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  1. docgarr

    Pipe Survey Results

    The pipe survey results are now in with over 700 respondents. I want to thank everyone who took the time to complete it. The survey results will be made into two parts, Part I, which is now posted, contains the pipe question. Part II will contain the tobacco questions. The link to see the...
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    Pipe and Tobacco Survey

    Please consider completing the pipe and tobacco survey that I have online. It will take less than 5 minutes to complete. The results will be posted on the United Pipe Clubs of America webpage at unitedpipeclubs.org. Thanks in advance. Pipe and Tobacco Survey
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    IPSD 2016 - Don't Forget

    Saturday is International Pipe Smoking Day. United Pipe Clubs of America is encouraging smoking the all-American corn cob pipe to celebrate. Take pictures and post them on this thread or send them to me at michael.garr@wilkes.edu. In addition, the Comite International des Pipe Clubs is holding a...
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    International Pipe Smoking Day Feb 20

    International Pipe Smoking Day is February 20. United Pipe Clubs of America is encouraging all American pipe smokers to celebrate the day by smoking the all-American pipe: a corncob. Take pictures of yourself with your corncob and preferably the IPSD logo. Email your pictures to me at...
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    Join United Pipe Clubs of America for free

    Just inform me using the reply in the forum. Or you can email me at michael.garr@wilkes.edu.
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    Join United Pipe Clubs of America for free

    The United Pipe Clubs of America (UPCA) is a federation of American pipe clubs that represents the US at the international level as a member of the Comite International des Pipe Clubs. We sponsor the US national pipe smoking championship held every year at the Chicago pipe show. We also sponsor...
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    NE PA pipe club

    Come join Pocono intermountain Pipe Enthusiasts Thursday evenings 6-9 at El Humidor, 315 Marketplace, in Plains next to Dicky's BBQ. First Thursday of the month during the summer, we are out on Harvey's Lake. For more info email Mike 'Doc' Garr at michael.garr@wilkes.edu.
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    UPCA news - Please read

    Individual memberships have always been an issue for UPCA. We are supposed to be a federation of pipe clubs. My first advice is to start a pipe club and then join UCPA. We have an annual meeting and I will try to remember to bring up the issue there.
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    New dues to join United Pipe Clubs of America

    jackswilling, Unfortunately, UPCA is a federation of pipe clubs. Individual memberships have been a sticky issue that we have not discussed at all with the new dues structure. My first suggestion would be start a pipe club!!!! I'll raise the issue again of individual memberships or some kind of...
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    UPCA news - Please read

    I forgot to mention, if you send dues, make the check out to UPCA and send it to Tom Dinelli.
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    UPCA news - Please read

    Join UPCA The UPCA is in the process the reorganizing in order to be able to represent as many American pipe clubs as we can. To do this, we are dramatically reducing dues to $5 per year. Now this is a risky proposition for us since we have to find operating funds from sources other than dues...
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    New dues to join United Pipe Clubs of America

    Dues are now $5 to join United Pipe Clubs of America (UPCA). We have significantly lowered dues to get as many clubs to join UPCA as possible. So join the UPCA and help us (1) promote pipe clubs throughout the US, (2) promote pipe smoking contests, especially the US national competition, and (3)...
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    Happy IPSD 2015

    Celebrate International Pipe Smoking Day 2015 in whatever way you can. This is truly an international day of celebration.
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    Pocono Intermountain Pipe Enthusiasts

    Pipe smokers in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area and beyond are welcome to attend meetings of the Pocono Intermountain Pipe Enthusiasts (PIPE) every Tuesday night from 6 - 8pm at El Humidor, Rt 315 Plaza (just up the hill from the Woodlands), Plains, PA.
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    International Pipe Smoking Day

    February 20th of each year is International Pipe smoking Day. So don't forget and celebrate. For more information on IPSD, go to Kevin's blog. Also check out the United Pipe Clubs of America (UPCA) website for past year's celebrations.