The Friendly Federation

Founded to Serve

Southeast Federation
of Mineralogical Societies, Inc
NORTH CAROLINA
AND 
SOUTH CAROLINA CLUBS
NORTH CAROLINA
SFMS member clubs are responsible for keeping the SFMS webmaster informed of all club contact information changes, club gem and mineral shows, and any other changes to their listing on the SFMS website.

Cape Fear Mineral & Gem Society
Club Address:    200 Down Home Ln., Sanford,  NC   27322
Club Meets:        Main Library 300 Maiden Lane Fayetteville NC 28301 Room 3
  when                                          available.  Call for place 910-916-8532    3rd Thurs. 7:00 pm (except Dec.)
Club Bulletin:     Carolina Gems. (Published monthly)

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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary/Editor
Treasurer
Maureen Mercer
Roger Mercer
Maureen Mercer
Cathy Haymore
910-916-8532    maureenmercer1[]mac.com
910-424-4756    rogermercer[]me.com
910-916-8532    maureenmercer1[]mac.com
919-499-6600    joehaymore[]windstream.net

2015  Elect:  Jan.            Office:  Jan.

Central North Carolina Mineral Club
Club Address: 1710 Audubon Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 
Club Meets: Seymour Senior Center, 2551 Homestead Rd; Chapel Hill, NC 27516
                        1st Tues 7:00 pm except July & Aug
Club Web Site: centralncmineralclub.org
Club Bulletin: The Triangle Rockhound.              (Published monthly)
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Presidents
Co. V. Pres.


Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Joseph Mack
Kaye Brown
Robert Healy
Grady Ware
Paula LaPoint
Lynne Duncan
OPEN
                             jmack@austintek.com   
919-493-8519    KayeBrown[]duke.edu
                             healy@duke.edu

919-933-0613    paula.j.lapoint@gmail.com
919-942-9293    duncan[]email.unc.edu  


2015 Elect. Jan. - Take office: Jan.
Charlotte Gem & Mineral Club
Club Address:     c/o Murray Simon 5134 Dunes Court, Charlotte, NC  28226
Club Meets:    Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Rd., Charlotte, NC  28210
                    
