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Stamp Clubs News

The Stamp Club of de la Salle University Grade School, Manila, is busy preparing for a competitive exhibition to open on Feb. 23.             According to club moderator Rene Aqino, there will be two categories: one for members in Grades 3, 4 & 5, and another for those in Grades 6 and 7.
      Each participant is limited to one frame of 6 quadrille pages. There will be 3 prizes for each category plus a Grand Award and a special trophy for the best RP entry.
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Due to registration requirements, the new stamp club announced here earlier [Philippine Stamp Club] will be officially called "Philippine Stamp Collectors" (PSC). It remains a club "for stamp collectors who cannot attend club meetings but want to enjoy all the benefits of a stamp club."
      Formal launching date is Jan. 31, 1981 with Spenders Philippine Stamps as sponsor. Membership fee is P25 per annum....
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The Philippine Philatelic Auction Club organized an Educational Committee under Naty "Mommy" Lozano and Josie T. Cura to promote philately among beginners of all ages. A series of lectures on the basics of philately has been scheduled.
      The first meeting was held last Jan. 25 with over 50 guests attending. Speaker was PPAC founder Severino N. Luna. Next meeting will be on March 15 with Atty. Epi Paras as lecturer....
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The APO Philatelic Society lost the Editor of APOSTAMPS, its newsletter, when Dion Taeza left for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a few months ago....
[Source: Hobby Time, December 1980-January 1981]

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