Desert Division meetings include a member swap meet, a business meeting, an education segment and a raffle drawing.
Meeting Particulars
  • All TCA members are encouraged to participate in the swap meet with seller tables provided free of charge.
  • Doors to the Hall are opened at 8:30AM to facilitate members being able to set up their tables before the 9AM start time.
  • The official start time of the member's swap meet is 9AM and continues until 10AM.
  • Six to eight raffle items will be on display and tickets are sold throughout the meeting. Raffle proceeds support the club's activities.
  • The business meeting begins at 10AM and is conducted by the Division's president. The agenda will include a Treasurer's report, a review and status report of Division projects and upcoming activities. Parliamentary procedure is observed and motions and discussion from the membership is welcome.
  • An education segment follows the business meeting. Each month members are encouraged to bring trains or train related items that relate to a chosen theme and give a short talk on the item's history.
  • Raffle tickets are drawn and the prizes awarded to the lucky winners.
  • Layout visitation is announced. After some meetings, there is an opportunity to visit a member's layout or collection.
  • Meeting is adjourned.


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