Bob Belanger of Belanger Antiques will be guest lecturer at an April 6 seminar, "Utah Pioneer and English Treasures." Presented by the Assistance League of Salt Lake, it will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Red Lion Inn, 255 S. West Temple.
The seminar will focus on 18th and 19th century English antiques, 1840-1900 Utah Pioneer antiques, collectibles as well as trends in collecting.Belanger developed a love for English antique furniture while living in London. During those years, he and his wife, Jeanne, were serious collectors. After he retired as an international bank executive, Belanger opened an antique shop in Salt Lake in 1987. Since that time, he and his wife have made four buying trips to England to replenish their stock.
The cost of the seminar is $30. This includes lunch and a $15 tax deductible donation to the Assistance League Building Fund. Tickets can be purchased at the Assistance League Thrift Shop, 2060 E. 33rd South, or by calling 484-3401, 534-0359 or 266-2447.