Minutes for FCS&CC 8-28-2023
36 members and guests present.
Dave R. opened the meeting at 6:07 PM. The famous “bell” was missing but located. Could not start the meeting without the bell. It was so very nice to see everyone! How we all enjoy each other’s friendship!
There is a problem with the mike system. Dave R. will contact the VFW to discuss this.
Everyone enjoyed the sandwiches provided by Jane and Frank M. They received a standing ovation and dance!!🤠
Thank you to everyone that helped set up, serve, and cleaned up the food tables.
Thank you, Kathy , Cleo , Maureen , and Keri, for those delicious homemade salads and Barbara for those delicious individual’s chocolate cakes .
Our next meeting on Sept. 24th is being sponsored by Jean P. Our October meeting is being sponsored by Robert K. and Frankie D. November 25th is our Holiday meal at Carrabba’s Restaurant. 😄 
Dave R. reminded everyone that elections will be held at our Sept. meeting for President, Vice-President, and Secretary/Treasure for 2024.
Dave R. thanked Robert Cane for his coin donations for the “Good Of The Club”.
John S. spoke about the benefits of joining the ANA and their website
Ed W. spoke about making arrangements for disposing of their collections. Everyone should let their loved ones their wishes for this process.
There was a large “GFTC” auction with some great bargains for winning bidders along with our regular auction items.
Frankie D. spoke about Paul N. who recently passed away and all the collectables he left behind.
Robert K. gave our financial report.
Dave R. read an article about a mailman in Miami that was hit by a coconut that was written up in newspapers and shown on TV newscasts. After reading this article Dave R. informed the mailman in question was David R., our president.
Any member that would like to tell their story is welcome to speak.
Dave R. mentioned that the club paid twice for the upcoming Home Show on Jan. 20th and 21st, 2024.  Bob K, treasurer, tore up the duplicate check.
Thank you so much Michael P. Billy Bob , Tom H., Dr. John Z.  and David R. for putting out the tables and putting them back in the shed.
Thank you, Barbara C., for doing the 50/50 , welcoming and having everyone sign in .
Thank you, Tom H., for taking out our trash bag.
Thank you, Paul S., Robert H, Frankie D., Bob K., and Dave R. for running our auction.
Thank you, Capt., Rob for being the club ‘s photographer !
Kent S. received his lifetime membership for reaching his 90th birthday. He is looking forward to 90 more years.
50/50 winners:
Kent S.
Maureen W.
Door prizes:
John S.
Paul S.
Another great and fun meeting !!
Minutes written by:


FCS& Minutes 7-24-23 

56 members and guests attended.  It was great to see everyone !

Christmas in July was very successful. 

Meeting called to order at 6:01 PM.  

Dave R. thanked everyone for bringing in side dishes to accompany our Lemon Pepper Rotisserie Chicken. The food was great and completely devoured by everyone. 

Thank you Billy Bob, Michael P. and Joao A. for carving up the 6 chickens. 

Thank you, Cleo B., Frankie D., Jane M., and Silvia R., for manning the food table and serving everyone.   

The VFW let us use their portable speaker system since the reg microphone was not working. 

4 visitors were recognized and two became members.  

One of which was a member from over 20 years ago. Bob K. will reactivate his original member number.  

We all welcome William #338 and Antono#92 

Bob K. Gave the financial report for the month and told us our funds are starting to get a little low. To help keep down the expenses for the next three meetings we are asking the members to bring in a covered dish or side dish for our meetings. This will lead us up to our Huge Holiday Meal in November.  

Allan K. gave a presentation on fake gold layered coins and showed the newspaper ads selling them. This a scam that charges huge amounts of money for almost worthless coins. Please be careful when dealing with these ads. These are not produced by the US Mint. 

The live auction saw a lot of bids for a lot of great bargains.  

Thank you to Tom H. and Billy Bob for bringing in the tables . 

Thank you to Bob K., Frankie D., Paul S., and of course David R. for running the auction. 

Thank you, Barbara C., for manning the welcome table and the 50/50 tickets. 

To The Members We Thank Each And Every one of you for the fellowship , laughter and the love ! 

Thank you to Tom H. and Billy Bob for setting up the tables ,tearing them down  those who put the tables back. Also, to Phillip M. for always helping behind the scenes and removing the trash bags.  

50/50 winners: 

Silvia R. #70 

Lou D.  #4 

Door Prize winners: 

Maureen W.  

Cathy R. 

Minutes submitted by Frankie D. (Thanks Frankie, your check is in the mail) 

August Speaker Will Be The Honorable John Stratton . 

Kind Regards From All Your Officers ! 

David R. 

Frankie D. 

Bob K. 




There were 36 members and 6 guests present.

Meeting was called to order at 6:02 PM.

Everyone present enjoyed the sub sandwiches and Silvia’s Famous Chicken Salad with all the fixings.

We all welcomed back Lou D. Member # 4 and we also welcomed New Member Robert S. #337.

The Following Members were recognized For their 24 + years active members.

Ed W.

Jim B.

Dr. John Z.


Phil A.

For David R. It will be 20 years as being President in Feb.

Barbara C. will be our Welcome Sentry (unarmed of course) and in charge of the 50/50 and the special door prizes .

Our education speaker was Michael P.

David R. reminded the membership that in 10 weeks the new NFL season starts (GO DOLPHINS).

The brothers were back Bob and Paul S. Paul S. talked to all of us about finding three stamps on our free stamp table cataloging at several hundred dollars.

Our Vice President Frankie D. gave Silvia R. recognition for her hard work and presented her with two gift cards for her birthday from the members.

Our Treasurer Bob K. gave us the monthly financial report.

We want to thank everyone for helping out from putting up and tearing down the tables , helping set up , tearing down ,helped with the preparation of our meal , with the auction and taking the garbage to the dumpsters.

50/50 was won by John B. and Bob M.

