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Listed below are the Clubs of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies by state. Double-click on the state below to go to the specific state or scroll down to the state. Contact information may be out of date. Please verify the information with the person listed.

Alabama

Maine

Pennsylvania

Connecticut

Maryland

Rhode Island

Delaware

Massachusetts

South Carolina

District of Columbia

New Hampshire

Tennessee

Florida

New Jersey

Vermont

Georgia

New York

Virginia

Kentucky

North Carolina

West Virginia

ALABAMA

Alabama Mineral And Lapidary Society, Inc.

Alabama Mineral And Lapidary Society, Inc.
Club Website:  <www.lapidaryclub.com>
Meetings:  2nd Friday of month at 6:30 P.M.
Emmet O'Neal Library, 50 Oak St; Mountainbrook, AL
Show:  June 3 - 4, 2017 Tannehill State Park, 12632 Confederate Pkwy; McCalla, AL
Editor: Sandra Sullivan:  <doodle35146ss at yahoo.com> 205-903-7062
Bulletin:  Rockhound Roundup
Webmaster: Reagin Farley

CONNECTICUT

Bristol Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

Club Website: <www.bristolgem.org>
Meetings:  2nd Tuesday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Douglas Beals Senior Community Center, 240 Stafford Av; Bristol
Show:  October 21-22, 2017. Douglas Beals Senior Community Center
240 Stafford Av; Bristol, Ct. Host - 2017 EFMLS Convention
Membership:  Barbara Korzendorfer <dkorzend27 at comcast.net> 860-651-9980.
Show:  David Korzendorfer <dkorzend27 at comcast.net> 860-651-9980
Editor:  Deb Potter
Bulletin:  Down In The Dumps
Webmaster:  Barbara Korzendorfer

Danbury Mineralogical Society

Club Website:  <www.danburymineralogicalsociety.weebly.com>
Meetings:  1st Thursday of month at 7:  00 p.m.
Danbury Historical Society, 43 Main St; Danbury, CT
Treasurer:  Dan McAuliffe <mstrmac29 at comcast.net>
Editor:  Lizzie Triano
Bulletin:  The Danburite
Webmaster:  Laurie Mechanic-Goodman
Lapidary And Mineral Society of Central Connecticut, Inc.
Website:  <www.lmscc.org>
Meetings:  3rd Monday of each month at 7:  30 p.m. (Sept. - June)
Maloney High School, 121 Gravel St.; Meriden, CT
Show:  March 4-5, 2017. Maloney High School, 121 Gravel St; Meriden, CT 06450.
Show Chair:  Tom Benedict <tbenedict10 at ymail.com>
Editor:  Harold Moritz<fritzandsheila at pobox.com>
Bulletin:  Chip & Pick

Manchester Gem & Mineral Club

Meetings:  3rd Tuesday of month at 7:  00 P.M.
Lutz Childrens' Museum, 247 S Main St; Manchester
Show:  Date yet to be determined. Lutz Childrens Museum, 247 S Main St; Manchester, CT
Editor:  Kathleen Collins <kathleenc55 at cox.net> 860-659-2026
Bulletin:  The Prospector

New Haven Mineral Club

Club Website:  <newhavenmineralclub.org>
Meetings:  2nd Monday of month at 6:  30 P.M
524 Brooksvale Av; Hamden, CT
Show:  April 1-2, 2017. Amity Middle School
100 Ohman Rd (off Rt 3 & Sheffield Rd); Hamden, CT
PresidentArt Doyle <president at newhavenmineralclub.org>
Bulletin:  Triassic Valley Bulletin
Editor:  Jaci Coleman
Webmaster:  Art Doyle

Stamford Mineralogical Society

Club Website:  <stamfordmineralsociety.org>
Meetings:  See Website for time and date
Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd; Old Greenwich, CT
Show:  November 4-5, 2017. Eastern Greenwich Civic Center
90 Harding Rd; Old Greenwich, CT
PresidentHoward Heitner <info at stamfordmineralsociety.org>
Vice Pres:  Wendy Rosenblum <zevasara at optonline.net>
Bulletin:  The Vug Examiner
Webmaster:  Howard Heitner
Thames Valley Rockhounds, Inc.
Meetings:  1st Monday of month at 7:  00 P.M.a
Bill Library, 718 Colonel Ledyard Hwy. Ledyard, CT
President:  Gail Talmadge <gtal58 at yahoo.com>

DELAWARE

Delaware Mineralogical Society

    Delaware Mineralogical Society
    Club Website:  <www.delminsociety.net>
    Meetings:  2nd Monday of month except July & August at 7:00 P.M.
    Delaware Museum of Natural History
    4840 Kennett Pike; Wilmington, DE 19807
    Show:  1st weekend in March, 2017.
    NEW LOCATION:  U of Delaware Conference Center, Arsht Hall
    2800 Pennsylvania Ave (Rt 52); Wilmington, DE 19806
    Show Chair: Elaine Kipp <kippekepp at msn.com> 410-392-6826
    Editor: teddi Silver
    Bulletin:  The Geogram
    Webmaster: Ken Casey

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Gem, Lapidary And Mineral Society of Washington, D.C.

Club Website:  <glmsdc.org>
Meetings:  3rd Friday of month except July & August
Chevy Chase Library, 5601 Connecticut Ave NW; Washington, DC
Show: October 29, 2017; Woman's Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Rd, Bethesda, MD
Co-President:  Al DeMilo <abdemilo at verizon.net
Bulletin:  The Dopstick
Editor: Cassandra Franklin-Barbajosa

Micromineralogists Of The National Capital Area

Club Website:  <dcmicrominerals.org>
Meetings; 4th Wednesday of month at 7:30 P.M.
Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd; Arlington, VA
Conference:  March 31 - April 1, 2017.
SpringHill Suites, 6085 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
For info and Registration Kathy Hrechka (info below)
Editor:  Kathy Hrechka <kshrechka at msn.com>
Bulletin:  The Mineral Mite
Webmaster:  Julia Hrechka

Mineralogical Society of the District of Columbia

Club Website:  <mineralogicalsocietyofdc.org>
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of month at 7:45 pm. (exceept July & August)
Nat'l History Museum, Smithsonian Instution; 10th & Constitution Ave. -
Kathy Kerby Room. Must be in Constituion Ave. lobby by 7:30 pm
President:  Dave Nanney <dnanney at cox.net>
Treasurer:  John Weidner <jfweidner42 at gmail.comEditor: Steve Johnson
Webmaster: Betty Thompson

