Club Directory

Local/Regional Northern California Clubs and Societies

The following directory is as accurate as we can make it based on information provided by our clubs and societies!


Alameda

Alameda Stamp Club
Meetings: Third Tuesday and Thursday of the month.
Locations: Immanuel Lutheran Church – Third Tuesday meets at 7-9 pm at the at the cross of Santa Clara Ave and Chestnut St.; Mastick Senior Center – Third Thursday meets 10-12 noon at the  1155 Santa Clara Ave room D.
Contact: John Kofranek: jakmjos@comcast.net.

Chico

Chico Stamp Club
Meetings: Meets every first Tuesday of each month 6:30 -7:45 pm
Location: Butte County Library, 1108 Sherman Ave., Chico, CA 95926
Contact: Chico Stamp Club, 2674 Ceres Avenue, Chico, CA 95973

Eureka

Humboldt Stamp Collectors Club
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday, 7:00 pm
Location: Senior Resource Meetings Center, 1910 California St., Eureka
Contact: Carolyn Podratz, 341 Wells Dr., Eureka, CA 95503
Telephone: 707-444-9508
Email: cardon3442@suddenlink.net

Fort Bragg

Mendocino Coast Stamp Club
Meetings:  First Thursday, 7:30 pm
Location: F. B. Library, 499 E. Laurel St., Community Room
Contact: Chuck Jones, Box 2910, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
E-mail: dr-stamps@comcast.net

Fremont

Fremont Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:00 pm second Thursdays, no meeting in June
Location: Fremont Cultural Arts Center, 3375 Country Dr., Fremont
Contact: Box 8450, Fremont, CA, 94537, Dave Epps
Telephone: 510-487-5288
Email: depps55@gmail.com
Website: www.fremontstampclub.org

Fresno

Fresno Philatelic Society
Meetings: 2:00 pm first Sunday and 6:30 pm third Thursday
Location: Rex Phebus Veterans Memorial Bldg., 453 Hughes Ave., Clovis, CA 93612
Contact: Vic Stene, PO Box 2282, Clovis, CA 93613
Telephone: 559-978-3845
Email: generalmojo@gmail.com
Website: http://www.frespex.org/

Grass Valley

Gold Country Stamp Club
Meetings: First and third Thursdays every month, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Gold Country Senior Center, 841 Old Tunnel Road, Grass Valley, CA 94545
Contact: Robert Brenan, 13629 Pasquale Rd., Nevada City, CA 95959
Telephone: (530) 478-0130

Oakland

East Bay Collectors Club
Meetings: 7 p.m., :first & third Thursdays
Location: Berkeley Methodist United Church, 1710 Carleton Ave, Berkeley
Contact: Randy Tuuri, 29 Cambridge Way, Piedmont, CA 94611
Telephone: (510) 653-3471
Email: tuurifam@comcast.net

Petaluma

Redwood Empire Collectors Club
Meetings: 6:00 pm on third Wednesdays (except July & October)
Location: Boulevard Cafe, 1096 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma, CA 94952
Contact: Dennis Buss
Telephone: (707)774-6296
Email: denlyn59@yahoo.com

Redding

Redding Stamp Club
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month 2:00 pm
Location: 301 Hartnell Ave., Redding CA.
Contact: Mark Woodward, 1250 Hilltop Dr., Redding CA 96003
Telephone: (530) 221-8933
Email: markwoodward@charter.net
Website: http://www.reddingstampclub.org/

Redwood City

Sequoia Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:30 PM 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
Location: Community Activities Bldg., 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City 94061-1460
Contact: Kristin Patterson/Craig Butterworth PO Box 235, San Carlos, CA 94070-0235
Email: sequoiastampclub@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.penpex.org

Western Philatelic Library
3004 Spring St., Redwood City, CA
Mailing: P.O. Box 7063
Redwood City, CA 94063-7063
Phone: 650-306-9150
Email: info@fwpl.org
Website: http://www.fwpl.org