Door prizes were won by Barbara C. and Tom H.

The July Meeting Education Speaker Will Be The Honorable Member Allan K.

The July Meeting will be Christmas in July lots of giveaways will be given out!

If you are a member of the APS, please e-mail David with name and membership number. If we have enough APS members, we may qualify for free club membership that our club pays for every year.

Have a great month of July !

Your officers

David R.

Frankie D.

Bob K.

Minutes were submitted by Silvia R.


2023 Minutes of Meeting May 22

FCS&CC minutes 5/22, 2023. There were 34 guest and members present.

Everyone attending received free carwash compliments of Mother Nature.

We all could not wait till 5 p.m. to eat!  So we all started to eat by 4 :40 p.m.

It was a great success our covered dish supper , so many yummy things to eat!

Thank you to all for making it a great success !!

The meeting was called to order at the sound of the bell at 6:02 PM.

Everyone was asked to introduce themselves so new members can meet and know everyone by name.

David R. gave an update on counterfeit stamps being produced in China and spoke about the declining counter service at the post office.Michael N. called to tell you all how much he misses the stamp club meetings and each of you !Linn’s stamp poll winners were announced with the big winner being the set of Peanuts Stamps for 2023.

Frankie D. standing in for our treasure Bob K. gave the financial report.

Our education talk was given by Paul S. On Matchbook Covers.

We were all thrilled to see Isay B. and His Grandson all grown up !!! It has been a year and a half that he came from the Ukraine by himself.

He showed all of us his achievements and we thanked him for sharing and coming to the meeting !

Thank you, Bob H. Tom H. Frankie D. John B. and Stephen, Paul S. and David for helping with the auction!

The club had a great live auction including a great “for the Good Of The Club’ sale.”

Thank you to Frankie D., Stephen, John B, Paul S. and David R. for running this evening’s auction.

Thank you, Vincent, for doing the special door prize tickets.

Thank you, Frankie, for doing the 50/50 tickets

Thank you all putting up and tearing down the tables in the rain !

Thank you Linda for always going behind the scene cleaning and straightening up !

The 50/50 was won by John A. # 304

Door prize gift cards were won by Michael P.  #318 and Maureen W. #233.

Once again, our meeting was a great ,fun ,meeting for all !!

Minutes by our Hostess,


Silvia R.


Minutes of Meting April 24 2023

There were 44 Of Us !Quite a few came in from the home show for free evaluations, to sell , and to donate .
The meeting started at 6:04 PM.
Pizza was served with all the side fixings being prepared by our Official Hostess, Silvia R.
Thank you so much Vincent and Bob H. for helping out !
Unfortunately our special speaker took ill and was not able to attend our meeting. This will be rescheduled for a later meeting.
David R. spoke about the large influx of fake US stamps being produced in China. One member mentioned that when inquiring about the China made stamps from the web site was told that the stamps were bought 10 years ago for a business that no longer existed. But the stamps that were shown in the ad and being sold were not even available 10 years ago.
A big Welcome Back  to Henry I. Happy to see you again.
Our Many Thanks To  Our Vice President Frankie D. and Bob K. who are always  there for all of us !!
Our Treasure/Webmaster gave our monthly financial report.
A Special THANK YOU for everyone pitching in to put out the tables and for helping to put the tables back after the auction was over.  Many Thanks To Phil , Bill , Tom ,Michael ,John C. Allan and Chuck
To All Of Our Members Thank You For The Great Human Beings You All Are!! We are all very lucky to have each other!
By The Way , For A Lot Of Us , It will be two decades of belonging to the club !
To Frank F. THANK YOU FOR THAT DELICIOUS Chicken/noodle soup from last meeting. Members are still talking about this special treat you gave all of us !!
A lot of 3-D and Vintage puzzles were given away to lucky ticket holders from the widow of Paul N.
Secret Heads Up For Next Meeting. By Popular Demand . The club is going to have a members covered dish night. We are asking all members to bring in one or two items to be shared with our members. We are asking for main dishes, salads, side dishes, etc. Have fun with this and surprise everyone with your favorite dishes.
As always, our live auction was a lot of fun and enjoyed by everyone. Thank you, Paul, David , Frankie and Bob K.,
May Live Auction will be “Anything Goes”. Bring in new and nearly new items for this fun auction along with our regular auction items.
The 50/50 winner was John B. #311
The $10.00 gift card door prize winners were # 135 Jean P. and # 283 Kent S.
Minutes Submitted By Our Hostess,
Silvia R.






2023 Minutes of Meeting March 27

There were 63 +++ members and visitors at this meeting.

A great turnout. A lot of transactions took place from 5:00 PM till 6:15 PM.

Our meeting started at 6:15 PM to give everyone attending a chance to eat the world’s best Chicken Soup Made by Chef Frank and his Assistant Mrs. Frank F. There were salads and treats for everyone. No one was left hungry. Thank you to everyone who helped serve and clean up.  Vincent , Bob H. Kathy ,  and Frankie D.

David R. and Frankie D. both told everyone about the terrible job the Post Office is doing in damaging the mail. There is no answer to correct this until the Palm Coast Post Office takes the time to teach the clerks how to read and not be lazy.

David R. mentioned the first anniversary of the post office losing a 60-pound package containing 16 albums being mailed to an auction house from Bunnell . This packaged disappeared without a trace once it was accepted at the post office. Must have gone to the Twilight Zone”.

A moment of silence was held for long time member Gerry Laird who recently passed away. He will be missed.

Our club welcomed two new members into our family. # 345 Jim Ratcliff Jr. and # 346 Jim Ratcliff Sr. We all welcome both of you to our club and hope you enjoy your membership with us.

A letter was received about gold and silver coin shortages from a supporter in South Florida. Bob Hart took the mike and explained what was happening with the shortages.

Our infamous Ed W. gave a most interesting short (under two hours) about old fire and police badges. Ed had several on display for all to see and enjoy.

