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2006 Christmas Party

These are a few pictures from one of our annual traditions - a Club Christmas Party.  In 2006 it was held in the lovely home of Rich and Barb Cutler, located on Lake Conroe.  Even Santa made it to the festivities.



A festive centerpiece complete with a train! Santa and his sleigh circle overhead


Errol Coker and wife watch Rich Cutler set out an appetizer


Watching Santa's flight. To the right are Moe January and Roger Macauley


Another view of the centerpiece - it and the food helped make the kitchen a popular spot!


Rich explaining how he intends to fill this upstair room with a layout


Out on the balcony adjoining the future layout room, overlooking Lake Conroe


John Christiansen, Mike Kremheller and Moe Janaury


Back in the kitchen - these are just the appetizers!


Outside on the back patio. Marty Barkley on the left


Scott Kurzawski, Rich Clayton, Robert Miller


Mike K and Mike K


Larry Stella and his better half


Rich showing John Christiansen and his wife a sketch of a track plan for his layout


Looking at the house from the lake


Duane Darling, Rich Clayton, and next to him his wife, Beth


Larry, Marty, John, Scott, and a few of the wives


Barry, Duane Darling, Moe, Rich, Ray McClure and more wives


Chow time! Members and wives in the food line fill their plates while Rich introduces Mrs. Santa Claus


Santa handing out presents to Rich and Beth Clayton


Santa surprises APN President Duane Darling with a present


Ray McClure in the kitchen


The main course was a choice of several kinds of bar-b-que


Duane and John on the patio.


More on the patio. The weather was perfect.


Mike and Moe


Santa admonishes Frosty for sitting in his sleigh as Barb and Rich look on


Mrs. and Mr Claus, Barb and Rich Cutler


Rose, Mark and Scott


Duane presents Rich and Barb a Poinsettia


Mike Kremheller recieves the 2006 President's Award from Duane Darling


After all that eating Rick shows some videos of prototype trains

Created December 2006
Updated 02/11/2020