July 9th – Show Committee Meeting

Our next show committee meeting will be before the board meeting on June 11th, 2018, at Wendy’s at 505 E Smith, Kent, WA 6:30 PM. We will meet prior to the monthly board meeting.

If you are interested in helping organize and plan the show please attend. Show committee meeting starts at 6:30 with a short board meeting after, you are welcome to attend one or both meetings. We really need a volunteer to lead the raffle and door prize area. We have several volunteer helpers but we need the overall leader.

If you are interested in helping organize and plan the show please attend. I am looking for another time and location we can separate our show meetings from the board meeting. I am looking for suggested times that would work for everyone. I have discovered that Saturday morning might not work as all the restaurants wont reserve space as this is their busiest time. Still looking for options.

If you know of a room, area, recreation room, home or ? we can use on a Saturday please let Mark know. As we get closer to the show we will probably move to meeting twice a month.

Updated: August 26, 2018 — 5:59 pm

Presidents Message

  • Sorry for the late update on the website. Due to Covid and the flu, our family has been sick. I would also like to note, that we have lost our videographer. Until we find a replacement volunteer, our meetings will not be on YouTube. From the Top of the Rock Pile  Our Cascade Gem & Mineral Show is coming up. We will be about 2 weeks from show time when you read this! Our August meeting will be a recap of what’s going on at our Cascade Gem Show. It will also be our last call for volunteers. Then Jim

Meeting Announcements

  • Topic: This is our last meeting before our Cascade Gem and Mineral Show. There will be a rundown of our show and what you can expect to happen. It will also be our last call for volunteers. It is imperative that we get more volunteers. As Roger, our Field Trip Guides, says “Many hands make light work.” You don’t have to wait until this meeting to volunteer for the show. Just click on the website front page link to volunteer. Unforeseen change in the meeting agenda. Bring or ugliest or most unusual rock, fossil, or mineral. Be prepared to tell us what it is and where you found or got it.  

  •   Topic: A recap on how our Cascade Gem and Mineral Show went. Financial analysis and a critique of the show. What went great, and where do we need to improve next year. Then we are going to try something new. A sticky note timeline chart. We are going to have a yearly timeline chart from 1935 to 2022. We are going to ask you to put 3 sticky notes on the timeline with your name on each and then 1st Note first time you went rockhounding and your age 2nd Note the most memorable rock hobby event in your life and your age 3rd Note another memorable rock hobby event in your life and your age Then place each of your sticky notes on the timeline. Just before Show ‘N Tell, we will take a look at the chart. Then during Show ‘N Tell you can come up and look at the chart and discuss it with each other. Show’N Tell: A rock, mineral, or fossil that means a lot to you.  

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