May 2010

The meeting was called to order by Vice-President Bill Dunlevy at 7:00.  56 members attended, 6 are new.

Minutes and Tres. Report were read and approved.

Old Business – Outdoor Week.  10 volunteers taught Anchorage 6th graders to pan for gold.  1600 children attended and all got the opportunity to learn to pan.

4th of July – Bill Dunlevy – 82 members have signed up.  We need an accurate count for the meat purchase.  Steve Gieiseking said Busby has opened a new area.

PA system – Bill Bear purchased a P.A. system.  It includes and amplifier and clip on microphone.  Background music is possible.  It comes with a stand and carrying bag.  Can be run by automobile power and can be recharged.

Promotional Items – Rick Parks and Linda Henderson showed samples from the Army Navy Store.  The original logo can be embroidered on a vest or jacket.  Patches would be best in a square form.  Members are to contact Rick or Linda with ideas about items.

Announcements – Steve Gieiseking reported there is no sign on the pay to pan area in Willow Creek.  It may still be possible.  Bill Bear will also inquire.

Charlotte Foley gave a Stanton Report.  At the Rendezvous they did digs and had vendors.  There was a night metal detecting hunt.  She brought paper work from GPAA.

Charlotte also said the Treasure Seekers will hold a hunt at the Palmer Fairgrounds on June 26-27th.

We will have an outing at Crow Creek Mine on the Memorial Day weekend May 28- 31st.  Sunday will be a potluck.  The Chapter will provide hot dogs and buns.  Members are urged to bring their Chapter Cards for entry.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:05.

Respectfully submitted by

Bonnie Tisler, Sec./Tres.

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