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Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society
Hosts 2nd Annual Rock Swap
Saturday, June 8, 2013
1 to 5 PM, Indoors
St. Peter's United Church of Christ gymnasium
8013 Laramie Ave., Skokie
Think of it as a flea market with rocks, minerals, fossils, geodes, and lapidary-arts stuff! Includes a Special Kids' Magic Show with Minerals
Come for an afternoon of great deals on a treasure trove of items for rockhounds of all ages, including a special magic show presented by CRMS's GeoJuniors. Gather up your rocks, minerals, fossils, crystals, geodes, cabochons, any lapidary-arts related items or spare cash you have, and swap these for something else you really want. Free admission. Ample free parking. For more information, call Jeanine N. Mielecki at (773) 774-2054 or e-mail JayNine9@aol.com.
Our next meeting is June 8th.
Elections of new officers is taking place.
If you or someone you know would like to be an officer, please let the Nominating Committee know. The Nominating Committee is Jeanine, Craig & Helen.
Our speaker for June is our very own Floyd Bednarz. Floyd will be speaking on fluorescent minerals and meteorites.
Earth Eagle becomes a Rockhound!
Geo Junior, Earth Eagle, has received our first Rockhound Award through the AFMS Future Rockhounds of America Badge Program. This honor is bestowed upon those who have completed at least 6 badges in the program. To receive this level of recognition, Earth Eagle has completed the following badges: Rocks & Minerals, Earth Resources, Collecting, Communication, Earth Processes, Gemstone Lore & Legend, & Stone Age Tools & Art.
Congratulations Earth Eagle on a job well done!!!
If you would like more information on the Future Rockhounds of America Badge Program visit our Geo Juniors page.
The objectives of the Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society are to study, disseminate, and promote interest in the earth sciences - emphasizing the various aspects of geology, paleontology, paleobotany, mineralogy and the lapidary arts, as well as to collect minerals, fossil specimens, and cutting material. Plus, we tend to socialize alot, entertain ourselves with fabulous speakers and eat great snacks!
Meetings are at 7:30 p.m. on the second Saturday
of the month (except July and August) at:
St. Peter's United Church of Christ
8013 Laramie Ave.
(At Laramie and Oakton - across from the Skokie Public Library)
If you would like more information about our club,
us at email@example.com or call Jeanine at 773-774-2054.