FLORIDA

Central Florida Mineral And Gem Society

Website:  <www.cfmgs.org>
Meetings:  2nd Monday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Pine Castle Womans Club, 5901 S Orange Ave; Orlando, FL
Show: April 28-30, 2017. Florida National Guard Armory, Fern Creek Ave.
President:  Sal Sansone <ssfossilhunter at aol.com>
Shop Foreman:  Paul Hayes 407-761-0622
Editor: Adrienne Marino
Webmaster: Paula Wilson
Bulletin:  The Thumblicker

Florida Panhandle Gem And Mineral Society

Meetings:  3rd Tuesday of month at 7 P.M.
1st Christians Disciples Church, 1279 Langly Ave; Pensacola, FL
President: David Blackman <rockhound at gmail.com>
Treasurer:  Philip Shaw, <gene7272003 at yahoo.com>
Editor:  Paul Shurte
Bulletin:  The Agatizer

Gem & Mineral Society Of The Palm Beaches, Inc.

Website:  <www.gemandmineralsociety.org>
Meetings:3rd Thursday of month at 7:30 P.M.
4800 Dreher Trail North; West Palm Beach, FL
Show: November 18 - 19, 2017. South Florida Fairgrounds,
9067 Southern Blvd; W. Palm Beach, FL
President:  Laura Simmons <president at gemandmineralsociety.org>
Show Chair: Barbara Ringhiser <vendorinfo at gemandmineralsociety.org>
Editor: Jackie Tufford
Bulletin: The Rockhound
Webmaster:  Ingrid Webster

Miami Mineralogical And Lapidary Guild, Inc.

Website:  <www.miamigmandmineral.com>
Meetings: Check website for date and location
how: Fall & Spring, Evelyn Greer Park, Pinecrest, FL (see website for dates)
9067 Southern Blvd; W. Palm Beach, FL
Vice Pres: Sandy Mielke:  <webguy at mmlg-inc.org> 305-858-6967
Editor:  Sandy Mielke
Webmaster:  Sandy Mielke
Bulletin:  The Geode

Southwest Florida Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club

Meetings:  Last Tuesday of month at 6:30 pm
2000 Recreation Parkway, No. Ft. Myers, FL
Show: February 28, 2017. N. Ft Myers Recreation Center
President/Editor:  Edward Trubenbach <ehtbat at aol.com>
Bulletin:  Earthly Treasures

GEORGIA

Northeast Georgia Mineral Society

Northeast Georgia Mineral Society
Meetings: 1st Thursday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Cornelia Library, 301 N Main St., Cornelia, GA
President:  Claudia Barton <BartonClaudia65 at gmail.com
Editor: Richard Walter
Bulletin: Rockin 'n Readin

KENTUCKY

Mineral & Fossil Interest Group (MAFIC)

Mineral & Fossil Interest Group (MAFIC)
Meetings: 2nd Sunday of "even" months. Contact club for information on location.
INTERNAL Liaison OFFICER:  Alan Goldstein. <deepskyspy at outlook.com>
EXTERNAL Liaison OFFICER:  David Horn <crystalman at earthlink.net>
Editor:  Alan Goldstein

Southeast Kentucky Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club

Meetings:  2nd Monday of month at 7:00 pm.
Estill Co. Public Library, 246 Main St; Irvine, KY 40336.
Show:  April 28-30, 2017. 253 Main St; Irvine, KY
President:  Roland McIntosh <rolandmcintoshagate at outlook.com>
Treasurer:  Francine Bonny <mushroomfestival at irvineonline.net>

MAINE

Kennebec Rocks And Minerals Club

Kennebec Rocks And Minerals Club

Website:  <kennebec-rocksandminerals.com>
Meetings:3rd Friday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Kennebec Savings Bank, Main St; Winthrop, ME
Swap/Show: Labor Day Weekend. National Guard Armory; Western Av.; Augusta, ME
Editor: Ron LePage. <ronlep at midmaine.com>
President: Stacy Morang <stacy.morang at legislature.maine.gov>
Bulletin: Kennebec Rockhounder
Webmaster: Ron LePage

Maine Mineralogical and Geological Society

Club Website:  <mainemineralclub.org>
Meetings:3rd Saturday of each month September - May, at 7:00 P.M.
Room 1, Payson Smith Hall, Univ. of So. Maine, Fallmouth St, Portland, ME
Show:  April 1-2, 2017. St Joseph's College, Standish, ME
Membership Chair:  Larry Turcotte <membership at mainemineralclub.org>
Webmaster: Patrick Bigos
Editor: Edwin Clopton <newsletter at mainemineralclub.org>
Bulletin: Rockin' Around

Oxford County Mineral And Gem Association, Inc.

Meetings: 1st Friday of month at 7:00 P.M. Oxford Hills High School, South Paris, ME
Show: July 8-9, 2017. Telstar High School, Bethel, ME
Treasurer:  Dennis Gross <mincoll at megalink.net>
President: Paul Pinette <PaulsPickapartinc at yahoo.com>
Editor: Cyrus Carter
Webmaster: Toby Chadburn
Bulletin: The Pegmatite

Penobscot Mineral and Lapidary Club

Club Website:  <Penobscotminerallapidaryclub.com>
Meetings:  2nd Saturday of month at 2 pm. (Sept., Nov. & Dec. at noon)
48 Henderson Ln; Milford, ME
Show: November 4-5, 2017. Brewer Auditorium, Brewer, ME
Contact:  <Penobscotminerallapidaryclub.com>
Bulletin:  Penobscot Mineral & Lapidary Club Bulletin
Editor: Ken Tudor
Webmaster: Ruth Siebert

Water-Oak Gem And Mineral Society, Inc.

Meetings: 1st Saturday at 6:00 P.M. Mt. Merici Academy, Chase Av; Waterville, ME
Editor: Ellery Borow 207-547-3154
Bulletin: The Rocky Road

Maryland

American Fossil Federation

Club Website:  <www.americanfossilfederation.org>
Meetings: 2nd Sunday, January, March, July, September & November at 11:00 a.m.
3rd Sunday in May
Bowie Community Center, Bowie, MD
President:  Jim Patzer <JRPatzer at gmail.com>
Editor: Jim Patzer
Bulletin: Fossil Finder
Webmaster: Bill Palmer <AFFwebdesigner at aol.com>

Baltimore Mineral Society, Inc.

