[Note: membership applications for many of these clubs can be accessed on the CLUBS page of the RMS web site]

ANGELUS MATCHCOVER CLUB: California's oldest club (50 years old in 2001); a regional club serving the greater Los Angeles-Pasadena area. Meetings are held 3rd Sunday of each month, except May/Aug/Dec. Dues: $5 (US/CAN), $7 (family), $10 (foreign). Quarterly bulletin, mail auctions, Holiday-Auction in November. Contact: Cheryl Crill, 1533 E. Woodbury Rd., Pasadena, CA 91104 (Tel: 626-794-0094)
 
BIG BOY RESTAURANTS CLUB: A specialty club focusing on Big Boy restaurant covers. Meets annually at RMS convention. No bulletin/no dues; initial membership cost of $5 for cover listing and membership list. Contact: Wally, Mains, 105 Roger Lane, Florence, KY 41042-2334 (859-525-0588)
 
CASINO CLUB: A specialty club focusing on Casino matchcovers and boxes. Meetings are held annually at the AMCAL and RMS Conventions. Dues: $10. There are 10 bulletins annually (at least one color page in each issue). Contact: Dick Hagerman, 824 Peachy Canyon Circle #101, Las Vegas, NV 89144 or Joe DeGennaro;
 
CONNECTICUT MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving greater Connecticut and adjacent areas. TBD. People interested can contact; Robert Lamb, 308 Old Mill Drive, Langhorne, PA 19047-1544. Dues: $5 (US)/$6 (CAN)+one-time $1 initiation fee. Five bulletins annually, annual swapfest.

DENVER STRIKERS MATCHCOVER CLUB:
Not a regional club, it meets annually at the AMCAL and RMS conventions. Dues: $6 (domestic), $10 (Canadian & foreign). Bimonthly newsletter. Contact:
Ken Schneider, 219 Carroll Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82009 307/632-7374

EMPIRE MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving greater New York City and adjacent areas. Meetings are 1st Sunday of every other month, except summer. Dues: $5; five bulletins annually.Christmas party; sponsor of the 1995 RMS convention. Contact: Ed Terracciano, 481 Beacon Ave., Lindenhurst, NY 11757 (E-mail:
Joe DeGennaro)
 
FOREST CITY MATCHCOVER CLUB: A club open to all areas. Meetings are the 3rd Sunday of every month (except Jul and Dec). Contact Irene Kozak, 3470 Hunter Dr., North Olmsted OH 44070 (440) 777-5667
 
GARDEN STATE MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving New Jersey and adjacent areas. Meetings are 3rd Sunday of every other month at varying locations. Dues: $5. App. 4 bulletins annually, mail auctions, annual open house. Contact: Orvie Hoffman, 5 Gold St., Green Brook, NJ 08812-2509
 
GIRLIE MATCHCOVER CLUB: A specialty club focusing on Girlie matchcovers and boxes. Founded in 1982, it has members worldwide. The goals of the club are to (1) publish an updated, illustrated catalog of known Girlie sets and singles, and (2) to put collectors in contact with one another. Meets annually at RMS convention. Dues: there is an initial charge of $60 for the spectacular catalog and subsequent updates, and $15 annual dues there after. Contact: John Bachochin, 15731 S. 4210 Rd., Claremore, OK 74017

GREAT LAKES MATCH CLUB: A regional club serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN area. Meets on the first Sunday of each month at announced locations. Contact
Denise Alliegro, 3702 Sun Terrace, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
 
HALLMARK COLLECTORS GROUP: A new specialty club focusing on Hallmark Card covers. The club meets annually at the RMS Convention. A listing of Hallmark covers is being prepared. The club hopes to have a newsletter when they get more organized. All collectors are welcome. FMI: Pat Mains, 105 Roger Lane, Florence, KY 41042-2334 (859-525-0588) No dues as yet.

HUGGABLE BEARS CLUB: A specialty club centered on matchcovers, boxes, and labels featuring bears and related materials. Meets annually at RMS convention. Dues: $5. Quarterly bulletin. Contact: Toby Messmer, 5930 Mary Ingles Hwy., Melbourne, KY 41059 (859-441-3339) for an application form.
 
