Washington State Button Society

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Washington State Button Society

Welcome to the Washington State Button Society's web site! Please check back often to catch any updates.

The WSBS meets on the 3rd Saturday of January, April and July at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1315 N. 160th, Shoreline, WA. Our meetings begin at 10:00 AM with button sales, then a program at 11:00 AM, business meeting at 11:45, then lunch and more button sales after, until about 2-2:30 PM! (See a map to the Church location.)

Below are the meeting dates for 2018:
  • Saturday January 20, 2018
  • Saturday April 21, 2018
  • Saturday July 21, 2018
  • Annual Show September 13-15, 2018
Hope to see you there!

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WSBS Standing Rules

Every year in September, WSBS holds our annual Button Show. In 2018, our theme will be "Wonders of the World", and will be held at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1515 N. 160th St., Shoreline, WA. Our show will be open to the General Public on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Club members are encouraged to attend our early get together and judging on Sept 13 & 14th. Please check our Show Information page, or our Bulletin for more information as it becomes available.

We welcome visitors to our meetings and annual show, and would love to have other button collectors as members of the WSBS. Memberships run from January to December, and are $20.00 for an individual adult and $25.00 for a shared membership (two adults, same address, one Bulletin). Junior members (18 years and under) are also welcomed, with membership of $5.00 for an individual Junior, or $6.00 for a shared Junior membership (two juniors, same address, one Bulletin). Some of the benefits of being a WSBS member:
  • Members receive copies of the WSBS Bulletin
  • Members may enter trays in our annual competition
  • You will make many button friends!

If you would like to become a member (or renew your membership) of the Washington State Button Society, please print out the Membership Application and send the form and your check (made out to WSBS) to:

Lauren Smith
2506 N.E. 120th
Seattle, WA 98125

The WSBS publishes the Washington State Button Bulletin for its membership, four times a year - in January, April, July and September. The Bulletin has club information, show information, awards for upcoming shows, plus articles on buttons and button collecting. The Bulletin deadlines are March 15th, June 15th, August 15th and November 15th. If you have an article, or information you would like to share with our club, please contact the Bulletin Editor, Inge Borland.

WSBS Officers:
President: Chris McCarthy
Vice President: Jim Nolan
Secretary:Lauren Smith
Treasurer: Joy Becken
Bulletin: Inge Borland

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