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Winter SACC 2014
 

A Resource and Gathering Place for Central Iowa's Science Fiction & Fantasy Community Since 1989

The Des Moines Science Fiction Society (DMSFS) is a 501(c)(7) organization that seeks to work cooperatively with local individuals, organizations, and media to promote a variety of causes, including: scientific research, space exploration, literacy, and the arts.  Basically,we are a gathering of central Iowa science fiction and fantasy fans. Our interests include reading science fiction and fantasy (of course), watching science fiction and fantasy (of course), cutting-edge science and technology (of course), the space program (of... you get the idea), computers, F&SF gaming, alternative philosophies and faiths such as neo-paganism, cyberpunk, overdressing, under-dressing, and many, many, many other cool things.

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Winter 2014-2015 Paradox PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jon Mohning - Humble Paradox Editor   
Sunday, 14 December 2014 20:45

After a few technical issues, the Winter 2014-2015 Paradox newsletter is finally available at http://paradox.dmsfs.org/pdf/Winter 2014-2015 Paradox.pdf


If you’re suspicious of any hyperlinks within an email message, then point your browser to the DMSFS web page, click on “News and Articles” to the left, then click on “Paradox – the DMSFS Newsletter” then scroll down the page until you find the link for the Winter 2104-2015 Paradox Newsletter.


Jon Mohning
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Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 20:46
 
Winter SACC PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sheril Harper   
Sunday, 23 November 2014 11:47

DMSFS annual Winter Semi-annual Constitutional Converntion is rapidly approaching. It will be held at The Holiday Inn Northwest (our DemiCon Hotel), the weekend of January 2 thru January 5. We have the Parlor Suite on 5th Floor (opposite end of the hall from our usual ConSuite), that would be Rooms 529, 531, 535. We also have the Minnesota Room for gaming all weekend long. Remember, this is a potluck event, so bring things to share... We would like to make a better effort at coordinating meals..... Friday evening is for snacky type foods, Saturday we would like to do a brunch type meal early afternoon and then an evening meal; Sunday would also be a brunch type meal.  Please contact Sheril Harper, to coordiante food donations. There is also a small room block under DMSFS Winter SACC. There is a "Magical Journal Workshop" scheduled for Saturday afternoon, as one of our DemiCon Lites.

 
DMSFS Officers for 2013-2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sheril Harper   
Sunday, 13 October 2013 18:57

The votes were cast and tallied..... The officers for the upcoming year are:

President-- Greg
Vice President-- Jon
Secretary-- Sheril
Treasurer-- Sallie
Property Manager-- Greg

Congratulations to you all

 
Summer SACC PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sheril Harper   
Sunday, 22 June 2014 19:42

It is time once again to plan Summer SACC... It will be held at The Holiday Inn Northwest, the weekend of August 29 thru September 1.  We have the Parlor Suite on 5th Floor (opposite end of the hall from our usual ConSuite), that would be Rooms 529, 531, 535. We also have the Minnesota Room for gaming all weekend long. Remember, this is a potluck event, so bring things to share... Meals may happen, but are not guaranteed, so plan accordingly. There is also a small room block under DMSFS Summer SACC.  There may be some other activities happening, stay tuned for further information.

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 June 2014 19:48
 
Officer Elections PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sheril Harper   
Monday, 07 October 2013 19:53

Just a quick reminder that officer elections will take place at the meeting this coming Friday night, October 11. The meeting will be held at Chamber of Champions, as it is Gallery night in Valley Junction. The nominees are as follows:

President: Greg, Jon

Vice President: Jon, RJ

Secretary: Sheril, Jason (declined)

Treasurer: Sallie

Property Manager: Tammy, Greg

 

If you can't attend the meeting, but would like to vote, please send your proxy to Greg Abba ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) by noon on Friday, October 11.

 

Also this will be games night after the meeting, so bring games if you wish. Dinner will also be on your own. There are several restraunts close, and we can game until Chamber of Champions closes at 10 PM. Look forward to seeing you there.

 

Sheril Harper, RN BSN

DMSFS Secretary

 
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