President’s Message – October 2021 (Click For More Information)

From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . .

I am so looking forward to Maple Valley Days at Lake Wilderness. It is going to be such a fun event. I still need 1 more volunteer for our club booth on Sunday morning, October 10th. Please contact me asap if you would like to volunteer.

The club still needs rocks for the spinning wheel at this event. Please let me know if you have some and I can arrange to pick them up.

Mike and I will also be selling at this event. If you should attend the Maple Valley Days, please stop by and say hello at the club booth or the Fancy Kat Rocks booth.

As some of you know, Mike and I went on a family cruise right after our club picnic in August. We stopped in Honduras, Mexico, and the Bahamas. My favorite stop was the Bahamas. My body came home as planned but it has been hard to get my mind back home. It was so good spending quality family time together plus visiting new countries. It is very interesting talking to people and learning about their country. We saw the Mayan ruins and I even zip-lined for the first time. I loved it!

I want to welcome each of you to our rock club. I apologize if I have missed introducing myself to you. Please feel free to come up and say hello.

Kat Koch, President

Updated: November 11, 2021 — 11:58 am

Presidents Message

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . . Everything is going well with our club. I am looking forward to putting the year 2021 in the rearview mirror. It feels good to be taking baby steps towards some sense of normalcy. I am also looking forward to the upcoming club elections and having some new people on the board with new ideas. If everything goes as planned we will resume our Cascade Gem & Mineral Show in August 2022. Planning is getting underway as it is only 9 ½ months away. I feel like there is nothing

Meeting Announcements

  • The 2021 holidays are coming upon us very fast!   I am so happy to say that this year we are having our annual potluck dinner, the election of officers, and club auction. Mark Your Calendars Now! Sunday, December 12th, the setup is at 11 am, and dinner is at noon. Our dinner will be held at our regular meeting place, American Legion Hall, Kent. The club supplies roasted turkey and baked ham. You bring a side dish of your choice. If you don’t cook, you can always bring a store-bought dessert, drinks, dinner rolls and butter, cranberry sauce, or something from the grocery deli counter. Just be sure to bring your own silverware and plate. If, for some reason, you can’t bring anything, please plan on joining us anyway. We would rather see you than not see you. It’s always enjoyable to sit and talk with each other and enjoy the season together. It is the club’s opportunity to say thank you for being a member this year. Kat Koch, President        

  • 2021-2022 club membership dues is $25 for a family or individual! Join or renew now and your membership is good through 12/31/2022 Our general meetings are held on the 2nd Thursdays of each month at 7 pm.  On our website, you can use a credit card to join or 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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