Presidents Message – October 2017

Presidents Message – October 2017  

Thank you to everyone that helped out at our booth at the Puyallup Fair! We have already received inquires about our Club and expect to see a few guests and possibly new members attend our October meeting. These PR events are very important as they provide a way to get the word out about our Club. New members keep our Club growing and healthy, provides us with fresh new ideas and interests to pursue and a membership base large enough to have various classes.

At the Fair I have been able to spread the word that our Club does presentations to schools. I have spoken to 3 PTA’s and several home school programmers. Hopefully we will hear from some of them this school year.

If I am reelected President this December it’s my goal to start a children’s program in the near future.

Talking about election of Officer’s, our election is coming upcoming this December. President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and one Director are up for election. So your choice of what position you would like to fill is wide open. It only requires you attending one additional meeting each month: a Board meeting on the Monday prior to the General.

We also need 2 non-Board positions filled: Historian and Youth Program Leader.

Nominations are open from now and until our November meeting. The ballot will be presented at our November meeting. Voting will be held at our Holiday dinner in December. So everyone seriously think about throwing your hat in the ring for one of these positions. We are always looking for new volunteers and ideas for our Board. If you are interested let any Board member know, at a meeting or via email, what position you would like to run for.

Kat Koch, CMS President

Updated: October 3, 2017 — 12:34 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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