The first meeting of 2020 was called to order by President
Officers in attendance:
President: Donn Ebert
Treasurer: Joe Russell
Secretary: Dan Schwietering
The total number of members in attendance was 15.
The total number of dues paid members for the 2020 year is
11 paid up members.
Treasurer's report: Joe Russell reported that the club had a
bank balance of $1516.25. This does not include recent
2020 membership payments.
The club had one visitor, John Angus. He is a recent
transplant from Bloomsburg, PA.
There is no news on the Senior Center's decision about after
Several groups have already moved to other venues,
A founding member of the stamp club passed away on Dec.
26th, 2019. Henry Gast, will be sorely missed. A memorial
service will be held at " Our Lady Star Of The Sea " at 11:00
A.M. on January, 18th 2020.
Nine members attended the Club's Christmas dinner and all
attendees were pleased.
There was no new business discussed.
The Stamp Show is on for Feb. 8th-9th 2020.
It will be held at the Riverwalk Inn.
Staybridge Inn will house the dealers and guests.
Lunch will be provided by the Boathouse Restaurant
The show has about 10 dealers.
The club has a signed contract from the hotel for the event.
1,100 flyers have been sent out.
Donn Ebert was also interviewed about the show by the
Carolina Forest Chronicle.
If you have stamps to sell, remember that dealers havei
the right of " first refusal."
Any sale of items between two collectors must be done
outside the venue.
There will be door prizes.
On March 3rd the yearly 100 lot auction will be held by
Scott Van Pelt.
Each member can submit up to 10 lots.
However, Scott needs a list of the lots each member has
for auction before the meeting in Feb.
The members are asked to briefly describe each lot and
submit a realistic bid to start with.
Extra copies of the list of lots will be provided at the
meeting and on the website.
Members are asked to arrive early so they may view the
The meeting was adjourned at 7:25 P.M. by Donn Ebert.
Memorial Service for Henry Gast
Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11 AM
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church
1100 8th Avenue North (on Hwy, 17 just before Cherry Grove as you travel north)
North Myrtle Beach