Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club

TLCC is a non-profit corporation registered in the State of Washington.
Address: Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club c/o David F. Schmidt, PO Box 11192, Tacoma, WA 98411, phone 253-565-6565.
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TLCC Annual Banquet

The 2013 56th anniversary banquet was held the evening of March 9, 2013 at the King Oscar Inn banquet facility, adjacent to the location of the club's semi-annual coin show. Guest speaker - Patti Finner. Ms. Finner, a former ANA vice president, was in town to teach a one-day workshop for local area Boy Scouts who wish to earn their coin collecting merit badge. Please see the banquet invitation letter.

The 2012 55th anniversary banquet and reunion was held the evening of March 10, 2012 at the King Oscar Inn banquet facility, adjacent to the location of the club's semi-annual coin show. See photos.

The 2008 TLCC annual banquet was held the evening of Saturday, March 8, 2008 at the Tacoma Elks Lodge. As described by editor Rick Schulz, "Our annual banquet went off without a hitch. The 28 members and guests in attendance were entertained and informed by guest speaker Ross Hanson, president of Northwest Territorial Mint. Ross described his business and plans for the future. Currently he is looking for suitable land in Tacoma for his whole operation and to build a museum."

The 2007 TLCC 50th anniversary banquet was held the evening of Saturday, March 10, 2007 at the Tacoma Elks Lodge. The program was past club presidents talking about their experiences with the club.


Left: TCC/LCCC/TLCC presidents (present and past) at the banquet.
Center: TLCC memorabilia on display.
Right: TLCC President Dave Schmidt conducts the ceremonies at the banquet.

The 2006 TLCC annual banquet was held on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at the Tacoma Elks Lodge. The guest speaker was Steve Cox, president of the Seattle Numismatic Society. Steve showed us an interesting slide presentation on the topic of "Art in Numismatics." No banquet was held in 2005.


Left to right: (click on photos to enlarge)
Guest speaker Steve Cox. Two of Steve's slides, showing artistic coins and paper money.
TLCC President David Schmidt.

The 2004 TLCC annual banquet was held on Tuesday, April 13, 2004 at the Tacoma Elks Lodge. The guest speaker was Del Cushing, long-time numismatist from the Seattle area. Del showed us an interesting slide presentation on the topic of "Northwest Exonumia."


Left to right: (click on photos to enlarge)
TLCC President David Schmidt introduces the guest speaker.
Guest speaker Del Cushing. One of Del's slides, showing an AYPE medal.
Dave presents an award to newsletter editor Rick Schulz.

The 2003 TLCC annual banquet was held on March 4, 2003 at the Happy Days Diner in Lakewood. The guest speaker was Gene Henry, long-time numismatist and coin dealer from Seattle. His informative and entertaining talks are always a hit.

Photo: Guest speaker Gene Henry receives "green jacket" from club president Dave Schmidt as award for speaking at the TLCC annual banquet, March 4, 2003.