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MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 15, 2013 LIONEL COLLECTORS CLUB OF AMERICA

The Board of Directors of The Lionel Collectors Club of America met on Thursday August 15, 2013 at the behest of President, Dennis DeVito who called the meeting to order at 3:01 PM EDT. Members of the board had previously been notified of the meeting by email from the Immediate Past President. Each member was asked to confirm their availability for participation in the conference call by notifying the club Secretary, Harry Hampson. more

Welcome David Hoverstock

The LCCA has held a Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting to address the issue of Presidency and the replacement for President Caponi due to his death. To cite the LCCA Constitution, Article IV, Section 2, paragraph a, "by which the Immediate Past President is to assume the office of President for the unexpired term in the event of a vacancy in the office of President". The approval of the Board of Directors is required for implementation of this action. more
"Celebration of Life"   Service for Lou Caponi 1951-2013

"Celebration of Life" Service for Lou Caponi 1951-2013

Thank you to all of the LCCA members and friends of Lou Caponi who attended the August 4-5, 2013 Celebration of Life services for our good friend and President of the Lionel Collectors Club of America, Mr. Lou Caponi. The entire Caponi family, especially his wife Rose and son Dominic, appreciate your thoughts, prayers, support and friendship. more
Obituary for Lou Caponi -

Obituary for Lou Caponi -

Louis J "Loco Louie", age 62, died July 31, 2012. Beloved husband of Rosemary (nee Gifford); devoted father of Dominic; dear brother of Angela R. Caponi and the late Dean Caponi; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews more
Lou Caponi - 1951 to 2013 - We will Miss You - In Memoriam

Lou Caponi - 1951 to 2013 - We will Miss You - In Memoriam

It is with a sad heart that I must inform you that our good friend, long time Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) member, officer and current President of the Lionel Collectors Club of America, Lou Caponi passed away at 6:05 PM EST on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from complications of diabetes. more

LCCA Video Wins Prestigious Telly Award

The Lionel Collectors Club of America is proud to announce the LCCA was awarded a 34th Annual Telly Award for their "LCCA Annual New York Holiday Video" 2012 video production. The LCCA Video production team of Neil Guilarte, Ed Richter and Al Kolis won this Telly award for the Non Broadcast - Hobby/Crafts Media Production category. more
Louis Caponi - A Great Man - A Great Loss for the LCCA

Louis Caponi - A Great Man - A Great Loss for the LCCA

Lou Caponi was to take over as President of the LCCA at the July Annual Convention in Chattanooga. As a result of a lingering illness, he was bed ridden for the last 8 weeks and died peacefully today - July 31. more

2013 LCCA Election Results

The LCCA 2013 election results have been certified by Secretary Harry Hampson and are being released. Teh changes to the LCCA constitution have been approved. Thanks to all who participated in this election. more

LCCA Red Carpet Event Interview in Premier Episode #1 of Notch6 Podcast

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) is very proud to be featured in the Premier Episode #1 of the Notch6 Podcast. Immediate Past President & Special Events Manager Al Kolis was interviewed about the Lionel/LCCA Red Carpet Event to be held on March 22 & 23 in Concord NC. more

New LCCA videos - NY at the Holidays and LCCA TV ad

The LCCA has released its annual Christmas and Holiday Video. We went to New York to view the city and Lionel focused layouts. Macy's, FAO Schwartz and Grand Central Station - three iconic locations - three wonderful Lionel sponsored Layouts! And the First LCCA TV commercial - as shown on select Cable stations. more