Club Website:  <baltimoremineralsociety.org>
Meetings:  4th Wednesday of month except June, August, November & December at 7:30 pm
Natural History Society of Maryland, 6908 Belair Rd; Baltimore, MD 21206
(Off-site meetings in June and December. See web site for details)
CONFERENCE; October, 2017. Friends School, Baltimore, MD
President: Jim Hooper <info at baltimoremineralsociety.org>
Treasurer: Carolyn Weinberger <cscrystals2 at gmail.com>
Editor: Mike Seeds
Bulletin: The BMS Conglomerate
Webmaster: Bradley Grant

Chesapeake Gem And Mineral Society, Inc.

Club Website:  <chesapeakegemandmineral.org>
Meetings: 2nd Friday of month except July & August at 7:30 P.M.
Westchester Community Center, 2414 Westchester Ave, Oella, MD
Show: May 2017. Ruhl Armory, York Rd at I-695; Towson, MD
President: Barbara Kays <chesapeakegem at gmail.com>
Editor:  Carolyn Weinberger <chesapeakegem at gmail.com>
Bulletin: Chippers Chatter
Webmaster: Carolyn Weinberger

Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.gemcuttersguild.com>
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of month except January, July and August at 7:30 P.M.
Meadow Mill at Woodberry, 3600 Clipper Mill Rd.; Baltimore, MD
Show: September 23-24, 3017. Howard County Fairgrounds,
I-70 & MD 32; West Friendship, MD
Liaison: Steve Weinberger < gemcuttersguild at gmail.com >
Secretary: Susann Schemm <skschemm at gmail.com>
Bulletin: Gem Cutters News
Editor: Dave Mitchell
Webmaster: Duane Sadula

Gem, Lapidary & Mineral Society of Rossmoor

Meetings:  2nd Wednesday of month at 7:00 PM
Clubhouse II, Room 2, 3300 No. Leisure World Blvd; Silver Spring, MD
President:  Chuck Mason <sugartree2 at comcast.net>
Editor: Mary Beth Mason
Bulletin: Howl of the Rockhounds

Gem, Lapidary And Mineral Society of Montgomery Co., MD Inc.

Club Website: <www.glmsmc.com>
Meetings: 2nd Monday of month except July & August at 7:45 P.M.
Rockville Sr. Center, 1150 Carnation Drive; Rockville, MD
Show: March 18-19, 2017. Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds,
16 Chestnut St; Gaithersburg, MD
President: Jonathan Harris <president at glmsmc.com>
Editor: Olivia Luzier
Bulletin: The Rockhounder
Webmaster: Jonathan Harris

Maryland Geological Society, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.ecphora.net/mgs
Meetings:3rd Sunday every other month at 11 A.M.. January, March, May, July, Sept, Nov.
Bowie Community Center, 3209 Stoneybrook Dr; Bowie, MD
President: Gary Lohman < lohmang at verizon.net>
Editor: Rick Smith
Bulletin: The Rostrum
Webmaster: Jim Stedman

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Website: <www.patuxentlapidary.org>
Meetings:3rd Monday of month at 7:00 pm.
169 Defense Highway (Annapolis Precious Metals)
Show:  April 22, 2017. Earleigh Heights Fire Dept; Severna Park, MD
Liaison:  John Cleland <jtcleland at verizon.net>
Webmaster: Eric Hoffman

Southern Maryland Rock And Mineral Club

Club Website:  </www.smrmc.org/
Meetings:4th Tuesday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Clearwater Nature Center, 1100 Thrift Rd; Clinton, MD
Contact: Michael Patterson <michael.patterson at pgparks.com>
President: Bob Davidson <bob.davidson2 at yahoo.com>
Editor: Tim Foard
Bulletin: Rock Talk
Webmaster: Bob Davidson

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Mineral Club

Club Website:  <www.bostonmineralclub.org>
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of month September - June.. at 8:00 P.M.
Harvard Mineralogical Museum, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St; Cambridge, MA.
AUCTION: January 20, 2018. American Legion Post 220; Newton, MA 02458
President: Nathan Martin <rocknate at gmail.com>
Editor: Melissa Jeswald
Bulletin: Boston Mineral Club News

Connecticut Valley Mineral Club

Club web site:  <www.cvmineralclub.org>
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of month at 6:30 P.M.
Springfield Science Museum, Tolman Wing; Springfield, MA
Show: March 25-26, 2017. Hadley Farms Meeting House, Hadley, MA
President: Jack Marcy <jwmarcy at juno.com>
Show Chair: Robert Colby <bjcol84 at charter.net>
Editor: John Orange
Bulletin: CVMC Prospects
Webmaster: Wayne Corwin

Micromounters of New England

Club website:  <micromountersofnewengland.org>
Meetings: 3rd Saturday of each month at 9 am.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Rd; Chemlsford, MA
Sympoisum: June 17, 2017. Trinity Lutheran Church; Chelmsford, MA
Secretary: Bob Wilken <rwilken at roadrunner.com>
Editor: Joe Mulvey
Webmaster:  Joe Mulvey

Nashoba Valley Mineralogical Society

Club Webpage:  <www.americantowns.com/ma/westford/organization/nashoba_valley_mineralogical_society>
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of month (Sept - June) at 7:00 P.M
Call to verify time and place, but usually at J. V. Fletcher Library; 50 Main St;
Westford, MA
President: Michelle Martin <mmartin.ma.ultranet at rcn.com>. 978-692-9427.
Editor: Anita Honkonen
Bulletin: The Pegmatite
Webmaster:  Alan Martin

North Shore Rock And Mineral Club, Inc.

