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A.A.C.C. Biography

     1. Established: Saturday June 04, 2005
     2. Founding members: Tommy Burriss, Ron Hawkins,
        John Massingale, Leonard Rowland and Gerald Switzer
     3.1st Club meeting: Tuesday July 05, 2005 7:00 P.M.
        at the Anderson County Library. (10 Members)

Library1       Library 2

      4. Norman Boggs gifted the Club $500  to start the Club Treasury.

      5. A.A.C.C. has an elected 7 member board that consists
         of 5 officers and 2 at large
      6. A.A.C.C. is a non-profit organization.
      7. Club oblectives: collecting, education, and community service.
      8. A.A.C.C. is a member of the following:American Numismatic                                 Association (ANA) South Carolina Numismatic Association (SCNA)
      9. A.A.C.C. was awarded the 2010 coin club of the year by the
          South Carolina Numismatic Association.
     10. AACC's primary charity of choice: Anderson
          Interfaith ministries (AIM)
    11. June 15, 015 AACC 10th Anniversary. October 06, 2015
          10th Anniversary party at Jo Brown Center.

 A.A.C.C. Officers past-present year

 Year-2005

                President: Tommy Burriss
                Vice President: John Massingale
                Treasurer: Gerald Switzer
                Secretary: Allen Robbins
                Time Keeper: Ron Hawkins
                At Large: Mark O'Tuel
                At Large: Mark Brown

Year-2006

                President: Tommy Burriss
                Vice President: John Massingale
               Treasurer: Gerald Switzer
               Secretary: Allen Robbins
               Time Keeper: Ron Hawkins
               At Large: Mark O'Tuel
               At Large: Mark Brown

Year-2007

               President: Tommy Burriss
               Vice President: John Massingale
              Treasurer: Gerald Switzer
              Secretary: Rick Laughridge
              Time Keeper: Ron Hawkins
              At Large: Mark O'Tuel
              At Large: Mark Brown

Year-2008

               President: Tommy Burriss
              Vice President: John Massingale
              Treasurer: Gerald Switzer
              Secretary: Peggy Donald
              Time Keeper: Ron Hawkins
              At Large: Mark O'Tuel
              At Large: Mark Brown

Year-2009

              President: Tommy Burriss
              Vice President: Ron Hawkins
              Treasurer: LaDonna Hawkins
              Secretary: Alice McDonald
              Time Keeper: Mark O'Tuel
              At Large:Tina O'Tuel
              At Large:Jerry Switzer

Year-2010

              President:Ron Hawkins
              Vice President:Mark O'Tuel
              Treasurer:Dennis Ahrendt
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland
              At Large: Gene Ramsey
              At Large: Sam Butler

Year-2011

              President: Mark O'Tuel
              Vice President: Gene Pruitt
              Treasurer: Dennis Ahrendt
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland
              At Large: LaDonna Hawkins
              At Large: Gene Ramsey


Year-2012

              President: Mark O'Tuel
              Vice President: Gene Pruitt
              Treasurer: Dennis Ahrendt
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland  
              At Large: Tina O'Tuel
              At Large: Bruce Getman

Year-2013

              President: Mark O'Tuel
              Vice President: Gene Pruitt
              Tresurer: Dennis Ahrendt
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland
              At Large: Tina O'Tuel
              At Large: Bruce Getman

Year-2014

              President: Gene Pruitt
              Vice President: Bruce Getman
              Tresurer: Gerald Switzer
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland  
              At Large: Mark O'Tuel  
              At Large: David Aldrich  

Year-2015

              P
resident: Gene Pruitt  
              Vice President: Bruce Getman
              Treasurer: Gerald Switzer
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland
              At Large:Mark O'Tuel         
              At Large: David Aldrich    


Year-2016

              President: Gene Pruitt  
              Vice President: Bruce Getman
              Treasurer: Gerald Switzer
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland
              At Large:Mark O'Tuel         
              At Large: David Aldrich    

Year-2017

              President: Mark O'Tuel
              Vice President: Linda Rogers
              Treasurer: Gerald Switzer
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland
              At Large:Alice McDonald       
              At Large: David Aldrich    

Year-2018
             
                  President: Gerald Switzer
              Vice President: Gene Pruitt
              Treasurer: Linda Rogers
              Secretary: Douglas McDonald
              Time Keeper: Leonard Rowland
              At Large: Alice McDonald
               At Large: David Aldrich

