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CVGS Meeting on Wednesday, 28 November: "Heirloom Discovery Day" with Georgie Stillman, ASA
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28th PROGRAM
from 12 Noon to 2 p.m.
at Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library (365 F Street) in the Auditorium
Speaker: Georgie Stillman, ASA
“Heirloom Discovery Day”
Our November 28th program for the Chula Vista Genealogical Society will feature Georgie Stillman, ASA, presenting an “Heirloom Discovery Day.”Georgie will evaluate, provide some historical background and estimate a value of family heirlooms brought in by CVGS members. Her expertise is in evaluating and appraising silver, china, glass ware, furniture, artworks, quilts and samplers.
Georgie Stillman (http://georgiestillman.com/bio.htm) has worked as a professional appraiser in London, England, Phoenix, and San Diego since 1971. She has served as president of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), vice president of the San Diego chapter, and was founding director of the International Society of Appraisers. She has received numerous awards for her outstanding service, including Appraiser of the Year. Besides being a professional instructor at various colleges, she has made many radio/TV guest appearances and written articles for many publications, teaching audiences about antiques and art.
If you would like your item evaluated by Georgie, please contact Virginia Taylor (619-425-7922, or email IrishDoll@cox.net) to get on the evaluation list -- there are a limited number of spaces on the list. Virginia has a form for members to complete and return by November 21st.
All CVGS programs are free to attend, and feature a wonderful snack table. There will be a business meeting, including election of 2013/2014 Officers before the program speaker.