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A LCCA Gift Membership

Looking for a great gift idea?   What do you give to a person who has everything he/she needs and has in interest in Lionel Trains or toy trains.   Why not give them a one year gift membership into The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA).   To give someone this great gift, go to the "join the Club" or the Club Store section on our website page.

For those of you not familiar with the Lionel Collectors Club of America, the LCCA is a not for profit, volunteer organization with thousands of men, women and children who have an interest in Lionel trains. Founded in 1970 by Jim Gates of Perry IA, LCCA members live all around the world, but predominantly in the United States. The purpose of the club is to promote and foster an interest in Lionel trains specifically and toy trains in general and have fun while doing it. If your loved one has in interest in Lionel Trains, this club is a fun organization to belong to. We provide our members with award winning Publications and Website

Our Premier publication, "The Lion Roars" featuring all original articles written by our fellow members is mailed to your home 5 times a year. No matter what era of Lionel Trains or area of interest you have, this publication is well balanced. Our members share their personal stories and experience about the hobby, layouts, human interest stories, prewar, post war and modern toy trains, as well as articles intended for our Junior Members.  Everyone has one good personal story to tell about themselves and their trains. So, join the club and submit your article for possible publication or listing on our website.  

We also have a buy/sell/Swap toy train publication, "The Interchange Track" that our members receive 4 times a year in the mail. In addition, our members have private access to the E-track web based buy/sell/trade section in the Members Only Section of our website. Members can buy, sell and trade 24 hours/day, 7days/week, 365 days per year with thousands of members from all over the country.

Our award winning website is our best communication tool that keeps our members up to date with the most current club information. Frequent videos regarding toy related topics, news from Lionel and club business are posted regularly on this site. In our video gallery section of our website, we have posted hundreds of original and exclusive LCCA production video clips on YouTube. We recommend you make a favorite site; so you can easily access the most current information regarding club news and announcements.

The LCCA host the best annual toy train conventions in different cities all around the country every year in July. This year we will be celebrating our 42nd annual convention at the Marriott Waterside Hotel in Norfiolk VA, July 23-28. For specific information regarding our upcoming Norfolk Convention go to our Convention Page in the club's website.  This year, Jerry Calabrese will host a Q&A session with convention goers.  If you are unable to be at the convention, you can still ask Jerry a question by submitting it to "ask the expert"

We recognize that every member can not attend our annual conventions every year, so the LCCA Board of Directors have created a special events program with family oriented, fun, toy train related events being held in various cities all around the country throughout the year. This is part of LCCA President Dennis DeVito's plan to reach out and have contact with over 2000 LCCA members and families this year. For more information about these fun filled, family oriented activities go to our special events page on this website.

In addition, because of our special relationship with Lionel, we are able to provide our members with the opportunity to order and purchase, specially designed, limited edition, and collectible LCCA train products. Lionel makes these limited edition products exclusively for LCCA members. For information regarding our most recent product offerings, go to the "LCCA store" section or product develop section on this website.

There are so many reasons and membership benefits for belonging to the Lionel Collectors Club of America. So why not give a loved one a one year gift membership into the LCCA? Try it for a year, we know you will like it. Join the club today and become part of "The Best Toy Train Club on the Planet!".  If you have any questions or need more information please contact me at 248-709-4137

Al Kolis
Fellow Member,Immediate Past President