NFFC Summer Convention Preview

Although an ‘official’ Disney fan organization has recently come on the scene there are still plenty of good reasons to get involved with the NFFC, the Disneyana Fan Club. For example, there are plenty of things you can say or do at a fan organized convention that you just can’t do at a company sponsored event.

Registration is now open for this year’s 25th Anniversary NFFC Disneyana Convention and All Disneyana Show and Sale July 14 thru July 19 at the Anaheim Crowne Plaza Resort, which is located in Garden Grove, CA.

The 25th Anniversary Convention is shaping up to be the biggest and best Disneyana bash yet, with such Disney favorites as Don Hahn (Disney producer extraordinaire), Paige O’Hara (the voice of Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast), and Jodi Benson (the voice of Princess Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid) scheduled to be part of Celebration Banquet, A Royal Gathering.

Rebecca Cline, manager of the Disney Archives, is scheduled to give a presentation of rarely seen film footage and items from the Mickey Mouse Club Circus. There may even be a few surprises from Disney’s new official fan community D23, which Rebecca is a significant part of.

Of course several of your favorite Imagineers and Disney artists, past and present, are planning on attending the 25th Anniversary NFFC Disneyana Convention and NFFC All Disneyana Show and Sale as well.

Seminars, brunches, banquets, NFFC Disney Legends Luncheon, gigantic NFFC All Disneyana Show and Sale and of course sharing great times with good friends will all be part of this year’s blowout 25th Anniversary event.

Visit NFFC.org to learn more and register.

The NFFC Calendar for the rest of the year is below the cut:

Calendar

July 1, 2009
Late registration begins (prices go up)

July 13, 2009
Board Meeting

July 14, 2009
Convention check-in opens
Chapters Meeting
Welcoming reception

July 15, 2009
Business Meeting
Seminars begin
Dream… An NFFC Silent Auction and Wine Tasting to Benefit Ryman Arts

July 17, 2009
Disneyland’s 54th birthday

July 18, 2009
NFFC Disney Legends Luncheon

July 19, 2009
NFFC All Disneyana Show and Sale

August 8 -9, 2009
NFFC Plane Crazy Dayton Disneyana

September 10 – 13, 2009
Disney D23 Expo

December 10 – 11, 2009
NFFC Disney World Holiday Extravaganza

December 12, 2009
NFFC World Chapter All Disneyana Show and Sale

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