President’s Message – June 2018

Mike and I attended the April Northwest Regional Show in Yakima. I was so proud of our club when they handed out the NFMS and AFMS awards. If you attended our May general meeting you are already aware of these awards.

So just in case you have not heard, our club won the following:

AFMS Rockhound of the Year – Bob Pattie

AFMS 4th Place Website Award – Mark Hohn

NFMS 1st Place Website Award – Mark Hohn (2nd year in a row)

AFMS 7th Place Small Bulletin – Keith Morgan

plus received the AFMS Top 10 Pen

NFMS 2nd Place Small Bulletin – Keith Morgan

AFMS 1st Place Drawn Feature – Keith Morgan

plus received the AFMS Top 10 Pen

NFMS 1st Place Drawn Feature – Keith Morgan

AFMS Honorable Mention Adult Article – Kat Koch

NFMS 1st Place Adult Article – Kat Koch

Congratulations to everyone that won plus an additional thank you to all our members that volunteer their time to make our Club a success.

Remember to volunteer for our show!!!!! Contact Mark or Kat.

Kat Koch

CMS President

Updated: August 26, 2018 — 5:59 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  12 noon and dinner at 1 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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