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 […]
Category: Presidents Message
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 […]
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.
Happy New Year! 2018 was a very good year for our club. I hope 2019 proves to be just as great of a year. Since we are nearing 100 active members we have expanded our Board. In 2019 we have a few new faces on our Board and I am hoping for new ideas and […]
We are well into the downhill slide to our show. Can’t believe it’s getting so close. We can get into our venue for setup at 10 am on Friday, September 21st. Vendors will come in around 1 pm. Vendor setup time is 1 pm to 7:30 pm. So please mark your calendars and plan to […]
A Note from the President’s Desk . . . There was a large turn out at last years picnic. It’s such a beautiful spot, good food and great friends. Let’s do it again this year. In case you are a new member and/or have not attended our summer picnic before, it’s a pot luck with […]
Remember our August picnic is coming up. We have reserved our regular location at Lake Wilderness Park on Sunday August 5th or 12th. Check the posting below for further details. In case you are new member and have not attended our summer picnic before, it’s a pot luck with an auction following. It’s always a good […]
Mike and I attended the April Northwest Regional Show in Yakima. I was so proud of our club when they handed out the NFMS and AFMS awards. If you attended our May general meeting you are already aware of these awards. So just in case you have not heard, our club won the following: AFMS […]
In case you have not noticed, our Club member Roger Danneman has taken over as CMS Field Trip Guide. He has been working hard on setting up field trips, checking out the sites beforehand and then leading the trips. Thank you very much for taking over this very time consuming job! At our April general […]
Remember to volunteer for our show!!!!! Let Mark know what you like to do and what you don’t like to do. You don’t need to head a committee, you can volunteer to be a helper on a committee. There is a spot where your help will be appreciated. Our show is 5 ½ months away […]
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 …
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.