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Point #71: Help Save Sailor Sid! – Paul King

Paul King Committee Chairperson & APP Treasurer Over Memorial Day Weekend, the Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M), with cooperation from the Association of Professional Piercer’s Body Piercing Archive (APP, BPA) launched a month-long fundraising campaign for the preservation of piercing pioneer […]

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Point #71: Josh Prentice Award – Ryan Ouellette & Gus Diamond

Ryan Ouellette I remember Josh Prentice being a busy bee at Conference. He always seemed to be helping someone with something. He was kind and never gave anyone

Point #71: In the Office-Josh Prentice – Caitlin McDiarmid

Caitlin McDiarmid APP Administrator     “I began by getting pierced in a shop in Alabama and becoming friends with the people working there. I worked as receptionist for a short stint

Point #71: Al D. Sowers-The Man Behind the Scholarship – Shorty

Shorty Member, Ink & Pistons Editor’s Note: In order to write this article Shorty spoke to Al’s colleagues and friends. This article was possible in part to the verbal contributions

Point #71: Process of Choosing Conference Classes – John Johnson

John Johnson Owner of New Flower Studio Editor’s note: This is John Johnson’s response when asked to explain what is involved when deciding what classes are offered and what instructors

Point #71: APP’s New Secretary – Aaron Pollack

Aaron Pollack Flying Tiger Tattoo Hello Point Readers! I am honored to have been selected as the incoming secretary for the APP. I will be taking over the role

Point #71: Thank You, Bethrah! – Elayne Angel

Elayne Angel Author of The Piercing Bible Bethrah Szumski has been one of the most active, involved, and productive APP Members in the organization’s twenty-year history. The Association of Professional

Point #71: Environmental Criteria Update

Dear APP Members, The Association of Professional Piercers Membership Committee and Board of Directors thanks you for being a part of our organization. In response to overwhelming demand from

Point #71: Giving Back in Your Own Community – Jesse Villemaire

Jesse Villemaire Thrive Studios Let’s talk about sex! Do you remember those talks back in high school? Well, times are now shifting and some proactive schools are seeking more knowledge

Point #71: Volunteering as a Corporate Sponson – Badur Ramji

Badur Ramji Owner of PunkMedics “From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.” —Arthur Ashe I sometimes joke that I am not only

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