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[ABANA] The Artist Blacksmith's Association of North America, Inc. The Winner of the Alex Bealer Anvil Raffle was Randy Hodges of Manteo, NC. He was at the Convention and took it home with him. Click on the photo below to see the full sized picture. The ABANA Convention in Columbus Georgia and at Westville Village in Lumpkin Georgia on 15-17 March 2013 was enjoyed by all that attended, including the 8 Founding Members pictured here (Click on the photo below to see the full sized picture.