In Memoriam Cheryl Abney
1956 – 2014

Acherylrea 8 extends deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Cheryl Abney on her death March 22. Cheryl served Area 8 for many years as secretary, treasurer and financial advisor. She was active in youth ringing and Area committees, where her beautiful personality and positive outlook made her a friend to those who worked with her. Read the Area 8 tribute to Cheryl in the May Quavers.


The primary objectives of the Area 8 guild are to educate, to promote the exchange of  ideas relating to handbell and hand chime ringing, and to sponsor educational and performance activities within the Area that are not exclusively competitive. Area 8 Guild covers the states of IllinoisIowaKansasMissouri and Nebraska.

davenport  final for webpages

Ring Davenport, Area 8’s 2014 Festival, will provide you the chance to perform exciting music, increase your ringing skills, find out more about the world of handbells and make new friends.

Distinctly Davenport registration deadline extended to May 1!

Comments are closed.