NORTHERN MIDWEST ZNA

Dick Thomas
rdthomas99@comcast.net
http://www.nmzna.net
Meets: Quarterly

September
16TH Annual Koi Show was held on September 16th & 17th.

August
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July
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June
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May
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April
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March
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February
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January 2017
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December 2016
No Meeting

November 2016
No Report

October
No Meeting

September
Dick Thomas, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, reports their 15th Annual Koi Show & Pond Expo was held Sep 17th & 18th at the Carmel Civic Square in Carmel, IN. They hope to have results posted on the website soon so be sure to keep an eye open. Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

August
No Report

July
Dick Thomas, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, reports their Annual Koi Show has been moved to Sept. 17 – 18, 2016. The planning session will be at their next meeting at the Detroit, MI show the weekend of Aug. 27 – 28, 2016. Russell Peters from CA is building new ponds for two club members in Indianapolis, IN. Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

June
15th Annual Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Show,

June 13 – June 14, 2015

May
No Report

April
Second Annual ZNA Enlightenment Event – April 30th

3705 Mason Rd, New Hill, North Carolina 27562

Judging seminars on Saturday and formal ZNA judging event on Sunday. Saturday will also include raffles and auction of koi and dry goods.

East Coast Koi, Quality Koi, Gardan Koi, & Happy Koi of Greenville. Koi and dry goods available.

March
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February
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January 2016
No Report

November
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October
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September
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August
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July
Dick Thomas, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, reports on June 25 in Lafayette, IN the club held its Spring Meeting at the home of Club President & ZNA US District Chair Dick Thomas. Club members from all over the Midwest (Indianapolis, Chicago, St. Louis, and Louisville) attended. Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

June
No Report

May
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report the club is a regional chapter of an international organization based in Beppu, Japan. Our goal is to spread the hobby of Koi (Nishikigoi) keeping and to improve the knowledge of the husbandry techniques and the appreciation of Nishikigoi as living art and they’ll be doing just that at their 2014 Koi Show (which is scheduled for June 7th and 8th). Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

April
No Report

March
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report their 14th Annual Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Show & Pond Expo will be held June 13th& 14th  2015 at the Carmel Civic Square, One Civic Square, Carmel, IN on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The club is looking for trophy sponsors and vendors and the public is welcomed to attend. Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html

February
No Report

January 2015
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November
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October
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September
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August
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July
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June
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May
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club,report the club is a regional chapter of an international organization based in Beppu, Japan. Our goal is to spread the hobby of Koi (Nishikigoi) keeping and to improve the knowledge of the husbandry techniques and the appreciation of Nishikigoi as living art and they’ll be doing just that at their 2014 Koi Show (which is scheduled for June 7th and 8th). Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

April
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club,report their 13th Annual Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Show & Pond Expo will be held June 7th& 8th at the Carmel City Center in Carmel, IN.  Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

 

March
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report their club is a regional chapter of an international organization based in Beppu, Japan. Our goal is to spread the hobby of Koi (Nishikigoi) keeping and to improve the knowledge of the husbandry techniques and the appreciation of Nishikigoi as living art.  Visitors are welcome to attend our upcoming Koi Show on Jun 7/8, 2014.  Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

February
No Report

January 2014
No Report

November
No Report

October
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report the Club is looking for a volunteer as an interim Club Secretary. Their 12th Annual Show was held at the Carmel City Center, Carmel, Indiana, June 8-9, 2013. The judges were Penny and Grant Patton. Fifty-six koi were entered this year representing Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee. What a wonderful collection of beautiful and well cared for koi. The fifteen show vats were located in the City of Carmel’s gazebo, directly across from the vendor tents. We had thirteen members exhibiting with three new members showing for the first time at the NMZNA Koi Show. Major winners were: Grand Champion— Dave DeWalls—Size 6; Grand Champion B—Dave DeWalls— Size 5; Reserve Grand Champion—Dick & Brenda Thomas— Size 7. For the balance of winners and pictures, see the Club’s website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

September
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report the club renewed its membership as a proud member of the AKCA. Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

August
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report photos are now available for viewing on their website of their 12th Annual Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Show & Pond Expo winners. Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

July
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report the 12th Annual Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Show & Pond Expo was held on June 8th & 9th, 2013, at Carmel City Center in Carmel, IN. Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

June
No Report

May
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April
No Report

March
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report they will be holding a General Meeting on Sat, Mar 23 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (1:00 p.m. Central Time) at the home of Dick & Brenda Thomas. Snacks and munchies….bring your favorites to share. We will attempt to have a ZNA judging seminar on Kohaku, looking at conformation, skin quality, and finish. The subjects will be the 5 fish photos used for the seminar at the All Japan Koi Show. Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

February
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club,report their club’s President, Richard Thomas, will be part of a 6 person Judging Team at the Koi Club of San Diego’s show in sunny SoCal on the weekend of Feb 23/24.  Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

January 2013
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club,report they held a General Meeting on Dec 2nd at the home of Dick & Brenda Thomas in Lafayette, IN.  Details to follow.  Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

November
No Report

October
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September
No Report

August
No Report

July
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club, report the club has posted a wonderful newsletter with all the results from their 11th Annual Koi Show on their website at http://www.nmzna.net/News_Docs/Summer%202012.pdf.  It includes Major Winners, Best in Size Winners, Best in Variety Winners, Trophy Sponsorships, Vendors, Pictures and a comprehensive THANK YOU to the folks who helped make this show so special.  Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html

June
Northern Midwest ZNA Koi Club,report their club is finalizing koi show plans at the Carmel City Center June 16-17. This year we will have a tea ceremony and origami demonstrations at the Koi Show. A free will donation will be accepted to benefit Carmel’s Japanese Garden and Pond that was built to honor their sister city in Japan. Judges are Ray Jordan and Henry Culpepper.  Check out their website at http://www.nmzna.net/index.html.

May
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA KC, report that at the Apr general meeting their upcoming show at the Carmel City Center in Carmel, IN, on Jun 16 & 17 was the main topic of conversation.  Discussed were vendor confirmations and booth rental prices, arrangements for the tent and generator, tables and chairs, the show brochure, etc.  The show hotel will be the Hilton Garden Inn in Carmel; there is a link on the club’s website for making reservations.  The Carmel Arts Council and Japanese Arts Council are helping the club with many of their needs for the show.

April
No Report

March
No Report

February
Marc and Tamara Skaggs, of Northern Midwest ZNA KC, report the club is holding their 11th annual Koi Show June 15-17 but at a new location in Carmel, IN.  Unfortunately, the nursery where it had been held was sold.  The new location is in Carmel at the city center next to its Japanese garden and pond.  Carmel has a sister city in Japan and is quite excited about hosting the show.  The area is designed as a pedestrian thoroughfare with many community activities taking place nearby.  More info to come.

January
No Report