FRONT PAGE NEWS
~ PAWCATUCK VALLEY COIN CLUB MONTHLY NEWSLETTER ~
Celebrating 54 years in the numismatic hobby!
GUEST SPEAKER FOR APRIL MEETING: Stuart Redish of the Charlestown Historical Society will give a talk about the 1862 $1 note with a hand signature.
OFFICER’S MEETING NOTES: If you want to be in our Annual Coin Show on Sunday, 7th May, 2017, be sure to get word to Dave or Grace Barbone! Already we are trying to find 80 feet more in table space! Don’t forget, there is a donation jar for donations to pay for our annual coin show advertising! As of the November meeting we have $1,000 donated for advertising.
2018 RED BOOKS ARE COMING!! Bob Stephens has procured 20 books and members can buy them for $8 apiece. We will also offer them at the show as well as raffle 5 of them off at the show.
REFERENCE TABLE AT THE SHOW: We need reference books for this table as well as volunteers to help the general public with their questions. Please be sure your loaned volumes are marked with your name so you get them back. Bring them to the April meeting if you cannot make it to the show or bring them to the show.
ELECTION NOMINEE’S NEEDED! We will be nominating people for officers of the club in May. The elections will be held at the June meeting followed by our PIZZA PARTY. So think about your role in the club’s activities and NOMINATE!! The officers positions are: PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, RECORDING SECRETARY, CORRESPONDING SECRETARY/EDITOR, TREASURER AND SHOW COMMITTEE CHAIRPEOPLE.
ANNUAL COIN SHOW SUNDAY, MAY 7th, 2017
Time to start thinking about finding donations for the Raffle Table (we need a minimum of 25 items) and VOLUNTEERS to help the whole thing run smoothly. In the January newsletter I will outline what needs doing. So here we go!
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR THE SHOW!! JUNIORS YOU EARN 2 POINTS FOR THIS! WE ALSO NEED HELP SETTING UP/TEARING DOWN WE NEED DONATIONS FOR THE RAFFLE TABLE (at least 25 items) Silver and Gold, rolls, slabbed coins, etc. These can be given to Larry Erhart at the meetings, be sure to TELL him these are for the show!! Every bit helps us raise operating/advertising funds for the year!
ANY EXTRA AUCTION ITEMS BROUGHT IN TO THE MEETING FOR SALE IN THE AUCTION
MUST BE ITEMIZED ON A FORM GIVING YOUR NAME, THE ITEMS AND THE PRICE YOU ASK FOR EACH ITEM. THE FORMS WILL BE ON THE AUCTION TABLE. PLACE THE ITEMS ON THE COMPLETED SHEET AND LEAVE ON THE AUCTION TABLE. THIS WILL ENSURE THAT YOUR CASH AND UNSOLD ITEMS WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU IN GOOD ORDER. ITEMS LEFT ON THE TABLE WITHOUT THE COMPLETED SHEET WILL BE SET ASIDE AND NOT OFFERED FOR SALE. NO EXCEPTIONS!!
AUBURN, MA: 9th April Elks Lodge, 754 South Bridge Street (Route 12) 46 Tables. Free Admission. 978- 658-0160
CHEEKTOWGA, NY: 16th April Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Rd., 56 tables, 716-908-3097 firstname.lastname@example.org
DEDHAM, MA: 2nd April Holiday Inn, I-95 exit 15A, Dedham MA. 29 tables, free admission, 603-978-3459
HARTFORD, CT: 23rd April Courtyard Marriott, 4 Sebethe Dr. Cromwell CT, 718-323-1930 or stassinsJ98@aol.com
NASHUA, NH: 16th April Holiday Inn 9 Northeastern Blvd Nashua NH 03060 49 tables free admission 978-658-0160
DEVINS, MA: 23nd April Devens Common Center, 31 Andrews Parkway, Devens MA, $1 Admission 978-658-0160
WILLAMANTIC , CT: 2nd April 322 Prospect St. @ High St, Willamantic CT free admission 860-508-8620 johnnybanknote@yahoo,com