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Victoria Video Club
Bulletin Vol 62 No 8
MAY MEETING

DATE      Tuesday, May 27, 2003

PLACE     St. George's Church Hall, 3909 St. George's Lane

TIME       7:30 P.M.

PROGRAM

  • The entries in the Assigned Subject Contest will be shown.
  • We are going to do another version of the "Blueberries" shoot. Please bring along your copy of the script, etc.

OUR NEXT EXECUTIVE MEETING will be held Monday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Eleanor Haire.

THE ONE MINUTE CONTEST deadline is the May 27 meeting. Your entries may be on any subject, but they must be no longer than one minute including all titles and credits. You may enter as many videos as you wish and you may put more than one video on the same tape (this contest only).

OUR ANNUAL CLUB PICNIC will be held on Sunday, August 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Saanich Historical Artifacts Society Museum, 7321 Lochside Drive.

PROTECTING YOUR VIDEO TAPES

With proper care your video tapes can last a very long time. To keep tapes safe from smoke, dust and dirt, you should always keep them in their cardboard sleeves.  Always store them upright, not flat on their sides, as this puts pressure on the edges. Keep them away from all magnetic sources (TV, speakers, etc.). However, it takes a strong magnetic field to erase a tape. Don't expose them to direct sunlight or leave in a hot car. Run tapes Fast Forward and Rewind once year to prevent setting. Limit the use of Pause and Freeze Frame, as this increases wear on the tape and VCR heads.

See you at the meeting. Bring along a friend; visitors are always welcome.