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Attendance was a bit lower than usual for the club’s annual picnic held August 12th at Garner Park. Ham sandwiches and beverages were furnished by the club while members added salads and desserts to complete a delicious meal.

A few games of Bingo followed dinner, with numismatic prizes donated by Jim Essence of Jim’s Coins of Madison.

Transportation arrangements were made for members to attend the ANA show in Rosemont, Illinois on August 16th. The group left the Park & Ride lot off Dutch Mill Road at 8:00 a.m. and returned about 8:00 p.m. A good time and a full day of browsing and buying was had by all who attended.

At the June meeting, Dreux Watermolen gave an interesting presentation on Wisconsin tokens and medals that contain errors. There can be a lot of research over a number of years to get the full story on one small plain-looking token.