January 2019 – Earn Rock Bucks

Tell US What You See

Earn $2 Rock Bucks or $5 Rock Bucks

Complete the form. Print it out and bring to the January meeting.

Earn $2 Rock Bucks: Look at 4 rocks or minerals in your collection with a magnifying glass or microscope. Then describe below what you see.

  1. What type of rock or mineral are you looking at? ______________________

Describe what you see. ________________________________________________________

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  1. What type of rock or mineral are you looking at? ______________________

Describe what you see. ________________________________________________________

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  1. What type of rock or mineral are you looking at? ______________________

Describe what you see. ________________________________________________________

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  1. What type of rock or mineral are you looking at? ______________________

Describe what you see. ________________________________________________________

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After looking at these 4 rocks/minerals what was the most interesting thing learned or saw in your rocks?

Earn an additional $3 Rock Bucks: Bring this completed sheet to a meeting with along with the above rocks or minerals. Then at Show ‘n Tell time tell us all about what you saw.

Updated: September 13, 2019 — 9:05 pm

Presidents Message

  • 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

Meeting Announcements

  • Our Topic: Joan of Jerry’s Rock Shop (Kent) will be speaking on the Curses of Gemstones. Show ‘n Tell: A rock or mineral you have purchased.

  • 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.

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