President’s Message – April 2020 (Click Here for More Info)

From the top of the rock pile .  .  .  .  . 

It seems the coronavirus has turned everyone’s world upside down. I know by now we all must be getting so bored and possibly lonely. I hope everyone has managed to find some toilet paper! Who ever knew it was such a precious commodity.

It’s a good opportunity for us to do some rock polishing or lapidary work that we have been putting off because of lack of time.

Remember you can also always write an article for the monthly Tumbler news bulletin. It can be about your hobby, an interesting rock or mineral fact or discovery, activity for our Young Tumblers, or a field trip report that you did with a group or on your own. If you feel your article needs proof reading Keith or I can do so for you. You can email your article to Keith Morgan’s (Tumbler Editor) email address which can be found in any issue of The Tumbler.

If all else fails reach out and call a friend or relative that you haven’t spoken to in a long time. It’s a great time to reconnect with friends and family via phone, texting or email. We are all in the same boat so we can all commiserate together.

The Board meeting and regular Thursday club meeting in April have been canceled. Hopefully we will all see each other in May.

Kat Koch

Updated: May 3, 2020 — 1:11 pm

Presidents Message

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . . . . . The bad news, again no meeting in August. Very sorry we have had to cancel our annual picnic at the Lake Wilderness Arboretum. I am so hopeful that in the near future we will be able to have a meeting. I really miss seeing everyone. Our monthly field trips are continuing. There nothing like getting our doors and collecting rocks. Our state is so beautiful and summer has arrived! Check our website and register for field trip reminders or new field trips. Also check out the

Meeting Announcements

  •         Our annual picnic has been canceled due the virus. Stay safe and hopefully we will see each other again soon. Kat Koch, President

  • 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 May’s next adventure. 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 the Young […]

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