Association Event and Award Photos 2013

In Memorium

Past President and long time NASC volunteer

Freddie Grant

Passed away on January 6th. Our condolences to her immediate family and to her extended NASC family.

The following Awards were presented at the August 2013 Golden State Coin Show:

George Moore, the hub of the wheel when it came to all the arrangements for setting up the banquet, enjoys a quiet moment before the event built up speed. Kay Lenker, a perennial attendee, lent her flavorful spirit to the evening’s crowd.

NASC President Alex Jaramillo presents Janet Reeves (on behalf of Editor Helen Desens) with the third place President’s Award for outstanding club publication for Covina Coin News.

Second place was won by Jim Phillips (not present), editor of Hemet Numismatists, and first place by Jack von Bloeker III (not present), editor of The BCCC Journal, of the Bay Cities Coin Club.

Above, Jim Wells was honored with the NASC Outstanding Numismatic Speaker Award in recognition of the many outstanding presentations he’s given to Southern California clubs.

Above, young William Berry was presented with the Maurice Gold Junior Achievement Award for his enthusiastic involvement with the two clubs he nor- mally attends: Verdugo and Glendale.

Don Foster receiving on behalf of honoree Angus Bruce (not present), the Richard P. Goodson Award from Alex Jaramillo. The Goodson award won by Angus recognizes his contributions to the NASC.

Don Foster received a special “Numismatic Point of Light Program” award from ANA President Walt Ostromecki.

The award is meant to recognize selected hobbyists for their commitment, generosity, and service to the national numismatic community. The award is limited to two individuals per month. Don’s was the seventh presented out of a potential of 100.

Roy Iwata was the second recipient that night of the “Numismatic Point of Light Program” award, receiving the eighth out of the potential 100.

Roy Iwata presented perennial exhibit winner Ken Spindler with the first place award for Ken’s exhibit on “French Revolutionary Calendar Almanac Medals”

Roy Iwata also presented Ken Spindler with the third place award for Ken’s exhibit titled “Real or Fake?”

Not present to receive the second place award was Robert Wu for his exhibit, “2012 Year of the Dragon”, and People’s Choice winner Michael Ontko for his ex- hibit titled, “Ten Cents a Dance: Selected Silver Coins of the New World”.

ANA President Walt Ostomecki received an appreciate plaque from NASC President Alex Jaramillo for Walt’s “outstanding performance as master of ceremonies” for the 2013 NASC Awards Recognition Event.

The following awards were presented at the September monthly meeting of the Hemet Numismatists:

(Angus Bruce, on right, being presented the NASC Richard C. Goodson Award for 2012 by Hemet Numismatists Club President Ken Busby)

Angus Bruce has been selected as the recipient of the NASC Richard C. Goodson Award for the year 2012. This award is presented for lifetime service to NASC and has been awarded annually since 1967. This award is accompanied by a perpetual Plaque, a personal Award Plaque, and a Certificate of Award!

Congratulations to Angus Bruce!!!

The Hemet Numismatists Newsletter has been awarded 2nd Place for 2012 Outstanding Club Bulletin! Congratulations to Jim Phillips as Newsletter Editor!!

(Jim Phillips, being presented, by his wife Cathy, the NASC Outstanding Club Bulletin, Second Place, Award for the year 2012)

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