Thursday, February 8th – General Meeting

Thursday, February 8th – General Meeting

Map’s and Map Reading by Bob Pattie

It will include a discussion on types of maps such as Township, Quadrangle grid, GPS readings, also maps on land ownership, informational, and recreational, with the emphasis on rock collecting. I will have sample maps to review.

This information should help you be better prepare for field trips and maybe help you find the collecting sites easier. This information is also helpful for hiking and exploring the outdoors.

Show ‘n Tell: A Mineraloids.

See the article in the November Tumbler for what are mineraloids.

https://www.cascademineralogicalsociety.org/wp/november-2017-issue-tumbler/

Updated: March 22, 2018 — 9:39 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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