Club Website:  <northshorerock.org>
Meetings:3rd Friday of month 7:45 P.M.
Hamilton Wenham Community House, 284 Bay Rd., So. Hamilton, MA
Show:  May 6-7, 2017. Topsfield Fairgrounds, Rt. ; Route 1 North, Topsfield, MA.
President: Zachery Peters <maryzach at comcast.net>
Membership: Michele Weisberg <NSRMC at verizon.net>|
Bulletin: Mineral Matter
Editor:  Andrea Donovan
Webmaster: Kathy Small

Northern Berkshire Mineral Club

Club Website:  <nbmcclub.m.webs.com>
Meetings:3rd Thursday of the month at 6 pm. (October - May)
Murdeck Hall, MCLA, No Adams, MA
Show: September 9-10, 2017. Eagles Hall, 515 Curran Hwy; No. Adams, MA
President:  Larry Michon <Lmichon at rcn.com>
Treasurer:  Kathleen Vincent <vincentwales at aol.com>
Bulletin: The Streakplate

Southeastern Massachusetts Mineral Club, Inc.

Club Website:  <SEMMC.com>
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of month except July & August- at 7:30 P.M.
Bidgewater State Univ., Conant Science Bldg, 14 Park St; Bridgewater, MA
Show/Swap: March 18, 2017. Mitchell Memorial Club, 29 Elm St; Middleboro, MA
President: Paul Monti <semmcpmonti at aol.com>
Treasurer: Barbara Thompson <BJTLAT at comcast.net>
Editor: James Bradley
Bulletin: Outcroppings
Webmaster:  Patricia Zuffante

Worcester Mineral Club, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.worcestermineralclub.org/>
Meetings:3rd Tuesday of month (Sept. to June) at 7:15 P.M.
Trinity Episcopal Church, 440 Main St; Shrewsbury, MA
Show: November 18-19, 2017
National Guard Armory, 701 Lincoln St; Worcester, MA
President:  Lawrence Bull <llbullbull at hotmail.com>
Treasurer:  Kenneth Gliesman <kgliesman at charter.net>
Editor: Susan Sauer
Bulletin: New Diggings
Webmaster:  Dan Rondeau

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Capital Mineral Club

Club Website:  <www.capitalmineralclub.org>
Meetings: 1st Saturday of month at 2:00 P.M.
Salvation Army Bldg., 58 Clinton St; Concord, NH
Show: August 26-27, 2017. Everett Arena, 115 Loudon Rd; Concord, NH
President: Steffen Hermanns <steffenh at comcast.net>
Vice Pres: Charles Forsberg <cforsberg at mettelecom.com>
Bulletin: Crystals and Cabs
Editor: Peter Cram
Webmaster: Peter Cram

Keene Mineral Club

Website: <keenemineralclub.50 webs.com>
Meetings:  1st Saturday each month except June, July & August at 7:00 pm
Putnam Science Bldg., Room SCIC126, Keene State College, Keene, NH
Treasurer:  Cchris Garrecht <chrisgarrecht at comcast.net>Bulletin: Collector's Corner
Editor: Doug Hanson
Webmaster: Eric Greene

Presidential Gem And Mineral Society

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of month at 6:30 P.M.
Jefferson Town Hall, Route 2, Jefferson, NH
Editor:  David Tellman. <tellman at nciaa.net> 603-837-9764
Bulletin: The White Mountain Rockhounds

Saco Valley Gem And Mineral Club

Club Website:  <sacovalleygemandmineralclub.org>
Meetings:3rd Tuesday of month at 6:30 P.M. except January & February
Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Bald Hill Rd; Conway, NH
Show:3rd Saturday in October, 2017. Albany Town Hall, Albany, NH
Treasurer:  Robert York <quartzhunter at aol.com>
Field Trip Chair:  Richard Dennison <rgdennison at gmail.com>
Editor: Marlene York
Bulletin: The Quartz Reporter
Webmaster: Paul Duquette

Southeastern New Hampshire Mineral Club

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of month at 7:00 pm.
St John's Methodist Church, 28 Cataract Av; Dover, NH
Show: April 8-9, 2017. Dover Veterans Hall, 154 Back River Rd; Dover, NH
President:  Kenneth Creed <kcreed at main.rr.com> 207-646-5054
Treasurer: Frank Higgins <pam at rjorgensen.com>
Editor: Shirley Autio
Bulletin: Granite Chips
Webmaster:  Matthew Urbaniak

NEW JERSEY

Cape Atlantic Rockhounds

Club webpage:  <www.capeatlanticrockhounds.com/>
Meetings:  1st Thursday of month at 7:30 pm. 2641 Cologne Ave; Mays Landing, NJ
Show: May 20-21, 2017. 2641 Cologne Ave; Mays Landing, NJ
Vice President:  Rev. Howard Stoddard <ministryman71 at gmail.com>

Delaware Valley Earth Science Society, Inc.

Club webpage:  <www.DVESS.org>
Meetings:  2nd Wednesday of month at 7:30 P.M.
Educ. Bldg behind United Centenary Methodist Church
151 S. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ
Vice President: Ann Lynn Benson <selenitequeen at gmail.com>
Junior Coordinator:  Millard LeCompte <rocksandbadges.dvess at gmail.com>
Editor: Susan Moore
Bulletin: D.V.E.S.S. Capades
Webmaster: Terry Wilson

Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Inc

Meetings:  3rd Saturday of month March - June, Sept - Nov.. at 1:30 pm.
Franklin Mineral Museum, 32 Evans St; Franklin, NJ
Show:  April 29-30 and September 23-24, 2017.
Franklin School, 50 Washington Av; Franklin, NJ
Secretary: Tema Hecht <thecht at att.net>
Treasurer:  Denise Kroth <treasurer at fomsnj.org>
Editor:  Richard Keller
Bulletin:  The Picking Table
Webmaster: William Pazik

Morris Museum Mineralogical Society

Meetings:3rd Thursday of month Sept - June- at 6:30 p.m.
Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd; Morristown, NJ
Show: Thanksgiving weekend, 2017. Morris Museum
Swap:  1st Saturday in August, Delbarton School, Morristown, NJ
Editor:  Brendan Dunn
Bulletin: The Rockhound Register

Friends of Mineralogy, New Jersey Chapter

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of month at 7 pm except July & August.
Monmouth Worship Center, 37 Vanderburg Rd; Marlboro, NJ
President: K.C. Dalby, <fluoriteguy at gmail.com>
areasurer: Ken Jasko <kjasko at verizon.net>

New Jersey Lapidary Society, Inc.

Meetings: 2nd Sunday of month at 2:00 P.M.
Trailside Nature & Science Center, 452 New Providence Rd; Mountainside, NJ
Treasurer: Joan Hoeckele <hoejh at aol.com>
Editor: Dan Kohn
Bulletin: New Jersey Lapso News

New Jersey Mineralogical Society, Inc.

