Welcome shell collectors & shell crafters!

Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 N.E. 6th Street, Pompano Beach, Florida 33060, 954-786-4111.

Doors open at 6:30pm when all can enjoy the Raffle Table, Sand Flea Market, and Library.

All are invited – new members always welcome! The next meeting is Wednesday, January11, 2017.

January Shell of the Month: Cypraea aurantium Gmelin, 1791aurantium

 

 

JANUARY PROGRAM: The January program is about the Shell Collecting Hobby. It covers exhibiting, shell habitats, geographical & cultural sights from shelling travels, tangle netting, etc. The speaker is former three time president of the Broward Shell club Gene Everson. He has a BA in Biology from the University of Louisville. He then served 5 years in the Air Force & 23 years as a commercial pilot, retiring when Pan Am closed their doors.  Gene served 3 terms as Broward Shell Club president. Gene has collected shells in almost every faunal province in the world. He has several species of shells named for him. He has won more DuPont Awards, COA awards and  more awards for his shell show exhibits than anyone else in history. While being a strong competitor, Gene has always been willing to help anyone with improving their exhibit, whether it is advice on labels, backgrounds or the general look of an exhibit, Gene has always been willing to give advice.

FORMS AND RULES FOR THE 2017 ANNUAL SHELL SHOW WILL BE FOUND ON THE SHELL SHOW PAGE

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