Sacramento

Sacramento Philatelic Society
Meetings: 7:00 pm Wednesdays
Location: Easter Seal Society, 3205 Hurley Way.
Contact: Ernie Teays, 2740 63rd St, Sacramento CA 95817
Telephone: 916-739-1944
Website: http://www.sacramentophilatelicsociety.org/

Salinas

Monterey County Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:30 pm 4th Thursdays each month (except Nov & Dec on 3rd Thursday)
Location: St Ansgar’s Lutheran Church, 72 east San Joaquin St., Salinas, CA
Contact: Steve Radisch – 1828 Buckingham Dr., Salinas, CA 93906
Telephone: 831-443-5850
Email:  sfradisch@sbcglobal.net

San Francisco

California Collectors Club
Meetings: 6:30 pm on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month
Location: St. James Episcopal Church, 4620 California St., Between 8th-9th Ave., San Francisco
Contact: Vesma Grinfelds, 3800 – 21st St., SF, CA 94114
Email: dzvesma@gmail.com

Collectors Club of San Francisco
Meetings: 6:00 pm second Wednesdays
Location: Delancey Street Restaurant, Brannan & Embarcadero, San Francisco 94107
Contact: Vesma Grinfelds, 3800 – 21st St., SF, CA 94114
Email: dzvesma@gmail.com

Golden Gate Stamp Club
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month, 7:30 pm
Location: Taraval District Police Station, 2345 24th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94116
Contact: Bob Gordon, 790 Church Street #203, San Francisco, CA 94114
Telephone: 415-436-9182
Email: bob@lgbtpartnership.org

San Francisco Bay Area Postcard Club
Meetings: 4th Saturday of every month except Dec.
Location: Fort Mason, Room C-260, Bldg C, San Francisco, CA Verify meeting place as it sometimes changes.
Contact: Lew Baer, P.O. Box 621, Penngrove, CA 94951
Email: editor@postcard.org
Website: http://www.postcard.org/

San Francisco-Pacific Philatelic Society
Meetings: 7 pm, 2nd Tuesdays (except Dec.)
Location: SFPD-Richmond Station, 461 6th Ave
Contact: Ian “Russ” Samuels, P.O. Box 210268, San Francisco CA 94121-0268
Telephone: 415-759-6345
Email: irsamuels@hotmail.com

San Jose

San Jose Stamp Club
Meetings: 7-9:00 pm 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Location: Hilltop Manor, in 3rd floor dining room, 790 Ironwood Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
Contact: P.O. Box 730993, San Jose, CA 95173 or Brian Jones
Email: bfj39@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.filatelicfiesta.org

San Leandro

The Philatelic Society of San Leandro
Meetings: 6:30 pm 3rd Tuesdays
Location: San Leandro Public Library. 300 Estudillo, San Leandro, CA.
Contact: Denis Dunphy, 510 581 2394, patdunphy@yahoo.com
Email: gale.737@att.net

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Stamp Club
Meetings: 
7:00 pm 1st Tuesday of the month
Location:  
Steele Lane Community Center, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa
Contact: 
Dennis Buss, 1015 Gailinda Ct, Petaluma, CA 94952
Email: 
srsc2012@yahoo.com

Vallejo

Vallejo Stamp Club
Meetings: 6:30 pm 1st Tuesdays
Location: Wee Kirk Room at Community Presbyterian Church, 2800 Georgia, between Annette and Steffen, in east Vallejo.
Contact: Vallejo Stamp Club, P.O. Box 121 Vallejo, CA 94590
Telephone: 707-246-6327
Email: EMPERORI@juno.com

Walnut Creek

Diablo Valley Stamp Club
Meetings: 7:30 pm 2nd & 4th Thursdays
Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1924 Trinity Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Contact: Frank Scudero, 418 Beatrice Rd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Email: fscudero@aol.com
Website: http://www.freewebs.com/dvstampclub/

