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2017 CGW Annual Meeting

Costumer’s Guild West Annual Meeting Date: October 7, 2017 Location: Masonic Lodge (This is the same location as the 2016 CGW Annual Meeting) 5155 East Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach CA 90804 Parking is behind the building and the back door by the parking lot will be open Time: 11:00-3:00 Project Challenge: UFO CHALLENGE Finish one or more of your UFOs (Unfinished Objects) that every costumer seems to have and share it with us. More details are in the August/September 2017 issue of Squeals...

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Scholarship application form opens July 1.

The scholarship application form will be open from July 1 – September 30. Apply here.

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CGW Events Survey

You can help pick which events CGW will do in the next couple of years! Take our quick survey to tell us which workshops, events, lectures, and eras interest you the most.

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CGW Event: Fashion Show and Annual Meeting

Click here for more information! More information on the CGW 2015 Election.

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Costume College Scholarships Awarded

See the Scholarship Page for the winners of the Essay Scholarships.

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Candidate’s statements due!

Candidate’s statements are due for positions on the Costumer’s Guild West, Inc.’s board of directors. Please send statements to any board member or to the President (for inclusion on the ballot), AND the Corresponding Secretary (for inclusion in Squeals), AND the webmaster (for inclusion on the website). Statements should be no more than 100 words, and they should indicate what office you are running for and why you think you would be a good choice. EVERY seat on the board of...

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