numismatists attending this year’s Summer Seminar worried about
entertaining their not-so-coin-inclined family members?
any more, you’re not.
Association (ANA) is offering “Spousetivities” throughout its 2014 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo.,
that will take attendees’ non-numismatist companions to area
destinations that include historic towns, museums, and even local
shopping malls, according to a release posted on the ANA website.
want to recognize the family members who are here supporting their
numismatists,” ANA education assistant Amber Bradish said in the
release. “These activities are a chance for ANA spouses to connect
with each other while their family members are in class.”
the activities is a trip to Manitou
Springs, Colo., where folks can take in lunch at The Cliff
House restaurant before visiting the town’s art galleries and gift
shops. Other options are tea and a tour at The Brown
Palace Hotel in Denver, a stroll through the Denver
Botanical Gardens, and a shopping spree at the 16th Street Mall.
See a full list of “Spousetivities” here.
2014 Summer Seminar sessions are scheduled for June 21 to June 26, and
June 28 to July 3. The event includes numerous educational workshops
and lectures at ANA’s headquarters at Colorado College in Colorado Springs.
ANA recommends early registration for its “Spousetivities,” as space
register, email Bradish at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at
719-482-9865. Enrollment forms are available for download on the ANA’s website.
for day trips range from $25 to $65. The prices include
transportation, any admission fees, and food in some cases.