Archives for October 2017

November 2017 TAO Cover Feature

The Episcopal Church of SS. Andrew and Matthew Wilmington, Delaware Quimby Pipe Organs Inc. • Warrensburg, Missouri by T. Daniel Hancock Cover photo credit: Danny Schweers View the Stop List View an enlarged cover The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) is a vibrant faith community located on the southwestern edge of downtown Wilmington, Delaware, where the center city district gives way to the historic Quaker Hill neighborhood. Founded in 1996, SsAM is the result of a carefully considered and executed combination of two Episcopal parishes: St. Andrew’s Church, founded 1829, and St. Matthew’s Church, founded 1846. St. Andrew’s was primarily a white congregation, while St. Matthew’s was predominately black; … [Read more...]

Kansas City to Host 2018 AGO National Convention

AGO members will gather in Kansas City, Missouri July 2-6, 2018 for the AGO's biennial convention. Kansas City is currently experiencing a wonderful cultural rebirth. Energetic and attractive neighborhoods throughout the city are highlighted by world class performing arts venues, beautiful bars and restaurants, and a wide array of cultural hot spots such as museums, coffee shops, breweries, art galleries, and parks. Forbes named Kansas City one of “America’s Best Downtowns”; Huffington Post named it “Coolest City in America” in 2014; Time awarded KC “America’s Best City for BBQ”; and it was the first US city with access to Google’s ultra–high–speed internet service, Google Fiber. Here's a great article from the KC Independent on the … [Read more...]

Important 2018 Dates & Deadlines

August 31: Last day to make a tax-deductible contribution to the AGO and be included in the 2017-2018 donor report September 1: End of renewal grace period for the July 1 - June 30 membership year September 15: November Colleague exam application deadline; deadline for applications and payments for the November 16, 2018 Colleague examination. October 1 - December: Service Playing Certificate test administered November 15: Due date for chapters with fiscal year ending June 30 to file IRS 990-N e-postacard November 16: Colleague exam adminstered December 31: Last day to make a tax-deductible contribution to the AGO for the calendar year   Upcoming 2019 Regional Convention dates are listed below. Northeast: July … [Read more...]