Dedicated to the preservation, performance and enjoyment of the "King of Instruments"

 
Chapter meetings: The Chapter conducts an annual business meeting every fall. Quarterly meetings are usually held in February, May, and November. These meetings are not required under our charter - and may optionally be scheduled or not depending on circumstances, etc. at the time.

Work Sessions:

The Chapter holds meetings / work sessions every Tuesday evening at 6:15 PM. Theses sessions are held either at the Temple Theater, downtown Meridian (24th Avenue at 8th Street) - use the ballroom entrance - or alternatively at another location as the Crew Chief directs. The crew chief usually texts or calls the meeting location to the Tuesday night participants.

Chapter Officers: 
President: Roger Smith, Meridian, MS
Vice President: Doltin McAlpin, Starkville, MS
Secretary & Treasurer: Frank Evans, Meridian, MS
Meridian Crew Chief: Frank Evans, Meridian, MS
Hattiesburg Crew Chief: Bob Garner, Jackson, MS
Publicity and Web: Sherry Guttery, Meridian, MS --- email: webmaster@mcatos.org

Organization

The Magnolia Theater Organ Society was founded in 1976 by a group of charter members (listed below) and organized as a Mississippi Corporation (EIN available upon written request). IRS tax exemption was granted effective July 23, 1976; recognized as a Public Charity under section 501 (c) (3) - and able to receive tax exempt deductible bequests, devices, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code.

Membership or Donation Via PayPal -

Membership is open to everyone that has an interest in the preservation, performance, enjoyment of; and education about these instruments. Dues are $15 per household per year - and are used to defray the operating costs of the local chapter. Membership with - and support of - the American Theater Organ Society is highly encouraged, but not required. The Magnolia Chapter of ATOS is a not for profit organization (IRS non-profit under 501(c) (3)). Contributions are generally tax deductible - however amount, etc. may depend on your tax situation. See your tax attorney, accountant or consultant for specifics. We cannot provide tax advice.
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OR

Application for membership may be applied for at any meeting -
or by filling in the on-line membership request form here: Membership Request Form

Dues and donations should be sent to:

     MTOS
     
% Frank Evans
     9084 Whippoorwill Rd
     
Meridian, MS 39307


The Magnolia Chapter of the American Theater Organ Society was founded in 1976 by the following Charter Members:
Richard and Sue Ahlvin -Vicksburg, MS Senton Granbarry - Laurel, MS
Marl and Kitty Cobler - Meridian, MS Les Haugewood - Causeyville
Don and Eilene Cole - Northport Al Dolton McAlpin - Starkville, MS
Tommy and Ouida Darsey - Meridian, MS Jack Moelmann - Scott AFB, IL
Larry Donaldson - Birmingham, AL Jeff Seals - Laurel, MS
Frank and Effie Evans - Meridian, MS Clarance D. Solllie- Laurel , MS
H. Frank and Gean Evans - Meridian, MS Dale and Mary Williams - Meridian, MS
Sam and Dorris Feltenstein - Meridian, MS Mike Williams - Meridian, MS

General (current) Members:
Richard and Sue Ahlvin -Vicksburg, MS Steve Labiche - Meridian, MS
David Benson - Union, MS Dolton and Martha McAlpin - Starkville, MS
Manley Blackwell - Livingston, AL Barry McMullan - Meridian, MS
Rosalind E.Buckalew - Meridian, MS Jack Moelmann -O'Fallon, IL
Jeff Bynum - Brandon, MS Betty Muse - Meridian, MS
Charles Casey- Gilbertown, AL Jean Orcutt - Lauderdale, MS
Burnley Cook - Natchez, MS Will Ortlepp - Meridian, MS
Nathan and Lisa Culpepper - Meridian, MS Susan Parker - Meridian, MS
Larry Davis - Marietta, GA Bill Pippin - Meridian, MS
John G.De Majo - Chesterfield, VA Jackie Poythress - Meridian, MS
Frank and Gean Evans - Meridian, MS Ken Rainey - Meridian, MS
Jimmie Evans - Meridian, MS Lynn Romero - Conehatta, MS
Bennie Jean Fortenberry - Meridian, MS Rob Rouquette (Sr) - Covington, LA
Bob Garner - Jackson, MS Tony Sansone - Meridian, MS
Glenn Gentry - Jackson, MS Roger Smith - Meridian, MS
Bruce Gibson - Meridian, MS Bill Snowden - Meridian, MS
Sherry Guttery - Meridian, MS Eloise Stone - Meridian, MS
Randy Hanna - Union, MS John Tanner - Meridian, MS
Greg Hatcher - Lauderdale , MS Jeff Thomas - Meridian, MS
William Hatcher - Lauderdale , MS Ed Vandevender - Preston, MS
Howard Jackson - Monroe, LA Beryl Webb - Meridian, MS
Dr. Chris Jenkins - Meridian, MS Ronny White - Philadelphia, MS
Andrew Jones - Chunky, MS Henry Wilson - Enterprise, MS
James Knowls - Meridian, MS Jim Wilson - Meridian, MS

If these mighty instruments interest you - come on and join us in keeping these wonderful gifts from the past making beautiful music!

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