Club Meeting Schedule
All club, board, and committee meetings will be conducted via ZOOM until further notice.
The club’s next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 2nd. This meeting will be held virtually using ZOOM.
The club president, Bill Harris, will be sending out information to club members via email on how to attend this meeting. If you do not receive Bill’s email by January 31st, please contact him to receive the link and password.
At the present time, club meetings at Sacred Heart Hospital are NOT being held due to COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions and to minimize the risk to our members.
Until further notice, the club’s monthly meeting will be held virtually using ZOOM as indicated in the schedule below. The meetings will begin at 7 PM as usual and members will be notified prior to each meeting on how to connect.
The ability to hold club auctions and provide the DVD presentations at future meetings is currently under review.
Meeting Schedule for 2021:
March 2, 2021: Club meeting followed by a presentation by Bob Kotanchik on An Introduction to the Machin Issues of Great Britain.
April 6, 2021: Club meeting followed by a DVD presentation entitled “The US 1851-1857 Issues” (38 minutes).
May 4, 2021: Club meeting*
June 1,2021: Club meeting*
July 6, 2021: Club meeting*
August 3, 2021: Club meeting followed by a DVD presentation entitled “Famous Philatelists: Herman Herst, Jr.”
September 7, 2021: Club meeting*
October 5, 2021: Club meeting including election of officers, followed by a DVD presentation entitled “Czeslaw Slania, the World’s Finest Stamp Engraver” (16 minutes).
November 2, 2021: Club meeting*
December 7, 2021: Club meeting followed by a DVD presentation entitled “Number Ones of the World” (28 minutes).
* The content for future meetings is still being determined. As decisions are made, the meeting schedule above will be updated. At present, the club auctions are not expected to resume until face-to-face meetings are being held again.
Meetings begin promptly at 7 PM and visitors are most welcome.
During this period, when we are conducting our monthly meetings via ZOOM, if you are not a member and would like to attend our “virtual” meeting, please send an email to Bill Harris, the club president, at least one day before the scheduled meeting and Bill will send you the information on how to connect into our ZOOM meeting. Bill’s email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
When normal club meetings resume, they are scheduled to to be held in the Reception Room of the 2nd floor conference center at the St. Luke’s Hospital’s – Sacred Heart Campus, located at 421 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18102. On occasion, the hospital may request us to meet in another room other than the Reception Room. Any changes in the room location will be noted in the schedule above.
See About Us for more information about and directions to the meeting venue.
Note: only club members may participate in club elections, club auctions, and the club bourse.
Annual Club Dinner at Northampton Country Club – Postponed until Spring or Summer 2021, depending upon the pandemic situation.
Trip to the American Philatelic Society HQ in Bellefonte, PA – Postponed until Spring 2021, depending upon the pandemic situation.
For information about our twice-a-year stamp shows & bourse, see the EPASS page.