August 2016


August 18


The meeting was called to order by Vice-Pres. Jim Troxell at 7:00 after our monthly potluck. 23 attended.  Some members did come in July though that meeting was cancelled.

Minutes and Tres. Report were read and approved.

Old business –Crow Creek Outing –Sign-up Sheet is provided.  The potluck will be on Sunday between 4 and 6.  This was to make an easier trip home and more time to mine on Sunday.

Mining day at the Fair – This is on Sat. Sept. 3rd. with the AMA furnishing the gold for the panning lessons.  We will take two tubs.  Bonnie will get passes for parking and Fair tickets.  Sign-up was provided.  So far Doug and Lori Banker, Tedd and Sandy Garcia, Linda Henderson and Bonnie Tisler are on the list.  Thank you for volunteering.

New Business –Barrent Strandberg has suggested a summer trip to Ganes Creek.  He has connections with the owner and possibly with a flight service.

Announcements –The summer trip to Chisana was cancelled due to pilot illness.

Andre Macius ask about tips on where to take people who want to learn to mine.  He also said the Gem and Mineral Soc. Are planning a trip on the new road to Tanana when it opens this summer.  This is more for rock hounding.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:40.

Respectfully submitted by Bonnie Tisler, Sec. Tres.



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