Welcome

Welcome to the Greater Appalachian Llama and Alpaca Association’s new website.  It’s GALA's '"face to the world" and our Members’ resource destination. Check out the information of the various pull-down tabs. On these tabs you will find information about the organization, how to join, resources, and current events coming up.

 

News

Check out all the new Conference Apparel you can get at the 2014 GALA Conference. Register Now.  8/27/2014

Bob Wolfe has received the first photos for the 2014 Photo Contest from Ron Caruso (me). This year the photos can be viewed by everyone online as they arrive. Take a look here to see them. Let’s get some more. Send yours to Bob now.  8/12/2014


Have you noticed the nice pictures at the top of this page? If you would like a picture of your camelid to be shown there I can make it happen. Just send me a good quality jpg or png photo that I can crop to fit the format. Or you can crop it yourself to 960 X 360 pixels. Email pictures to ronjcaruso@comcast.net. 8/6/2014

Conference Registration will begin on Monday August 11th.  2014 Conference page.  8/11/2014

Check out National Alpaca Farm Days. September 27 & 28.  7/21/2014

A Llama Trek in New Mexico: Wall Street Journal artical. 6/3/2014

Recent updates to the GALA Calendar and the 2014 Conference page. 5/14/2014

Katrina Capasso has joined the Newsletter Advisory Committee.  She joins Carol Reigh, Bev Vienckowski and Jane Hamilton-Merritt on this Committee. 3/26/2014

The 2015 GALA Photo Calendar is now underway. Click on the Photo Calendar Icon to the right for everything you’ll need to know about it. Also check out the new "Sponsors" Tab at the top of the page.  3/25/2014


The 2014 GALA Photo Contest has started and is accepting photos now. Get some winter shots before the snow is gone and get ready for spring. Click on the Photo Contest icon to the right or here to get the details.  3/13/2014. 

 

On March 14 & 15 the 2014 Conference Co-Chairs, Hilary Ware and Terry Beal met with some of the committee members at the Marriott, Sable Oaks in Portland, Maine. All day Saturday was spent planning and discussing this year’s conference, one to remember! Go to the 2014 Conference page. 3/17/2014

 

Lama Medical Research Group Report to the Annual GALA Membership Meeting. 8 November 2013   Latham, NY Hilary Ware, GALA Representative. 3/3/2014


Website additions: Thanks to Marc & Sandy Page, we now have the history of GALA’s Directors and Officers and the Chairs for Gatherings/Conferences from the very beginning. Do you know who GALA’s first President of the 21st Century was?  How about who was the Chairperson of the 2000 Conference and where was it held?  12/30/2013