April 2016 Meeting Announcement

CMS Meeting April 14th 
Program Presentation:
We will have a speaker this month. Jim Cerenzie, fellow CMS Member, is going to give us a talk on what tools you need for rockhounding.
We will also be showing off our new website and Facebook page. Our own Club Member, Mark Hohn, is right now hard-at-work building us a new website and revamping the Facebook page.
Show ‘n Tell:
In honor of April Fool’s Day bring a rock or mineral that is often sold as something else.
For an example: Pyrite (Fool’s Gold), Amazonite (often sold as New Jade), Magnasite (often sold as Turquoise), Dragon Vein (Chinese composite), Sea Sediment (Chinese composite), Howlite (often dyed and sold as Turquoise), etc.

The next Board Meeting will be 7:00 pm, Monday, April 11 at

Panera Bread

521 2nd Pl N

(between Crow St & Willis St)

Kent, Washington

Updated: May 2, 2016 — 9:21 pm

Presidents Message

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . I am busy with planning and writing the website to sell booth space for our 2020 Show. I am also the Bulletin Aids Chair for NFMS this year. It is the busiest time of the year for this position as I am in charge of all the NFMS contest submissions except websites. Thank goodness, this closes our shortly. FYI: There isno conflict of interest as I do not judge any of the entries from our club. Mike has threatened to tie my hands down in order for me not to

Meeting Announcements

  •   Meeting Topic: Our Field Trip Leader Roger Dennemen will talk about planned field trips for 2020. He will also have samples of the rocks, minerals and crystals that can be found.   Show ‘n Tell: What have you found on a field trip.   Hope to see everyone!  

  • The Young Tumblers (youth members) have their own door prize drawing at each meeting. We encourage our Young Tumblers to participate in Show ‘n Tell each month. We also have a section of our monthly newsletter for them only to earn Rock Bucks. Rock Bucks can be spent on the monthly raffle or the club auctions we have throughout the year. The website and newsletter now has your own section. Be sure to look at to see what’s new this month and any announcements.

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