Bob K.  Gave our monthly finance report. Great job Mr. Bob.

We had a fun live auction with a lot of bargains to be had. Thank you, Frankie D. Bob K. Paul S. and David R. for running it !

Thank you Barbara C. for taking care of the 50/50 and manning the front table for us. It was very good to see you after a very long time !!

Thank you to Vincent F., Bob H., Tom H., Joe S. Michael P. Allan K., Keith M., Capt. Rob., John Z., Phil M., Billy Bob B., and of course David R. for all your help with putting up taking down tables. If I didn’t catch everyone who helped, please forgive me for the senior moments have finally reached me!

Thank You Linda Lou for all your help behind the scenes.

Thank you Robert C. for your coin donation for the “Good Of The Club”.

$10.00 Door Prize Winners:

Silvia R. and Tom H.

50/50/50 Winners:

Frank F # 294 and Barbara C. # 284.

Once again Thank  Each and  Everyone Of You for making this club what it is and continuous to be without you all it would not be such a great club!!

Minutes submitted by:

Silvia R.



2023 Minutes of Meeting Feb 27

Wow! 66 members and visitors from the home show and even a girl-scout troop what more could we ask for!

We all welcomed Kraze and Ruth it was great to see them both. We had not seen them since the pandemic.

We also welcomed Bob S. We had not seen him in three years.   It was so good to have him and to once again take part in the meeting and the auction with his brother Paul S.

Just like before the two brothers always together at the meeting!

Our Sad Farewell to Our Sergeant Of Arms Eric L. and Grace who are moving to Texas. It has been a great honor for all of us to have had them in our lives!

All those 257 puzzles found new homes to go to!!

Frankie D. and David R. gave a report on the very successful Home Show.

Bob K. gave our treasurer report.

Thank you Vince for help in getting the food table all in order for us to enjoy !

Thanks you Tom H. , Michael P. Bill B. Keith M., Denny L. and Phil for helping with the tables.

Thank you to Frankie D. Eric L. Paul and Bob S. David and Bob H. for helping out with the auction.

Thank you Cleo, Keith and Bob K. for taking care of the tickets .

Door prizes were won by Stephen S. and John C.

The 50/50 was won by David R. and John C.

Our March Meal Will Be Provided By Frank F.  Home-made chicken soup and all the fixings will be provided.

Thank you to every one of you for making this a great, fun and very enjoyable club.   The contribution you each bring is remarkable in so many ways!

Silvia R.



Minutes of Meeting January 23 2023

At 4:15 PM many members showed up at the VFW to set up tables for the special estate auction that was being held at approximately 6:15 PM. This was a great and welcome surprise to see all this help. Our members also helped bring in 40 plus albums for this auction. I was grateful for all the help. This special auction was held in memory of our beloved Paul Noll who passed away a year ago.

Light snacks was provided by our club.

There were 36 members and visitors present.

The meeting started at 6:00 PM.

Bob K. Gave a detailed financial report.

Dave R. spoke about our rental increases for the year.

As part of our community awareness Island Doctors came for those members that my have questions about health care.

Everyone was reminded that the Home Show will take place Feb. 4th & 5th Sat. and Sunday at the Flagler Palm Coast High School from 9:00 AM till 4:00 PM each day. Volunteers are needed both days to man the booth. There will be a special table set up with free stamps and sandwiches will be provided for those that help two or more hours. This show has always been our best source for new members and to answer questions for the general public. Please, if you can help let Silvia know and keep in mind we need items to put on the table which will be taken home by the members bringing them.

The special auction was a great success along with the regular auction and the Good For The Club Auction.

Thank you Keith M. for handling the 50/50 tickets.

Thank you Bob K., Francine F., Paul S., Frankie D., and Bob H., and David R. for handling the auction.

Thank you to everyone who helped set up and take down the tables.

Thank you Cleo B. and Keri S. For helping at the food table.

The 50/50 (25/25/50) winners were:

# 304 John C.

#305 Brian R.

The Door Prize Winners were:

#299 Rob P.

#49 John Z.

Minutes were taken by:

Silvia R. Hostess








Happy Holidays to all of our members and friends.

Our Holiday meal took place at Outback on Monday 11-28-2022.

A great time was had by all. All of the ladies were given a chance to win a high fashion Odyssey purse from Trades Of Hope with eleven winners. These purses are brand new and retailed at $79.00 each but David R. worked his magic and got these for a great price. Congratulations to the winners.

Four BINGO games were called by David R. and Bob K. with fantastic cash prizes that you can retire again on.

The winners were Cleo B., Ed W., Ronnie I., and John B.

Best table decorations were won by Lisa and Jacob S. who received 1st place and Eric and Grace L. who won 2nd place. Each table won a great gift for their expert decorating talents.

Great food was enjoyed by everyone and after eating our famous gift exchange took place with a lot of surprises.

Special thank you to Frankie D. for taking the minutes. Thank you Jim I. and Ronnie I., Trish S. for all your help.

We will see everyone at our next regular meeting on Monday January 23rd.

Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanza, Merry Grinches Day to all and to all a good night.😍

Silvia and David











MINUTES of Meeting Oct 24 2022

Our meeting was called to order at 6:05PM. 49 Members and Six Guests were present at the meeting .

 KFC provided the meal and everyone gobbled it up.

Thank you, Frankie D., for picking it up and To Cleo and Henrietta for serving it.

David R. reminded the members that this was the last regular meeting of the year and informed everyone to use our club web site to contact David because his AOL site has crashed.

It was great to see Henrietta again and Joe M. at the meeting.

Our club received a lot of “junk” coins to be put in envelopes to be handed out to youth at the upcoming home show. Just some of the donors were Joe, Phil , Michael P., Vincent, Jim, Jean, Brian, Stanley, Allan, and others. These are being bagged up into zip lock bags and will have a club business card enclosed. Stamp packets will also be distributed to anyone interested in stamp collecting.

