Meeting Canceled because of Snow Storm.
|7:30 AM||Registration name tags available for those members who preregistered.
Registration table open for "walk-ins". Mart area open for set-up by table holders only.
|8:00 AM||Mart open; with closing at 11:45 A.M. for 12:00 Noon Luncheon.
(a watchman for Mart will be provided)
|8:30 AM||Silent Auction Table will run from 8:30 to 10:15A.M.|
|9:00 AM||CLOCK PENDULUMS - understanding their functions and purpose; by Joe Brown, former Chapter 8 President, NAWCC Fellow, AWI Certified Clockmaker, Corporator, Trustee and past conservator of clocks at the Willard House & Clock Museum, Trustee of Charles River Museum of Industry, past Pres. And Sec. Of the Grtr. Boston Watch and Clock Collectors. This is a must for those who have not attended in the past and always informative to the experienced clockmaker.|
|10:30 AM||TWENTY FIRST CENTURY WATCHMAKING - Jack Kurdzionak, will discuss how a watch shop should appear and the equipment it should have in order to service currently produced quality Swiss watches; both mechanical and quartz . Jack, an AWCI certified watchmaker runs a watch and clock sales and service center, The Watchmaker in Stoneham, Mass. A former teacher and an alumni of the North Bennet St. School watchmaking course. Jack keeps up to date by attending classes at the ETA Training Center in Grenchen , Switzerland and at WOSTEP in Neuchtal. He’s the immediate past Pres. of the AWCI and a Director.|
We are pleased to have Bob Merrill presenting RESTORING A HISTORIC LOWELL STREET CLOCK, a task beyond most of us, Bob, with the support of his family, took on the challenge of restoring Page’s clock which had been installed in 1914 in the Spring of 1991. Bob is a past Pres. of Chapter 8 and Chapter 89, AWCI Certified clockmaker and owns Kingston Time . He has also owned shops in Rockport and Andover, Mass.
The Silent Auction table (8: 30 to 10:15) - enables you to sell a few items without the need for a table:
Fill out a slip at the table with your minimum price you will accept for the item. Members can then write in their bids during the course of the auction.
The cost to you as a seller is only $3.00 PER ITEM. The charge is payable in advance and applies whether item sells or not.
At the same table or at the registration table in the hall you can buy a ticket for the 50-50 raffle. YOU get 50% of the total pot and Chapter 8 benefits from the other half. $1.00 per ticket or three for $2.00.
Suitcase Clock Repair Courses
Ron Hunt, a director of Chapter 8, will handle the NAWCC Suitcase Program. If you are interested, contact Ron at a meeting or call him at 978-369-5629. Contact by E-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you any of you have a question or wish to contact someone in the chapter, get in touch with any of these people and they will get your message to the right person if they cannot help you.
President Dave Deutemiam
81 Kingman St., Lakeville, MA 02347
1st Vice Pres. Burt Kassap
112 Bullough Park, Newtonville, MA 02460
2nd Vice Pres. Harold Lincoln
5 Ringbolt Road, Hingham, MA 02043
Treasurer Wayne Paskerian
5 Warren St., Winchester, MA 01890
Secretary Mel Greene
Post Office Box 365, Tweksbury, MA 01876
Past President Bob Frishman
53 Poor St., Andover MA 01810
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