On Monday, July 26 at 7 pm, Temecula resident Mark Bellnap will give a presentation to the community at the Vail HQ stage on the subject of Historic Presidential Campaign Buttons. He will show buttons from his personal collection and will also give some as prizes to attendees who answer his trivia questions correctly.
At this free open-air event sponsored by the Temecula Valley Historical Society, attendees should bring their own chairs.
Mark will focus on issues of concern depicted on historic campaign medals and buttons and will tell related anecdotes. The audience will receive handouts showing pictures of specific campaign medals and buttons mentioned during the presentation.
Bellnap has collected presidential campaign medals and buttons since the early 1960s. He retired as a civi