The SCTAA met on April 28, 2014 with 34 in attendance including Linda List, writer of “Landrum Wanderings” newspaper column. Anyone who has a good metal detecting story is encouraged to contact her and share your tale.
Kenny shared about his recent trip to Edisto Beach, SC. He and his wife detected for a number of hours and found tokens, a ring, an unfired bullet from the 1890’s, and numerous foreign coins from the 40’s and 50’s from about twelve different countries. Kenny also is working on a date when we can do a group hunt at the Tryon Steeplechase grounds. We’ll get an e-mail out when final permission is granted.
Important Dates: Change for May meeting due to Memorial Day holiday - May 19, 2014
Blue Ridge Club trip to Myrtle Beach (open to our club) - May 16-18, 2014
Myrtle Beach Trip led by Randy R. - June 7 - 14, 2014 (Come for all or part)
Blue Ridge Club fall hunt (open to our club @ $75) - September 20, 2014
SCTAA Fall Hunt at Lake Lure - October 11, 2014
March treasury ended with a balance of $764.71. We collected: Money Donations for Points/Raffle - $89; donation can - $9; Sale of Decals - $9. We paid for coin prizes to finish out the year - $310.40. The amended closing balance is $561.31.
BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - APRIL
(We usually have a number of ties. The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)
COIN - 1st /2nd (TIE) - Bill Guthke, Barry Fletcher; 3rd (TIE) - Everette Smith
JEWELRY - 1st - Bretton Fletcher; 2nd/3rd (TIE) - Paul Brown, Allen Sheriff, Terry Barcelona, Darrell Mullinax, Everette Smith
WHAT IS IT?- 1st - Paul Brown; 2nd - Jacob Phillips; 3rd- (TIE) - Dave Mapstone,
MILITARY - 1st/2nd/3rd (TIE)- Dave Mapstone, Paul Brown, Barry Fletcher
OTHER - 1st/2nd/3rd (TIE) - Robert Weaver, Kenny Brackett, Dave Mapstone
# OF COINS - 1st - Bill Rylands (857); 2nd - Maggie Moffat (459); 3rd - Bill Guthke (410)