Angela Galen, owner of the Antique Market of Clinton, will be the guest speaker at the Altrusa Club luncheon meeting on Wednesday Â at the DoubleTree Hotel in Oak Ridge, and she will discuss how to keep antiques alive for future generations.
Galen will also play a lively round of â€œWhat in the world is it?â€ using some antiques she will bring along, a press release said. The audience will have the opportunity to speculate as to the intended function of the object.
Instrumental in organizing the Antique Merchants Guild of Clinton, Galen has held the office of president for a total of four years, and for the past three years has been one of the main organizers of the Clinch River Spring Antique Fair, which draws thousands of people to Anderson County each May, the release said.
Altrusa International is a service organization comprised of community members focusing on leadership, partnership, and service with an emphasis on literacy and education.
The meeting will begin with a lunch buffet at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a brief business meeting and then the program. Visitors with a reservation are welcome to attend. Lunch costs $13, and a reservation may be requested by sending an email to [email protected] by Monday, Jan. 6.