Beer Can Collectors of America held their third annual
Cincinnati at the Netherland Hilton. Hotel. The Omichiana chapter
was the host chapter.
|The first chapter trade session was planned for November 1974 and was held at Glenway Savings on Glenway Avenue in Cincinnati.|
Chapter dues were set at $1 per year and at the
trade session chapter members were signed up.
2/22, 5/17-M&S Auction Hall
|M & S Auction Hall (photo taken 2005)|
8/9, 9/27-GE Park
11/16-Issak Walton Lodge
February- Dave Nelson stepped down as President
and was replaced by Larry White
July- The chapter along with five other Ohio Chapters cosponsored the 1st Annual Ohio Mini-Canvention at Camp Variety in Dayton.
August- The first issue of the chapter newsletter was mailed to members.
After the August trade session the board and officers drafted and adopted a constitution and bylaws.
|November- A personalized, commemorative can was presented to each of the 51 charter members of the chapter.|
2/28, 5/23 Issak Walton Lodge
7/9 Cosponsored the 2nd Ohio Mini Canvention at Camp Variety in Dayton
In 1976 chapter membership took off. While
collectors chased after the various bicentennial cans, chapter membership grew
and stood at 87 national members and 69 associate members, a total of 156
|September-At the BCCA Canvention in Philadelphia, Hudepohl won the BCCA Can of the Year.|
Vice President-Rich Lurix
1/15, 6/11 Locations Unknown
7/8/77 Co Sponsor 3rd Ohio Mini-Cavnention at Camp Variety in Dayton
|Luck of the Irish #1
Held March 18-20, 1977 at
Kings Island Inn
Vice President-Bill Luers
7/7 Co Sponsored 4th Ohio Mini Canvention Camp Variety Dayton
|Luck of the Irish #2
Held March 17-19, 1978 at
Kings Island Inn
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