Monthly Membership Newsletter

The membership newsletter of the Hobby Manufacturers Association is sent to all current members of the association. If you have ideas for a story or would like to have an article considered for publication, please contact Heather Stoltzfus.

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October 2014 Membership Memo
July 2014 Membership Memo
March 2014 Membership Memo
December 2013 Membership Memo
July 2013 Membership Memo
March 2013 Membership Memo
December 2012 Membership Memo
July 2012 Membership Memo
March 2012 Membership Memo
March 2010 Membership Memo
CPSC Updates, Nuremberg Toy Fair 2010, iHobby Expo 2010, Radio Control Division, Plastic & Die Cast Division, General Hobby Division, Model Railroad Division, Member Benefits, In Memoriam
December 2009 Membership Memo
CPSC Updates, Best Booth Award 2009, HMA Service Award of Merit Winner, HMA Board Officers, iHobby Expo 2009, Radio Control Division, Plastic & Die Cast Division, General Hobby Division, Model Railroad Division, Nuremberg 2010
April 2009 Membership Newsletter
HMA urges HR 1815, iHobby 2009, Division Updates, Council Nominations and Elections, New Member Benefit, myhobbyfun.com update, and Fraud Alert.
February 2009 Membership Newsletter
HMA Pavilion in Nuremberg; Consumer Product Safety Act; Radio Control, Division, Plastic and Die Cast Division, General Hobby Division, Model Railroad Industry Division, iHobby Expo 2009, Member Benefits, Remembering Chris Chianelli.
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December 2008 Membership Newsletter
Includes info about The Lacey Act, Consumer Product, Safety Act, HMA Board Officers, iHobby Expo 2008, Radio Control, Division, Plastic and Die Cast Division, General Hobby Division, Model Railroad Industry Division, Member Benefits
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August 2008 Membership Newsletter
HMA Welcome Party, iHobby Expo 2008, Radio Control Division, Plastic and Die Cast Division, General Hobby Division, Model Railroad Industry Division, MICA
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June 2008 Membership Newsletter
HMA Welcome Party, iHobby Expo 2008, iHobby Expo Hotel & Travel Alert, Radio Control Division, Plastic and Die Cast Division, General Hobby Division, Model Railroad Industry Division, MICA, Quality Assurance Testing, AMA Press Release
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March 2008 Membership Newsletter
Includes info about 2008 NRHSA Table Top Expo, Roadway Rate Increase, 2008 Camporall, Celebrity Search, MICA, iHobby Expo 2008, Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, Model Railroad Update
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January 2008 Membership Newsletter
Includes info about 2008 NRHSA Table Top Expo, 2008 Camporall, Celebrity Search, MICA, iHobby Expo 2008, Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, Model Railroad Update
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December 2007 Membership Newsletter
Includes Guide to Opening a Hobby Store, Size of Industry Study, Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, Model Railroad Update, Shipping Updates
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November 2007 Membership Newsletter
Includes a Happy Thanksgiving note to members, HMA BOARD ELECTS 2007-2008 OFFICERS, MICA Model-Hobby Industry Credit Association, Size of Industry Research, Legislative Update, Do you live in Texas?  North Carolina? Maine?, Toy Product Recall News, Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, General Hobby Division Update, Model Railroad Update, more iHobby News, Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair 2008, In Memoriam, Michael Tager, Glenda Baurer
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August 2007 Membership Newsletter
Includes a reminder… Did You Pay Your Annual Membership Dues??, MICA, Model-Hobby Industry Credit Association info, Size of Industry Research, Legislative Update, The battle to pass the Defense Bill continues as Michael Bass of Stevens International works with Congressman Andrews (NJ-01), Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, General Hobby Division Update, Model Railroad Update, and Spotlight on HMA Member Service with FedEx.
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June 2007 Membership Newsletter
Includes Looking for Celebrity Connections, Legislative Update House Defense Bill Includes Latest Salvo In Small-Scale War With Defense Giants, Legal Notice, CALIFORNIA BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL CODE REGARDING FALSE ADVERTISING OF ‘MADE IN THE U.S.A’, Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, Model Railroad Update, Mark your Calendars, National Train Show, more iHobby info, Open Letter from Bucks Hobby Shop, Spotlight on HMA Member Service with Office Depot
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May 2007 Membership Newsletter
Includes iHobby info, Standard Manufacturing Codes, New Members, Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, Reminder to Vote, The House Armed Services Committee is currently working on revised language of the Military Toy Replica Act, Meet Your HMA Board of Directors, Spotlight on HMA Member Service, Siriani and Associates.
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April 2007 Membership Newsletter
Includes iHobby info, New Members, Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, Model Railroad Update, Legislative Update – Military Toy Replica Act, Meet your new Board of Directors and a Spotlight on HMA Member Service, Association Health Programs.
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March 2007 Membership Newsletter
Includes iHobby info, New Members, Radio Control Division Update, Plastic and Diecast Update, Model Railroad Update, Legislative Update The Senate Armed Services Committee is currently discussing House Bill 607, Meet your new Board of Directors and HMA Member Service, Bank of America.
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