President’s Message – March 2017

The Board is diligently working on finding a venue for our 2018 Rock & Gem Show. We have also sent out inquiries to 40 prospective vendors asking what date they would prefer for our show. In the near future we will be calling for Committee Leaders and committee members.

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. Our next meeting is March 6th @ 7 pm, Panera Bread, Kent Station. We do need a Show Coordinator so if you are interested let me know. If we break up areas of responsibility into several committees then less will fall on the shoulders of a few.

I am still looking for volunteers to help cover our booth at the Puyallup Gem Fair March 31st through April 2nd. They are 4 hours time slots and entails telling visitors about our Club and handing out Club material. It’s really an enjoyable way to help out our club.

Kat Koch

CMS President

Updated: March 7, 2017 — 5:19 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 Topic: Joan of Jerry’s Rock Shop (Kent) will be speaking on the Curses of Gemstones. Show ‘n Tell: A rock or mineral you have purchased.

  • 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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