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Plan to join us for our Next Meeting

  • July 6, 2016 1:30 P.M.      Join us for our July 6th meeting at the home of Micheline Gravel.  Call 613-841-0524 to RSVP and directions.  The agenda will focus mainly on the 2017 convention.  (Reminder that those who have not sent in a job description, should do so before the meeting.  We are starting our critical path planning documents.)

  • FIBREFEST – September 10 & 11, 2016

    The Ottawa Valley Button Club will be at the 21st Annual Fibrefest Show, Almonte, ON. September 10 & 11, 2016.
    Look for us at the Almonte Arena in Almonte -- we will have vintage, antique and collectible buttons for sale, a button exhibit, and a button identification clinic -- so bring in your treasures! The Fibrefest show is hosted by the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum.
     

Check back again – as we are always updating our website!

 

Do you have a button collection to sell?

The OVBC will offer guidance or suggest options to help you sell your collection.  Contact  Micheline Gravel -  bouton1993@hotmail.com or (613) 841-0524.

 

 

Enjoy this “Smilebox video” compiled by Sue Farrah.

Just click here – and when the film is complete, please come back to see more about the Ottawa Valley Button Club.

 

A site for button collectors in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec

“Button It!”

Event sponsored by the Ottawa Valley Button Club and the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum.

Date:  Saturday October 24, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: The Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

                  267 Edmund Street, Carleton Place, Ontario

Meet experts from the Ottawa Valley Button Club and learn all about your button collection – free on site identification all day, antique buttons for sale, plus much more....

Hope to see you there.

Contact the Ottawa Valley Button Club for more information (link)

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About the Club

The Ottawa Valley Button Club is a small group of people with a passion for clothing buttons.

Learn about, preserving and displaying buttons is part of the joy of collecting buttons.  It will take you on a fascinating discovery journey that can involve history, art, fashion, socio-economics, workmanship and production.

President:  Sue Dickout

Treasurer:  Linda Doyle

Newsletter:  Nancy Moynihan, editor

Meeting Minutes:  Michele Jaakson

Mailings:  Evelyn Palmer

Display organizer:  Ariella Hostetter

Fibrefest Ways and Means:  Linda Doyle

Setting the program dates, meeting places and presentations:  Evelyn Davies and Susan Smith

Liaison with other Button Clubs:  Linda Doyle

Webmaster:  Susan Smith

Reminder:  Please check this website for the date of our next meeting

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Information about the OVBC contact:  Sue Dickout, sdickout@sympatico.ca or at 613-831-3960

We look forward to welcoming more collectors at our next meetings.

WANTED:  Club members are asked to send photographs for our website to Susan Smith.

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