Welcome to Area 2

Serving New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Ontario

Destination Ring 2022

August 7-8, 2022.    Come and bring the family for a fun-filled handbells vacation!

Recent News

We Say Goodbye to One of Our Own

Cynthia ReinekeIt is with deep regret that we announce the passing of board member and long-time Area 2 member, Cynthia Reineke.

She passed suddenly at her home on Sunday, April 10, 2022.

Cynthia served on the Area 2 board in various capacities for 20+ years.  Her most recent responsibility was to serve as the Chime Lending Coordinator for the area.  She was also active at her church, First United Methodist Church in Greenbush, NY.   She directed the church’s bell choir and the children’s music program as well as singing in the church’s choir.

She is survived by her husband Bob Reineke, and her daugher Julia Farris as well as 2 sisters, 2 brothers, a granddaughter and three nieces.

The link to Cynthia’s obituary is:  https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/timesunion-albany/name/cynthia-reineke-obituary?id=34225343

Please join us in wishing a wonderful woman a sad farewell.  May she rest in peace and may her family and friends find comfort in the good memories they have of her life.

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Destination Ring 2022

The 2022 Destination Ring is coming!

It will be held at the Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George, NY of August 7-8, 2022.

Come early or stay late and bring the family for a fun-filled vacation at the resort!

Michael Helman will be our clinician for the event.

Use the link below to get the registration form and be sure to watch this space for further details in the next few weeks!


“Aria” Michael Helman Choristers Guild CGB582
“Exultation Matthew Compton AGEHR publishing, AG35371
“Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” Michael HelmanLorenz 20/1701L
“English Suite” Michael Helman Beckenhorst Press HB630

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