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The Midwest Watchmaker and Clockmaker Professional Organization, affiliated with American Watchmaker Clockmaker Institute (AWCI) the national organization. Serving the Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Northern Iowa, and Western Wisconsin area.
We are the regional affiliate of the National Professional organization for Clockmakers and Watchmakers establishing standards for education and testing for National Certification. Our goal is to establish and maintain the necessary high standards for quality, systematic procedures, and use of the proper technology to ensure excellent outcomes for each watch or clock service.
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91st annual conference
LOCATION: Mendota VFW, 1323 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, MN 55150
9am start registration, coffee and donuts
9:30 am Noel Totten, Insurance/Bond Agent will talk about the needs of small business owners, plus some Q & A
11-Noon Jerry Faier is talking about :" Physiology, Horology and the Zen of Watch and Clock Work,"
1:30pm - 2:15 Gary Anderson is talking about Private label pocket watches and will have a general question and answer period about pocket watches
2:30pm - 3:30 Jerry Faier talking about "Future of Certification at AWCI"
LUNCH IS INCLUDED
AUCTION SET UP IS 4-5 and first lots will close after 6pm
INCREDIBLE AUCTION after the convention. We are sorting 4 estates, one that is 3 generations of watch and clock equipment and clocks and watches. One that was a specialist in pocket watches. Starts around 5pm with silent auction $5 bidder fee.
COSTS will be $49 for the convention including lunch to pay now push button
SUNDAY MAY 7th 2017
AWCI TEACHER BOB OCKENDEN WILL BE HERE
TEACHING PLATFORM ESCAPEMENTS COURSE.
This will be a full day program combining both theory and practical application/hands on. There will be escapements and a few test platforms/movements on which to mount the escapement.
Watch movement holder, preferably with parallel sides
A few pairs of tweezers, one stout, as well as one for hairspring work
A balance tack
Parts tray or segmented container
LUNCH IS NOT INCLUDED, there are three places to eat in Mendota, MN
COST will be $80
Class will be first come first serve with 20 people maximum.
To pay DUES to MWCA
cost of $35 on line push this button
Coyright 2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017 Midwest Watchmakers, Clockmakers Association
Postal address 1169 Veronica Lane, Mendota Heights, MN 55118