The Virginia Numismatic Association’s BSA Coin Collecting merit badge class.
On Saturday Sept 23, 2017, Darrell Tyler and John Philips awarded 28 Boy Scout merit badges (signed blue cards).
Special thanks to John Cunningham for calling our first ever VNA youth auction (at our annual convention), with wonderful help from Dave Ellison and his son.
Also special thanks to Tom Wood, who gave a captivating Ancient Coins presentation to the Scouts and the youth (and the adults).
Treasure Hunt Program...
Gave out 3,200 coins to the youth over the VNA event weekend.
Special thanks to Billy Hoovler, and all the club volunteers who helped out!
Thanks to everyone!
Recent Donors to the VNA youth program
to be recognized in the next (Fall 2017) VNA Newsletter..
Christopher Bircher (Salem CC)... 8 sets Lincoln 2008-10 commemorative cents +
2003-5 Westward Journey nickels
Parry Bragg... Coin educational Q&A cue cards
Homer Cole (RCC)... coin collection supplies
Mike Beal (RCC)... large group of Ancient coins
Rob Lehman (Reeded Edge)... large group of silver rounds
John Philips (RCC)... $1,000 of VNA Youth Auction cash, 22 Large Cents
John S. Philips
VNA Education Director
BSA ID # 126 075 190
Promoting passion for coin collecting with our Virginia youth and their families
Dedicated to the enrichment of the numismatic hobby in the Commonwealth of Virginia.