Dues are now due for 2023 and many of those attending the meeting gave Bob K. these dues. This made Bob very happy.

If you have not paid your 2023 dues yet this can be sent to PO BOX 351355, Palm Coast, FL 32135-1355.

Tom H. Spoke about the coins that will be given out and the reason this is a great thing to do to get new collectors interested in coin collecting.

Ed W. our educational director gave a great presentation on WWII occupational currency and spoke about why people collect “things”.  This was enjoyed by everyone. Great job Ed.

Nominations were accepted for new officers for the year 2023. Named and seconded were Frank D. for vice president, Robert K. for secretary, and David R. for president. All of which won by acclimation. Congratulations to the 2023 officers.

The Christmas Tree will be put up on November 15th at 11:00 am at the Library. We encourage the members to give us 30 minutes of your time to do this. It is always a lot of fun.

A letter from Mark W. was read to the membership. Mark is interested in trading stamps with members. His letter was circulated to those in attendance.

Dave R. reminded everyone about our upcoming Holiday Party on November 28th At 1:00 PM at Outback. If members want to participate in the gift exchange bring a new wrapped item with a $10.00 value.

Thank You to everyone for your help in breaking down the tables and locking up the VFW.

Thank you to Jim I. for helping with the 50/50.

Thank You Maureen W. for handing out the tickets for the special door prizes.

Thank you to Linda Lou for calling out the numbers for the special door prizes.

Thank you to Paul S., Frankie D., Bob K. and David R. for taking care of the auction.

Thank you Bob K. for getting the gift cards for the door prizes.

Bob K. our financial report.

Gift Card Door Prizes:

Frankie D. # 145

Allan K. # 253

50/50 winner:

Paul S. #165

Happy Halloween to all.

Minutes submitted by:

Silvia R. Hostess




Minutes of Special Board Meeting, September 17 2022

Board Meeting 8-17-2022 called to order 2:00 pm.


David Rosenthal, President

Frank Debisceglie, Vice-President

Robert Kegley, Treasurer

Discussion on dues and club expenses. By a unanimous vote the dues will be raised by $5.00 per year to go from $15.00 to $20.00.

Discussion on meal cost at meetings that the funds allocated for the meals has been used up.  Voted and approved by all three board members that starting in January, 2023 that the club provide light snacks.

Meeting ended at 2:30 PM

Minutes taken by David Rosenthal


Minutes of Meeting Aug 22 2022

 The Cuban Meal was served at 4:30 and devoured quickly by all!!

 The skies gave everyone a fantastic lightning show along with some much-needed rain.

 We all welcomed new member Lana M. #332 . Welcome to our club.

Coins were donated by Eric L. and Bob C. for our programs. We thank them very much !

The special door prize table was filled up tremendously from the generosity of Joe ,Eric, Bob, Michael , and Frankie D.

What a surprise Keith M. gave all of us with his presence,(for he is a snow bird.) Welcome back Barbara, Maureen ,Ed  and Phil A.

One of our members found a coil pair that could be worth $40,000 at the free table . It pays to go through the free stamps.

Thank you to David R. , Frankie D., and Linda for Show and Tell portion of the meeting.

The presentation at Las Palmas on Wed. August 17th went well. A lot of information was given out and enjoyed by everyone that helped at the table.

This year, after three years of not participating due to Covid, we will once again participate for the Christmas Tree Presentation at the Library. This year it will be on Nov. 15, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the Palm Coast Library.  ALSO Our Holiday Party Will be on November 28,2022 At Outback in Palm Coast At 1 p.m.

 It was discussed and brought up to the membership by Keith , Eric , David , Frankie D. and Barbara that our dues should go up to $20 starting January 2023.

New membership will be $25.00; this is the first increase in 15 years. Renewal membership will be $20.00.  Frankie D. made the motion and Eric L. seconded it .

 This was approved by a large majority of the attending membership.

Bob K. gave the financial report for the month.

Many Thanks To All That Helped With Setting up the tables and taking them down!!! Michael , Allan K. Tom , Paul ,Frankie D.

Thank you, Linda, for calling out the special door prizes ,Thank you Barbara for doing the fifty/fifty;  and to Frankie for doing the tickets for the special door prizes

Thank you to Bob K. for always handling the ten dollars gift cards and being the treasure for the club, it is very much appreciated by all .

The $10 gift cards were won by Allan K. and Paul S.

The fifty/fifty was won by Stanley G.

September’s meeting by popular demand, our meal will be coming from KFC .

Thank you Frankie, David , Paul  and Bob for handling the auction .

Kind Regards To All!!

Silvia and David




Minutes from The July 25 ,2022 Meeting

 There were 43 members and guests present. Meeting started at 6:01 P.M.

This meeting was dedicated to our beloved Phil K. followed by a moment of silence .

Bob C. talked about his longtime friend Phil and Francine also came up and talked about Phil’s service . This is the first time ever since 2005 that Francine has ever come up to the front and talked .

It was very good to see Henry I. back after a long absence. How we all missed not seeing him at the meetings but we understand.

We all enjoyed tremendously the food from the Red Bowl in Ormond beach that was catered in. The arrangements were done by Eric L. Thank you Eric.

Thank you all who put tables up and took them down ! Billy Bob , Tom , Bob, Kent, John B. Allen ,John A. It is very much appreciated.

Thank you to Michael P. , Joe S. and Bob H. for bringing in stamp materials for the special door prizes .

David R. invited everyone who enjoys BINGO to come on the first Monday of each month to IHOP on Old Kings Road at 2:30 PM. Some enjoy the food before or after BINGO. 

Kathy gave an awesome very interesting slide show / talk about her visit to Mexico and the stamp museums, along with the food and buildings.

Linda Lou gave a talk about the upcoming elections.

Thank you, John B., for doing the 50/50 and To Cleo for doing the special door prizes.

