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BECC 2011 Regular Club Meetings

The 2011 BECC regular monthly club meetings were held as follows:

  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: None due to awards and officer installations.
    Display topic: None.

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: Alan Van Horn was able to take the place of Grant Knutson who was unable to speak due to illness. Alan talked about counterfeit and altered coins and the different ways they are minted.
    Display topic: Presidential medals, coins and currency.

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: Counterfeit Silver Dollars by Jesse Torres.
    Display topic: Tokens, Medals and Exonumia.

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: PNNA Benefits and Plans by Rick Schultz / John Enges.
    Display topic: Northwest Coins & Medals.

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topics: The Medals Committee presented new options and new opportunities for BECC Medals. The originally scheduled topic, The Change from Metal to Paper by Greg Smith, was postponed. Update: Craig Sheldon presented Encased Cents, including several examples for members to review. Craig presented artwork for a proposed BECC encased cent. The BECC membership liked the idea and the club will have several made. These will be used as door prizes and membership incentives. Members will also be given one to keep.
    Display topic: Mothers on Coinage.

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: Counterfeit Slabbed Coins & China by Grant Knutson.
    Display topic: 19th Century US Coins.

  • BECC Membership Picnic/BBQ, 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at the Tukwila Community Center. Included in the picnic was a full fare of food and drinks and mini-bourse available to members that wish to display-sell-trade numismatic or Boeing Company collectibles. A limited number of locking display cases were available to members for this purpose. Display topic: Asia - Pacific Coins. The originally scheduled speaker topic, Counterfeit American Copper by Craig Sheldon, has been postponed until a future meeting.

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: ANA Schooling in Colorado - How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Jesse Torres.
    Display topic: Anything Goes.

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: Proper Display Techniques by Greg Smith.
    Display topic: European Coins & Currency.

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 5:00 PM, dinner at 5:30 PM (annual banquet) at Tukwila Community Center. Speaker/topic: Heidi Wastweet (see banquet page for details).
    Display topic: None due to banquet.

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

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    There will be a "White Elephant" auction. Speaker topic: Confederate Currency by Anthony Kalt.
    Display topic: None.

  • Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 6:00 PM at Tukwila Community Center.
    Speaker topic: Dealer - Collector Behavior by Terry Kamm / Greg Smith.
    (There was also an election of club officers for 2012.)
    Display topic: Holiday Memorabilia.