Next Meeting is 1/21/2020 at 7pm.
We meet at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Visitors are welcome.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEW TO ALL! Last meeting we had 59 attending and net donations were $1395. What a year it has been! Membership is up. Donations were steady for the whole year to the end. And the turn over with the gold bags. TOTAL AWESOMENESS! And all of the great speakers that we had thru out the year. All this adds up to an end results for an outstanding Christmas Party that we will have this year. Memberships renewals for 2020 will begin at the January meeting. Eric our membership Manager will be having his wife help him for the next 4 months or so. With the large load of getting this done smoothly and in a timely fashion. PLEASE TAKE NOTE: THAT UGC #6 UP IN SILVER CITY, IDAHO has been closed by the previous owner and a new person has put claim to it. the club no longer has access to this claim. Please remove it from your claims guide. the new claims guide for 2020 will not have it in it. The other two UGC # 9 & 10 are in good shape and are already to go for next year. Chuck's Detectors located over on Vine St. has now come to and end. Owner and operator John Urses has now retired after being in that location for 45 years. He had the prospecting shop for over 30 of them. A big thanks to John for the support he has given to the club and the prospecting community. WERE ALL GOING TO MISS YOU. AND A VERY BIG THANKS TO YOU FROM ALL OF US AND CLUB MEMBERS! The rest of the Pres. Message will be information on the CHRISTMAS PARTY. THE CHRISTMAS PARTY STARTS AT 6:00 PM. Please remember to stop at Jim's table up front to pay the $10.00 donation. All children 11 and under are free. Remember to make sure that you have your 3rd month tickets with you. These are the RED TICKETS. And this will be the last one for the year at the Christmas Party. That prize for that lucky ticket holder will be a "GOLD BUDDY SLUICE BOX." Also given out at the door are the GREEN GRAND PRIZE TICKETS. Each carded member will receive one of these tickets at the door. Any others that are wanted will have to be purchased at the Ticket Drawing Table. THE WHITE TICKET DRAWING will be held at Eric's membership table. He will have his item and Marks items on the table. these ticket for this drawing will be $2.00 a piece or 3 for $5.00. The items are: 1) gold cabbed quartz pendent with nugget and 14k chain. 2) gold on quartz specimen. 3) candle stick from the late 1800's. 4) antique folding brass ruler. 5) antique brass cups. and a few other mining collectibles. PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE WIN PER TICKET PER PERSON WITH THESE WHITE TICKETS.$$ THANK YOU! And the last are the GRAND PRIZES GREEN TICKETS. These are still 2 for a $1.00. The prizes for this huge drawing are as follows: 1) 5 metal detectors. 2) 5.5 gram gold nugget. 3) large black topaz from the SK Star Claim. 4) 2 mining picks with rare earth magnets. 5) 1 sand scoop for metal detecting. 6) 20-$20.00 gold bags. 7) 10-$40.00 gold bags. PLEASE NOTE: ON THESE GREEN TICKETS ONLY ONE WIN PER TICKET PER PERSON FOR THE METAL DETECTORS ONLY. THANK YOU! The program for the time schedule at the party will be on the hand out at the sign in table where Jim sits at the door. And Last! Please at the end of the party help clean up your table so the burden does not fall on just a few. THANK YOU! And also!
A BIG THANK TO ALL THE MEMBERS FOR MAKING IT A GREAT YEAR FOR THE CLUB!