Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—March 1, 2012. The Park Forest Stamp Club will welcome the public to its fifty-second Postage Stamp Show, PARFOREX 2012, Saturday March 31 in St. Irenaeus Church Parish Hall (Gymnasium), South Orchard Drive and Cherry Street in Park Forest, IL. Show hours are 10 AM to 5 PM. Admission and parking are free.
Displayed will be more than 500 pages of competitive exhibits prepared by club members from Novice to National award winners. Exhibits will be evaluated and awarded 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbons. A Grand award winner will also be chosen. A judges’ critique will take place at 4 PM.
World-wide stamps, covers, cards, collections and supplies for collecting will be bought and sold at dealer tables. Free appraisals of stamps and collections will be made available.
The five cent table is always popular. The Youth Booth will provide free stamps and fun activities for young patrons. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are invited to receive aid in qualifying for Stamp Collecting merit badges at the show.
The show theme, Remembering the Tiitanic 1912, reflected in a cachet and cancel, will be available at the show for $1 or 3 for $2.50. To purchase by mail, send a check and SASE to the Park Forest Stamp Club, Box 606, Park Forest, IL 60466.
For questions about the show or bourse space, contact Ed Waterous at 219-613-6561 or email [email protected].