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Ancient City Coin Club's Christmas party
was December 16th at Denny's. The club paid for the
dinner. The club election was as follows: President - Charlie
Stuart, VP - Jim Silvia, Treasurer - Travis Bucci, Corresponding
Secretary - David James, Recording Secretary - Katey Stuart. Board
members are David James and Phil Nicely.
Brandon Coin Club had its holiday party
at Villa Rina on December 17th. There were 40 members at
the last meeting. The club election was as follows: President -
Joshua S., VP - Paul G, Newsletter - Kim S.
Casselberry Coin Club collected 320 items
for its food drive. The holiday party was December 3rd.
The club provided pizza, salad and drinks. The members brought side
dishes. They also had a show n tell.
Central Florida Coin Club had its holiday
party at the VFW Post in Apopka. The club supplied the meat and
drinks. The members were asked to bring a side dish or dessert.
They collected for Toys for Tots as well as canned goods for
Casselberry's food drive.
Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club's new theme is,
"It's All About The Club," meaning it would like to get everyone
involved in making the club better. Every quarter, a board member
and regular member will be recognized for their contributions to
the club with the Lou Kleinman Memorial Award. Its holiday party
was December 12th at Tropical Acres in Ft.
Ft. Walton Coin Club had 70 members
present at its last meeting. Jayne Lycan gave a presentation on
"The History and Legislation Leading to the Issuance of the
Gold Coast Coin Club studied the ANA course,
"The Modern Mint Process." Its holiday party was December
5th at the Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale.
Greater Daytona Coin Club had its holiday
party at the Clubhouse Restaurant. They had a gift exchange, member
present drawing, door prize drawing and 50/50 drawing.
Greater Jacksonville Coin Club had its
Christmas party and awards banquet at the Ramada Conference
Greater Ocala Coin Club had its Christmas
party December 17th at Logan's restaurant, dinner at
6:30 p.m. followed by the auction. A guest band preformed
throughout social time and dinner.
North Lake Coin & Currency Club's
meeting December 11th featured social time, the raffle,
50/50 drawing and the auction.
Palm Beach Coin Club's Christmas party was
December 11th with party platters from Costco and all
the members bringing a covered dish. Every officer and Board member
received a silver eagle for their service to the club in 2013.
Chuck Heck was named Club Member of the Year for 2013. The White
Elephant Sale brought in $321 to the club. Eighty-six members
Sarasota Coin Club had 53 members at its
last meeting. There was a snack buffet with everyone bringing a
dish. Bart Bartanowicz presented, "Collecting Commemorative Dollars
and the option of Assembling Topical Sets."
South Brevard Coin Club had its Christmas
party December 4th at Golden Corral. Among the raffle
prizes were gold coins.
Tallahassee Numismatic Club will have a one day
coin show Saturday May 10th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., free
admission, with a raffle, hourly drawings and a silent auction.
Titusville Coin Club had its Christmas
dinner featuring Hunter's Chicken and lots of accompaniments. After
a large auction, the all silver raffle had eight silver eagles and
a Panda. The annual gold coin was won by Col. John Howard.
Treasure Coast Coin Club is making final
preparations for its January 18-19th Coin Show. The
Christmas party had everyone bring a covered dish. The club
provided the meat, dessert and drinks.
West Hernando Coin Club coin show on
November 23rd went well and was well attended. Its next
club show is February 15th. YN James Manaco spoke about
his experience of taking a coin grading seminar by ICG's Skip
Augusta Coin Club had over 50 members at
its last meeting. Garry Naples gave a power point presentation on
"Southern Currency, Banks and Bonds." The club membership currently
stands at 120.
Lower Cape Fear Coin Club had its
Christmas dinner at The Boathouse Restaurant with seafood and prime
rib. Bob N. gave a program on the "Basics of Coin Photography."
Thirty-five were in attendance at the dinner. Outgoing officers
received a silver eagle.