MMPC Updates

November Meeting

In response to requests from MMPC members to hold a reception for the Gallery Show, the November MMPC meeting will be held on Thursday November 7, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Riverview Church – Holt Venue, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, MI. The meeting and reception will provide MMPC members the opportunity to view the photographs on display in the Gallery Show.  If individuals who have a photo entered in the gallery would like to share information about their photos, exposure, location and processing, we will provide an opportunity during the short membership meeting. Please note the date and location of the meeting. Guests are welcome to attend the reception and meeting. You can RSVP to the event on Facebook or by email at

Gallery Show Information

The annual MMPC Gallery Show will be held again at the Riverview Church – Holt Venue. The show will run through December 16, 2019. The following are the important dates for the 2019 Gallery Show, to be held at Riverview Church, 3585 E Willoughby Rd, Holt, MI

Setup – Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Reception and MMPC Meeting – Thursday November 7, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Take-Down – Monday, December 16, 2019 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

December Meeting

The annual MMPC Holiday Dinner meeting is scheduled for Wednesday December 4. 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 510 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI.

Big Cookie

Congratulations to the winners of the March Big Cookie: Diane Sanderson for people’s choice and Tammy VanderMolen won the judges’ choice. The judges were Joe Holley, Jim Leary, and Rich Wyllis. The theme for next big cookie is “MUSIC.”

Field Trip to North Pole Express

MMPC will sponsor a field trip to photograph the North Pole Express on Saturday, December 7, 2019. We will meet at the Burger King near the Perry exit on I-69 at 8:30 a.m.

Annual MMPC Photo Clinic

MMPC traditionally holds an open house and clinic on January to attract new members. All MMPC members are invited to attend on January 8, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 510 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI. Please help us to publicize this event.

MMPC Photo Challenge

Thanks to all who have contributed to the MMPC Photo Challenge. The September theme is Shapes. A gallery of the photos is on the web site at If you do not use the Facebook group, send your entry by email to so that we can post it to the Facebook page. Discussion of the photos, beyond simply liking the picture, is encouraged. Note that the rules for the reward drawing have changed. To encourage participation and to not penalize a member that was unable to post in a given month, each member that posts in a month will receive a ticket in the gift card drawing. A member that posts in all 12 months will have 12 tickets in the drawing. Upcoming themes for the photo challenge are:

  • October 2019 – Barns
  • November 2019 – Thanks/giving