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

  • 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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