Website:  <www.njmin.org>
Meetings:  2nd Sunday of month at 2 pm
Trailside Nature & Science Center
452 New Providence Rd; Mountainside, NJ
Show: November 4-5, 2017. Trailside Nature & Science Center
Secretary:  Joan Hoeckele <hoejh at aol.com>
Treasurer: Russell Brarens <rnb515 at aol.com>
Editor:  Don Peck
Bulletin: Chips & Deposits

New Jersey Paleontological Society

Club Web site: <NJPaleo.org>
Meetings See website for meeting schedule and location.
Treasurer: Fred Cassel <clarkegrizzer at hotmail.com>
Newsletter: The NJPS Paleontograph

Nittany Mineralogical Society

Club Website:  <www.nittanymineral.org>
Meetings:  3rd Wednesday except June & July at 7:30 pm
Penn State University, State College, PA. See website for location
Contact:  Website

North Jersey Mineralogical Society,Inc.

Club Website:  <www.nojms.webs.com>
Meetings:  2nd Thursday of month at 6:30 pm.
Paterson Museum, 2 Market St; Paterson, NJ
Show:  April 1 - 2, 2017, Midland Park High School
250 Prospect St; Midland Park, NJ 07432
President: Ronald Shulz <RLBJS at verizon.net> or 973-713-9665
Webmaster:  Jeffrey Wilson<buckwood4 at yahoo.com> or 973-293-7911
Bulletin:  The Treasure Chest
Editor: Steve Wien

 

NEW YORK

Buffalo Geological Society

Club Website:  <BGSNY.org>
Meetings: 1st Friday of month at 7:30 P.M.
Parkside Lutheran Church, 2 Wallace Ave; Buffalo, NY
Show: March 25-26, 2017. Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg, NY
President: Craig Posmantur <c.posmantur at att.net>
Secretary: Alan Wilds <wilds3568 at roadrunner.com>
Editor:  Marilyn Broad
Bulletin:  Geoletter
Webmaster:  Janice Barton

Capital District Mineral Club

Club Website:  <www.albanyrockclub.com>
Meetings:  1st Thursday of month t at 7:30 P.M. (must arrive 7:00 - 7:15)
NY State Museum, Madison Av.; Albany, NY
You must arrive between 7 - 7:15 to gain access to the meeting room
Show:  February 18-19, 2017. NY State Museum, Madison Av; Albany, NY
Secretary:  Bill Cotrofield <cotrofeldauto at comcast.net> Put CDMC on subject line
Editor: Gerald Boileau
Bulletin:  The Capital Rockhounder

Finger Lakes Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club

Meetings:  2nd Wednesday of month at 7:00 pm
134 N Main St; Canandaigua, NY 14424
Show: May 13-14, 2017. Greater Canandaigua Civic Center
President:  Michael McElwee <FLMinerals at icloud.com>

Finger Lakes Mineral Club

Meetings:  2nd Sunday of month at 2:00 P.M.
Museum of the Earth, 1259 Trumansburg Rd./ Rte 96; Ithaca, NY
Show:  February 12, 2017. Museum of the Earth
President: Eric Larson <12thmoon at greenstar.coop>

Fulton County Mineral Club

Meetings:3rd Wednesday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Contact club for location
President:  Bob Ballad <rballad at nycap.rr.com>

Gem And Mineral Society of Syracuse, Inc.

Website: <www.gmss.us>
Meetings: 3rd Monday of month at 7:30 PM (except December, July & August)
Clubhouse at Shoppingtown Mall; (2nd floor next to Sears), DeWitt, NY
Show:  July, 2017. SRC Arena, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
Show Chair: Dick Lyons <rchlyns at aol.com>
President: Mark Grasmeyer <pres at gmss.us>
Editor: Dan Andrianos
Bulletin: Crack 'N Cab
Webmaster: Rick Moore

Island Rockhounds, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.islandrockhounds.org>
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of month at 7:45 P.M.
Bellmore Memorial Library, 2288 Bedford Av; Bellmore, NY
Show:  March 11-12, 2017. Old Bethpage Village, Restoration Fair Bldg
1307 Round Swamp Rd; Old Bethpage, NY
President: Cheryl Neary <ciervo.neary at gmail.com>
Vice Pres: Janice Kowalski <islandrockhounds at hotmail.com>
Bulletin: Rock Bottom Facts
Editor: Cheryl Neary
Webmaster: Janice Kowalski

Lakeshore Gem And Mineral Club, Inc.

Meetings: Call for date, time and place.
Rolling rock style club meets 1 -2 times per year along the Ontario lakeshore
Treasurer: Carl Miller <kobold1 at erols.com> 804-310-8762
Editor:  Marion Wheaton
Bulletin: Lakeshore Ramblings

Long Island Mineral & Geology Society

Website:  <www.limineralandgeology.com>
Meetings:  2nd Monday of month at 7:30 P.M.
4George Young Community Center, 46 South Jamesport Ave; Jamesport, NY
Show: July 30-31, 2017. Matituck Cutchogue Jr-Sr. High School
15125 Main Rd (Rte 25), Matituck, NY
President: Eugene Genova <info at limineralandgeology.com>
Secretary:  Karen Lotito <klotito at estee.com>
Editor: Alice Haydamach
Bulletin: Crystal Clear
Webmaster:  Eugene Genova

Mid-Hudson Valley Gem Mineral Society, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.mhvgms.org>
Meetings:3rd Friday at 7:30 P.M.
Friends Meeting House, 249 Hooker Ave; Poughkeepsie, NY
Show:3rd weekend of September, 2017. Gold's Gym Family Center, LaGrange, NY
President: John Pacut <john.pacut at gmail.com> 845-883-0019
Treasurer: Eric Orlowski <ejo2003 at gmail.com> 845-849-3151
Webmaster:  Carolyn Reynard
Editor: Alison Pacut
Bulletin: Garnet Gazette

Nassau Mineral Club

Website:  <nassaumineralclub.org>
Meetings:  Saturdays at 9 am. 50 Barry Dr; Glen Cove, NY
Secretary:  Barbara Kruger <barbara at audiologist1.com>
Liaison: June Miller <millerjune92 at gmail.com>
Webmaster:  Joe Krabak
Bulletin: Nassau Nugget
Editor:  June Miller

