Friday, November 27, 2015

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Stamp Clubs News

STAMPPS is the acronym for the stamp club of the Philippine Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). It stands for Society for the Advancement and Modulation of Philately among PAECians. Club secretary Eduardo R. Mendoza reports that STAMPPS has, so far, conducted three auction sales, four philatelic lectures and one stamp exhibit at PAEC.
     Other STAMPPS officers for 1982-83 are Elmer C. Hernandez, president; Eulinia M. Valdezco, vice president; Jean M. Casyao, treasurer; Alexis D. Dandoy, auditor; and Norma L. Pablo, PRO. The club secretary may be contacted....
BRO. Jaime Dalumpines FSC of La Salle Bacolod reports that the Bacolod City Philatelic Club is rather inactive these days. According to BCPC secretary Clotilde Alcala, the reason for this is that many members are out of the country. Those Negrenses, really.
     BCPC president Jun Pefianco may be contacted.... Stamp collectors in Negros Occidental are encouraged to join the club.
In Davao City, the Ateneo Stamp Club was organized last June for grade school students [for high school, not grade school -- O.]. Student moderator of the club is Orwin Austria. The club officers for the school year are Virgilio Mababa Jr., president; Samuel Bangoy, vice president; Michael Ramos, treasurer; Regina Angeles, secretary; Noel Cespon, PRO, and Manuel de Luna, artist....
Philippine Stamp Collectors..., the stamp club that has no meetings and runs purely by mail, has recently inaugurated approval services for its members. The PSC now has over 125 members nationwide and has a full roster of club services. All stamp collectors, especially those in the provinces, are invited to join PSC.
Atty. Virginia Europa, president of Davao Stamp Collectors, reports on the club's efforts to hold a stamp exhibit at the Ateneo de Davao fiesta last Aug. 13-15: "We tried to make it as beautiful as possible only to be disappointed because, at the last minute, the Jesuits had to cancel the celebrations in the high school department due to several bomb threats they received several days before."
     Meanwhile, the DSC is gaining more and more members every time it holds its monthly meetings. Interested philatelists in the Davao area may contact....
The Philippine Philatelic Auction Club...has finally come out with a newsletter: Philippine Philatelic Auction Clipper with Felifranco R. Luto as editor/writer. This is part of the PPAC's activities for its fifth anniversary celebration which culminates on Oct. 9, its foundation day, with a non-competitive stamp exhibition.
     The PPAC is holding its regular auction at 1:30 p.m. today at the APPU-UPU conference room, 3rd floor, Bureau of Posts bldg. All stamp collectors are welcome. PPAC president Carlos Inductivo Sr. announced that the club's souvenir card and seals will be issued during the auction-meeting. These will be made available to members first for a nominal donation.
[Source: Sunday Philatelist by Mandy Labayen, September 12, 1982]

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