CMS April 24th 2021 Field Trip To Saddle Mtn (petrified wood)

On April 24th 2021, we will be going to Saddle Mountain for Petrified Wood.
Meet at the Shell Station 9:45, 723 Government Road, Mattawa, WA 99349.

Rest room tip – Lepricon Grocery prior to arriving at the Shell station.

Group will leave promptly from Shell Station at 10:00 AM.

From Renton, it’s approx. a 3 hr drive (155 miles).

Petrified Wood – Bring digging and hard rock tools, buckets, and sturdy shoes. Bring a jacket because if it’s windy it can get chilly. The road can be rough going up to the dig sites.  SUV or high clearance vehicle recommended.

Roger Danneman CMS (roger.danneman@gmail.com  425-228-8781 or cell 425-757-3506 

 

Updated: May 8, 2021 — 6:34 pm

Presidents Message

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . . We will be resuming in-person club meetings on June 10th, Thursday at 7 pm. We will have our regular meeting at the American Legion Hall, Kent. Mike and I took a 3 week vacation/road trip via the giant redwoods on our way to Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains behind San Bernardino, CA. We had 2 weeks hanging around this beautiful lake. We went on a couple of leisurely drives looking for rocks but all we found were several types of granite. We then headed to Las Vegas

Meeting Announcements

  • Finally and at last we are resuming in-person meetings on June 10th at 7 pm at the American Legion Hall, Kent. Our topic for the evening will be a power point presentation on picture stones. Shown ‘n Tell will be something rock, mineral or fossil item you have done or acquired in the last 15 months. Google GPS lists the address as American Legion Hall, S 252nd St Kent, WA 98030 (No building address number.) Bing GPS doesn’t list it correctly no matter how you enter the address. When we resume our in-person meetings the club has obtained sanitizers to sanitize the tables, chairs and hands. Everyone will be required to wear a mask.

  • Time is Running Out – Lower Dues for 2021 2021 club membership dues is $15 for a family or individual! The Board has approved a temporary reduction in our dues for 2021 only to $15 per family or individual. As of October our dues will go back up to $25 per family or individual. Our club is resuming in person general meetings on June 10th. Our general meetings are held on the 2nd Thursdays of each month at 7 pm. From our website you can use a credit card to renew your membership. You can also mail a check to CMS, c/o Charles Benedict, 25838 W. Lake Wilderness Dr. SE, Maple Valley WA 98038.

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