Next Meeting:      June 13, 2017
Meeting Time:  General Meeting: 6:30 PM. 
​Meeting Place: White Cliffs Senior Living
                         3600 Peterson Road
Mohave County Gemstoners
P.O. Box 3992
Kingman, AZ 86402
This page was last updated: May 19, 2017
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MINUTES, Meeting, 5-9-2017

The meeting was called to order at 6:35 pm by President, Ed Huskinson, and the pledge of allegiance was led by John Sarvwatari.   The program was about the Anderson Mine by President and resident geologist, Ed Huskinson.  There was a 15 minute break.  The treasurer gave a report, the amount redacted.  The president thanked the show cochairmen Mike Schoenfuss and Bob Pedersen, also all those that helped with the show.  A discussion about the show followed.  Everyone had a good time.  Membership chairman, Aleta Huskinson, gave a report.  Guests stood and introduced themselves.  The field trip to the Anderson Mine in April was discussed.  A field trip to the Little Mica Mine is scheduled for Saturday 13, Field Trip leader is David Frybarger.  New Business: the minutes of April Meeting was approved.  Bill Wilson announced the George Stone, at 86, (529-3140) wants to sell some of his inventory.  The door prizes were won by D Sherer, J Savwatari, A Huskinson, C VanKampen, V Olsen, D Stein, D & P Harrington, C Wilson, E McKinzie, A Bogean, G McGregorary.  Meeting adjourned at 7:55 pm.
Respectfully submitted, R.E. Pedersen Secretary, Pro-Tem



SHOW APPRECIATION:

    Pre-show thanks to Danny Schacht for transporting the trailer to the show area and return to storage.  Also to all those members that spread the flyers and the word.
    Show set-up was primarily done by "temporary laborers".  Chip Manion and others skirted the tables; also setting-up was Bill Wilson, Tom and Sue Beilman, Kip and Elisa McKenzie, Sohn Sarvwatari Jason Campbell.  Signs were set up by Bill Dickenson.
    Show duration functions were managed by Beverly Schoenfuss and Corinna Rowe at the greeter's table. Gary Bolles provided adio and running the silent auction; John Sarvwatari, John Bown and Robert Harrell providing security; display cases by Ed Huskinson; displays by Mike Schoenfuss, Beverly Schoenfuss, Danny Schacht*, Aleta Huskinson, Bob Pedersen, John and Minerva Sarvwatari and Cat Van Kampen (* voted best in show); kids tables were ran by Deborah Rasmussen.
    Tear-down was mostly done by temporary laborers.  The members helping tear down cases and electrical were: Chip and Dawn Manion, Bill Wilson, Kip and Elisa McKenzie, Beverly Schoenfuss, John Sarvwatari.  Signs were taken down by Bill Dickenson.
    Silent auction donations from many members.
    Thanks again.  If we overlooked anyone, we are truly sorry.  We hope next year's show will find the same dedicated helpers and more.
                                          Mike Schoenfuss                                    Bob Pedersen
                                          Show Cochairman                                  Show Cochairman