Minutes for February 3, 2018

President Pulsifer called the February’s meeting to order at 10:10am.

Twenty-three were present. Among them were two guests. They were Margaret Wheeler and Meg Derrer.

The minutes were read and approved.

Ed Bikowitz gave the treasurer’s report. We have $8,097.00 on hand.

Correspondence: The chapter got a thank-you note from Karen Caseuy for the Chapter’s memorial gift in Terry’s name to the NAWCC.

Pat Walsh was this month’s 50/50 winner. This was his second win in as many meetings. Can he maintain his winning ways in April?

Dale Mason reviewed the book Iridium Girls, about the women dial painters in the watch and instrument shops in the last century.

The watch and clock contests for February were for any clock or watch, or clock or watch tool, whose maker’s name, place of manufacture, material, function, model name, or ornament begins with the 'W', 'X', 'Y', or 'Z'. Tim Post took first place in watches while Dale Mason captured second. In clocks John Teeter took first and Theresa Lynema knocked down second.

Bill Wheeler presented February’s program. It was called Antique American Clocks: A Fifty-Year Journey.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:17am.

Richard Weiderman