The door prize winners were # 290 Eric L. and # 165 Paul S.

# 307 Cleo for the first time ever was the winner of the 50/50

Thanks to Allen, Frankie and Bob K.  for doing the auction.

A Million Thanks for all the work, Bob K. does month in and month out year after year !!!

AND last But Not Least To All Of Our Members Thank you For Each and Every One Of You for Making Our Club The Success It Is .

There was a special personal presentation of a scholarship given to Jacob S., by Bob K. His Mom was also present.

Kind regards always ,

David and Silvia






Minutes of Meeting June 27 2022

There were 59 members and visitors present.

Dave R. started the meeting at 6:06 pm after everyone finished eating a great meal (sub sandwiches) with all the fixings from Wal-Mart.

Our club had a show and tell.

Dave R. spoke to our members about the Century Of Progress train leased by the Post Office that traveled to cities all over America.

 Joe B. spoke about two very rare essays from 1985 flag over capitol that was never issued with the only known 2nd copy being in the Smithsonian Museum.

The FCS&CC presented Silvia R.  with gift cards for reaching 70 years young!

Billy Bob spoke about a county fund raiser for the Flagler County Food Bank. After a lengthy discussion that lasted a full 4 minutes the club made a motion to send donate $50.00. Motion Passed.

Dave R. discussed making 5 donors that have supported our club for years honorary members. Motion Passed. To protect their privacy, their names will not be printed in the minutes.

Our financial treasurer gave our fantastic financial report.

We received several donations of stamps for the stamp tables. A Special Thank You  to Graham M. who donated stamps in memory of his wife.

50/50 winner: #304 John C.

Door Prize Winner # 304 John C.

Door Prize Winner # 317 Bryan D.

Next Month we are having a catered authentic Chinese From The Red Bowl Asian Bistro In Ormond Beach. Our club members Vince, Shirin G. and their family recently purchase this restaurant.!

You do not want to miss out on this meal.

It was very good to of see our beloved Jean P. after months of not being able to attend !

A special thank you for those members that help with setting up and taking down our tables. This is a great help.

Thank you to Frankie D., Bob K. , BillyBob B. and of course, David R. for handling our live auction.ou, Bob H., Joe S., Michael P.  Bob C. for filling the table with stamps , coins , materials for the special door prizes that everyone enjoyed receiving .

We encourage all members to help out with the special table project .

Thank you, Trish S., Cleo B. June D. and Linda C. for always helping out behind the scenes

We gave 70 envelopes filled with stamps to a school on the west coast of Florida.  One of the teachers attended our meeting .

She was very grateful to receive them !

Kind Regards To All

Minutes submitted by:

Silvia R.  Hostess


Minutes of Meeting May 23, 2022

There were 51 members and visitors present.
The meeting was called to order at 6:05 pm.
Dave R. asked if everyone enjoyed the KFC meal. The sound of the applause indicated a very happy and full membership. Thank you, Frankie D., for picking up the food and to Maureen W.,  Cleo B. and Silvia R. for taking care of the meal table.
Next months meal will be catered by club the world-famous sub sandwiches with all the fixings from salad to desserts from Wally World!!!
Dave asked all Veterans and First Responders to stand and be recognized in observance of Memorial Day. The US Airforce out numbered all the other branches at this meeting.
Our Vice-President told everyone that he has a new granddaughter. This is # 8 for Frankie D. Congratulations to Frankie and his family.
Dave R. explained the reasons for the new IRS Tax Donation Form.
David and Silvia attended Jacob S. Eagle Scout presentation on Sunday 5-22-2022. This is a great achievement to reach and takes years of hard work.
To Lisa S. his beloved Mother who deserves to be recognized for the support she has given to her Son Jacob .
Dave R. listed the results of Linn’s Stamp News yearly stamp poll.
Our club gave a warm welcome to Vincent F. who joined our club.
Frankie D. is starting up programs at schools for our youth programs. Frankie needs foreign and US coins that can be handed out at these programs. Please be generous and help our club get new collectors into this lifelong hobby.
The Jacksonville Coin Show will take place this weekend. Details when received will be sent out to everyone.
Our club had a fun but short live auction. Last month the auction lasted 1 1/2 hours. This month only 35 minutes. Thank you Frankie D., Mike P., Allen A. and David R. for running the auction.
A special thank you to everyone who brought in items for the special door prizes. This was a great help and all the members enjoyed the special door prizes.
Thank you to Phil and June for helping put the tables back.
Thank you to Allen A. for putting the tables out.
Thank you to Barbara C. 50/50 tickets.
Thank you to Billy Bob and Trish for handing out the special door prize tickets.
Thank You Ed Wolf for the handing out the blue door prize tickets.
Thank you to Kathy G. For taking care of calling out the special door prize winners.
50/50 winners John Z.  and Barbara C. for the first time.
$10.00 Dor prize cards won by Billy Bob and John Z.
Thanks To All The Members For Always Making These Meetings Such A Fun Event !!!
Have A Great Month !!
Minutes Submitted By
Silvia R.


