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July 2018 Newsletter       

Christmas Party.

Chris and his family will be traveling so The Villages will be unavailable to us.   Les Proehl made a motion that we rent the pavilion at Warren Park.   Bob Gaebler seconded the motion.   The location for our Christmas Party will be the pavilion at Warren Park on our regular meeting day December 14, 2018.  Keep in mind our Christmas gift exchange game while you are visiting the different mines and shops this summer.

Gold Show.

We were required to have three members for three days to work the show wherever they needed us.  That would include setting up the venue and afterwards take down everything.  No volunteers.  All members present voted to not have a table at the Gold Show this year.

Lucky Strike August 3-4, 2018.

Steve Mattes will be arriving Tuesday July 31st at Lucky Strike.   Members participating in the outing will share the cost of the dirt purchased during the outing.  We will be using our own equipment.   Each member is responsible for the cost of their campsite.   Steve will be cooking for our group.  Steve M. will be purchasing the groceries for the outing om Saturday July 28th . If you plan on eating with the group you must contact Steve by Friday July 27th so he will know how much food to purchase.   Steve’s email is

GPAA Meeting August 11, 2018.

This meeting will be a covered dish luncheon after the meeting.   Please bring a covered dish of food to share.   The club will provide the paper plates, napkins and forks.

Lucky Strike October 19-20, 2018.

Details and sign up to be announced.

Metal Detecting Outing November 17, 2018.

Location: Sun Splash Park, 611 S. Atlantic Ave. Daytona Beach, Fl. More details as we get closer to November.  Bob Gaebler is in charge of this outing.  His email is

Dick Codding and his wife told us about their stay at Stanton mine and their adventures finding gold.  Debby Conejo gave a treasurer’s report.

Meeting dismissed at 11:11 A. M.   Minutes by Debby Conejo. Ann Wicks, Secretary, was traveling.