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 …. by Kat Koch Governor Inslee and the CDC have asked all of us to not gather for the holidays. I know it’s very hard for some of us not see our friends and family at this time of the year. The holidays gatherings, religious services, hobby or other group meetings, gyms, senior center activities have been canceled but remember we, as individuals, have not been canceled. We are still a family member, a friend and a rock club member. Joy, fun and happiness have not been canceled! 2020 has been a weird

Meeting Announcements

  • Please remember to renew your membership for 2020 if you have not done so. Even though we currently can not have club meetings we are making every effort to keep our club running smoothly. We are still providing you with our monthly club newsletter. Our field trips are continuing so check out our field trip link for September and October’s next adventures. On field trips we will require 6 ft distancing and no carpooling other than with your immediate family. Our “Young Tumblers” can continue to work on their badge of choice. All the badges you can earn is under the Young Tumblers link on this website. It’s a great time to concentrate on earning 1 or more badges.  

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