New York Mineralogical Club

Website: <www.newyorkmineralogicalclub.org>
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of month except July & August at 6:30 P.M.
Watson Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn - Midtown), 440 West 57th St; New York, NY
Show: 1st weekend in March, 2017, 2nd weekend in November, 2017
Watson Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn - Midtown), 440 West 57th St; New York, NY
President: Mitchell Portnoy <mitchpny at aol.com>
Treasurer: Diane Beckman <djbeckman at aol.com>
Bulletin: Bulletin of The New York Mineralogical Club
Editor: Mitchell Portnoy
Webmaster: Joe Krabak

New York Paleontological Society

Club Website:  <www.nyps.org>
Meetings:3rd Sunday of month at 2:00 p.m. Sept. - May.
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY.
Show:  First Saturday of December. Check website for location and time.
President: Donald Phillips, <president at nyps.org>
Secretary: Stella Cerruti secretary at nyps.org
Editor: Donald Phillips
Bulletin: Newsletter of the New York Paleontological Society
Webmaster: Paul Lutz

New York Southern Tier Geology Club, Inc.

Meetings: 2nd Monday of month Sept - June at 7 P.M..
Johnson City Sr. Citizens Center, 30 Brocton Av; Johnson City, NY
Show:  April 1-2, 2017. Johnson City Sr. Citizens Center, 30 Brocton Av; Johnson City, NY
Editor: Mark Smith
Bulletin: The Crystal Gazer

Orange County Mineral Society

Website:  <www.orangecountymineralsocietynewyork.com>
Meetings:3rd Friday of month at 6:30 p.m. Lodge Room in Gander Mountain
100 N Galleria Dr; Middletown, NY
Show: See website for date and location
Treasurer: Ron Nelson <rn29 at optimum.net> or <ocms at optimum.net>
Editor: John Wheeler
Bulletin: Shale Mail
Webmaster: John Wheeler

Rochester Academy of Science - Mineral Section

Club webpage:  <www.rasny.org/mineral>
Meetings:3rd Tuesday of month at 7:00 P.M. (except Dec., April, June, July, Aug.)
Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Av; Brighton, NY
Vice President:  Stephen Busschaert <sbusschaert at msn.com>
Treasurer/Editor:  Paul Dudley <mineral at rasny>
Bulletin: The Rockester News
Webmaster: Paul Dudley

Rochester Lapidary Society, Inc.

Club Website: <www.rochesterlapidary.org>
Meetings: 1st Thursday of month, September - May at 7:30 P.M
Rochester School for the Deaf Forester Hall, 1545 St Paul Blvd., Rochester, NY
Show: October 28-29, 2017. NEW LOCATION: Total Sports Experience, East Rochester, NY
President: Ed Smith <dsmith340 at rochester.rr.com>
Editor: Dan Imel
Bulletin: The RockCollector
Webmaster: Dan Sperber

Staten Island Geological Society

Club Website:  <www.meetup.com/staten_island_geological_society_inc>
Meetings: 2nd Friday of month (Sept. - June) at 7:30 P.M.
Father Hick's Center, St Clare's Church, 151 Lindenwood Rd
Great Kills, Staten Island, NY
Editor: Maureen Hartje
Webmaster: Steve Okulewicz 718-981-5786
Bulletin:  GeoExaminer

St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Club Website:  <stlawrencecountymineralclub.org>
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of month at 6:00 pm
Canton Library, Canton, NY
Show:  August 27-27, 2017. Canton Pavillion
President/Editor:  William deLorraine <wdellie at gmail.com>
Webmaster:  Glen Simonelle

Suffolk Gem And Mineral Club, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.suffolkgem.com>
Meetings:3rd Monday of month at 7:00 pm (except January & February)
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
Montauk Highway & S. Country Rd; Brightwaters, NY
Show:  1st weekend in December, 2017. Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church
495 N Ocean Av; Patchogue, NY
President: Cheryl Neary <ciervo.neary at gmail.com>
Webmaster: Kerry Dicker <kdviolet at aol.com>
Editor: Cheryl Neary
Bulletin: The Conglomerate

Wayne County Gem And Mineral Club,Inc.

Club Website:  <www.wcgmc.org>
Meetings: 2nd Friday of month at 7:00 P.M. check website for July & August)
Park Presbyterian Church, 110 Maple Court; Newark, NY
Show:  June 3-4, 2017. Greater Canandaigua Civic Center
250 N Bloomfield Rd; Canandaigua, NY
Field Trip Chair:  Bill Chapman <batnpill at empacc.net> 607-868-4649
Show Chair:  Bill Ellias <thecrystalnetwork at hotmail.com> 315-246-4971
Editor: Frederick Haynes
Bulletin: Wayne County Gem & Mineral News
Webmaster: Bill Lesniak

NORTH CAROLINA

Catawba Valley Gem And Mineral Club, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.cvgmc.com>
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of month at 7:00 P.M.
St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 921 2nd St NE; Hickory, NC
Show: March 24-26, 2017. Hickory Metro Convention Center, Hickory, NC.
President: Harry Polly <pollysrock at yahoo.com>
Secretary: Dean Russell <cvgmcsecretary at aol.com>
Editor:  Slade Harvin
Bulletin: Tar Heel Rockhound
Webmaster: Mike Streeter

Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club

Club Website:  <www.tarheelclub.org>
Meetings:  3rd Tuesday of month except December at 7:30 pm
NC State University Thompson Bldg, Crafts Center, Jensen Dr., Raleigh, NC
Show: March 31, 2017. . NC State Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott Building, Raleigh, NC
Editor:  George Harris

PENNSYLVANIA

Berks Mineralogical Society

Club Website:  <www.Facebook.com/groups/329394683898926>
Meetings:  2nd Tuesday of month at 7:30 pm.
Reading Public Museum Auditorium, 500 Museum Rd; Reading, PA
Show: May 20-21, 2017. Leesport Farmers Market, Rt 61; Leesport, PA
Vice President:  Jim Woodeshick <brwoodpile at yahoo.com>
President:  Dennis Buffenmyer <buff1 at ptd.net>
Bulletin: The Geode

Central Pennsylvania Rock And Mineral Club, Inc.

