Saturday, May 7, 2011


We hope you can all join in this final event of a very successful centennial Club year of the New Haven Camera Club. Good fellowship and the opportunity to see the best slides, prints, and electronic photographs from this past season always make for a great evening.

The Jane Sibley Honor Award is presented to the best nature photograph selected by the judges in a separate electronic competition. Jane is a long time member of the club known for doing a variety of photography including nature.

The Joe DiChello Award is presented to the best landscape or seascape photograph selected by the judges in a separate electronic competition. Joe was a long time member of the club who was known for his excellent landscape photography.

Date: Monday May 23, 2011
Time: 6:00 PM - Drinks and Cheese & Fruit; 6:30 Dinner

Place: Eli’s on Whitney, 2392 Whitney Avenue, Hamden CT

Cost: $28.00 (includes tax and gratuity)

Come and join the members of the New Haven Camera Club for the end of the year banquet. Come participate in the competition for the print of the year, electronic image of the year, the Joe Dichello Memorial Landscape/Seascape Award and the Jane Sibley Nature Honor Award. Each member may submit up to 4 prints or 4 electronic images as well as 2 additional electronic images for the two special awards. See handbook for details. Three outside judges will select the winners!.

Menu choices for the dinner are as follows: Baked Scrod, Grilled Sliced London Broil or Breast of Chicken Marsala. Each meal includes fresh seasonal vegetables, starch, bread and butter, coffee/tea and dessert.

After dinner, awards will be given for this season’s high cumulative average in each class and the Everett Wilson Trophy for the most improved beginning photographer will be award. Then the Print, Electronic Photograph, and Slide-of-the-Year competitions will be held.

Directions to the Annual Banquet

The New Haven Camera Club will hold it's annual end-of-the-year and awards banquet at "Eli's on Whitney" restaurant, 2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, The restaurant is on the corner of Whitney Ave. and School Street, just one block north of the Hamden Town Hall. There is a parking lot across the street from Eli's on School Street. The banquet facilities are in the lower level of the restaurant; either enter on Whitney Ave and go through the bar to the back of the restaurant and proceed downstairs, or enter on the School St. side and go directly downstairs. For those coming from the New Haven area, come up Whitney Ave to the Hamden Town Hall and proceed one more block north to the restaurant. The parking lot will be across from the restaurant on your right. For those coming from farther away and using the Merritt Parkway, take exit 61 and proceed north on Whitney Ave. as explained above. If coming north on I-91, take exit 5, Willow St. to Whitney Ave, and then proceed north on Whitney. If coming south on I-91, take exit 10, and follow it to the end to Whitney Ave. Turn south (left) onto Whitney and proceed a mile or so toward Hamden center. The restaurant's telephone number is (203) 287-1101. For more information go to 
Annual Awards Banquet Reservation Form
Yes, I (we) will attend the Awards Banquet of the New Haven Camera Club

__________ Grilled Sliced London Broil

__________Number of Chicken Marsala

__________Number of Baked Scrod
Enclosed (@$28 per person): $ ____________________________
Make your checks payable to “New Haven Camera Club” and send to: Lisa Cuchara, 60 Braeside Drive, Hamden, CT 06514. Checks must be received by Tues. May 17th.

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