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Philatelic Society of Lancaster County

The James Buchanan Chapter #173 of the American Philatelic Society
Chapter 118 of the American Topical Association


AWARDS & HONORS

This page recognizes our Members who have over the years received Awards and/or Honors for their dedication, commitment, authorship and leadership to the mission of the Philatelic Society of Lancaster County.


Newsletter Recognition Award

  • American Philatelic Society 2015 Gold Medal for PSLC Newsletter, Paul Petersen, Editor
  • American Philatelic Society 2014 Gold Medal for PSLC Newsletter, Paul Petersen, Editor
  • American Philatelic Society 2013 Gold Medal for PSLC Newsletter, Paul Petersen, Editor
  • American Philatelic Society 2012 Gold Medal for PSLC Newsletter, Paul Petersen, Editor
  • American Philatelic Society 2011 Gold Medal for PSLC Newsletter, Paul Petersen, Editor
  • American Philatelic Society 2010 Vermeil Medal for PSLC Newsletter, Paul Petersen, Editor

Nicholas G. Carter Volunteer Recognition Award
This Award is given to recognize the outstanding efforts of the APS volunteers at national and local levels; and to recognize our younger members whose outstanding leadership is crucial to our future. The awards have been named in memory of Nick Carter who helped to establish them. Nick felt it was important to recognize those unsung heroes who contribute their talents, time and energies to benefit stamp collecting and the Society.

  • 2016 – Richard Colberg
  • 2013 – Lucy Eyster
  • 2009 – James G. Boyles

The Spark Plug Award
This Award is given to recognize positive achievement of benefit to the presenting APS Chapter. Every club must have at least one member who does for the club what spark-plugs do to engines. The certificate may be presented to an individual or an organization. For more info, visit APS Sparkplug Award

  • 2017 – Dr. Charles J. DiComo