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Brad Marples and Don Miller have just returned from the 2017 TCA convention.

Pictures from the convention can be viewed at this PhotoBucket Link.
 
President's Update
Welcome to the TCA-Heart of America Chapter web site!

This is your internet destination for all things to do with our TCA Heart of America chapter and model railroading in our area. We'll always have an updated meeting schedule, information about upcoming events, and other information that you ask for here for your review. We also hope to incorporate as much member input as possible.

Our member photo layout gallery is open so send Don Miller (olathedonm@aol.com) some pictures and any information about your layout that you would like to share.

Please email me at tcahoa@tcahoa.org to share any ideas you may have for the site.

The officers and board of directors of the TCA Heart of America Chapter would like to share with you upcoming plans for the rest of the 2017 calendar year. We feel that we have some interesting and fun events planned that we hope many of you will be able to participate in. Since many of the events are still in the planning stage, we can only offer approximate dates for those activities, but be assured that we will give you plenty of advance notice once plans are finalized. As always, if you have questions, comments or suggestions about any future chapter activities please contact one of your officers.

August 27, 2017: Mid America Train and Toy Show

Fall 2017: Playing with trains resumes. Date(s) to be announced

Fall 2017: Always popular layout tour (Would you like for your layout to be on the tour? Let us know.)

November 2017: Russ Boersma's "garage train sale and swap meet"

November 18, 2017: TCA Central Missouri Chapter Toy Train Show & Swap Meet in Columbia, MO

November 26, 2017: Mid America Train and Toy Show

December 2017: TCA Heart of America Chapter annual meeting. Date to be announced

If you are a Facebook user - check out our Facebook page at "Heart of America TCA Train Club". Encourage your Facebook friends to check us out.

This is a great hobby! We have over 85 great area members in our chapter and we are growing! Thanks for joining in the fun!

Our TCAHOA Chapter is fortunate to have owners or representatives of our area's train shops as members.

Fred Loosbrook of Fred's Train Shop, 9322 W. 87th St.,Overland Park, KS 66212, (913) 383 - 3500 is a TCAHOA member and great supporter of our chapter. Fred will open at his new location on June 24, 2017,

Jan Brocker of ToToTrains, 1031 Vermont Street , Suite A, in Lawrence Kansas 66044, (785) 766-0467 and the website can be found at www.tototrains.com.

We are fortunate to have great train shops in our area. Remember to patronize our local train shops!

Steve Dickerson
TCAHOA Chapter President




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