Website: <www.rockandmineral.org>
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of month (except August & December) at 7:00 P.M.
St Thomas United Church of Christ
6490 Liglestown Rd; Harrisburg, PA
Show: 117-17, 2017. Zembo Shrine, 2801 N Third St; Harrisburg, PA
President:  Greg Spadafore <grego448 at gmail.com>
Editor: Beverly Eisenacher
Bulletin: Rock Buster News
Webmaster: Bruce Skubon

Che-Hanna Rock And Mineral Club, Inc.

Website:  <www.chehannarocks.com>
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Sayre High School Cafeteria, Lockhart Street, Sayre, PA
Show: March 25-26, 2017. NEW LOCAtION:  Wysox Vol. Fire Co. Social Hall
111 Lake Rd; Wysox, PA
President: Robert McGuire <uvbob at epix.net>
Editor: David Dick
Bulletin: Shin-Skinner News
Webmaster: Bob McGuire

Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

Website:  <www.dvps.org>
Meetings:4th Thursday of month at 7:30 p.m. 3rd Thursday in November & December
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Univ.,
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy; Philadelphia, PA
Show: March 25 - 26, 2017. Lulu Temple, 5140 Butler Pk, Plymouth Meeting, PA
President:  William Shankle <dvpsnews at gmail.com>
Vice Pres: Cathy Young <cathy at fossilandnaturetrips.com>
Editor: Ed Grobelny
Bulletin: DVPS Newsletter
Webmaster: James Duhadaway

Franklin County Rock And Mineral Club

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of month at 7:30 P.M.
Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave; Chambersburg, PA
Show: March 25-26, 2017. Hamilton Heights Elementary School, Chambersburg, PA
Treasurer: Chris Long <clong1970 at centurylink.net>
Editor: Michael Mowen <mlmo at innernet.net>
Bulletin: The Franklin County Rockhounder

Gem City Rock & Mineral Society

Club Website:  <www.gemcityrockclub.org>
Meetings:  1st Saturday of the month at 9:30 am. 9th & State St; Erie, PA
Show: July 8-9, 2017. JMC Ice Arena, 423 W 38th St; Erie, PA
Webmaster:  Valerie Engleleiter <vmethos5 at yahoo.com>
Editor:  Ccarol Stewart
Bulletin:  Presque Isle Prospector

Lancaster County Fossil & Mineral Club

Meetings:  Last Thursday of month at 7 pm
Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ
450 W Main St; Mountville, PA
Club Website:  Club is on Facebook (Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club)
President:  Christopher Haefner <silverfordine at yahoo.com>
Treasurer: Catherine Haefner <haefnercatherine at yahoo.com>

Leidy Microscopical Society

Club Website:  <leidymicroscopical.com>
Meetings:3rd Thursday of month at 7:30 P.M. except July & August.
Northminster Presbyterian Church, 140 Trenton Rd; Fairless Hills, PA.
Micromount Symposium:  March 11, 2017; Northminster Presbyterian Church, 140 Trenton Rd; Fairless Hills, PA
Rockfather: Ralph Thomas 215-295-9730
Secretary:  John Ferrante:  <jjf41 at comcast.net> or 267-246-5548
Editor: Eric Brosius
Bulletin:  Rock Chatter

Mineralogical Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Club Website:  <MSNEPA.org>
Meetings:  4th Sunday of month at 2 pm
Moosic Presbyterian Church, 625 Main St; Moosic, PA
Bulletin:  Pennsylvania Pebbles
Webmaster: Joe Savokinas

Monongahela Rockhounds

Club Website:  <www.mongahelarockhounds.org>
Meetings: 1st Saturday of month at 7:30 P.M. Munhall Boro Building; Munhall, PA.
Show: April 22-23, 2017. Skyview Fire Hall, West Mifflin, PA
Vice President: Bret Howard <heliodor at comcast.net>
Treasurer: Tony Orzano <tntopal97 at comcast.net>
Editor: Frank DeWinter
Bulletin: Monongahela Rockhounds News
Webmaster: June Epp

Monroe County Earth Science Association

Website: <www.facebook.com/MonroeCountyRocks>
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of month at 7:00 pm.
Hughes Library, 1102 N 9th St; Stroudsburg, PA
Show: June 7, 2017. Northampton Community College,
2411 Rt 715; Tannersville, PA
President: Mike Dunton <Pocono1mike at yahoo.com>Editor: Michael Kessler
Bulletin: The Crystal Courier

Moraine Rockbusters

Club website:  <www.morainerockbusters.org>
Meetings: 2nd Saturday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Mars United Presbyterian Church, Garfield Av; Mars, PA.
President: Sara Brim <SJANE35 at hotmail.com>
Vice Pres: Debbie Kolodziek <DLKolodziek at outlook.com>
Bulletin: Glacier Gravel
Webmaster: Charles Powell

Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.mineralfest.com>
Meetings:3rd Monday of month at 7:30 P.M. except December
Helfrich Springs Grist Mill, Micley Rd, North of Rt 22; Whitehall, PA
Shows: June 3 and October 7, 2017 Macungie Memorial Park, Macungie, PA.
Secretary: Cathleen Baker <heights_of_reason at yahoo.com>
Liaison: Susanna MacInnes. <sumacndeb at aol.com>.
Editor: Johan Maertens
Bulletin: PESA Rock News
Webmaster:  Dale Richards

Philadelphia Mineralogical Society

Club Website:  <www.philamineralsociety.org>
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of month at 7:30 P.M. except July & August.
Cathedral Village, 600 E Cathedral Rd; Philadelphia, PA
Show:  March 25-26, 2017.. LuLu Temple, 5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Show Chair: Karenne Snow <minerals.fossils.rocks at gmail.com>
Bulletin: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society News
Editor: Scott Peters
Webmaster: Joel Sloane

Rock And Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Meetings: 2nd Friday of month except July & August at 8:00 P.M.
Northminster Presbyterian Church, 140 Trenton Rd; Fairless Hills, PA
Shows:4th Saturday in October - "Ultraviolation"
First United Methodist Church, 840 Trenton Rd; Fairless Hills, PA
May 13, 2017 - Earth Science Show & Sale
501 istor Rd; Fairless Hills, PA
Editor: Eric Brosius< ebrosiusRock at aol.com>
Bulletin: Rock Chatter

Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Club Website:  <www.lapidary.org>
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday (Sept. - May) at 8:00 P.M.
Springfield Township Bldg; 50 Powell Rd.; Springfield, PA
Show: November 4-5, 2017. Greater Philadelphia Exp Center
100 Station Ave; Oaks, PA 19456.
CONTACT:  <information at lapidary.org>
Editor: Pamela Wingrod
Bulletin: The Tuscarora Bulletin
Webmaster: Douglas Klieger

 

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Mineral Hunters, Inc.

