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Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
10:45 pm
[obonic]
soo... is this thing dead, or what?
Saturday, September 5th, 2009
10:19 am
[ino89777]
:D excitement
can't wait! me and my fox friend are so going x3
Friday, June 26th, 2009
3:05 pm
[dragon_badfaith]
Calling All Furry DJs!
Hey everyone!

Phoenix Furness is proud to announce their first ever RAVE.

Dress Rehearsal's location and date will be announced by the end of July!

We are currently looking for anyone who is willing to help donate equipment, time, or their talents as DJs.

If you are interested in being a DJ please email Rayne at koroshinigami@gmail.com with a sample of your work.

If you are interested in helping us out please email Sema at semwoofer@gmail.com

If you have any equipment or are willing to donate funds to help us keep this us please email either of us and we will get back to you.

All donations will go 100% towards helping this con get off the ground and you can get some fabulous prizes and perks! Check out our Sponsorship page on the website. www.phxfur.com

Have questions? Suggestions? Join our Forums!

Thank you all,
Rayne
Chairman of Many Hats
Phoenix Furness 0

Current Mood: chipper
Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
10:51 pm
[dragon_badfaith]
CALLING ALL ARTISTS!!!!!!!!!!!
Calling all artists!
Are you an artist? Then we need you!

We need artwork drawn for upcoming Phoenix Furness convention! This would be a volunteer job, as your only pay would be to see your artwork used for various things involving Phoenix Furness (website, advertising, badges, t-shirts, etc).

A few things:

-Our mascot is a coyote - the art doesn't have to contain him, but it's a plus!

-Phoenix Furness is being held February 26-28 2010 in Phoenix, AZ (@ the Grace Inn)

-The theme of the first convention is "Opening Night" -so Broadway inspired pictures are encouraged! Any Broadway show goes.. we like them all!


If you have any questions on creating art for out convention, please direct them to me, koroshinigami[at]gmail[dot]com


-Rayne
Phoenix Furness
Chairperson of Many Hats
http://www.phxfur.com
Wikifur: http://furry.wikia.com/wiki/Phoenix_Furness

Entire post stolen from Sema. *gives credit*

Current Mood: chipper
Friday, March 6th, 2009
10:01 am
[dragon_badfaith]
UPDATES
Hey everyone! Here's an update of what we've been up to lately.

Hotel
We are still in talks with the hotels but we should have a decision within the next two weeks.

Theme
We have an amazing new theme for what was previously referred to as Zero Con. The one day convention we will be holding in September.

Our Theme: Broadway!

Zero Con: Dress Rehearsal
PHXFUR One: Opening Night

Website
We will have a new snazzy website layout planned to be up on April 1st.

This layout will reflect our new theme and will also have new information about Registration, Dealer's Den, Artist Alley, Volunteering, and Hotel Rooms.


Forums and Events
If you would like regular updates and more information on our events then join the forums at: http://phoenixfur.com/smfforum

We have a St. Patrick's Day Party planned for Saturday the 14th of March. Everyone is invited. More information can be found on the forums under Upcoming Events.


Tuesday, December 30th, 2008
11:06 pm
[baar_bear]
Questions
Does anyone know if ....

The dates of "Furry Fiesta", the very first Phoenix Furness convention have been set up?

The contract with the hotel has been signed?

What hotel will the convention be held at?

When will the room blocks be opened for sale?

Current Mood: cheerful
Saturday, December 20th, 2008
7:24 pm
[tabbicus]
Ring in the New Year, Furry Style!
X-Posted!!!

I, Tabbi, am hosting this year's furry New Year Party!

What can I bring?
-FUDZ! I'll provide some snacks, but the more, the merrier, right?
-Drinks, alcoholic and not
-Music (and related equipment). I have a basic stereo, but nothing high-tech.
-Fursuits! Fursuits! Fursuits! This IS a furry party!

What CAN'T I bring?
-Recreational drugs
-Salvia. I've tried it. It is NOT a party drug. x.x
-Negative attitudes
-Drama

What if I want to get toasted?
-LOL, sure! I will provide crash space if you need it!

One Final Note: Those of you who know me know that I am down with just about everything. This IS my house. If I feel uncomfortable with something going on, I will ask you to stop. If you choose to ignore me, I will kick you out. PLEASE don't make me do that!!

Sound fun? Good! Hope to see you there!

2961 E. Sequoia Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85050

Party will start at 6pm. If you want to be awesome and help me set up, feel free to show up as early as 5:00! As for an end time, I'm not setting one. It could go all night, for all I care. As I said, I will provide crash space. =^.^=
Sunday, November 23rd, 2008
12:00 pm
[reptilemammal]
Meeting TODAY (Sunday Nov 23) at 6:00 PM
Just as a heads up the plan is to meet up for Phoenix Furness Convention Meeting at the Starbucks today.

Some of us will be going to see the 4:30 PM showing of Bolt at the AMC at Arizona Center.

Current Mood: awake
Tuesday, October 28th, 2008
9:13 am
[dragon_badfaith]
Phoenix Furness Meeting November 2, 2008 2:00 PM
This meeting is for serious staff or volunteers only!

The meeting will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday; November 2, 2008 at the Arizona Center. The address for the Arizona Center is 455 N 3rd St Phoenix, AZ. This is just north of Van Buren off of 3rd St. We will be meeting at the Starbucks Coffee near the corner of Van Buren and 3rd Street. It is in the South East corner of the complex. If you need directions or any information please call me at 602-377-6798.

This meeting we will be asking for status updates on the assignments that were passed out at the last meeting and start to plan for next month's event of the month.