  A.A.C.C. Meeting Places
      1. July 05, 2005 1st meeting; August 02,2005 3rd meeting;
          August 16,2005 4th meeting were held at:
            Anderson County Main Library
 300 N. McDuffie Street
                                             Anderson, S.C. 29621
          # of meetings at thislocation: 3

Lib1          Lib 2


       2. July 19, 2005 2nd Meeting.
McCants Middle School
2123 Marchbanks Ave.
                                           Anderson, S.C. 29621 
          # of meetings at this location: 1

      3. August 30, 2005-September 18,2007 5th thru 56th meetings
                 Holy Trinity Lutheran Church      
209 Broad Street      
  Anderson, S.C. 29621
         # of meetings at this location: 51     










Holytr1  Holytr2



      4. October 02, 2007-February 09, 2010 57th thru 116th Meetings.
                  Trinity United Methodist Church
1809 N. Main Street
     Anderson, S.C. 29621
          # of meeting at this location: 59



Trinun1     Trinun2



      5. February 23rd-present 117th onward
  Jo Brown Senior Center
          (Old McCants Middle School)
   101 Fant Street, Suite A
                                             Anderson, S.C. 29621
      # of meeting at this location: ongoing




Jo Brown






A.A.C.C. Meeting Milestones



      1. July 5, 2005 1st Club meeting
       2. July 10, 2007 50th Club meeting
       3. June23, 2009 100th Club meeting
       4. July 19, 2011 150th Club meeting
       5. September 17, 2013 200th Club meeting
       6. March 13, 2017 250th Club meeting
       7. December 11, 2017 First ever regular Dec. meeting



  A.A.C.C. Hosted Coin Shows


Shows held at:        
                     Anderson Recreation Center          
                     1107 N. Murray Ave.        
                     Anderson, S.C. 29625        

      1. June 12-13 2009 56 Tables
          Bourse Chairman: Tommy Burriss
      2. June 4-5 2010 59 Tables
          Bourse Chairman: Tommy Burriss
      3. June 3-4 2011 59 Tables
          Bourse Chairman: Ron Hawkins
      4. June 15-16 2012 40 Tables
          Bourse Charman: Bruce Getman
      5. May 31-June 01 2013 38 Tables
          Bourse Chairman: Bruce Getman
          (Note) Current Bourse Chairmen:    Mark O'Tuel & David Aldrich

  38th Annual S.C.N.A. Convention
October 29-31, 2010
 Carolina First Center
        Greenville, South Carolina

 Awards

     1. Anderson Area Coin Club (AACC) 2010 Coin Club Of The Year

Award

      2. Adult Numismatic Exhibit: Mack Martin"Baby Bonds" 2nd place
      3. Young Numismatist (YN) Exhibit: Brandon Butler
          "In God We Trust" 2nd place
       4. Young Numistmatist (YN) Exhibit: Addie Robison
           "The Lincoln Cent" 3rd place

   Notes

      A.A.C.C. was nominated for the S.C.N.A. Coin Club of the Year
      by Club member Mack Martin on August 24, 2010. The award was                         accepted by both Mack Martin and Norman Boggs.
      All awards were presented during the October 31, 2010 Awards                             Breakfast by S.C.N.A. President Gregory Stowers.

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 Other Club Member Awards

      1. Addie Robinson: A.A.C.C. June 3-4, 2011
          Coin Show Young Numismatist (YN) Exhibit Award 4th Place.
      2. Norman Boggs: Recieved plaque from A.A.C.C. for contributions
          to both the Club and the Numismatic community; July 23, 2013.
      3. Brandon Butler and Daniel Hammond: both won $100 each in a                             voter tie; during the A.A.C.C. Best Youth Numismatic Topic Essay
          Contest held on November 26, 2013.
      4. Norman Boggs: Georgia Numismatic Association (GSA) Numismatist
          of the year for 2014. (As per A.A.C.C. minutes dated   August 20, 2014.             5. Daniel Hammond: Won the Austin M. Sheheen Jr.  
          Young Numismatist Scholarship Award from the S.C.N.A. plus
           $2000 in February 2015. Daniel will attend Numismatic classes
           and tour the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Headquarters
           in Colorado Springs, Colorado during the week of June 27-July2,    2015.  
       6. Mack Martin: Nominated for SCNA Numismatist of the year on
          June 02, 2015. Selected as SCNA Numistmatist of the year during                          the SCNA Board Meeting on August 24, 2015.        

