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September, 2003
Year 10, Issue 8

Award Winning Newsletter

Meeting 7:30pm, Wednesday, September 3
Talk and trading 7:00-7:30pm
VFW, 1601 Weld Road, Elgin, IL

Not a member? Come and join us anyway!

Give your spouse a break and bring your children to the club.

September Program

Member auction. Bring in coins or anything else you would like to have auctioned off for you.


August Minutes

ECC Meeting 545 - August 6, 2003
Opened:   7:32     Closed:   8:23
Members:   18     YNs:   0
Guests:   3         
Beginning balance:   $825.18     Income:   $62.00
Expenses:   $107.00     Current balance:   $780.18

President Mike Metras called the meeting to order at 7:32.

We welcome our three guests John R., Keith A. and Dan K. We then proceeded to hearing what our members collected beside coins.

Rich E. also collects old clickers, Don D. does amateur photography of coin museums & statues, Jim D. plays fantasy baseball & football on the internet and President Mike told us about his 948 kilometer walk in Spain.

Secretary's Report

Excepted as printed in August's newsletter.

Treasurer's Report

Balance: $780.18.

Old Business

Current standings in our coin contest are:

  1. Jim C.: $28,700
  2. Steve H.: $28,087
  3. Mike M. $26,550

New Business

Rich E. had a warning about e-mail that appears to be coming from Ebay, requesting information about your account with them including your password.


We had our customary raffle and membership drawings. The winners were:

The meeting closed around 8:23 P.M.

Submitted by Frank Schlapinski, Secretary.

Board Meeting

Mike, Jim, Don, Doug and I got together at Don's Wednesday night at 7pm August 20th. Among other things we discussed the following.

We decided on membership, YN and raffle prizes for this month's meeting. We talked about Mike going again to Spain to walk with friends he met there. Mike printed the raffle tickets for the annual October show and gave them to Jim to distribute at September meeting.

Submitted by Frank Schlapinski, Secretary.

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