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Club News: Rain forest nut provides source of button material

Rain forest is button source

The Roseburg Button Club will meet at 1 p.m. Friday in Conference Room A of the Community Cancer Center, 2880 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

Guest speaker Vickie Roberts of Medford will give a short presentation on vegetable ivory, a nut from South American rain forests. Tagua nuts have been manufactured into buttons from 1850 to present day. Button collectors and fanciers are welcome.

Information 541-440-5401.

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