MINUTES of The Meeting April 25 2022

There were 59 visitors and guests present. It was so nice to see  everyone, we are still missing a few of our members, but we understand.
Everyone enjoyed a catered meal from the VFW.  Thank you to those who brought in desserts.
The meeting started at 6:02 pm.
 This meeting was dedicated in memory of our beloved Bernard Baumann, and all of our members stood up for a moment of silence for Bernard Baumann #268. His happy smile will be missed by everyone.
Phil K.  was presented a special personal carrot cake for all that he does for our club.
Jacob S. #221 started coming to our meetings when he was 8 years old.   He has invited all of the members, present and not present, FOR HIS EAGLE SCOUT PRESENTATION On May 22, 2022 at The First Baptist Church of Palm Coast from 12:30 To 3:30 p.m.
We were all happy to see Mike P. and Frank F. who have been absent from our meetings for a very long time.
David R. went over the action rules for all of our visitors and members.
Bob K. gave our financial report.
Thank you to all the members who brought in their extra stamps and supplies for the special door prizes
Keri S. gave a very interesting presentation on quilt making and showed many examples of her work. It takes at least a year to complete each quilt. Dave R. tried to auction off the quilts starting at $1.00 but no takers. 😋🤡
The club had a great live auction with a lot of stamp and coin lots changing hands. Thank you to Alex A., Maureen W., Mike P., Frankie D., Bob K., and of course our unofficial live auctioneer David R. for all the hard work making our actions the success that it is.
Thank you to:
Maureen W. for handling the 50/50.
Linda C. called out the winning special door prize tickets.
Bob K. for handling the door prize cards.
Cleo B. for handing out the special door prize tickets.
Eric L. for taking pictures.
Three new members joined our family:
Isay B # 327
Stanley G. # 328
Joseph M. # 329
We welcome all new members. Please take a moment to say hello to them personally.
50/50 winners: Silvia R and Bob K.
Door prize winners: # 301 Ed C., #253 Allen K. and # 317 Bryan D.
Nakita, who is the grandson of # 327 Isay, just arrived from Ukraine three days ago and has an interest in coin and stamp collecting. Several members went to Nakita and gave him all kinds of coins and stamps to get him started.
Thank you to Alex A. for his help in setting up the tables and to all the members who helped take down the tables. Doing this helps to keep our rental costs down.




Our meeting was called to order by the sound of the bell at 6:07 PM, There were 58 members and visitors present. Quite a few visitors
 came some left, others stayed ..
Everyone enjoyed the pizza and garlic rolls from Bruno’s pizza supplied by our club.
What a great surprise for all of us to see Frankie D., our esteemed vice-president, in attendance. How we all clapped in joy !!

 We also welcomed back Barbara C.  with cheers and joy whom we had not seen for over two years !

We welcome Joe B. # 326 to our club. Joe is another retired postal employee, that makes us the majority!!!!
June D. brought in home made honey from her bee hives for sale. For those who did not have a chance to purchase this delicacy June will have this again at our April meeting. Do not miss out on this treat.


Bob K. gave the treasure’s report.
Dave R. Told everyone that Linn’s Stamp News March 7th edition had a great article about our  club in the letters to the editor. As a result we received several boxes of donations that were made available to our members.
Mayor David Alfin and Brittany came to talk to all who attended the meeting . This was very informative and the Mayor spoke about the growth of Palm Coast and future plans for expanding the city. After a question and answer period everyone was given a goody bag from the city.
The live auction was a lot of fun and we are all very  happy that Frankie D. was back at the table helping with the auction.
Thank you to Allen A. for helping David R. with bringing in all of the tables .
Thank you To Bob H.,
                      Frankie D.
                      Joe  S.
                      Stevie S.
                      Allen A.
                      Michael P.
For bringing in much needed philatelic and numismatic material for the special door prize tables .
Nothing was left ,many happy members whose numbers were called loved the material that you all brought in !
Thank you Cleo for handing out the tickets for the special door prizes and to Barbara C. for doing the 50/50.
The 50/50 was won by Silvia R. and Stevie S. of which Stevie gave it back for the club .
The gift cards were won by Brian R. and Tom H.
Thank you Kent S. and Brian R. for taking down the tables .
Thank you Linda Lou for all that you always do behind the scene
Thank you Nicki for always bringing in the bags of chips !
Our educational program for the April meeting will be giving by Keri S. You won’t want to miss Keri’s presentation !
Our next meeting to be held on April 24th will have another huge silver coin auction for the club. The coin list for this special auction has been sent out to everyone.
Minutes submitted by our hostess,
Kind regards to all.
Links that may be of interest to members:
City of Palm Coast
Florida Agricultural Museum




Minutes of Meeting Feb 28 2022

There were 64 members and visitors present at this meeting. This is the highest since covid started. Our members and guests filled the room.

All attending this meeting enjoyed a catered meal from Salsas Mexican Restaurant. The food was hot and delicious. Nothing was left over. Thank you to Keith M. for picking up this meal for us.

Dave R. started the meeting at 6:02 pm with the ringing of a new 100 year old sheep bell. Thank you ed W. for this new toy.

All members stood for a moment of silence for our beloved Paul Noll who recently passed away to the great puzzle in the sky.

Dave R. spoke about next years Home Show that will take place a week later than in past years. 2023’s dates for the Home Show are February 4th and 5th Saturday and Sunday. Mark your calendars.

Dave R. let everyone know that items on the viewing table with the # 70 that is $10.00 or higher will be part of a reverse auction.

Our illustrious Ed W. gave a fantastic presentation on medals and special covers. It is always fascinating to listen to Ed. and to see his items.

Bob K. gave the financial report.

It was brought up to the clubs attention that the FUN Show will give at no charge a free table to promote our club in Orlando. The table must be attended at all times by a club member that is also a FUN member. If anyone is interested in doing this please let Dave R. know. There will be packets of coins ad stamps provided to give out to Fun Show atendees.

Keith M. told the club that on April 2nd at the agricultural center on US 1 that a grand opening will take place for the g scale outdoor train and a miniature train that can be ridden on. This is located towards the back fo the ag center.

Our club welcomed new member #325 Don G. to our family. There was another new member that joined after the meeting and will be recognized at our March 28 meeting.

David confirmed that our Palm Coast Mayor David Alfin will be our guest speaker at our March 28th meeting. Let’s have a great turnout for this event. Bring friends and family for this special guest. If you have any special items you wish to discuss or question Mayor Alfin just send me an e-mail and I will forward your questions.

