2005-2006 Board of Directors
HABA is organized exclusively for charitable, literary, and educational purposes as defined in Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. These activities will include, but are not be limited to:
A. Becoming the premier resource for information and hands-on experience for people who seek information about the art and craft of ornamental blacksmithing. Ornamental blacksmithing refers to the hot forming and fabrication of metals for architectural and utilitarian purposes.
B. Seeking out and sharing for the purpose of preserving the aesthetic and technical skills related to art and craft of ornamental blacksmithing.
C. Conducting regular meetings, and special workshops for people to experience ornamental blacksmithing by seeing, hearing and feeling how ornamental blacksmithing is done.
D. Demonstrating the art and craft of ornamental blacksmithing for the public at venues like state and county parks, schools, museums, and local festivals.
E. Creating and sharing written and electronic information about the art and craft of ornamental blacksmithing.
F. Performing pro bono ornamental blacksmithing for other nonprofit organizations, public agencies and institutions.
Notes about this Website This website is Under Development and will continue to evolve for HABA Members.
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