Club News

posted 10/10/2001

Welcome Back!

October program:

At last, Anton Oleinik, Asst. Professor of Geography at FAU, will present us with a program entitled "The Origin & Evolution of the Present-Day Cold Water Molluscan Faunas in the North Pacific." This will be a look at the unusual and not often collected shells and other creatures of the cold waters around Alaska and other areas.

Date : Oct 10, 7:00 PM

Miami Shell Auction

Saturday, Oct 27, 2001. The Greater Miami Shell Club holds their annual shell auction at the North Miami Jaycee Hall at 12100 W. Dixie Hwy in N. Miami. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the auction begins at 7:30 PM. Door prizes, snacks, food for sale, and great shells for auction! Don't miss it!!

BSC Shell Show Raffle Tickets

We'd like to get an early start this year on our Shell Show Raffle. Please send all monies and unused tickets back to Sally Marshall (see address in newsletter). On the back of your ticket, write your choice for raffle prize. There are some great items this year, photos of which can also be found in this month's newsletter. Carole Marshall is this year's shell show raffle chairperson.

Space Coast Shell Festival

Shell Show rules and Applications are now available for the Space Coast SHell Festival presented by the Astronaut Trail Shell Club, to be held January 18-20, 2002 at the Melbourne Auditorium, in Melbourne, FL. This year's theme is "King Neptune's Shell Palace" and some of our more hopeful members will be looking for the king's mermaids at the show! A copy of the rules and applications can be obtained by emailing Jim Cordy at:


Upcoming events:

November 14th :: Annual Auction

December 12th :: Holiday Party

January 9th :: Monthly Meeting

February 2001 :: Annual Shell Show