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Eureka Springs Activists at It Again! Renew Our Point of View by Monday! 

Posted 11/21/2014 1:28:23 PM by Mort Gamble
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Friday, November 21, 2014 - News
Proposed anti-circus ordinance died once, but has been resuscitated.


UPDATE on Richmond...Continue to Write, Call, Express Your View on Defending Animals in the Circus! 

Posted 11/18/2014 7:25:50 AM by Mort Gamble
News from editor viewed 87 times

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - News
Proposed ban on elephant guide tool would prevent the good people of Richmond from seeing the circus. Additional updates and revised action alert forthcoming.


Memorial Services for Struppi Hanneford 

Posted 11/17/2014 12:37:18 PM by Don Covington
News from Pete Adams viewed 83 times

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - Sarasota, Florida
Struppi Hanneford will be memorialized in Sarasota in December.


New Book Features Circus Photos 

Posted 11/15/2014 12:41:30 AM by Don Covington
News from Norma Quintana viewed 91 times

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - San Francisco, California
A new photography collection features photos taken on Circus Chimera.


College Professor was Circus Clown 

Posted 11/15/2014 12:20:06 AM by Don Covington
News from Union College News viewed 84 times

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - Schenectady, New York
Union College professor John Rieffel was once a member of clown alley on the Greatest Show on Earth.


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The Purpose of the Circus Fans Association of America is:

  • Education & Understanding - To provide educational resources related the circus. To promote an understanding and appreciation of the art of the circus.
  • Communication  - To be a point of contact between the people of the circus, artists or executives, and the outside world.
  • Support - To help ensure the Circus will continue to exist among us as a social, educational and recreational art form. Visit our Calendar page to view support events..
  • Preservation- The National Circus Preservation Society (NCPS) is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization affiliated with CFA. Its main goal is to develop, promote, and advance information and knowledge for a better understanding of the American Circus, and to preserve the circus as part of
    American history.
  • Publishing - CFA has been publishing The White Tops, the official magazine of the CFA, since 1928.


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