The meeting was called to order by Candi at 6:15 pm, at Portal Creek Park Clubhouse, Ferndale. Attending – Candi and Gordy Gerard, Wes and Deb Gannaway, Bonnie Keel, Sharon Geleynse, and Linda Mitchell.
Secretary’s Report: The June 6, 2022, minutes were approved.
Treasurer’s Report: Deb reported on the expenses.
Membership: One new member. There are 208 family memberships.
Federation: Michael Langley attended the recent meeting in Hillsboro OR.
Washington State Mineral Council (WSMC): No report.
Field Trip Committee: Volunteers needed.
To use the lapidary equipment, you must be a member and have attended the “Intro to Lap Room Class.” The October 18 class is full. The next class will be November 15. You must sign up and prepay in advance at the club’s retail store.
Open lapidary night is on Thursdays, 6-9 pm for members. Cost is $10. You must sign up one week in advance and prepay at the club’s retail store. If no one signs up and prepays, the lapidary room will be closed. We do not accept walk-ins.
Show 2023: The flyers will be updated. The scholarship information will be reviewed.
Mall Report: It has been slow.
The date for the next Rockhound Recycling Rendezvous (RRR) will be scheduled next October 2023.
There was a motion to change the name from the White Elephant Auction to the “Rock Club Auction.” The motion was seconded and passed unanimously.
The Christmas party was discussed. It is planned to have a gift exchange and dessert auction. This information will be brought to the membership at the October general meeting on October 17.
Meeting adjourned at 7:35 pm
Respectfully submitted by Linda Mitchell
Club Web Address: www.mtbakerrockclub.org
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Club Retail Store, Bellis Fair Mall, Space 424 (JC Penny’s Wing)
Hours: Closed Mondays, Tuesday-Saturday 11 am to 7, Sunday Noon to 6 pm
MT BAKER ROCK & GEM CLUB OFFICERS:
PRESIDENT: Candi Gerard
VICE-PRESIDENT: Bonnie Keel
SECRETARY: Linda Mitchell
TREASURER: Deb Gannaway
FEDERATION DIRECTOR: Michael Langley
FIELD TRIP COMMITTEE: Need Volunteer
DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE: Gordy Gerard
DRECTOR-AT-LARGE: Ralph Sisco
DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE Alt: Sharon Geleynse
PAST PRESIDENT: Wes Gannaway
LIBRARIAN: Todd Folsom
KITCHEN: Kathy Mayock
MINERAL COUNCIL: Michael Langley
PUBLICITY: Wes Gannaway
LAPIDARY: Gordy Gerard/Fred Gustafson/Walt Kulpa
NEW MEMBERSHIP: Wes Gannaway
2023 SHOW: Wes Gannaway/Todd Folsom
WEBMASTER: Todd Folsom