President’s Message – July 2017

President’s Message – July 2017

The Board is still diligently working on a Show budget.

Currently the Show meeting is held in conjunction with the Board meeting. All members are welcome to attend if you are interested in helping out or just curious as to what’s happening with the show planning or nuts ‘n bolts of our club. Our next meeting is July 10th @ 7 pm, Panera Bread, Kent Station.

Election of officers is coming up the end of this year. If you are interested in running for a position or to work on a committee please let one of the Board members know. The entire Board except for 1 Director’s position are open for election this year.

Dates to mark on your calendar:

August 6, 2017 – CMS Club potluck picnic & live auction. Lake Wilderness, Maple Valley

September 2017 – Need volunteers entire month for Puyallup Fair booth. (No Tuesdays).

December 3, 2017 – CMS Dinner, meeting & live auction. American Legion Hall, Kent

April 27-29, 2018 2018 NFMS 80th Annual Show, Central WA State Fair Park, Yakima

August 27-30, 2018 – CMS Rock & Mineral Show. Green River College, Auburn

Summers here – lets all go rockhounding. There is a great field trip planned for July.

Kat Koch

CMS President

Updated: September 1, 2017 — 8:56 pm

Presidents Message

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . I want to thank everyone that attended our Holiday Dinner. We had the best turnout since the club struck out on it’s own. 40 members, family and friends attended. We had a great selection of food. Best ever. Thank you to each one of you for making the dinner such a great success. I found out at our Holiday Dinner that some of our members are artistically talented beyond collecting rocks. If you have another talent besides collecting rocks please let me know. I found out John Cornell does beaded

Meeting Announcements

  • Meeting Topic: John Cornell, CMS Member, will be showing off his bead work. He does wall hangings of portraits, landscapes, still life, etc. out of beads. He will bring examples of partially completed and completed works. His work is presently on display at an art gallery in Greenwood.   Show ‘n Tell: Your favorite rock, mineral or lapidary item that you received or bought in 2019

  • 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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