Thank you John B. for running the 50/50.
Thank you Bernd for handing out the special door prize tickets.
Thank you Nicki for always bringing in a bag of snacks.
Thank you Tom H. for the yummy goodies that was enjoyed by everyone.
Thank you Allan A., Bob K. Francine F., John B. and Dave R. for running the live auction.
Thank you to everyone who helped set up and tear down the tables.
Thank you Michael P. and Joe for bringing in bags and boxes of stamps for our programs.
Thank you Stephen S. for bringing in a large bag of stamp packets.
Billy Bob brought in a set of new ink cartridges # 564. If your computer can use these let Dave R. know. First to respond gets them.

One of our members left a brown jacket. If this is yours, please let Bob K. know. He has it.

The 50/50 had two winners:
John Z. (for the 23rd time) and Eric L. who donated his winnings back for the good of the club. Thank you Eric.

Door prizes were won by:
Francine F. and Stephen S.

Minutes taken and submitted by our hostess Silvia R.

Hope to see everyone at our March 28th meeting.

Minutes of the Meeting Jan 24, 2022

There were 55 members and 6 families that came from the home show.  Total of 63.

After a very great meal catered by Panda Express, we started the meeting at 6:02 PM.

The Home Show was a great success in promoting our club, over 250 stamp packs were giving out as well as dozens of coin packs.  We were given a commercial booth space at the front of the show.

The club gave a small class on Sunday Morning on how to start stamp collecting that was well attended.

Spoke to a lot of people about our club our mission which is to promote how to collect stamps and coins and the lifetime fun and enjoyment it brings.

We could have not done it without the help from Keith, David, Bob, Eric, Kathy, Cleo, Stevie, Paul and Silvia.

Our beloved Keith M. was so dedicated, kind, funny, witty and awesome in the way he talked to people at the home show both days ..

Thank you to Phil K. for the coin donations.

Dave R. held up a 7-foot receipt showing 45 donors of stamps that were sent a club bag and pen to thank them for their large donations.

We had a great stamp, silver and gold coin auction. This was the 3rd gold and silver coin special auction with the proceeds going to support our youth activities.

Thank you, John B., for coming up with the idea of having paddles for the auction and for providing them to the members.

Thank you to everyone for putting up the tables and taking them down, it is very much appreciated ..

Some of the special door prizes were donated by Michael P.,   an Excavating company from Washington State, Jeff and Darlene of Georgia , Jason and Pam F.,  and Allen A.

Rules for the auction were announced by Dave R. so that the new members will know how our auction works.

Bob K. gave our financial report.

New members were #322 Maureen W. #323 Tim R. and #324 Judith W.

Thank you, Bob, for handling all the money in being the treasurer and webmaster!

Thank you, Keith, for doing the special door prizes.

Thank you, Paul S., for doing the 50/50

Thank you Lindi Lou for the fun, the hollering in calling out the ticket numbers.

Thank you, Keith, David, Bob, Kathy and Francine, for handling the auction.

Thank you, Cleo and Nicki, Maureen and Silvia for handling the table with the food.

Door prizes were won by Bernie, and Linda Lou

The 50/50 was won by Kathy and Keith.  It was Kathy’s first time in seven years to win!

It was good to of seen everyone, to share the laughter, fun, the friendship, and the the great fellowship.  And to those members whom we have not seen in a year we all miss you



Kind regards always,

David and Silvia



CORRECTED COPY  – Destroy all others

This corrected copy is to clarify the holiday meal at Outback Steak House.

The date is Nov 22, to be at the restaurant at 1 pm.  We have to be out of the restaurant by 4 pm.  The menu that was included with the original email is the choices available.  The club will PAY for a member plus a guest.  The meal will include coffee, tea, or lemonade.     Any alcoholic beverage must be paid for by the individual.
The address is  45 Plaza Drive Palm Coast.  The restaurant is on your left, at the traffic signal when you turn to go to Home Depot.

The special door prizes at the meeting were donated by Michael Perry.   Club apologizes for the error.  

The meeting was called to order at 6:02 p.m.  There were 44 members and visitors present.  Oct 25 2021.
In Memory Of Our Beloved Larry E. His wife Melanie gave quite a few boxes of stamp books, covers, and stamps. As her wish it all went for the good of the club.
This was our last regular meeting for 2021 .
We all enjoyed those delicious sub sandwiches and all the fixings ..Thank you to all who brought goodies! Nothing was left.
We welcomed new member # 321 Mr. David F.
Robert K. gave the financial report.
Dave R. spoke about our participation at the home show this year. This will take place on January 22nd and 23rd. Sat. show starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM.  Sunday hours are 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM. We need help manning our booth for both days. We also need interesting items for the table, both coin, and stamp related, to show visitors. There will be activities for the young and young at heart this year. Those manning the booth will be provided sandwiches, chips, and drinks. (water).
We all voted to go to Outback for our Holiday Party to be held at 1:00 PM. After some feedback from some of our members, we are having a gift exchange. Bring in a wrapped gift item with a $10.00 value. This can be any new item or a gift card of your choice.
Everyone is encouraged to decorate their table. Special prize for all at the best table.
We will play bingo while waiting for our meals. Cards are $1.00 each so bring a buck and let’s have a great time.
Wear Holiday attire.   SEE attachments.
Welcome back Mr. Bob C. It was very good having you back!
Pens were given out with the club’s info. Please remember to take off the tiny little ball that is at the end of the pen before you start to use it.
This evening the special door prizes were donated by Michael P.  …Glassine envelopes full of stamps. How everyone enjoyed receiving them.
Thank you, Cleo and Nicky, for helping with the food. Thank you, Trish, for doing the 50/50    Winners of the 50/50 were Capt. Rob and Bob H.
Gift cards winners were ———- and Bob H. (Sorry, did not write down the other winner).
Thank you, Linda Lou for manning the front table.
A Million Thanks to all who helped with putting up and taking down the tables !!
Thank you, Bob H., and Bob K., Paul S., and David R.  for helping with the auction. Once again it was a great auction, great buys for all!
Hope to see everyone at the Holiday Party ..
Kind regards to all,
Attachments:   Lunch menu
                           Outback Restaurant address
                            Directions (click on “directions” in the address)

Outback Steakhouse


Minutes of Meeting Sep 27 2021

Our President called the meeting to open at 6:04 PM. There were 44 members and visitors present.

