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

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . . . . . It’s hard for me to write this again: No meeting in September. If Governor Inslee changes things we will surely have a meeting. So check the website, call or text me for updates. My info is in the contact page of The Tumbler newsletter. You can also email me at president@cascademineralogicalsociety.org Our monthly field trips are continuing. As our summer wanes and we move towards fall please take advantage of our field trips. As long as we continue to have good weather Roger plans to have

Meeting Announcements

  • CANCELED Due to present state mandate regarding the virus our meeting is again canceled for this month. I sure hope we get to see one another soon. In the meantime, take advantage of our monthly field trips. There is also our monthly Tumbler news bulletin which has many interesting articles plus activities for our Young Tumblers.

  • This is our annual Holiday Potluck Dinner and club auction. Mark your calendars now and plan on attending. The club provides the turkey and ham. Everyone else fill in with whatever you would like to bring. Setup is at 11:30 am and lunch is 12:30 pm. After visiting with one another, sharing a great meal we have an auction. Everyone can pickup great bargains on minerals, rocks, fossils, jewelry, etc

  • Diamond Dan has generously given us permission to post or distribute Mini Miner’s Monthly, a publication for young rock hounds. It has a lot of good activities for our Young Tumblers. They will not only learned some interesting rock and mineral facts but also activities to keep them busy.

  • Please remember to renew your membership for 2020 if you have not done so. Even though we currently can not have club meetings we are making every effort to keep our club running smoothly. We are still providing you with our monthly club newsletter. Our field trips are continuing so check out our field trip link for September and October’s next adventures. On field trips we will require 6 ft distancing and no carpooling other than with your immediate family. Our “Young Tumblers” can continue to work on their badge of choice. All the badges you can earn is under […]

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