JEWEL CLUB: A specialty club interested in Universal Match Corp.’s Jewel matchcovers. Meets annually at RMS convention. No dues. A Jewel listing is maintained and members are advised of any additions. Contact: Clem Pater, 9 Woodbury Ct., Hamilton, OH 45013-6314
 
JEWELITE CLUB: A specialty club focusing on Universal Match Corp.’s Jewelite matchcovers. Meets annually at RMS convention. Annual dues: $5. A Jewelite listing is maintained and members are advised of any additions. Contact: Stella Williams, 910 Howard Lane, Vandalia, OH 45377-1866 (937) 890-8684

KEYSTONE-LEHIGH MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving Allentown, PA, and surrounding areas. Meets at its annual swapmeet late fall of every year at the Morgantown, PA Holiday Inn, exit 22 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Dues: $3 annually; 3 - 4 newsletter per year. Contact:
Jane Ruffner; 105 Gibraltar Road, Reading, PA 19606-3321
 
LIBERTY BELL MATCHCOVER CLUB: Founded 1982. Serving greater Philadelphia, PA, and the tri-state area. Meetings held Mar., May, Jul., Sep., and Nov. at various locations. 2010 meetings (begin at noon): March 14th at Collingswood, NJ, Public Library; May 16th at Mt Laurel Public Library, Mt Laurel, NJ; July picnic at home of Bill & Donna Longenecker, Kempton, PA. Don’t forget your swimsuit; September TBD; November 14th at home of Fred and Pat Constanzo (Trenton, NJ). Dues: $10 on Jan. 1st. 5 great, full color bulletins & mail order auctions each year. Contact: President: Jeffrey Williams; Secretary: Sherry Sisson; Treasurer/ Membership Secretary: Robert E. Lamb, Jr. 308 Old Mill Drive, Langhorne, PA 19047-1544

LONE STAR MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving greater Houston, TX, and adjacent areas. Meetings are on a 'to be arranged' basis. Please contact LaJuan Melendy, 713-466-6266, in Houston, for latest details. Collectors and non-collectors, members or not, we welcome one and all to visit with us and see what's going on in this fascinating hobby. Dues: $7.50 (individual)/$8.50 (family). Six bulletins annually, Christmas and anniversary parties; sponsor of the 1996 RMS convention and the annual Southern Swapfest. Contact: LaJuan Melendy, 6600 N. Eldridge Pkwy., Houston, TX 77041
 
LONG BEACH MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving the greater Long Beach-Los Angeles, CA, area, and the largest regional club in the U.S., with app. 300 members worldwide. Meetings are held on 1st Sunday of each month [no regular meeting site]. Six meetings a year including Birthday and Holiday parties. They have an annual Swap Fest end of October Dues: $5. Monthly bulletin, mail auctions, and special programs which encourage participation of members outside of the local area. Contact: Emily Hiller, 2501 W. Sunflower Ave., #H5, Santa Ana, CA 92704-7532 (Tel: 714-540-8220).
 
MARVA MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving the greater Washington, DC, and adjacent Virginia and Maryland areas. Meetings are held quarterly. Dues: $5. Quarterly bulletin, Christmas party. Meeting dates for 2008: March 22, May 17, Sept 20, and Nov.15 @ 4pm.Contact: Grant Gehringer, 4761 Parkman Ct., Annandale, VA 22003-5046
 
MERMAID CLUB: A specialty club focusing on matchcovers and boxes with mermaids/mermen. Meets annually at AMCAL and RMS conventions. Dues: none. Contact person: Ellen Gutting, 824 Peachy Canyon Circ., #101, Las Vegas, NV, or Janet Johnk, 6 Truman Dr., Novato, CA 94947
 
NEW ENGLAND MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving greater Massachusetts and adjacent areas. Meetings are bimonthly at Princeton Station in Chelmsford, Mass. Dues: $5+ one-time charge of $1 for new members. Bimonthly bulletin, annual swapfest, Christmas party. Contact: Leroy Burke, 2 Island Pond Rd., Pelham, NH 03076

NEW MOON MATCHBOX & LABEL CLUB: A specialty club focusing on all matchboxes and labels. Meets annually at RMS convention. Dues: $5. Quarterly bulletin. Contact:
Donna Longenecker, 1007 Old Philly Pike, Kempton, PA 19529-9321, 610-756-4204,

PACIFIC NORTHWEST MATCHBOOK COLLECTORS CLUB: A regional club serving the Seattle-Portland area. Meetings every other month. Dues: $7/$12 international. Bimonthly bulletins, mail auctions. Contact: Ed Brassard, 101 Kristiana Way, Belfair, WA 98528 (360-275-4140)
 
PENN-OHIO MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving the Pittsburgh, PA-Youngstown, OH, area. Meetings are on the 3rd Friday of every other month and feature displays, speakers, freebies, and more. Dues: $6. No bulletin, Christmas and anniversary parties. Contact: Shirley Sayers, 1290 Corporation St., Beaver, PA 15009-2544 (Tel: 724-728-4671)
 
ROCKY MOUNTAIN MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving greater Denver and adjacent areas. Meetings are held on 2nd Saturday of every other month in Denver, Greeley or Cheyenne. Dues: $6 (individual)/$8.50 (family)/$8 (foreign). Bimonthly bulletin with many interesting articles, mail auctions, Christmas party. Contact: Richard Giardini, 4416 W. 6th St., Greeley, CO 80634-1332.
 
