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2016 Houston Money Show

The 60th annual Houston Money Show took place December 1 through 3 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Here are just a few of the people and events of the show, courtesy of the Greater Houston Coin Club.

Boy Scouts Merit Badge program, 2016 Houston Money Show. Photo courtesy GHCC

Attendance was high to earn Boy Scout merit badges.

Don Kagin, John Schuch, & Gary Adkins - Houston Money Show. Photo GHCC

From Left to Right: Don Kagin, John Schuch, and Gary Adkins answered questions during one of the 2016 Houston Money Show educational presentations.

Rick Ewing (L) accepts Best in Show Award from Exhibit Chairman, John Barber.

Rick Ewing (L) of Rick Ewing Coins accepts Best in Show Award from Exhibit Chairman John Barber.

A youngster enjoys his opportunity at the Treasure Chest Grab. Photo courtesy GHCC

A youngster enjoys his opportunity at the Treasure Chest Grab.

Jerry Fochtman (L) accepts an exhibit award from John Barber. Photo courtesy GHCC

Jerry Fochtman (L) accepts an exhibit award from John Barber.

Annual Christmas, Holiday & Awards Dinner

The GHCC held its annual Christmas, Holiday, & Awards dinner on Dec. 15, 2016. Fifty members and guests attended the dinner held at the Embassy Suites on I-10 in Houston. Several very nice door prizes were donated, and several awards were presented. Program Director Bill Watson presented each person who gave an educational program this past year with a beautiful ANA certificate of appreciation. Rick Ewing won the Barney Loebe Award for being the highest scoring GHCC member in the Houston Money Show Exhibits. Gail Brichford won the prestigious Francis Townsend Award presented for outstanding service to the GHCC.

Entertainment at the party was provided by members John Barber and Ricardo de Leon Tallavas. They presented a debate, skit, and slide presentation titled “The Duel of the Eagles”.

GHCC member John Barber shown presenting one of several door prizes. Photo courtesy GHCC

GHCC member John Barber presenting one of several door prizes.

Gail Brichford winner of 2016 Francis Townsend Award shown with previous award winners. Photo courtesy GHCC

Gail Brichford, winner of 2016 Francis Townsend Award, surrounded by previous award winners.

Gail Brichford- 2016 Francis Townsend Award winner. Photo courtesy GHCC

Gail Brichford – 2016 Francis Townsend Award winner.

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