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DCNR #2 - Daily Convention News Report

The LCCA 2008 Convention is in full swing on day two of our annual gathering in celebration of trains, friendship, and fun. Today's news report is by Ed Richter (RM 13075), a newly elected LCCA Director. more

DCNR #1 - Daily Convention News Report

LCCA Conventioneers are gathering at Buffalo, NY for the club's annual event with trains, tours, food, and fun. The following news summary is by tour-goer Bob Carter (RM 6620). more

Fun with Trains Is “Good Medicine” for Young Patients

He’s not a pediatrician, but Al Kolis knows, “Good fun is good medicine.” A father of two boys and a toy train hobbyist, Kolis realizes that sharing the fun of toy trains with hospitalized children is a day brightener for them and a lift for him and other volunteers of the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA). more

Toy Train Hobbyists Have a Passion for Steam, Smoke, Cinders, and Noise

Convention News Brief Overview - Chicago - July 22-28, 2007 more

A Family-friendly Organization of Hobbyists Looks to Illinois for Fun, Frie

Convention News Brief Overview - Chicago - July 22-28, 2007 more

As “Freight Handler for the Nation,” Chicago Attracts Hobbyists to Illinois

Convention News Brief Overview - Chicago - July 22-28, 2007 more

LCCA 2006 Convention Tour Program Wins Top Award

A Winning Combination: LCCA, Pink Ladies, and Trains! The “Pink Ladies” of The Arrangers DMC, a Denver company hired by the LCCA to prearrange and present our convention tour activities, was named the winner in the Best Tour Program category in the 2006 Association of Destination Management Executives (ADME) Achievement Awards. more

"Thank you!" from Denver Children's Hospital

LCCA received this appreciative note from Denver Children's Hospital as a follow-up to the club's TRAIN TIME event held at DCH on Tuesday, July 25, during Convention Week. A team of LCCA volunteers set up two "rug layouts" and coached children to operate the THOMAS AND HIS FRIENDS train sets. Afterwards, LCCA gifted the two train sets to DCH. more

LCCA Video Earns International Award

An LCCA creative team has won both an Award of Distinction and an Honorable Mention in The Communicator Award international competition for their work in producing a 30-second public service announcement for the club. The project was part of the promotional campaign to raise public awareness of the train show during the LCCA convention held in St. Louis, Missouri, in late July, 2005. more