PHILADELPHIA (May 24, 2010) — The SAG Philadelphia Branch is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, which will be marked today with a mayoral reception at Philadelphia City Hall attended by both SAG President Ken Howard and Philadelphia Branch President Tom McCarthy.
McCarthy will also be recognized for his more than 30 years of service to SAG as Branch president. He will retire at the end of his term in September.
Lucky Hayes, a long time Arizona Branch President and current Vice President Northern Arizona, passed away on April 9, 2010. Known and loved by hundreds all over the country, Lucky served in leadership roles in the Guild since 1992, first as Arizona Secretary/Treasurer and then as Vice President Northern Arizona, before being elected Arizona Branch President in 1995, a position she occupied until September 2009. She carried her SAG card proudly since joining in 1974.
PHILADELPHIA CAP WORKSHOP
The SAG Foundation is planning to present a Casting Access Project (CAP) on-camera workshop with casting director Kim Moarefi in Philadelphia on the evening of Monday, April 19th. Seating is very limited so CAP-eligible Guild members in the Philadelphia/D.C. area who are interested in attending should send an email, including their name and SAG membership number to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
NYCAP WORKSHOPS - April 6th, 7th, 8th
Guild members will get to meet the president Sunday, March 21 in Nevada and hear his take on the acting profession.
SAG National President Ken Howard will participate in an hour-long SAG Foundation Conversations discussion, moderated by actor Michael Tylo, at 12:30 p.m. at the Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Cohiba Room 10.