Out of State Clubs and Societies

Nevada

Nevada Stamp Study Society
Meetings: Meets 2nd and 4th Saturdays – 10 am – Noon
Location: Silverado Estates Clubhouse, 2301 Oddie Blvd, Reno, NV
Contact: PO Box 2907, Sparks, NV 89432; John Walter, President – president@renostamp.org
Telephone: (775) 851-7968
Email: NVstampsociety@gmail.com
Website: http://www.renostamp.org

Oregon

Southern Oregon Philatelic Society
Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursdays. at 7PM
Location: St. Mary’s High School, 811 Black Oak Dr., Medford, Oregon
Contact: Larry Crain, PO BOX 4395, Medford OR 97501
Telephone: 541-779-9462
Email: larry.crain@gmail.com

Philatelic Exhibitions
NorCal Chapters and Institutions

British North American Philatelic Society Golden West Regional Group. Meetings held at local shows and members homes. Contact: BNAPS Regional Contact & Treasurer, W.J. (Joe) Schlitt, P.O. Box 263, Knightsen, CA 94548-0263. Tel: 925-487-2838, E-mail: wylecotejs@earthlink.net Cal – Revenuers Chapter of the American Revenue Society meets at various shows in the Bay Area. Contact: Joe Ross, 8036 Rio Linda Blvd., Elverta, CA 95626. Tel: 916-991-9661. E-mail: calrevjoe@aol.com

China Stamp Society, Chiu Chin Chan Chapter (San Francisco Bay Area) meets at various members homes and at WESTPEX. Contact: Patrick Skain, 300 Crestlake Drive, San Francisco, CA 94132, Tel: 415-682-9995, e-mail: patskain@att.net website: http://www.chinastampsociety.org

Federated Philatelic Clubs of Southern California. Contact: Editor John Weigle, Po Box 6536, Ventura CA 93006-6536. website: http://www.sescal.org/fedclubs.htm

Council of Northern California Philatelic Societies. Contact: Pres. Dr. Akthem Al-Manaseer, PO Box 731100, San Jose, CA 95173-1100, email: akthem@pacbell.net

Friends of the Western Philatelic Library. 3004 Spring St, Redwood City, CA. Contact: Stuart Leven, Box 2219 Sunnyvale, CA 94087 E-mail: libry@att.net Tel: 650-306-9150 Website: http://www.fwpl.org/

PENPEX Peninsula Philatelic Exhibition. Show held 1st week of December at Communities Activities Bldg., 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City, CA. Contact: Kristin Patterson , P.O. Box 235, San Carlos, CA 94070, email address: penpexredwoodcity@yahoo.com Tel: 408-267-6643. website: http://www.penpex.org.

Rossica, NorCal Chapter meets at various show venues including WESTPEX, Filatelic Fiesta, SUNPEX and PENPEX and also various members homes. Contact: Dr. Ed Laveroni PO Box 320997, Los Gatos, CA, 95032-0114. Tel: 408-356-7561, e-mail: ejpjla@comcast.net

Ryukyu Philatelic Specialists Society Ltd. Norcal Chapter meets annually at WESTPEX. Contact Bill Ninde, 5408 Lynbrook Place, Concord CA 94521. Tel: 925-672-7884. E-mail: bninde@earthlink.net

Scandinavian Collectors Club The Golden Gate Chapter. Meets at various members homes on 1st Saturday of each month. Contact: Herbert R Volin, 1506 East Shore Dr., Alameda 94501-3118. Tel: 510-522-3242 e-mail: hrvolin@aol.com

USS Saginaw Chapter #59 (Universal Ship Cancellation Society,APS Affiliate #98) Meeting Time and Location: Normally second Sunday of each month, 1:30 PM Community Presbyterian Church, 2800 Georgia St, Vallejo Contact Steve Shay to confirm meeting date and location Contact Person: Steve Shay, Secretary, 747 Shard Ct, Fremont, CA 94539 shaymur@flash.net

National Groups