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Welcome to the Manhattan Chapter of the GIA Alumni!  We are one of the largest and most active of all the alumni chapters and continue to grow. We offer regularly scheduled activities for our members and guests. Since we are in the heart of the Gem & Jewelry Industry we have a myriad of resources and speakers available to discuss varied topics concerning our industry.

Whether you are an gemologist, appraiser, collector, retailer, designer or manufacturer, our chapter has everything you are looking for in a professional organization. We are committed to keeping you up to date with all the latest information. You cannot afford not to become involved so please tune in often.

Please join us at  a meeting not only to listen and learn from our speakers, but to network as well. At our events you will have a chance to win a special item in our raffle for The Eunice Miles Scholarship Fund which has been donated by our lecturer or a member.

We are a non-profit educational organization.

If you would like to be on our emailing list, please contact us at pres@ManhattanGIAAlumni.org

                                                     

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Manhattan GIA Alumni
Winner
Regional Chapter of the Year
1993 • 1995 • 1996 • 1997
Outstanding Chapter of the Year
1998 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 2003 • 2004 2005
2006
WINNER
1999 Chapter Member of the Year  Erin Randall Orgel, GG
2001 Chapter Member of the Year  Irma Davidson-Gomez, GG
2002 Chapter Member of the Year  Merle S. Koblenz, GG
2003 Volunteer of the Year  Gail B. Levine, GG
2005 Volunteer of the Year Merle S. Koblenz, GG
2005 Chapter Member of the Year  Gail B. Levine, GG
2010 International Leadership Award  Gail B. Levine, GG
2010 International Achievement Award  Merle S. Koblenz, GG
2011 GIA Alumni Chapter Achievement Award  Howard Rubin, GG
2011 GIA Alumni International Leadership Award  Gail B. Levine, GG
2012 GIA Alumni Leadership Award  Merle S. Koblenz, GG
2012 GIA Alumni Chapter Achievement Award  Gail B. Levine, GG
2013 GIA Alumni Leadership Award  Merle S. Koblenz, GG
2013 GIA Alumni Chapter Achievement Award  Sara Olsen Ritchie, GG


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