SAN DIEGO MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving greater San Diego and surrounding areas. Meetings are held on 2nd Sunday of each month, 1:30 PM, at 1540 Forest Way, Del Mar, CA. Dues: US/CAN $5; Foreign 7$ (US currency). Bimonthly bulletin, Christmas and anniversary parties. Contact: Doug Douquet, 1540 Forest Way, Del Mar, CA 92014 (858-755-2311)
 
SIERRA-DIABLO MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving the Sacramento -San Francisco area. Meetings annually at the AMCAL convention. Dues: $5 (e-bulletin); or $10 hard copy (individual)/$15 (family)/ $15 (Canada/ Mexico)/$20 (foreign). Monthly full-color bulletin for on-line members/10 B&W hard copy issues for non-internet members, 1st class postage, large bulletin mail auctions, caddy sales when available. Sponsors the Sierra-Diablo Spring Swapfest each April in Roseville, CA. Contact: Loren Moore, POB 1181, Roseville, CA 95678 ( 916-783-6822).
 
SOUTHEASTERN MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club meeting in Winter Park, Florida on the second Saturday of the odd numbered months. The annual Swapfest is every March in Alltamonte Springs, Florida at the Hampton Inn. Regular meetings, bulletin. Dues: $5+one time $1 registration fee, $6.50 (family) [Membership dues are due January 1st each year]. Contact: Bill Hayes, Treasurer/ Membership Secretary, 13553 San Rafael Dr., Largo, FL 33774 (727-470-9148).
 
SOUTHERN ONTARIO MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving southern Ontario province. This club is an extension of the Trans-Canada Matchcover Club. Meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of every other month at the YMCA of Hamilton. No dues or bulletin. Contact Persons: Carol Ziegler, President, 4019 Weimar Line, RR#3, Wellesley, ON,N0B 2T0 or Robert Reed,Vice President, 34 Sweetbriar Rd, London ON, N5Y 5G1
 
TOBACCO CLUB: A specialty club focusing on tobacco covers. Contact: Joe DeGennaro, 309 E. 87th St., #6E, NYC, NY 10128-6774
 
TRANS CANADA MATCHCOVER CLUB: "A regional club serving the province of Ontario. Meets annually at Trans Canada swapfests. Dues are: Canada - $10 CDN/USA- $9 US or $12 CDN Overseas/$12 US. Contact Persons: Carol Ziegler, President, 4019 Weimar Line, RR#3, Wellesley, ON,N0B 2T0 or Robert Reed,Vice President, 34 Sweetbriar Rd, London ON, N5Y 5G1, Quarterly bulletin, mail auctions, annual swapfests in April, sponsor of 1993 RMS convention and 2004 RMS conventions. More info and membership application at the

TRI-STATE CARDINAL MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving all of the tri-state: Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. Our name Tri state Cardinal Matchcover club honors the state bird of these three states. Our meetings are held in Northern Ky, Vandalia, Ohio and our annual Halloween Party in Grove City, Ohio (outside of Columbus, Ohio). Our Christmas party is the first Sunday of December and our anniversary party the 1st Sunday in May. Other meetings dates vary with no meetings in January and August. Club activities include: auctions, 50/50, refreshments, bingo, grab table and socializing. We have proudly hosted the RMS convention in 1986, 1994 and 2002. Contact information is:
Wally Mains, 105 Roger Lane Florence, KY 41042 859 525 0588.
 
WINDY CITY MATCHCOVER CLUB: A regional club serving greater Chicago and adjacent areas. Meetings are on the 1st Sunday of February, June, November and December and on the 2nd Sunday in April and November. Dues: $5 (individual)/$2 each additional family member. Bimonthly bulletin, Christmas and anniversary parties. Contact: Klaus Spies, 815 Woodland Hts. Blvd., Streamwood,Il 60107. 630.540.9010

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