By-Laws Amendment

By-Laws Amendment: The Board has voted to add a new position to the Board: Show Chairman.

The Members will vote on this change at our November General meeting.

The changes are noted in bold print. The amendment is revised as follows:

Article IV.

Officers and Directors

Section 1. The officers of the Cascade Mineralogical Society, Inc. shall consist of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Officers shall be elected

from the Clubs roster of members in good standing.

Section 2. In the case of a need to replace the president the Vice-President will move

into that position.

Section 3. There shall be a minimum of eight members on the Board of Directors

consisting of the four elected officers, the immediate Past President, two

Directors at Large, the Show Chairperson, delegates and/or representatives of affiliated organizations that require a monetary obligation, the appointed editor

of the Club newsletter, and the appointed web site coordinator.

Section 4. Directors at Large shall be elected from the Club’s roster of members in

good standing.

Updated: January 3, 2018 — 9:20 pm

Presidents Message

  • We had another successful Rock & Gem Show under the leadership of Mark Hohn! As all of you have probably heard by now, Mark has resigned as Show Chairman so that he can spend more time traveling during the summer with his wife, Penny. I thank Mark for all his hard work these past two years. You have left us with huge shoes to fill. We are now on a search for a new Show Chairman or Assist. Show Chairman. If you would like to volunteer for either position please email from our website under the “Contact” page. This is

Meeting Announcements

  • Our Topic: Joan of Jerry’s Rock Shop (Kent) will be speaking on the Curses of Gemstones. Show ‘n Tell: A rock or mineral you have purchased.

  • Our Holiday Pot Luck Dinner is Sunday, December 15th. The club provides turkey and ham and you fill in the rest. You can bring a main dish, salad, bread, dessert or drinks. Setup is at  11:30 and lunch at 12:30 pm. Following the meal we will have an election of officers and our annual auction. Please mark your calendars now and plan on attending. We have had a very good turn out the past few years so be sure to join us. Happy Holidays!

  • 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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