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September 11 - The Parrot Club is very pleased to have back Concetta Ferragamo as our speaker for Tips and Techniques to Residing in a Harmonious Family - Re-establishing Trust and Harmony Between Bird and Family.

Concetta is a lively and vivacious speaker who is always brimming with useful information for everyone!  This is a must see talk!
Business meeting: 7:00 p.m.
Talk: 7:30 p.m.
Suggested admission for nonmembers: $3, 12 and under free
No outside birds allowed

International renowned bird toy designer and King’s Cages National Sales Manager, Concetta Ferragamo is the wearer of many hats.  Concetta holds her MS in Human Services and Counseling and is a Certified Parrot Behavior Consultant (CPBC) through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC). Concetta is also a professional member of the International Association of Avian Trainers (IAATE).  Concetta is a national speaker who specializes in addressing behaviors from within the cage or enclosure and a product placement specialist who helps stores, boarding facilities, rescues, shelters, zoos and veterinarians, breeders and educators develop and expand business.

Concetta supports all facets of aviculture (caring for birds) through educational programs by working hard to help bird enthusiasts understand and appreciate every aspect of aviculture.  Concetta has written articles published in AFA’s award winning Watchbird Journal, Bird Talk magazine and other miscellaneous publications. Concetta has been a contributing member of educational panel discussions and published interviews.

Concetta supports conservation programs such as The Bird Endowment for Blue-throated macaws, Puerto Rican parrot (PRP) reintroduction, The Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots (Spix macaws), Wild Scarlet Baby Macaw Survival project, and Echo Bonaire. Concetta supports National Parrot Rescue and Preservation Foundation as well as select private rescue/adoption shelters and sanctuaries.

Concetta has been a Member of the Board of Directors for the American Federation of Aviculture, Inc. (AFA) since 2011 and is the Northeastern Regional Director of the AFA. Concetta is Membership Chair for AFA and actively serves on the Education committee, Conservation committee, Disaster Relief committee and the Public Relations committee.

Coming in November - Annual Birdie Bash!!

Organization Profile

The Parrot Club is a non-profit organization founded in 1974 by a group of people interested in spreading the fun and enjoyment of exotic birds. The Parrot Club meets the second Tuesday of the month, March through December, with a picnic in August. There is social time from 6:30-7 p.m. followed by a program.

Our Mission

Our mission includes enhancing the knowledge and enjoyment of exotic birds for our members, encouraging preservation and conservation of all avian species, and introducing the general public to the joys and responsibilities of keeping and caring for companion birds.

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The Parrot Club meets at the Veteran's Memorial Clubhouse
100 Sunset Ridge Drive
East Hartford, CT  (directions)
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P.O. Box 463
Hartford, CT 06141-0463

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