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Special Note

The Chapelhow Legion is permanently closing on Sundays. Effective December of 2018 the CIPC monthly pin trading meetings will take place on Saturday's from 1 pm to 3 pm. The December 2018 Christmas meeting will take place on Saturday December 9.

 

November 2017 CIPC Pin Club Meeting

The November 2017 CIPC pin club meeting will take place on Sunday November 19 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association located on the corner of 5th Avenue and 14th Street.  Pin trading, buying, and selling takes place at each monthly club meeting. Bring your pins for trade or sale or bring along your prized collection to show and discuss with veteran collectors. Admission is free. Children are welcome.

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December 2017 CIPC Pin Club Meeting 

The December 2017 CIPC pin club meeting will take place on SATURDAY December 9 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Chapelhow Legion hall.  Pin trading, buying, and selling takes place at each monthly club meetings. Bring your pins for trade or sale or bring along your prized collection to show and discuss with veteran collectors. Admission is free. Children are welcome.

The December meeting is a special Christmas celebration. There will be a 50/50 draw with half of the money going to the Veterans Food Bank. Everyone is also encouraged to bring some items for the Veterans Food Bank at the special time of year. There will be a gift exchange. Bring a wrapped gift and receive a wrapped gift. A ticket is given when you enter a gift and a ticket draw determines who picks the next gift. There will be tickets sold for two $25.00 Calgary Coop gift cards. All money raised will be given to the Veterans Food Bank. Cold plates and a pop/coffee ticket will be provided. Christmas music will ring the hall. The December meeting is always a fun event.

The Legion has a food donation box for the Veterans Food Bank. Veterans are in need of help all year. We appreciate if you could bring an item for the Veterans food bank whenever you attend a club meeting.

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December 2017 Winnipeg Pin Club Meeting

The December 2017 Winnipeg Pin Club meeting will be held on the evening of Monday December 4 at 6:00 PM. Winnipeg pin club meetings take place at the Norwood Legion branch located at 134 Marion Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Giuests are welcome. There will be door prizes, pin draw, attendance draw, and a 50/50 draw. For more information or to contact the Winnipeg Pin Club you can find the link in Other Pin Links at the top of the page 

 

December 2017 Pacific Pin Club Meeting

The next Vancouver Pacific Pin Club meeting is on Suday December 19 from 9:00 am to 12:30: pm at the Capital Hill Community Hall, 361 South Howard Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia. For more information or to contact the Pacific Pin Club you can find the link in Other Pin Links at the top of the page.

 

 

 

 

Pin Collecting Articles

Are you an avid collector of pins for a particular subject matter? The club is seeking collectors to write articles regarding their pin collecting hobby. How did you get started? What are the elements of your collection? Where do you find pins that fit into your collection? We'd love to share your story with fellow collectors. You may discover contacts that help you find that elusive pin for your collection. Use the Contact Us menu at the top to contact us by sending an email or document detailing your story.

 

What's New In Pins

2016 Harvey The Hound Zamboni Pin

JF Sports Canada has issued a 30 pin set of NHL team Zamboni pins. The pins feature team mascots riding a Zamboni. For teams without a mascot use a cheer leader. The Calgary Flames pin features Harvey the Hound riding the Zamboni. The pin can be purchased at any Flames Fanattic store. If you're interested in seeing or purchasing the entire set visit Bill's pin booth at the Crossroads Market. Bill has all 30 team pins available. A picture of the pin can be seen below.

 

2016 New CFL Logo Pin

The CFL has issued a new CFL logo pin for 2016. The pib can be purchased by visiting Bill's pin booth at the Crossroads Market. A picure of the pin can be seen below.

 

2016 Calgary International Pin Club Membership Pin

Join the Calgary International Pin Club and receive this years member pin. A picture of the pin can be seen below.

 

2015 Calgary Flames Johnny Gaudreau Jersey Pin

Are you an�Calgary Flames�pin collector? The Calgary Flames have released a new�Johnny Gaudreau Jersey�pin. The pin is made by JF Sports and is available at all Flames Fanattic Stores. A picture of the pin can be seen below.

 

2015 Winnipeg Pin Club Endangered Species 10�Pin Set

The Winnipeg Pin Club is releasing a set of 10 pins for endangered species. The pins are priced at $5.00 each with shipping of $3.00 for Canada, $4.00 for US and $7.00 international. Shipping will be combined on orders of more than one pin. Some proceeds of the pin sales are going to the wildlife rescue facility in Manitoba. An Endangered Species Wildlife Rescue Initiate write up along with the artwork for all 10 pins is contained in the button on the left frame of this Home page.To order pins contact Ron Boily, President Winnipeg Pin Club, at rjpboily@shaw.ca or visit the Winnipeg Pin Club website at http://www.winnipegpincollectorsclub.com

Several pictures of the pins can be seen below.

Pin 1 - Polar Bear Mother with cub

Pin 2 - Snow Leopard Mother with cub

Pin 3 - Asian Lioness with two cubs

Pin 4 - Giant Panda Bear Mother with two cubs

Pin 5 - Siberian Tigress with two cubs

Pin 6 - Asian Elephant Mother with baby

Pin 7 - Chimpanzee Mother with baby

Pin 8 - Greay Wolf Mother with cub

Pin 9 - Cheetah Mother with cub

Pin 10 - Mountain Gorilla Mother with baby

 

2015 Edmonton Eskimos Grey Cup Championship Pin

The Edmonton Eskimos have released a 2015 Edmonton Eskimos Grey Cup Championship Pin. It is available through the Edmonton Eskimos fan store in Edmonton. A picture of the pi can be seen below

 

 

 

 









 

New Pins

Do you know of new pins available for collectors? Use the Contact Us menu to tell us about it. We'll make this information available on our web site.

 

Pin Trading at Community Events

Have you ever thought about having pin trading at a local community event? The CIPC has the resources to help organize a pin trading event. Club members are always happuy to get out to communicty events and carry on the pin collecting and trading culture. Conact us using the Contact�Us menu at the top to get us involved with your community event.

 

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