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Point #68: Board Welcome – Miro Hernandez

Miro Hernandez I’d like to thank the outgoing Board members,  as well as those continuing on in service, for their hard work and dedication. I’d also like to congratulate the incoming Board members on being elected and choosing to embark […]

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Point #68: 2014 Conference and Exposition Review

Kimberly Zapata On June 7, 2014 I prepared for the 19th Annual Association of Professional Piercers’ Conference as I have for every other conference: with frantic,

Point #68: Best Individual Booth Winner – Blessings to You

Interview of Prince Cyrus, conducted by Kimberly Zapata Q. What is Blessings to You? A: Blessings to You is the title of my current creative metalsmithing venture

Point #68: Best Multiple Booth Display – Tawapa

Phoebe Minona I am being given the opportunity to write about my company, Tawapa, for this issue of The Point, as we won the award for

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Point #68: Dual Innovator Award-Winner – Jimmy Buddha and Diablo Organics

Jimmy Buddha To win both innovator’s awards this APP was both a wonderful surprise and an honor. In an industry where so much is changing and

Point #68: Board Welcome – Cody Vaughn

Cody Vaughn I am honored to have been elected by my peers. I joined the Association of Professional Piercers in 2009, and I have served as

Point #68: Board Welcome – Jef Saunders

Jef Saunders Hello Point readers! My name is Jef Saunders, and I am the new Membership Liaison. I am following Sarvas Berry—which means I have some very


Point #68: No Excuses Scholar – Trist’n Peterson

Trist’n Peterson Before APP, I was an apprentice of 10 months searching for more information on the broad subject of body piercing. I was at the

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Point #68: Al D. Scholar – Dae Jedic

Dae Jedic I've been involved in the industry for about four years, and every year I've watched the application deadline for the Al D. Scholarship come


Point #68: Al D. Scholar – Ryan Clark

Ryan Clark If you’d told me that I was going to fall in love at Conference, I would have said you were nuts. Yet from the

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