Current Mood: chipper
Saturday, August 30th, 2008
2:12 am
[furry_k9]
Phoenix Furness - Room Party at CopperCON
Room Party is Today in Room 2039 - 8:00 PM ~ 12:00 AM at CopperCON

Friday, August 22nd, 2008
6:40 pm
[reptilemammal]
Phoenix Furness Party at CopperCon
Hey folks I am going to throw a party at

CopperConon Saturday August 30th, hopefully to help raise some funds for the convention and get a regular monthly social event going.

What I really could use is bookmarks or some nice fliers before Wednesday of next week, mostly directing folks to WWW.PHXFUR.COM, additionally I'd like to put together a number of play lists for music between 8:00 PM & 12:00 AM.

The first hour I'd like some 80's music, the second hour & 3rd hour probably more industrial & trance/techno after that who knows what.

Anyway I'd appreciate 30 min or so suggestions from folks so I can get something going. I'll try to bring some equipment so we can get some descent sound.

Current Mood: amused
Sunday, July 20th, 2008
1:41 pm
[dragon_badfaith]
Furnace Meeting TODAY
Meeting is TODAY Sunday the 20th at 4:00 PM at the AZ Center. I will be running a little late since I have to pick someone up. We should all meet near the entrance. My phone number is 602-377-6798. If you live on the West side of town and need a ride give me a call. Or if you in general need help please feel free to call


The address for the AZ Center and a phone number for help is:
Ste 272
455 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Get Directions
(602) 340-9772

To get directions from google click this link: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=l&hl=en&geocode=&q=az+center&near=phoenix+az&ie=UTF8&z=13&iwloc=A

Thanks! And hope to see everyone there. We will be making lots of announcements and major decisions. So please add your input!
11:03 am
[reptilemammal]
Phoenix Furness Meeting - AZ Center
Hey folks for those of you joining us this afternoon, it looks like we're going to meet outside the AMC Theater between the hours of 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM however there is a charge for parking and if you want to get validated (and get the lower fee) you'll probably want to either see a movie or pick up a drink or sandwich at Subway before 5:00 PM, or go to a restaurant.

The indoor mall area MAY NOT be available after 5:00 PM so there is no guarantee we'll have an indoor area to talk.

The object of the general meeting is just to reaffirm our goals, determine if we will be doing a zero con this year or next year and getting folks general input of what they would like to see and why they are here.

I'll have some cards to hand out as well for those that want to volunteer funds, people power, or ideas. After the meeting we'll probably do break out groups and let folks mingle and such.

Current Mood: bouncy
Friday, July 11th, 2008
6:41 pm
[dragon_badfaith]
Furnace Meetin on the 20th
The next meeting will be on the 20th. We are still discussing places to hold it. But there will probably be food there. ^_^ Any ideas please feel free to RSVP.
Thursday, May 29th, 2008
7:43 pm
[baar_bear]
Where did Phoenix Furness Go?
        What happened to Phoenix Furness? It seemed to be going great for a while, but things seem to have petered out. 

Current Mood: chipper
Sunday, March 30th, 2008
4:52 pm
[dragon_badfaith]
Meeting Dates and Updates ^_^
From now on we will be holding meetings on every third Saturday of each month. We will announce the location of each meeting a week before hand. I would like to start moving around the Valley giving other furs the chance to attend who wouldn't otherwise. Those of us with vehicles can do a ride share with those willing to give gas money. Also I will be starting a mailing list through google. Please email me at koroshinigami@gmail.com if you would like an invite. This will make it easier to communicate.


Our Last Meeting News:
We decided on Mascots and have our artist working n the design right now. We have membership rates and information for the mini con we are holding in September so Tell Your Furiends!

I will post the Minutes in a separate post.

Our Next Meeting will be on 4/12/08

We will be discussing locations for the actual convention and deciding what structure we would like to have for committee members.



If you would like more information please email me at koroshinigami@gmail.com, comment on this post, or check our website at www.phoenixfur.com

Current Mood: BUSY BUSY
Wednesday, February 6th, 2008
9:11 pm
[baar_bear]
Next meeting
When will the next Furness meeting be?

Current Mood: cheerful
Wednesday, December 26th, 2007
10:35 pm
[dragon_badfaith]
Meeting/Party December 30th
There will be a holiday party/Meeting at my apartment on the 30th of December for all who can make it.

The meeting starts at 3:00 PM and the Party starts at 4:30.

The meeting is for the Yaoi (boys love) convention that is coming to Phoenix this June, which I would like all staff members to help with so they can get experience. If you wish to help out even if you aren't a furness member please volunteer. ^_^ We will also touch basis for Phoenix Furnace.

The costume walk is coming up on January 4th in downtown Phoenix for Furst Friday. All those who wish to walk with the group in Fursuits are more than encouraged to come. The walk starts at 6 PM.

Current Mood: LOOK I BOUNCE!!
Tuesday, November 20th, 2007
11:30 am
[dragon_badfaith]
Mascot Contest for Phoenix Furnace/Furness
Okay all here is whats happening. We are hosting a mascot contest for the convention. There is a list of animals and ideas if you need them on the website http://www.phoenixfur.com The thing is here is the posting guidelines.


JOIN THE FORUMS on the website.
Look into the topic titled "Mascot Art Contest"
Post a reply to the Thread
IF you are wanting to post your picture please link it from a third party source such as Photobucket.


The last date for submission will be February 1st 2008. Voting will begin then.


ALSO Please submit your vote to the name poll so we can decide wether we are Furnace or Furness.

Thanks all.

Rayne.

Current Mood: chipper
Tuesday, November 13th, 2007
3:01 pm
[reptilemammal]
Phoenix Fur Site is Up
Thanks to Skyler we now have a web site to direct other with questions about Phoenix Furness too.

Check out PhoenixFur.com aka phxfur.com!

Of course before we direct others we need to get some more content going! We also need a page mascot!

Current Mood: bouncy
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