Executive Officers: Larry Hamler (President), Charly Koehler (Vice-President), Catherine Keys (Secr/Treasurer)
Members: Doug Anderson, Roy Crowell, John Duran, Wayne Hamler, Mike Hannan, James, Alastair & Owen Keys, Kenneth Mahalko, Kelly OBrien, Joshua Sullivan, Mrs. Sullivan, John Tester, Jerry Urdahl, Bob Werner. (Total 18)
Junior Session presented by Charly Koehler. Topic: Errors on coins.
Catherine summarized the minutes of the last meeting (Nov.) and gave a brief financial report and Winter Show Report.
December Coin Show Winter Show:
Larry: This was a good show, considering we were competing with the Packer Game, and headline news of the capture of Saddam Hussein. There was a small turnout, but good sales. The show finished early (). If the Club wants to do the Winter Show again next December, suggest doing it on a Saturday, as a shopping day.
Analysis of the entry forms for the Show drawings: There were 67 individual forms, when the multiple entries were discarded. Some people marked several advertising sources on their forms. The total checkmarks obtained for each type of advertising are as follows:
Road Sign 2
Show Poster 4
Coin Dealer 4
Leader Telegram 16
Tradin Post 6 (4 from one family)
Coin World 3
Numism. News 7
10 entries were from Club Members, 10 forms had nothing marked for advertising, 9 forms had multiple marks for advertising.
Jerry: Mrs. Urdahl wants to know why wives arent attending the Christmas Party. There were very few there!
Larry: We will do more to encourage attendance of spouses at the next Party.
At the Christmas Party, JOHN TESTER was presented with a Trophy from the Club, in recognition of his outstanding services. He has been an active member for many years; has produced the Club website and continues to keep it updated; produced forms, posters, etc. He also is a Past President of the Club.
John T. is working on the Club Brochure. Anyone with ideas, please contact him.
Jerry: suggests adding a note about the history of the Club
Catherine: we have on file a letter from Don Johnson, outlining some of his memories of the CVCC history. We could incorporate some of the information in the Pamphlet.
Bob: will still try to investigate about including the brochure in the packets of local advertising flyers that come in the mail.
Dues for 2004 are now DUE.
LeRoy McGary joined at the Winter Show. He used to be a member for many years. Welcome back, LeRoy!
Several other members rejoined at the Winter Show.
Some members paid dues at todays meeting: Crowell family, Keys family, Larry, John T., Jerry, Bob, Kelly, Doug.
Members can now reserve their tables for the CVCC show on April 18th. You have until February 15 to reserve tables, and then it will be open to other non-Club-member dealers. There will be 22 tables. Roy has volunteered to be Bourse Chairman. He will have applications to pass out at his Show on February 15th.
John T: For people coming to the show, we could have a little packet to hand out, containing a flyer, history of the Club, and perhaps a flip with a wheat penny in it and Club details.
Business portion of meeting closed at
The floor was then given to Kelly OB to address the Club. He recounted some great experiences of obtaining coin bargains at thrift sales. He then presented a special token of appreciation to JOHN DURAN, whom he met about 3 years ago. John revived Kellys interest in collecting ancient coins. Kelly made a beautifully hand-tooled leather wallet which he presented to John.
John T. gave a great presentation on US Currency describing the printing process, and showing mishaps which have occurred in the printing process and not noticed before being released into circulation error notes, folds, ink blobs, etc. Very informative and entertaining!
Auction: Members may bring up to 5 lots to auction.
Volunteer for Junior Session: ???
1905 Indianhead Penny James
1964 D Kennedy Half Charly
1918 Buffalohead Nickel Kelly
Larry: submitted expenses for refreshments $8.31
Catherine: submitted expenses for postage, etc. $38.48
Winter Show Financial Report:
Total tables sold . $630.00
Donations jar . 8.00
Posters $ 16.64
Door Prize Certificates .. 25.00
Holiday Inn 300.00
Coin World ... 11.00
Tradin Post .. 25.40
Leader Telegram .. 137.20
Donuts .. 11.59
Opening balance in Bank $1191.15
Purchase of prizes for Party, and door prizes, etc ... 143.50
Purchase of trophy .. 29.52
Cash refunds for members attending Party 82.00
Show expenses ... 526.83
Secretarial expenses, postage .. 38.48
Refreshments . 8.31
828.64 - $828.64
Membership dues received at Show and on
Donations received at Show ... 8.00
Auction of extra Sprite cans
101.25 . + $101.25
Closing balance in Bank $463.76
Minutes submitted by Catherine Keys.