Executive Officers: Larry Hamler (President), Charly Koehler (Vice President), Catherine Keys (Secr/Treasurer)
Members: Doug Anderson, Roy Crowell, John Duran, Wayne Hamler, Mike Hannan, Alastair & James Keys, Richard & Joshua Sullivan, John Tester, Jerry Urdahl, Bob Werner.
There was a Junior Educational Session before the meeting started, conducted by Larry, on the topic of “grading coins.”
Catherine read the minutes of the last meeting, which were approved.
Bob had given the tags to John T at last meeting, and John brought along the newly printed Club name tags for everyone. They look good, Thank You!
Doug will handle road signs for the upcoming Show.
Charly has a sign to donate to club (needs painting).
Club Table at Show:
The timetable for staffing the Club’s table:
John T. will also be attending, to assist where needed.
There will be extra copies of the newsletter to hand out.
Get visitors to fill out slips for the Door Prize drawings to indicate how they found out about the Show.
Drawing every hour starting at
A microphone will be available.
Possibly get people to sign up to enter room, will get a good count of people showing up and help with security issues.
Have only one door opened for entry. (The other door must not be locked, but can be closed to deter entry.)
A representative from Numismatic News will be attending the Show.
Advertising on TV:
Jerry has arranged for an interview
of club members by Judy Clark on Channel 13.
At James’ school, there is a fair
on Thursday April 10th from . Catherine has
arranged for the Club to have a couple of tables, to promote the Coin
James & Alastair have items to
display. Roy and Larry will bring
Charly will bring the club display cases to the Show on Sunday, to give to Catherine.
Catherine presented details for getting a Club Banner made, having checked with local businesses and on the Internet. It costs approx. $75 for a 2’ x 8’ vinyl banner for indoor/outdoor use. Extra charges for color, graphics, shipping, etc.
Larry: Proposed a motion that the Club get an indoor/outdoor banner made up, plus a small banner for use at displays.
Catherine will get banner made up.
Larry volunteered to do a trivia competition on the “New State Quarters” 1999 to present. The three people with the most points win prizes.
Larry: As the meeting will be the last of the season, we should do something different, such as bring in pizzas & soda, etc.
The Membership agreed with this
Charly: Proposed a motion that the Club have a Pizza Party at the May meeting, with a maximum of $50 of club funds be spent on it.
September meeting will be Auction.
Larry: Spoke to the Hotel, and they will give a good price for a bit of extra space in the other room, so we don’t have to take the whole room.
Door Prizes for Meetings:
Larry: we are running low on items for the door prizes. Need to get club to agree to spend $75 to restock supplies of these.
Doug: Proposed a motion that the Club spends $75 to restock with miscellaneous items for the meeting door prizes.
Larry will take responsibility to buy the coins, and will approach as many Club members as possible, to buy the items from them.
John D: has given Catherine two diskettes to keep on file, containing photos taken at club activities.
If anyone has anything to add to the newsletter, please send to Catherine. The newsletter will be produced around the third week of the month.
Bob: Could add information about educational topics being presented at future meetings.
Meeting closed at
Charly made another great speech at the end of the meeting, thanking everyone for their work, and expressing great excitement about how the Club is going and the good quality of participation.
John T: Asked if members would like to see more displays at meetings?
Reply from membership: YES!
Jerry: Asked why club diminished?
Larry: About 12 years ago, the membership dropped off and stagnated to a handful of members who stuck it out and kept the club going.
John T: There was also some sort of incident at a show.
1964 Half dollar - Alastair
Kennedy Half - Richard
Kennedy Half -
Mercury Silver dime - Joshua
Proof Penny - Larry
John T. conducted the auction.
Larry: submitted expenses for photocopying of extra newsletters for handout at the Show ($25.32), and Refreshments ($7.15); Total: $32.47
Larry: $75 for buying door prizes for club meetings.
Larry: $30 for door prizes for Show.
Mike Hannan: Membership dues $6.00.
Opening balance in Bank………. $1003.37
Expenses (itemized above):
Photocopying……. ……… $ 25.32
Refreshments …………… $ 7.15
Meeting Door Prizes…….. $ 75.00
Show Door Prizes……….. $ 30.00
E.C. Press Company……. $ 137.20
Trading Post……………….$ 48.40
Closing balance in Bank………… $ 745.50
Cash on hand……………..$22.00
Memberhip Dues… $ 6.00
Total cash on hand ………$28.00
Minutes submitted by Catherine Keys.