarty, St. Louis; Janet Price, southeast; Lee Wilbeck, northeast; Chanda Williams, southwest; and Cyndi Cogbill, chair.  George Kastler, former chair, left the awards in good standing and we appreciate his years of service to AMI.  Your committee decided to continue the direction that…

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NAI Region VI, News

Eureka Moments

The 2010 AMI conference may be over, but the 2011 NAI Region VI conference is just around the corner.  The conference will be held February 28 – March 3 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  The 2011 theme is “Eureka Moments”.  The organizers have this to say: Interpreters understand the “Eureka Moment” perhaps better than any other professionals on the planet. As practitioners of a craft…

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Conference, News

Register Now for AMI 2010!

Registration is now open for the 2010 Association of Missouri Interpreters Conference at Crowder State Park in Trenton, Missouri.  The conference theme this year is “Back to Basics.”   The conference will focus on hands-on workshops, service projects, and skill-building programs that will appeal to interpreters of all levels. Sessions on several topics will be presented during the conference, including Leave No Trace, Being Creative on…

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Interpretive Media, News

Gratuitous…

Long-time AMI newsletter editor & herp enthusiast John Miller has a new book out.  The Missouri Department of Conservation blog describes it thusly: Show-Me Herps, by John Miller, is a colorful guide to 50 of Missouri’s amphibians and reptiles. “Herps” is an abbreviated word from the Greek herpeto, meaning “animals that creep.” Show-Me Herps includes descriptions and colorful illustrations of…

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News

2011 Elections

It is almost time for the Association of Missouri Interpreters’ elections!  The AMI offices for Vice President and Treasurer are up for election.  This is your opportunity whether you are new to AMI or have been a long-standing member, a student, volunteer, or full-time interpreter.     Why should you run for an AMI office? The organization cannot run without membership participation.…

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Site Updates

The New Forum

It took me a while, but I’ve finally added a forum to the website. This will replace the old message board, with a couple of advantages. First, you can log in and post using your mointerp.net username and password, and second, there won’t be any irritating ads mucking up the place. Unfortunately, I can’t move all the posts and users…

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Site Updates

Welcome…

 … to the new Association of Missouri Interpreters website.  As you can see, things have changed a little bit.  Everything is still here– but now all the news, articles, etc. will be posted here to the front page, blog-style.  I’ve set up separate pages (look up top) to cover conference news, membership, and so forth.  The best thing about the new format is…

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