NAWCC Chapter 50 Puget Sound

Chapter  Officers

President  
Vice President  
Secretary Gary Myers
Treasurer  Gary Myers

Director  
Director Robert Clemmer 
Director John Runciman


Chapters 50 and 135 Members and Guests

Save the Date
March 2020 Chapter 135 Meeting
(Multi-Chapter Meeting with Chapter 50)

WHEN
Sunday, March 8, 2020

WHERE
Cedar Valley Grange Hall
20526 52nd Ave W Lynwood, WA

TIME
12:30PM - Mart and Social Hour
1:30PM - Business Meeting & Program

Special Note about the Business Meeting:
The main topic will concern the future of Chapters 50 and 135
(see details in the Minutes.) Your input is important and we
want everyone’s voice to be heard.

PROGRAM
  TBA

Snacks will be provided.
 

Note 2020 schedule shortened due to lack of officers and chapter participation schedule subject to change upon dissolving of chapter.

Note no meetings are scheduled in January or February
next meeting will be March 8 of 2020

January

canceled

February 1

PROGRAM
“An introduction to Fusee Watches”
Our esteemed colleague, Jeff Grieff, will give a
presentation on this fascinating topic.
Show & Tell is always encouraged!

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall


March 8

Multi-Chapter

PROGRAM
 

Show & Tell is always encouraged!

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall



May 1-3
 
Pacific Northwest Regional 2020
May 1, 2 , 3   (Public Days May 2, 3)

The 2020 PNW Regional will be held in the recently renovated Kitsap Conference Center

no regular chapter meeting
at Cedar Valley Grange Hall


June

Multi-Chapter
Host Chapter 50
Washington Watchmakers - Clockmakers Association
Mount Rainier Chapter 135


Program

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall



August
Multi-Chapter British Columbia BBQ

no regular chapter meeting
at
Cedar Valley Grange Hall  

September  13

Program

10th Annual Auction

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall





December

Bi-Chapter Christmas party
Chapters 50 & 135

click here for PDF registration form for the Christmas party preregistration required

 Host Chapter 50
no regular chapter meeting
at
Cedar Valley Grange Hall


Chapter 50 Meeting Site


Cedar Valley Grange Hall

20526 52nd Ave West

Lynnwood, WA 98036


Cedar Valley Grange Hall

Cedar Valley Grange Hall

Links

Nawcc Chapter 50 Facebook

National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors

British Horological Institute

American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute

Chapter 31 Pacific Northwest

Chapter 53  Inland Empire

Chapter 135 Mount Rainier

Chapter 180  Friends Of The West Coast Clock And Watch Museum

Washington Watchmakers - Clockmakers Association

West Coast Clock & Watch Museum



Meeting Schedule  2019

January 13
Program
Putting a Clock in Beat – Chapter 50 Members Presenting
Yearly chapter dues are due

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

February 10
Program

meeting canceled due to snow

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

March 10
Program
John Harrison – Peter Macrae Presenting
A true genius who solved some of the greatest scientific problems of his time

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

April 14
Program
"James Bond and his Watches"
Gary Myers will present. Hear the stories about the Bond actors and the watches they wore. We will explore some interesting history and facts about the actors and their personal lives. We'll also touch on some of the gadgets that were used in the movies. There is a good chance we'll see one of Bond's watches in person at the meeting. 

Show-n-Tell items are always welcome.

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

May 12

Program
Masters of Time: Independent Watchmakers Episode 1 – Bill Porter Presenting
In a world of inexpensive digital watches, Switzerland's famous timepiece industry keeps ticking. And the elite of the industry are the cabinoche, who make watches entirely by hand

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

June 16

Multi-Chapter
Host Chapter 50
Washington Watchmakers - Clockmakers Association
Mount Rainier Chapter 135


Program
Early History of Electric Watches
John Runciman Presenting
Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

July
11 – 14


Christie Palmer
PNW Regional
Portland Exhibition Center

no regular chapter meeting
at
Cedar Valley Grange Hall

August
11

Multi-Chapter British Columbia BBQ

no regular chapter meeting
at
Cedar Valley Grange Hall  

September 8

Program
Masters of Time: Independent Watchmakers Episode 2 – Bill Porter Presenting
Enter a world where craftmanship meets art at a microscopic level.

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

October 13

Program 
Amateur Radio Astronomy – Gary Myers Presenting
Monitoring the earth’s ionosphere and using precision timing techniques to keep on topic.

Election of officers canceled due to the zero Chapter participation chapter is now operating in emergency mode pending dissolving of chapter.

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall


November 10

Program

  9th Annual Auction

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

December 1

Bi-Chapter Christmas party
Chapters 50 & 135

click here for PDF registration form for the Christmas party preregistration required

 Host Chapter 135
no regular chapter meeting
at
Cedar Valley Grange Hall


Meeting Schedule  2018

January 14
Program
Bob Berghus
Skills Survey
Yearly chapter dues are due
Location Edmonds Senior Center

February 11
Program
Show & Tell – My first watch or clock

Location Edmonds Senior Center

March 11 Program
Clint Harris
Homemade Tools

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

20526 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036


April 8
Program
Multi-Chapter Meeting Chapters 50 and 135
NAWCC Webnair of choice
Location Edmonds Senior Center

May 17, 18 & 19

Pacific Northwest Regional
The theme and exhibit of the PNW Regional is
"Precision Timekeeping"

Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma Washington 98402
United States


no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds

June 10

Multi-Chapter
Host Chapter 50
Washington Watchmakers - Clockmakers Association
Mount Rainier Chapter 135


Program
Patrick Allen

Location Edmonds Senior Center

July 8

Multi-Chapter
Host Chapter 50
Mount Rainier Chapter 135

Program

?