Club Website:  < rimh.us>
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of month (except Jan. & Feb) at 7:00 P.M.
Community College of RI, 400 East Av; Warwick, RI
Show: October 28-29, 2017
Community College of RI; Knight Campus. 400 East Av; Warwick, RI
President: Bill Wilson <wilarwi at aol.com>
Vice Pres: Sherri Blenner Hassett <dr.sherrib at gmail.com>
Editor:  Paul Koczwanski

SOUTH CAROLINA

Aiken Gem, Mineral and Fossil Society

Club Website:  <www.aikengmfs.org>
Meetings: 2nd Friday of month at 7:30 P.M.
Science Building, Room 200; University of South Carolina- Aiken
Show: March 10-12, 2017. Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St; Augusta, GA
Editor/Pres:  Shellie Newell <shellienewell at att.net>
Treasurer: William Martin <william648 at bellsouth.net>
Bulletin: The Hound's Howl
Webmaster:  Patti Bennett

Tennessee

Smoky Mountain Mineral Society

Meetings: 1st Thursday of month at 7:00 pm.
Lois's Country Kitchen, 708 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN
Editor: David Wiles <wilesd0812 at gmail.com>
Vice President: George Grimes <geologyplus at gmail.com>

VERMONT

Burlington Gem And Mineral Club

Club Website:  <burlingtongemandmineralclub.org>
Meetings: Last Thursday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Community Lutheran Church, 1560 Williston Rd; So. Burlington, VT
Show: July 29-30, 2017. Tuttle Middle School, 500 Dorset St; Burlington, VT
Public Relations:  Andy Simmons <cluros at yahoo.com>
Editor: Stacy Walbridge
Bulletin: Burlington Gem & Mineral Club Newsletter
Webmaster: Kathleen Howe

Mineralogical Society of Brattleboro

Meetings:  1st Tuesday of month (Sept. - June) at 6 pm
Brooks Memorial Library, Brattleboro, VT
Secretary:  Robert Clements <rwc2esj at comcast.net> 802-257-1164
Treasurer:  Douglas Robinson <nhrckflggr at gmail.com> 603-835-6825
Editor:  Barbara Rowe

VIRGINIA

Gem And Mineral Society of Lynchburg

Club Website:  <www.lynchburgrockclub.org>
Meetings:3rd Wednesday of month at 7:00 P.M.
Lynchburg Parks & Rec. Building, 3621 Campbell Ave; Lynchburg, VA
Editor: Natalie Darling <gmsleditor at comcast.net>
Bulletin: Gem And Mineral Journal

Gem And Mineral Society of the Virginia Peninsula, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.gmsvp.org>
Meetings: 1st Thursday of month at 7:00 p.m.
Sandy Bottom Nature Park, 1255 Big Bethel Rd; Hampton, VA
Editor: Dan Fontaine <maineguy at cox.net 757-369-3327
Bulletin: The Virginia Pen
Webmaster: Holly Warsham

Northern Virginia Mineral Club, Inc.

Club Website:  <www.novamineralclub.org>
Meetings:4th Monday at 7:45 P.M except July & August
Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Spring Rd; Arlington, VA.
President: Bob Cooke <rdotcooke at verizon.net>
Editor: Hutch Brown
Bulletin: The Mineral Newsletter
Webmaster: Casper Voogt

Richmond Gem and Mineral Society

Website:  <www.rgms-va.info>
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of month at 7:30 P.M.
Ridge Baptist Church, 1515 E. Ridge Rd; Richmond, VA
Swap:  November 11, 2017
Ridge Baptist Church Hall, 1515 E Ridge Rd; Richmond, VA
President: Carl Miller <kbold1 at erols.com>
Vice Pres: Richard Starr <starr.vb at gmail.com>
Editor: Barbara Hadley
Bulletin: The Collecting Bag
Webmaster:  Barbara Hadley

Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society

Club Website:  <www.shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org>
Meetings:  2nd Monday at 7:30 pm.
Waynesboro Church of the Brethren, 364 Bridge St; Waynesboro, VA
Show: September 23-25, 2017. Augusta Expo; Fisherville, VA
Show Chair:  Dean Hosteter <deanboy at intelos.net>
Webmaster: Jack Glenn

Tidewater Gem And Mineral Society, Inc.

Club Website:  <tgms.weebly.com>
Meetings:3rd Friday every month at 7:30 P.M.
Contact club for location.
President: Robin Stoughton <tgms/weebly.com>
Editor:  Brooks Britt
Bulletin: The Tidewater Prospector
Webmaster: Brooks Britt

Virginia Independent Prospectors, Inc.

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m. Village at Manor Care, 2125 Hilliard Rd; Richmond, VA
Secretary: Betsy Martin. <martin1635 at comcast.net>
Editor: Joe Pizzirusso
Bulletin: The Independent Prospec

WEST VIRGINIA

Kanawha Rock And Gem Club, Inc.

Kanawha Rock And Gem Club, Inc.
Club Website: www.kanawharockandgemclub.org
Facebook: kanawha Rock and Gem Club
Meetings:4th Sunday of month at 2 P.M.
Rock Lake Presbyterian Church, 905 Village Dr; So. Charleston, WV
Show: October 16-17, 2017
South Charleston Community Center, 601 Jefferson Rd. So. Charleston, WV.
President: Susie Lamb <Facebook.com/pages/Kanawha-Rock-and-Gem-Club>

Ohio Valley Gem And Mineral Society, Inc.

Meetings: 1st Thursday of month (except August) at 7:00 p.m.
Belpre Sr. Citizens Building, Washington Blvd, Belpre, OH
Editor: Calvin Berry
Bulletin: The Petrified Log

West Virginia Fossil Club

Meetings: 1st Friday monthly March - December
Call for location
President:  Sue Hurst <schhwwla4608 at gmail.com>
Webmaster: Stewart Hurst <whitefox304 at gmail.com>