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

  •   A Note from the President’s Desk . . . We need a lot of volunteers. You can now sign-up online at our website under the tab Cascade Gem and Mineral Show. I suggest that you sign-up online before too much time passes so we know where we stand on covering all our bases. You can also text or call Mark and let him know when you can help out. We had to take a larger venue in order to have our show on the 3rd weekend of September as the college made a mistake and the Student Union was

Meeting Announcements

  • I am very proud of our Junior Tumbler’s. Alex Danneman, Isaiah Fu, Isabel Viejo, Alexa Viejo will have display cases at our Show. They each will be working on badges. Last year our Juniors did an outstanding job on their first time display cases and each earned their “Showmanship” badge.. This is the 2nd year for Alex and Isaiah and the first time for Isabel and Alexa. I am looking forward to seeing each of their cases.

  • 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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