South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association - March Minutes March 26, 2015
The SCTAA met on March 23, 2015 with 30 in attendance including visitor, Richard Revenson. Barry Moore re-joined the club for a total of 33 members so far this year. We asked for prayer for Kenny’s mother who made an emergency trip to the hospital for a possible stroke. Due to failing kidneys she is being put on hospice care.
Randy Gatchel stepped in to do a program explaining his upcoming hunt (and waiving late fees until early April). He also described some thrilling old coins his friend found on a recent trip to Charleston.
Upcoming: Western Carolina Treasure Hunters club Myrtle Beach trip - April 16-19
13th Treasure Hunt of the Carolinas - April 18-19
Randy Reece’s Myrtle Beach trip - June 13-20 (come for all or part of week)
February treasury ended with a balance of $ 577.69. We collected: raffle - $67; donation can - $16; sale of decals - $2; 2015 memberships - $25; Scavenger hunt - $0. The closing balance in the checking acct. is $687.69. We also keep $30 cash in small bills set aside to make change.
BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - MARCH
(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 - Bill Guthke; 2nd/3rd -TIE - Dave Mapstone, Vince DiCarlo
JEWELRY - 1 st - Vince DiCarlo; 2nd - Barry Fletcher; 3rd/TIE - Maggie Moffat, Chris Phillips
WHAT IS IT?- 1st - Chad Gouine; 2nd /3rd - Barry Fletcher, Dave Mapstone
MILITARY - 1st - Chris Phillips; 2nd - Chad Gouine; 3rd - Barry Fletcher
OTHER - 1st - Barry Fletcher; 2nd - Everette Smith; 3rd - Chad Gouine
# OF COINS - 1st - Maggie Moffat (412); 2nd - Bill Guthke (300); 3rd - Chad Gouine (230)
Rebecca Reece, Secretary