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GBAS Swap Meet

Postby Mr. John on Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:33 am

The Green Bay Aquarium Society (GBAS) will hold its 3rd Annual Freshwater/Saltwater Swap Meet on Sunday February 11th 2018 at the Starlite Club, W2091 County Rd JJ, Kaukauna, WI 54130.
The Green Bay Aquarium Society (GBAS) is proud to announce that we are fundraising at this event for the GBAS Grant Program. 100% of admission recieved by GBAS will go towards this fund.

The GBAS Grant Program is meant to help provide financial support to local organizations, disaster relief and conservation initiatives. . In the past, the GBAS Grant Program has provided assistance to such places as The Aquarium at Rockport Harbor, Kaukauna Public Library and the Rainbowfish Conservation Fund.

Vendor set up begins at 9:00 am. The doors open to the public at noon and the event runs until 4pm. The event is open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend. Admission is $2 for anyone over the age of 14. Refreshments will be available on site.

GBAS is a non-profit educational organization whose purpose is to further the study of all forms of aquatic life, to promote interest, exchange ideas, and distribute information concerning the aquarium hobby, and to encourage the breeding and display of aquatic life. The swap meet supports this purpose by providing an outlet for area hobbyists to sell the fish and corals they have propagated and/or to purchase varieties of corals and other aquatic life not readily available at area stores. New and used equipment will also be available as well as door prizes and raffles.

GBAS maintains several public aquariums, including those at the Brown County Central Library. Club meetings are held each month at 1000 Islands Environmental Center in Kaukauna.

Table Rentals will be open to the public as of November 29th. Please send all inquiries to John Moyles at

Check out the Facebook Event here:
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Re: GBAS Swap Meet

Postby Mr. John on Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:18 am

Vendor reservations are now open to the public and run until February 4th.
Here is a few things that you should know:
Set up begins at 9AM the day of.
We are limiting it to 15 saltwater (ONLY 8 LEFT) and 15 freshwater vendors (not including members or nonprofits) so get your reservation in soon!
We will send you an invoice with payment instructions on it. You can pay via Paypal, credit card, or send in your payment through postal service.
Tables are only $20 each,
There is $1 convenience fee per table if you pay via Paypal. This fee will be waived if you send a check or money order via postal service.
The event officially starts at noon, but I would like to have everyone set up by 11am for a VIP's only hour.
Let me know if you need electrical access we should have enough to go around, but it is first come first serve.
Please bring your own extension cords
Fresh tap water will be available if needed
Bring your own hoses and buckets
You are responsible for cleaning any spills that you make
This year, we are raising money for the GBAS Grant Program.
Let me know of the Facebook Page you'd like me to link in the Facebook Event. I can add you as a co-host so it will appear on your page.
Please read all of the rules here:…/…/2017/11/Swap-Rules-2017-11.htm
Please email me at if you can join us again this year and I will send you the payment info.
Thank you,
John Moyles
Event Coordinator
Green Bay Aquarium Society
Facebook: GBAquariumSociety
Instagram: GreenBayAquariumSociety
Twitter: @GBAS_Online
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Re: GBAS Swap Meet

Postby Mr. John on Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:25 am

A little over a month away!

This is gearing up to be the biggest event in the state!

We already sold out of spots for saltwater vendors BUT we have a few freshwater tables available.

If you are interested in signing up as a vendor (or to get on the mailing list for next year) email us at for more information.
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