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SVPC New Member Welcome and FAQs

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Thanks for joining the Sunnyvale Photo Club. We’re delighted to have you.

Who are we (including you!)?

We are a nonprofit organization with no employees—we’re all club members like you are. 

More info: Membership Information page

What about my membership dues? 

These cover the Club's costs of operations, such as our rental space, website, and judges fees. They also entitle you to submit photos to our competitions and to our other programs. Everyone renews on Jan 1 annually. See the Membership Information page. 

What’s happening and when? 

When do we meet and what happens at meetings?

  • Meeting runs 7:30-9:00; occasional tutorial sessions start at 6:30.

  • We meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month except December.
    •         2nd Monday: Competition 
    •         4th Monday: Presentation, program, workshop, etc.
    •         4th Monday Theme: Shown before the presentation, a quick, for-fun display of member photos on a monthly theme.
    • Learn more About Our Meetings

  • Meetings might be canceled if they fall on a holiday Monday.

  • Check our Calendar to confirm dates and meeting content. 

Where do we meet? 

See Organization > Contact Us for directions to our regular meeting location or to contact our webmaster.

How do I submit photos for competitions or for themes?

How can I review past award-winning photos?

I love the club, so how do I make things happen?

Yep, all of us are volunteers, many with regular jobs. We'll show you how things run and help you to make your ideas happen.  

If you're interested in helping with any aspect of the club, please let us know.  As a volunteer organization, many hands make light work!

Our Officers meet a couple of times a year to plan for the year. You're welcome to attend the meetings to learn more.

Every year, we elect our new set of officers. We love having new ideas with new people. Learn more about our current officers and what they do.

What else do I need (or want) to know?

On our site (sunnyvalephoto.com):

How do I -- Add my photo to my profile? Add a link to my own website? See my past contest entries? And more...   

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