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

August 5

Multi-Chapter British Columbia BBQ
link to PDF registration form and information


no regular chapter meeting

September 9
Program
James Bond and his Watches

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

October 14

Program

Auction

Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

November 18
Program 
Show & Tell

note meeting is third Sunday not the second Sunday
We ran into a scheduling conflict at the Grange on Sunday the 18th. Our meeting schedule times will now be 1 hour later.

Here are the new times, please plan accordingly:

1:30pm – Mart and Hospitality
2:30pm - Business Meeting
3:00pm – Program
Location Cedar Valley Grange Hall

December 2

Bi-Chapter Christmas party
Chapters 50 & 135

click here for PDF registration form for the Christmas party preregistration required

 Host Chapter 50
no regular chapter meeting
at
Cedar Valley Grange Hall



Meeting Schedule  2017

January 8
Program
Clint Harris
CNC Gear cutting
Yearly chapter dues are due
Location Edmonds Senior Center

February 12
Program
Show & Tell – My first watch or clock

Location Edmonds Senior Center

March 12
Program
Gary Myers
Omega Watches
Location Edmonds Senior Center

April 9
Program
Time Trials
A Horological Game Show
NAWCC Library Video
Location Edmonds Senior Center

May 14 
Program
NAWCC Webinar of choice
Location Edmonds Senior Center

June 11

Multi-Chapter
Host Chapter 50
Washington Watchmakers - Clockmakers Association
Mount Rainier Chapter 135


Program
Patrick Allen
  The Orrery

Location Edmonds Senior Center

July
15 - 16

Pacific Northwest Regional
, OR
no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds

August  6

Multi-Chapter British Columbia BBQ
link to PDF registration form and information

August 13


Program
Show & Tell (treasures from the Portland regional)
Open House at NorWest Voc Tech’s
Classroom Facility
Location
Shoreline Community Center
18560 1st Ave. NE
Shoreline, WA

September 10
Program
Gary Rackliffe/Gary Myers, Clarie Vandersluis
The Morbier Clock

Location Edmonds Senior Center

October 8

Program

Auction

Location Edmonds Senior Center

November 12
Program 
Show & Tell
Election of officers

Location Location Edmonds Senior Center

December 3

Bi-Chapter Christmas party
Chapters 50 & 135

click here for PDF registration form for the Christmas party preregistration required

 Host Chapter 135
no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds


Meeting Schedule  2016

January 11
Program Clint Harris
CNC Gear cutting
Location Edmonds Senior Center

February 8
Program Ernie Lopez and Ron Kowalski
West Coast Clock and Watch Museum
in Bellingham.
Location Edmonds Senior Center

March 8
Program
The Patek Philippe Calibre 89
Location Edmonds Senior Center

April 12
Program 
Dr. David Eagleman
"Time and the Brain"
Location Edmonds Senior Center

May 14-17 
Pacific Northwest Regional
Monarch Hotel & Convention Center
12560 SE 93rd Ave
Clackamas, OR 97015

no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds
June 14
Program
Show & Tell
“My First —” or
“most re-cent”, or your “favorite”, or ………?
Location Edmonds Senior Center

July 12
Multi-Chapter
Host Chapter 50
Washington Watchmakers - Clockmakers Association
Mount Rainier Chapter 135

Program Jeff Grieff
“Rolex counterfeits—Some New Developments”
 
Location Edmonds Senior Center

August  9

Multi-Chapter British Columbia BBQ

no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds 

September 13
Program Mark Smith
A review of the recently held Engine Turning class. If you were not able to be at the class, this is a great chance to see what it was all about!

Location Edmonds Senior Center

October 11

Program  Auction
Location Edmonds Senior Center

November 8
Program 
Show & Sell
Election of officers or
folding up chapter if no one volunteers.
Location Edmonds Senior Center

December 6

Bi-Chapter Christmas party
Chapters 50 & 135

La Quinta Inn
1425 East 27th Street
Tacoma, WA

 Host Chapter 135
no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds

Meeting Schedule  2015

January 11
Program Clint Harris
CNC Gear cutting
Location Edmonds Senior Center

February 8
Program Ernie Lopez and Ron Kowalski
West Coast Clock and Watch Museum
in Bellingham.
Location Edmonds Senior Center

March 8
Program
The Patek Philippe Calibre 89
Location Edmonds Senior Center

April 12
Program 
Dr. David Eagleman
"Time and the Brain"
Location Edmonds Senior Center

May 14-17 
Pacific Northwest Regional
Monarch Hotel & Convention Center
12560 SE 93rd Ave
Clackamas, OR 97015

no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds
June 14
Program
Show & Tell
“My First —” or
“most re-cent”, or your “favorite”, or ………?
Location Edmonds Senior Center

July 12
Multi-Chapter
Host Chapter 50
Washington Watchmakers - Clockmakers Association
Mount Rainier Chapter 135

Program Jeff Grieff
“Rolex counterfeits—Some New Developments”
 
Location Edmonds Senior Center

August  9

Multi-Chapter British Columbia BBQ

no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds 

September 13
Program Mark Smith
A review of the recently held Engine Turning class. If you were not able to be at the class, this is a great chance to see what it was all about!

Location Edmonds Senior Center

October 11

Program  Auction
Location Edmonds Senior Center

November 8
Program 
Show & Sell
Election of officers or
folding up chapter if no one volunteers.
Location Edmonds Senior Center

December 6

Bi-Chapter Christmas party
Chapters 50 & 135

La Quinta Inn
1425 East 27th Street
Tacoma, WA

 Host Chapter 135
no regular chapter meeting in Edmonds





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