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Mid- Eastern Region of the NMRA

Photo tour of some Division layouts (click caption to see more)

The former PD Yahoo group has been replaced with PD2NERBNRA@groups.io which is a different group. If you have not joined and wish to please contact the Senior Superintendent.

2020 PD ELECTIONS RESULTSThe elections process for 2020 was challenging but was able to take place. You can see the 2020 Elections report by clicking here.


NEW POTOMAC DIVISION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

After a virtual Board of Directors meeting on April 26th the 2020 Potomac Division Board of Directors are as follows:
Superintendent- Martin Brechbiel, MMR
Senior Assistant Superintendent – Andrew Dodge, MMR
Assistant Superintendent – Ernie Little, MMR
Clerk – Nick Kalis
Paymaster – Jerry Stanley


CANCELLATIONS due to the coronavirus:

Potomac Division Outreach Program scheduled for June 14, 2020. This will be rescheduled at an undetermined date in the future after the Governor's coronavirus guidelines are lifted.



    2020 MER - NMRA CONVENTION POSTPONED

The Board of Directors has received notice that the 2020 Mid-Eastern Convention "Carolina Special" scheduled for  October 15-18, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C.has been postponed until 2022. To view a copy of the notice and for more information click here.

POTOMAC DIVISION MINI CON CANCELLED.
 
The Board of Directors cancelled  the 2020 Mini Con to the coronavirus restrictions and concerns about the health and well being of the PD members 
 
It is the intent of the Board of Directors that the Annual meeting and Mini Con be rescheduled at a time and place to be determined when conditions permit.
 
Please take care of yourselves and take the precautions recommended by your local health department concerning protecting yourself from the coronavirus.


Looking for something to do with all the time you have available? The Potomac Division brings to your attention that the PD website provides access to past Potomac Flyer issues, past clinics, and a new activity, where if you like railroad trivia, then take a try at the Potomac Division crossword puzzle challenge. To go to any of these just click on the blue link and you will be taken to them. The crossword puzzle will be a PDF file you can download that provides the puzzle, clues, AND the solution (don't peek at the solution until you try to solve it!) We will try to have a new puzzle each week.


LAYOUT SURVEY COMPLETED

The Potomac Division Board of Directors thanks all of you that participated in Layout Survey. The survey was open for participation from Monday, May 4th until Sunday, Mary 17. Click here to see the report on results of the survey.


        ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM NEWS:

Congratulations to Bill Lyders on his receipt of the NMRA Model Railroad Engineer Civil AP achievement certificate.
Congratulations to Bernie Kempinski on his receipt of the NMRA Master builder – Cars, and Master Builder – Prototype Models AP achievement certificates. With receiving these he is now a Master Model Railroader- MMR #654.


      NMRAx VIRTUAL MODEL RAILROAD EVENTS

The NMRA has posted videos from the clinics and layout visits that took place at the NMRAx events. Click on the following link to go to their NMRA Youtube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHw-7-1FWB5zQgTM0ZVY-Yw/videos
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