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|June Business||Treasurer Report||Next Meeting||Joining/Dues||Upcoming Shows|
Elected club officers are:
Discussed how often to meet - agreed to meet monthly on the first Tue of each month (though the next meeting is on a Monday - sorry). Would probably skip the summer months when noone is digging.
Everyone was excited about organizing a Raleigh Bottle Show. Tentative date is Saturday April 21, 2001. Linda Lynch agreed to check into what it will cost to rent the Graham or Holshouser Building at the State Fairgrounds. This was the location of the last show (about 20 years ago). General plans are to charge for admission ($2) and early buying ($25). Plan to sell 100 8 foot dealer tables at $25 each. Would be a one day show with dealer setup and early buying 6-9am, then open to public 9am-3pm. Still need someone to step forward as Show Chairman.
We agreed to have a presentation at each meeting. Jack Murdock volunteered to go first at the August meeting with items from his personal collection. Jack Freeman agreed to present "Wilson Bottles" at the subsequent meeting. Looking for people to sign-up to present at future meetings.
Meeting finished with Show & Tell and a swap meet. Lots of nice bottles were shown and offerred for sale/trade. Pem Woodlief showed a unique fruit jar with ribbed sides in ice blue color with a leaded Hemingray lid.
|Expenses:||$12.54 mail June newsletters|
|$40 rent Laurel Hills for Aug meeting|
The Agenda for the August meeting will be:
|July 8-9, 2000
|State of Franklin Antique Bottle & Collectibles Asso, 2nd Annual Show & Sale, Sat 8am-5pm and Sun 10am-4pm at the Jonesborough Visitor's Center, Jonesborough, TN. Info: Charlie Barnette, 100 Coffey Street, Bristol, TN 37620, phone (812) 587-5560.|
|July 9, 2000
|Midwest Antique Fruit Jar and Bottle Club Summer Show & Sale, 9am-3pm at the Horizon Convention Center, Muncie, IN. Info: Norman Barnett, PO Box 38, Flat Rock, IN 47234, phone (812) 587-5560.|
|July 14-15, 2000
|Pennsylvania Bottle Collectors Associationís Bottle Festival 2000 (Fri. Sunrise - 5pm, Sat Sunrise - 2pm) at the York Interstate Fairgrounds, York, Pennsylvania. Info: Fred Uffelman, 416 Corbin Rd, York, PA 17403, (717) 843-4531, or Jan D. Hall, 822 South Main Street, Red Lion, PA 17356, (717) 244-6618|
|July 29, 2000
|1st Winston-Salem Bottle & Small Collectibles Show
at the West Central Community Center.
Dealer setup and early buying 6am-9am, public admission
9am-2pm. 8 foot dealer tables $25 each. Early buying $10.
Regular admission $2. Capacity for 70 tables.
Call Bryan Adams (336) 924-4359 day, (336) 922-1032 night, or mail P.O. Box 152, Bethania, NC 27010, or Corky Shore (336) 945-5807, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Directions: From Business I-40 in Winston Salem, take Silas Creek Parkway North, go 3 1/2 miles to Y intersection with Reynolda Road and fork left (North) onto Reynolda. Then go 2 miles and turn left onto Yadkinville Road. Then go 4 miles and West Central Community Center is on the left.
|Aug 12, 2000
|3rd Annual VIcksburg Antique Bottle Show & Sale, 8am-4pm at the Battlefield Inn, 4137 I-20 N. Frontage Rd, Vicksburg, MS. Info: Cason Schaffer, 107 East View Drive, Vicksburg, MS 39183 phone (601) 638-1195.|
|Aug 13, 2000
|Washington County Antique Bottle Club 26th Annual Show & Sale, 9am-3pm at the Alpine Star Lodge, 735 Jefferson Ave, 1/8 mile from I-70 Exit 6, Washington, PA. Info: Don Mazzie, 2613 Beverly Drive, Washington, PA 15301, phone (724) 222-8056.|
|Aug 18-20, 2000
FOHBC Expo 2000 at the National Western Complex.
Fri: Dealer and display setup (no buying).
Sat: 7 AM Early Buyers, 9am-5pm General Admission. Auction 6:30pm.
Sun: 7 AM Early Buyers, 9am-3pm General Admission.
Info: See web page or contact Cheryl Anderson, phone (303) 814-7832, Email: email@example.com
|Sep 8-9, 2000
|"September in Asheville" show of Western North Carolina Antique Bottle & Collectibles Club annual club show (2nd weekend of every Sept) at Best Western (formerly the Holiday Inn West) at 275 Smokey Park Hwy (exit 44 on I-40), Asheville, NC. Fri noon-8pm, Sat 8am-2pm. Will have about 106 8ft tables, $25 each, limit 3 per dealer. No admission charge. Info: Larry Glenn, PO Box 1391, Candler, NC 28715, phone (828) 667-2049. or Tom Mattox, phone: (828) 298-8137.|
|Sept 17, 2000
|Apple Valley Bottle Collectors Club 27th Annual Show & Sale Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Early Entry available at 7am for $10. Show will be at the National Guard Armory, U.S. Rt. 50 West, Winchester, VA (I-81 to U.S. Rt. 50 West, Exit 313). INFO: FRANK KOWALSKI, 3015 Northwestern Pike, Winchester, VA 22603-3825. PH: (540) 877-1093 (after 5:00 p.m.), Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Oct 7, 2000
RABCA's 29th annual bottle show
Saturday 9am-3pm in Richmond, VA at the Show Place
Annex, Rte 360 (3002 Mechanicsville Turnpike).
Show chairman: Judy Foles, phone (804) 798-7502.
See some great pictures from the 1997 show.
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