President’s Message – February 2017

I am sitting here planning our meetings and events for 2017. It looks like our Club is going to have a very busy year.

The Board has officially started our 2018 Rock & Gem Show. It’s no longer all talk and speculation. We are a relatively small club and this is going to be a huge event for us. It’s going to require all members on deck. We are seriously looking at venues and dates and will be making a decision very soon.

I am excited about having our own show next year. I hope all of you are too.

Our meeting topic in February will be GOLD!! Our speaker, Chris Holden, will be speaking on gold panning. He is the owner of Black Jack’s Metal Detector’s in Renton. He carries supplies and tools for gold panning, metal detecting and rock hounding.

Let’s give him an enthusiastic welcome by having a good turnout for this meeting.

Kat Koch

CMS President

Updated: March 13, 2017 — 9:07 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 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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