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 . . . I want to thank everyone that attended our Holiday Dinner. We had the best turnout since the club struck out on it’s own. 40 members, family and friends attended. We had a great selection of food. Best ever. Thank you to each one of you for making the dinner such a great success. I found out at our Holiday Dinner that some of our members are artistically talented beyond collecting rocks. If you have another talent besides collecting rocks please let me know. I found out John Cornell does beaded

Meeting Announcements

  • Meeting Topic: John Cornell, CMS Member, will be showing off his bead work. He does wall hangings of portraits, landscapes, still life, etc. out of beads. He will bring examples of partially completed and completed works. His work is presently on display at an art gallery in Greenwood.   Show ‘n Tell: Your favorite rock, mineral or lapidary item that you received or bought in 2019

  • 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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