Next Meeting:December 13, 2022
 Second Tuesday each month
Meeting Time:  General Meeting: 6:30 PM
                           Board Meeting: 5:00 PM
Place:1776 Airway Senior Center Kingman AZ
Mohave County Gemstoners
P.O. Box 3992
Kingman, AZ 86402 gemstoners.org
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.MOHAVE COUNTY GEMSTONERS MEMBERSHIP MEETINGMINUTES

 Next Meeting December 13, 2022

NOVEMBER 8 2022 1776 Airway (Senior Center) Kingman AZ
Call to Order 6:30 pm Pledge of Allegiance led by Daina Sandhop
Welcome Total Present 32 ( 8 guests)
Thank You's Show Committee helpers Lynn Smith, Gary Bolles, Lauri
 Reminders contribute to our refreshments welcome
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our member Jack Benedict may be selling his rock collection.
Contact him (928)605-5251 email: jbenedict7539@hotmail.com
Let Lauri know if you would like to be on the RMFMS (Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineral Society email list)
Sign up for Bringing Refreshments See Lynn Smith who is preparing the 2022-2023 .
Lynne asked if Members would like Decaf coffee and hot water for tea at meetings. Members by a show of hands said yes.

TREASURER REPORT Bob Bouley 
Bank account is $5000 plus.  
Our annual Christmas Party at the Golden Corral restaurant/buffet on Stockton Hill Rd, Kingman AZ room has been reserved for Saturday December 17 2022.  Please arrive around 3:00 - 3:30....Food Service from the buffet will begin BEFORE 4 pm. The Club is hosting you).  
Please bring a small wrapped (rock hound related if possible) gift less than $10 to exchange.

SHOW COMMITTEE REPORT Daina Sandhop Show Committee Chair
 May 6 & 7 2023 Annual Rock & Mineral Show Mohave County Fairgrounds 
We have the middle room A room reserved, with arrangements made to also rent the B (north room) depending on how many confirmed Dealers we have.
40 Dealer Show packets have been sent, with an updated Venue floor layout to follow soon. Several responses already received. Daina & Jeff plan to take about (20) Dealer Packets to the Havasu rock club. The Havsu Club Annual show is November 12 & 13 2022.

BOARD REPORT
The Board Member approved Aleta Huskinson as an additional Board Member at Large. NOTE: All members are welcome at Board meetings which are held 2nd Tuesday of each month, an 1.5 hours
prior to our General Membership meeting.
Liability Insurance & Dues Pd to the Federation This includes our Liability coverage.
Jeff Boylan has volunteered to be our Membership meetings Greeting.

UPCOMING EVENTS:  
Membership/Kids Table - Daina - Beale Street (corner of 4th) Events Center was full for November, but we are signed up for December 18th, 2022

Club Fun Get together NOVEMBER Cracker Barrel Nov. 20th 2pm. Going Dutch. Please RSVP Daina 425 268-9983

NEW!  Next Show Committee Mtg. December 8th 3:00 pm approx. 1-2 hours Updates and next phase.

Field Trip Schduled SUNDAY November 13 2022 HELD
Dino Valley – A good time ! Lots of material found.

Feel free to bring any of your rocks any of your rocks to look under our club microscope at General Membership meeting, also it is a chance ask other members opinions identfying rocks.

Tasmainia Mining DVD about mining CROCOITE history was played.

Refreshments: Happy Birthday Daina A card was given, Happy Birthday sung and Birthday cake consumed.
A short break was taken, and Door Prizes were drawn, and Silent auction was concluded.
 Adjourn 8:00 Submitted by Lauri Bouley, MCG Club Secretary.
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