Students studying numismatics at the University of Calgary will soon benefit from the volunteer commitment of the Calgary Numismatic Society (CNS). The Calgary club has created a $50,000 scholarship endowment at the university that is designed “to make a significant long-term numismatic contribution within the community,” says CNS president Tom Woznow. “Knowing that the University of Calgary has the Nickel Galleries museum with large numismatic holdings, we wanted to enhance the study opportunities by providing funding that could be paid out in a bursary, yearly, to a student that might be studying and working within the field of numismatics.” The $50,000 donation is the result of CNS members volunteering their time at local casinos, raising funds for the promotion and appreciation of numismatics. Continue reading →
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