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BECC Club Announcements and Meetings

Coin Show The BECC annual coin show is held in January.

Regular Meetings The 2017 BECC regular monthly meetings are scheduled for:

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: None due to awards, coin show report and officer installations.
    Display topic: Cents or Pennies (for January 2018, will be "Cents or Pennies before 1836").

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: Coin show etiquette: "The difficult customer" by Terry K. & others; "The friendly dealer" by Craig S.
    Display topic: Love Tokens.

  • New Date! Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: 2018 BECC medal design selection.
    Display topic: British Empire (any British coin).

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: "The History of U.S. Currency" by David B.
    Display topic: South America (any South American coin; not Central American).

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: "Engraver Robert Scot" by William F.
    Display topic: Women on coins.

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: "Coins and Currency of the World Wars" by John E.
    Display topic: World War II; bonus for D-Day specific.

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 5:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    BECC Membership Picnic/BBQ.
    Display topic: None due to annual picnic.

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: "Community/Local Currencies" by Tony K.
    Display topic: Birds or Boats.

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: "The Civil War and the Union" by Steve Beatty.
    Display topic: Civil War; any bill or coin with Civil War date.

  • Revised Date! Annual Banquet!
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM, dinner at 5:30 PM (annual banquet) at Tukwila Community Center. Speaker topic: "Making Dreams into Reality: The Epochal Stories That Define the Boeing Company" by Michael Lombardi.
    Display topic: none due to banquet.

  • Important Note!! November and December BECC meetings are moved to the 2nd or 3rd Wednesday of the month due to the holidays!

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic:
    "National Bank notes" by Tom K.
    Display topic: My favorite bill (banknote) or coin.

  • Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    There is usually a "White Elephant" auction.
    Speaker topic: No speaker due to election of club officers for 2018.
    Display topic: Holidays.

Everett (North End) Meetings! The "Widebodies" Chapter!

  • Unless otherwise announced - meets every 3rd Monday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with optional dinner at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6:30 p.m. at IHOP restaurant, 3710 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201, (425) 252-0717, www.ihop.com. Spouses and friends welcome.

  • July - skip Everett meeting and join picnic in Tukwila.

Typical meeting agenda:

  • Welcome / Early Bird Prize

  • Business / Officer and Committee Reports (including medals status report)

  • Birthdays / Refreshments

  • Speaker / Displays (see topics above)

  • Auction (club members may submit up to 5 lots; everyone present may bid)
    Note: Auctions are not conducted for meetings at Oxbow. Get the club auction form.

  • Door Prizes

Additional Meeting Information:

  • Important note: The lease on the Oxbow Activity Center (9-150 Bldg.) expires Dec. 31, 2017. With the expiration of the lease, the company is closing the Oxbow center. The last day to use the facility was Friday, April 28, 2017.

  • The current location for BECC regular monthly meetings is the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Avenue South, Tukwila, WA 98168.

  • The new location for BECC Board of Directors meetings is the Tukwila Library (brand new building) located at 14380 Tukwila International Boulevard. There is parking across the street if the parking lot is full at the library. The meeting room is very nice. Please come and join the fun.

  • Members and guests are invited to bring items for display each month that pertain to the monthly display topics. Each person is given one or two minutes to talk about their display. Awards are selected randomly from among those persons who bring in a display that fits one of the topics.

  • BECC medals pickup is usually available at the September-December meetings to persons who have ordered in advance.

Executive Board Meetings The 2017 BECC board meetings are scheduled for:

  • Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 5:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM. (Note: Last board meeting at Oxbow.)
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:00 PM. (New location.)
  • (No June meeting.)
  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 5:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 5:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

Board meetings begin at 5:00 PM. All BECC members are welcome to attend. BECC medals pickup is available at board meetings by advance request only. Non-member guests may attend board meetings by invitation only.

Prior Year Regular Meetings

2016 Meetings See a recap of 2016 BECC regular monthly club meetings (Seattle and Everett).

2015 Meetings See a recap of 2015 BECC regular monthly club meetings (Seattle and Everett).

2014 Meetings See a recap of 2014 BECC regular monthly club meetings (Seattle and Everett).

2013 Meetings See a recap of 2013 BECC regular monthly club meetings (Seattle and Everett).

2012 Meetings See a recap of 2012 BECC regular monthly club meetings.

2011 Meetings See a recap of 2011 BECC regular monthly club meetings.

2010 Meetings See a recap of 2010 BECC regular monthly club meetings.

2009 Meetings See a recap of 2009 BECC regular monthly club meetings.

2008 Meetings See a recap of 2008 BECC regular monthly club meetings.

2007 Meetings See a recap of 2007 BECC regular monthly club meetings.