EAST PEORIA -- Two local stamp clubs are joining together to shop and swap.
The event included a silent auction and collectors' items.
President Wallace Jaquet for the Tri-County and Caterpillar stamp clubs said about 80 people stopped by.
He said the collections also include picture postcards and other supplies. He said many of the dealers' collections have been in the making for more than 60 years.
He hopes the event will help keep the clubs going. Jaquet said, "The club has kind of dwindled in the last few years, young people are not collecting stamps anymore."
The club gets 10 percent of the money raised through the silent auction. He says the clubs have a total of 15 members.