GPAA CHAPTER 21
NEWSLETTER/MINUTES NOV. 13, 2015
The meeting was called to order at 7:30p by Mike Pung, President.
Officers present were: Ken Daley, Vice President; Lester Allen,
Treasurer; Tammy Daley, Photographer; Bert Cramer, Clubhouse Mgr; Paul
Southerland, Claims Director.
After everyone signed in, there were 18 total in attendance. The
club welcomed three (3) new guest. Jeremy, Loretta & Randall
Goodrich all received a bag of Lake Superior pay dirt.
Club house manager, Bert Cramer, was given a potted fern by the members
after losing a brother, sister in law & close friend. Our thoughts
and prayers are with him.
Lester Allen gave the treasurer report. Motion made to accept & it
Secretary Teresa Orosco was not present tonight,. A motion was
made to accept the October minutes & it was approved.
- The porch repair which started in early October was
finished Saturday, Nov. 7th. Mike thanked the
volunteers who helped out. No blueprints, just brains. We all feasted
on Pizza & cookies afterwards.
- The Oklahoma Gem and Mineral Show (Oct.31-Nov.1) was a great
opportunity for our club to introduce ourselves to other treasure
hunter enthusiasts. We were not allowed to sell anything, but had a
good time teaching others to pan. We had a mother lode of
comments about how our booth was a "refreshing change" to the usual
exhibitors. Director Dale Moore said he hopes we consider doing this
again in the future.
- The Christmas party is going to be Friday, Dec 04 this year
at the lodge in Midwest City. Call for directions.
It will be from 7-9pm and everyone need to RSVP to Tammy or Teresa so
we will know how many members are planning to attend.
You can reach Teresa @ 405 535-5918 or 405 454-6756 or Tammy 405
The club is providing the turkeys and ham but, we need side dishes and
desserts. We need more items for the silent auction. No junk, please .
Come and play "Pungo" for prizes.
- Remember, no meeting
on Dec11th. Hope to see all of you at the party. If you
can't make it, please have a safe holiday & see you Jan 08, 2016.
- The Swap & Sell is still in the plans for next March.
Jon is not here tonight & will discuss this at the January meeting.
- The Mangum snake hunt will be in April for those wanting to
attend. We have the opportunity to have a panning booth & sell bags
of pay dirt. Bill from Altus is going to check out some places for us
to go find some gold. More on this at a later meeting.
- The officer elections were held tonight. When no more
nominees came forth, the election was held by acclamation with the
Vice Pres-Ken Daley
Claims Director-Paul Southerland
- The trip to Colorado after Thanksgiving has been cancelled
due to snow.
- Mike and Paul want to plan a metal detecting outing to
Calumet. We will need lots of people, so stay tuned in for more on this
The meeting was adjourned @ 8:30pm.