President’s Message – May 2018

In case you have not noticed, our Club member Roger Danneman has taken over as CMS Field Trip Guide. He has been working hard on setting up field trips, checking out the sites beforehand and then leading the trips. Thank you very much for taking over this very time consuming job!

At our April general meeting we had 6 volunteers offer their help wherever needed. I want to thank each of you very much for volunteering. We will have sign up sheets at the May thru August meetings for the kids table, greeting tables, raffle tickets, silent auction table and day time show security. It will take a lot of volunteers to cover all these areas so please plan on covering some of the time slots.

Contact Mark Hohn, Show Chair, to volunteer for a specific area or for wherever needed. His info is in our newsletter.

Mike and I attended the Northwest Federation – Yakima Rock and Gem Show. Our own Bob Pattie was a speaker at the show! At our May meeting I will announce the awards CMS won.

Kat Koch

CMS President

Updated: September 30, 2018 — 9:56 pm

Presidents Message

  • From the top of the rock pile . . . . . . . . . . 2020 sure has been a weird year in many aspect in every area of our lives. As we approach 2021 I have high hopes for a much better year. The coronavirus has upended our way of life – but it’s also having a dramatic impact on animals across the globe too. From Africa to Columbia to India poachers have been taking advantage of the quiet nature reserves and there has been a huge increase in the poaching wild cats. In zoos across the

Meeting Announcements

  • The General Meeting for February will be an online meeting on February 11th at 7 pm. Check the website for topic and more information. The link for the meeting will be in your email around the first week of February. If everyone likes an online meeting, and it goes well, we will hold our monthly meetings online until we can all get together in person. The Board membership meetings for February has been canceled. Everyone stay home and be safe. If you have to go out be sure to wear a mask. Hopefully we will see each other by spring.

  • The Board has voted that for 2021 our annual dues is just $15 for your entire family. So please renew your membership if you have not done so. Even though we currently can not have club meetings in person 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 as soon as the snows melt so check the website, be sure to read our monthly “Tumbler” and register for automatic notification of our 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 the Young Tumblers link on this website. It’s a great time to concentrate on earning 1 or more badges.  

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