A Note from the President’s Desk . . . We need a lot of volunteers. You can now sign-up online at our website under the tab Cascade Gem and Mineral Show. I suggest that you sign-up online before too much time passes so we know where we stand on covering all our bases. You […]
Category: Past Presidents Message
I am on vacation. Show is moving along and we have sold 66% of our booths for our 2019 Cascade Gem & Mineral Show. We are still looking for vendors and volunteers. Under the “Show” page you can contact us.
We have had a very successful year! December 2017 our membership was 41 families with 59 active members. Our November 2018 membership is 72 families with 95 active members. We are nearing what AFMS and NFMS consider a large group – 100 members. After a 5 year absence, CMS resumed their Cascade Rock and Gem […]
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. […]
Well we did! As you all of you must know by now, that our 2018 Cascade Gem & Mineral Show went smoothly and was a huge success. We had a great venue and many vendors and visitors expressed this to us. I would like to acknowledge that the College Conference Center was also great to […]
From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . I want to thank everyone that attended our Holiday Dinner. We had the best turnout since the club struck out on it’s own. 40 members, family and friends attended. We had a great selection of food. Best ever. Thank you to each one of you for making the dinner such a great success. I found out at our Holiday Dinner that some of our members are artistically talented beyond collecting rocks. If you have another talent besides collecting rocks please let me know. I found out John Cornell does beaded …
Meeting Topic: John Cornell, CMS Member, will be showing off his bead work. He does wall hangings of portraits, landscapes, still life, etc. out of beads. He will bring examples of partially completed and completed works. His work is presently on display at an art gallery in Greenwood. Show ‘n Tell: Your favorite rock, mineral or lapidary item that you received or bought in 2019
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.