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FBBFS Silent Auction in progress — buy beautiful art and support the Friends
25 March 2009

The Friends of the Field Station Silent Auction is now underway at the Claremont Folk Music Center, 220 Yale Avenue, Claremont. Please stop by and bid on beautiful arts and crafts, many by local artists. Just of the few of the items available are muscial instruments from the Folk Music Center, a batik by Kathryn Herrman, ceramics by Eric Darrow, Crispin Gonzalez, and Steve Nagler; glass by Rhys Williams; paintings by Jim Fuller and Annie Marquis; photographs by Tad Beckman and Paul Faulstich; jewelry by Rochelle Darrow; antique jewelry and prints; and much more. A few of the items are shown below (glare prevented photographing more). Proceeds from the auction support the Friends’ Newsletter and provide some assistance to the field station. The auction was featured in the Claremont Courier for hot tips for things to do this weekend, so don’t miss out.

Jim Fuller watercolor‘Montana Foothills’ watercolor by Jim Fuller

Annie Marquis painting‘Bluebird of Happiness’ painting by Annie Marquis

Eric Darrow vaseVase by Eric Darrow

Rhys Williams vaseVase by Rhys Williams

HMC purchases former KGI property and leases it to BFS for this semester
7 February 2008

HMC signIn the Winter 2008 issue of the Harvey Mudd College Magazine, HMC announced (scroll down to article) that it has completed purchase of the KGI property, with escrow closing on January 5, 2009. HMC signs have now replaced the KGI signs on the fence along the southwest parcel. A February 5 memorandum from Bob Walton, CEO of CUC, states that HMC has leased the parcel back to the Bernard Field Station “for the remainder of this academic year, at least through the end of May 2009.”

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