      43rd annual SCNA Convention
                 October 30, 31 and November 1, 2015
TD Convention Center        

 Greenville, South Carolina


  Awards
       1. Mack Martin: 2015 SCNA Numismastist of the year.
       2. Adult Numismatist exhibit: Mack Martin 1st place awarded 1/4 oz. US Gold            piece & Trophy.
       3. Daniel Hammond Jr.: 2015 SCNA Young Numismatist of the year.
       4. Daniel Hammond Jr.: Recipient of SCNA's $2000 scholarship
           for ANA lasses in Colorado Springs, Colorado June 27th-July 02, 2015.
       5. Young Numismatist (YN) Exhibit: Daniel Hammond Jr. 2nd place
           Awarded $70 in certificates redeemable for coins.
       6. Adult Numismatist Exhibit: Lavonda Proveaux 3rd place
           Awarded 1/10th oz. US Gold piece & Trophy.
       7. Coin Club Exhibit: AACC "Transportation Numismatics in South
           Carolina" 1st place awarded $250 cash prize.
       8. SCNA Membership plaque: Bruce Getman
           (for signing up the most new members in 204-2015).

           Awards were presented on November 01, 2015.

44th Annual SCNA Convention
October 28-30, 2016
TD Convention Center
Greenville, S.C.

      Awards
      1. Adult Numismatist Exibit: Lavonda Proveaux
          First Place-Pigeon Roost Mining Company
     2. Adult Numismatist Exibit: Mack Martin
         Second Place- Baby Bonds
           Awards were presented during the Sunday October 30, 2016 Awards                      breakfast by SCNA Preident Eric Larson.


45th Annual SCNA Convention
October 27-29 2017
Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
Spartanburg, S.C.

Awards

    1. Adult Numistmatist Exhibit:
        Mack Martin
        Second Place-Georgia
        Redeeming Certificates

Awards were presented during the Sunday October 29, 2017
Awards Breakfast by SCNA President Eric Larson.


 A.A.C.C. Christmas Parties

       2005-No Party
             
      2006-December 19, 2006
             
              Buffalos Southwest Cafe
              115 Interstate Blvd.
              Anderson, S.C. 29621

      2007-No Party

      2008-No Party

      2009-December 08, 2009
             
              Ryan's of Anderson
              3517 Clemson Blvd.
              Anderson, S.C. 29621

      2010-December 07, 2010

              Golden Corral
              3546 Clemson Blvd.
              Anderson, S.C. 29621

      2011-December 06, 2011

              Golden Corral  
              3546 Clemson Blvd.
              Anderson, S.C. 29621

      2012-December 04, 2012
         
        Jo Brown Senior Center
        (Old McCants Middle School)
        101 Fant Street Suite A
        Anderson, S.C. 29621

      2013-December 10, 2013 
       
         Jo Brown Senior Center
         (Old McCants Middle School)
         101 Fant Street Suite A
         Anderson, S.C. 29621


      2014-December 02, 2014 
       
        Jo Brown Senior Center
        (Old McCants Middle School)
        101 Fant Street Suite A
        Anderson, S.C. 29621

      2015- December 09, 2015
           
         Mama Penn's Family Dining
         2802 N. Main St.  
         Anderson, SC 29621

      2016- December 12, 2016

         Jo Brown Senior Center

          (Old McCants Middle School)
          101 Fant Street Suite A
          Anderson, S.C. 29621

      2017-December 16, 2017
          Jo Brown Senior Center
          (Old McCants Middle School)
          101 Fant Street Suite A
          Anderson, S.C. 29621

   Club Summer Picnics

      2015-August 22, 2015        
           At the Park at the Pavilion  
              next to the Hartwell Dam office in
           Hartwell Ga.      

  Club Members who have passed

     It's always hard when we loose a friend or loved one, below are                                             the names of Club members who are no longer with us.

     1. June 11, 2013 Oscar Ayers        
     2. July 13, 1963-March 24, 2014 Dennis Ahrendt            
     3. 1934-March 28, 2015 Ronald Coppolla    
     4. August 12, 1943-July 13, 2015 Charles Eugene Ramsey        
     5. March 16, 1929-February 22, 2016 Norman L. Boggs Sr.

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Special thanks goes out to Alice and Douglas McDonald  who tirelessly researched info from the Meeting notes for the club.                                          Leonard Rowland ( One of the original 5 founding members,Club Charter Member and Historian) who co-ordinated and drafted the info.               


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