Category: Past Meeting Announcement

General Meeting – July 12th

Topic: Gemstones of Washington Bob Pattie gave a talk on the “Gemstones of Washington” at the NFMS Rock & Gem Show in Yakima earlier this year. His presentation was very well received. I thought we would all enjoy hearing his talk and Bob has agreed to repeat his presentation for us.   Show ‘n Tell: […]

General Meeting – June 14th

General Meeting – June 14th Topic: The current Hawaiian volcanic eruption. The USGS and HVO have put out a video on the current eruption of Halema’uma’u and the eruption history of Kilauea. Show ‘n Tell: Show off the volcanic (igneous) rocks in your collection. Magma erupts from volcanoes, the lava cools and forms rocks. Obsidian, […]

May 10th – General Meeting

General Meeting – May 7th Kat will be presenting the awards our club won at NFMS regional meeting at the Yakima Rock and Gem Show. She will also be presenting the awards our club won at the past AFMS national meeting held April 4-8, 2018 in Raleigh, NC.   Speaker: Roger Danneman, Field Trip Guide Roger will be […]

Presidents Message

  • Again, I would like to say thank you to all our members, their families, friends, other club members and etc. that came out to help us at our Cascade Gem & Mineral Show in September. We could not have done it without your help. We have the election of Board Officer’s coming up in December. We will be presenting the slate to vote on at our November meeting.    

Meeting Announcements

  • December Board Meeting – None

    There will be no Board meeting in December. January 7th will be our first meeting of the year with our new Board. See you then.

  • Holiday Potluck Dinner/Meeting/Auction – Sunday, Dec 16th

    Our annual holiday dinner is coming upon us fast! Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. Sunday, December 16th. Setup is at 12 noon with dinner at 1 pm.  Club members and their families, and guests are welcome to join us. The Club provides turkey, ham and holiday punch (non-alcoholic). Members are asked to bring a potluck side dish, drinks or dessert to fill-in our table. Also bring your own table service. After enjoying a good meal and great conversation we will have an election of Officers for the calendar year 2019. Then we will have an auction of […]

  • General Meeting – November 8th

    General Meeting – November 8th Meeting Topic: Professor Katy Shaw, Geology Dept., Green River College She will about collecting samples and identifying mineral formations at hydrothermal (smokers) vents in the Endeavor Segment of the Juan de Fuca Ridge. I would like to show our support for Prof. Shaw and her taking the time out of her busy schedule to speak to us. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend! Show ‘n Tell: A rock, mineral, geode, thunder egg or fossil from your collection with an unusual color, shape or pattern.  

  • Congratulations to Our Young Tumblers

    Case Display Winners Congratulations to all our Young Tumblers that entered a case display at our show. This was their first attempt at a display case and they were all very creative in showing off their self collected rocks and minerals. The following Young Tumblers won 1st Place Ribbons in each of their age and display group: Aiden Cerenzie Alex Danneman Isaiah Fu Cora Unger We will be handing our their AFMS Showman Badge at the Oct 11th meeting.

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