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Individual Member

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

 

 

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: 1 Year
Price: $20.00
Family Member

Family (Spouses and children under the age of 18 & all under one roof) - roommates, relatives, in-laws, adult siblings, etc will need to get individual memberships

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: 1 Year
Price: $25.00
Lifetime Member

Lifetime Member

A Lifetime Memebership entitles you to all the benefits of GCCA for your entire life. 

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: Lifetime
Price: $500.00

GCCA Meeting-June

GCCA Meeting-June

Join us for an in-person meeting! 

Mo Devlin speaks on "Aquarium Photography"

Help our speaker by providing some background on how you take fish photos. Please fill out this short (2-minute) survey.

About the talk

“Smile, fish” An overview on taking photos of tropical fish, lighting set up, challenges and workarounds using both DSLR’s and phone cameras. A basic knowledge of photography is helpful but not mandatory. Bring your camera to the talk for some hands-on advice.

About the speaker

Mo “Aquamojo” Devlin has two genuine passions, photography and enjoying his cichlid fish. The two dovetailed nicely and for over thirty years he has shared aquatic photos with the online community. His website, Aquamojo.com and Aquamojo Facebook page continues his photo blog, Today in the Fishroom. His fish photos have been published in numerous publications like Tropical Fish Hobbyist, Amazonas Magazine and National Geographic. On the internet he is known internationally for his photographic contribution to the hobby.

Mo was previously the Publicity Chairman for the ACA for eighteen years and has served several terms on the Board of Trustees including past board president. He was instrumental in guiding the initial development of an online presence for the club and assisted in revamping of the ACA Website.

“One of the things that continue to drive me forward and be active in the hobby is when I hear from someone that one of my photographic contributions inspired them to go out and get that fish…or led them to discover more about the species. I believe wholeheartedly that one of our missions isn’t only to just grow the club, but also to reach out and engage the younger generation. They are the future of the hobby, and we should do whatever we can to not only educate, but also involve them in participating in local clubs.”

Covid Note

Covid restrictions are lifted, but we ask that the unvaccinated and those that are at high risk / immune-compromised still wear a mask , and everyone else respect others personal boundaries.

GCCA Meeting Agenda

  1. President Jason Libasci offers his opening remarks and business meeting (20 minutes)
  2. Speaker (1 hour)
  3. Raffle winners announced
  4. Fish Auction

Guests are welcome!

All guests are welcome, but if you attend more than twice we ask that you Join or Renew Membership in our club.

Meeting Location

Chicago Hilton Northbrook
2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
Map and Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/jhan4BvCgttD64ms8

 

 

Event Properties

Event Date 06-11-2023 6:00 pm
Event End Date 06-11-2023 9:00 pm
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL

Venue Information - Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL

Hilton Chicago Northbrook,

2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062

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