The meeting was dedicated to Larry E. Everyone stood up in his honor for a moment of silence.

What a great meal we all enjoyed that was catered by Panda Express. Everyone attending this meeting enjoyed great fellowship and stamps and coins.

Elections were held for officers for 2022. The current officers all stated that they will run again. Due to the fact that there were no other nominations the current officers were elected by acclimation to serve for the year 2022 as follows: President, David R., Vice President Frank D., Treasurer/secretary Robert K.
Eric L. Captain At Arms Congratulations to the new officers for 2022

Bob K. gave us the financial report.

A Big Welcome to John and Trish S. we had not seen them in over a year. Also, A Big Welcome to June D. for we had not seen her in two years .
Our movie star Keith M. flew in from Minnesota where he resides to have Chinese food with all of us. What a delight it was for all of us to see him.

Invitations will be going out for our Holiday Party on November 22, 2021 by the end of this week, you should be receiving them.

John C. talked about his trip to Portugal and seeing friends he had not seen in 60 years.

Paul S. gave us a fantastic talk and DVD presentation about his experience volunteering with the Red Cross working on September 11.

The 50/50 was split up into two winning numbers due to the large participation at this meeting. For the first time since the clubs beginning one member, John Z. won both pulls.

The 2 $10 gift cards were won by Billy Bob and Brian R.

The auction was one of the largest our club had in many years. A lively auction was enjoyed for the 29 silver coins that had been donated to the club. Several members also had coins to in the auction that were auctioned off along with dozens of stamp items. This auction was a little longer than usual but everyone stayed and enjoyed the action. There were many bargains that changed hands. The items brought much joy to the winners!

A Million Thanks To Bob K., Maureen , Francine, David, Paul , and Bob H. for helping with the auction ..

A Million Thanks to Tom H. Keith M. and Vince G. for putting back all of the tables.

It was very good seeing everyone and we miss the rest of you all, but we understand.

Kind regards always,
Silvia and David
Meeting was adjourned at 10:15

Minutes of The Meeting August 23 2021

Hello Fellow Flagler County Stamp and Coin Members,

Meeting was called to order at 6:02 p.m. 42 were in attendance. We all enjoyed a great meal prepared by Kathy G, Keri’s salad, Maureen ‘s deviled eggs, Jean, Silvia’s, Cleo and Billy Bob ‘s great desserts were all enjoyed tremendously by all .

The yearly bills were discussed and voted on by the membership in attendance.

Due to the pandemic of the Delta Virus, the membership has decided not to participate in this year’s Holiday Tree Celebration at the librar

It was announced by Silvia that over 340 large packets of stamps have been given out this month to schools, church groups, and civic groups.

September the club membership will vote for the new officers for 2022. Any member interested in running for office please notify the club at the club’s email –

Holiday Party is confirmed for Monday November 22, 2021 at Golden Corral. Everyone attending must be at their seats no later than 3:30 pm for the head count. As in the past each member will be allowed one guest. If you are going to arrive after 3:30 pm, you must inform David R. so you can be added to the head count.

We welcome new member #320 Crissy C. Let’s make sure that all the members make the new members feel at home.

Phil K. won the 50/50.

Ten dollars gift cards were won by Jean P. and Jacob S. Congratulations to them!

The very special door prizes were a great success once again!

September’s meeting auction will once again feature donated silver coins. The list of these coins will be sent out to each member.

A cash donation was made from Belk’s for participating in their charity event of two years ago .

We now have available to the membership flash drives for the world wide pages, stamp glossary, and blank topical pages. These are the same items that were given out to members in CD format. The club was informed that there are some members that do not have a CD drive on their computers/laptops so this will make it possible for all to enjoy this added benefit to club members. If you need this flash drive, please let David know.

Our educational program will be put on by Paul S. on the 911 attack. Paul was present at the Twin Towers after the attack.

Thank you all for helping out with the auction , the 50/50 , calling of the very special door prizes, the bringing in of the tables and putting them back . It is greatly appreciated by all ..

Kind regards always,

David and Silvia

Minutes of Meeting June 28 2021

Meeting started at 6:04 PM. 49 visitors and members attended.

What a great meal we all had Thanks To Eric and Grace ! We cannot thank them enough ! Thanks To Cleo , Frankie ,Jane and Frank , Francine , Kathy all who helped with the serving and the clean up.

We had a moment of silence for Rodney F. and for the lives lost at the Surfside, FL condo collapse.

It was so nice to of seen Dar and Frankie D. since the pandemic we had not seen them .

What an interesting education talk by Eric L.

The Holiday meal will go on this year ,Bob K. is doing the foot work and then it will be brought up for the membership to vote on.

Thanks to Jean P. for doing the tickets for the special door prices and Linda Lou for doing the 50/50.

John B. and Kent S. were the recipients of the ten-dollar gift cards that is provided by the club each month.

The 50/50 was won by Paul N. and Kathy .

Welcome new member #317 Bryan D. to the club.

Francine F. presented our hostess Silvia a Happy Birthday card and a gift card from the club.

The auction was again spectacular thanks once again to Irv F. making it possible to be spectacular .Thanks to Paul S. ,David , Bob H. Bob K. Kathy and Francine for all of their help.

We can never thank enough Tom H. for always ,always helping with the tables .

For the July auction we will have an Anything Goes Live Auction. Bring in your new household items ,it is a good time to start shopping for the holidays.

The club will be sponsoring the July meal it will be a surprise !

A special thank you to Bob K. for everything he does for our club.

Like always the fellowship was great !

Have a great month !

Kind regards always ,

David , Silvia , Frankie D. Eric L. and Bob K.

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