       3rd Thur. 7:00 pm
Club Email:    
charlottegem[]yahoo.com
Club Internet: http://www.charlottegem.com
Club Bulletin: Goldrush Ledger.                (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Field Trips
Webmaster
Murray Simon
Kim Gwyn
Vickie Glover
Vivian Philson
Zach Blackburn
Sam Baker
Kim Gwyn
704-543-6651    msimonnc[]gmail.com
                             gwynkim[]gmail.com
                             stitchwitt[]bellsouth.net
704-541-6224    philson05[]Carolina.rr.com
                             zachery.blackburn[]cpcc.edu
                             bakersamuel@gmail.com
                             gwynkim[]gmail.com
2015 Elect:  Nov.           Office:  Jan
Forsythe Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
Club Address:    1028 Hartz Ln., East Bend, NC 27018
Club Meets: Vulcan Materials Co., 4401 Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27120      3rd Thurs 7:30 pm
Club Website:  www.forsythgemclub.com
Club Bulletin: Nature’s Treasures.     Published monthly.
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President:
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Webmaster
McKinley Reed
David Goode
Chris Ketner
Richard Hartz,
Wayne Ketner
See Secretary
336-766-8581      McKinleycreed[]bellsouth.net
336-761-0326      dgoode[]triad.rr.com
336-769-3553      gnome[]triad.rr.com
336-699-8929
336-769-3553      gnome[]triad.rr.com
 Elect:  Nov.           Office:  Jan.
Gaston Gem, Mineral & Faceters Club
Club Address: 2631 W. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28052
Club Website:  http://gastongemclub.weebly.com  
Club Meets: Recreation Center, 519 W. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28052
                       4th Tues. 7:00 pm
      Except June & Dec.  (Have Dinners)
Club Bulletin: The Emerald News. (Published monthly)
Facebook Page: Gaston Gem, Mineral and Faceters Club
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
SFMS Liaison
Editor
Field Trip
Show Chair
Hans Long
Emory McDanal
Jewell Ross
Jackay McDaniel
Emory McDanal
Carl Ross
David Long
Connie Cole
704-616-3278    hanslong[]msn.com
803-222-4446    emory1293[]msn.com
704-739-4333    jewellcarl[]att.net
704-865-6748    jackaythegrizz[]aol.com
803-222-4446    emory1293[]msn.com  
704-739-4333    jewellcarl[]att.net
704-860-1025    david28054[]att.net            
704-864-4387    Cell - 704-733-7591
2016 Elect. Nov. - Take office: Jan.
Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, North Carolina Inc.
Club Address: 25 Phillips St., Franklin, NC 28734 
Club Meets: Community Facilities Bldg., Hwy. 441 S., Franklin, NC 28734           last Thur. 6:30 pm
Club Internet: http://fgmm.org
Club Email: franklingemsociety[]gmail.com
Club Bulletin: The Mountain Gem. (Published monthly)                                                                                
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Asst.Treas.
Gemboree
Editor
Education
Field Trips
Al Pribble
Marsha Harmon
Susan Fritz
Lake Holland
Marie Tsacrios
Steve Dillon
Ellen Crawford
Diane Aiello
Marsha Harmon
828-369-2548  alton36[]gmail.com
828-369-7262  marsha.harmon[]frontier.com
828-524-4936  fritz[]dnet.net
828-369-5421  iluvnascar[]frontier.com
828-369-5791  mtsacrios[]maconnc.org
706-782-2389  adillon[]windstream.net
404-510-8942  editor.themountaingem[]gmail.com
828-371-2436  dianeaiello[]msn.com
828-369-7262  marsha.harmon[]frontier.com
2015Take office: Sept.
Greensboro Gem & Mineral Club
Club Address: P. O. Box 13087, Greensboro, NC 27415
Club Meets: New Garden Friends, 801 New Garden Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410        1st Mon. 7:00 pm
Club Internet:
http://ggmc-rockhounds.com/
Club Email: joe_maguire[]prodigy.net
Club Bulletin: Piedmont Prospector.          (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Webmaster
Kathie Montgomery
John Hiller
Joyce Patton
Joe Maguire
Joe Maguire
Kathie Montgomery
336-706-0061    kbmonty[]triad.rr.com
336-393-0120    jhiller[]triad.rr.com
336-454-2809    pattonj[]triad.rr.com
336-288-7442    joe_maguire[]prodigy.net
336-288-7442    joe_maguire[]prodigy.net
336-706-0061    kbmonty[]triad.rr.com
 2015 Elect:  Nov.    Office:  Dec.
Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society
Club Address: P. O. Box 6391, Hendersonville, NC 28793
Club Meets: Salvation Army Bldg, 239 3rd St., Hendersonville, NC 28792               3rd Mon.   7:30 pm
Club Web Site: http://www.hcg-ms.org/
Club Bulletin: High Country Gleamings. (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Diane Lapp
Roger Campbell
Alma Lambert
Donna Brooks
Rachel Hardy
828-775-8098   dlapp_2000[]yahoo.com
828-877-4073   campbere[]comporium.net
828-658-9433    almalena[]charter.net
828-226-8963    beruckti[]gmail.com
                             rhcinjun[]gmail.com
Elect:  Nov.  Office:  Jan.   
High Point Gem & Mineral Club
Club Address: 305 Gregg St., Archdale, NC 27263
Club Meets: 
Varied Locations                                                        1st. Mon.  at  7:00 pm
Club Email: 
Arthur_Oates[]yahoo.com
Club Bulletin: The Gem Scoop. Sent by Email only.
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President
Secretary
Treasurer
Arthur (Bud) Oates
Arthur (Bud) Oates (See President)
Arthur (Bud) Oates (See President)
336-314-1248   Arthur_Oates[]yahoo.com

North Carolina Fossil Club, Inc.
Club Address:
P.O.Box 25276, Raleigh NC 27611
Club Meets:NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones; St., Raleigh, NC 27611
                       11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27611 - Jan., Mar., May, June, Sept.   3rd Sun 1:30 pm
Club Internet: http://www.ncfossilclub.org
Club Bulletin: Janus.       Published quarterly.
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President
Vice Pres.
Treasurer
Secretary
Editor
Linda McCall  
Ruffin Tucker
Patrica Kohler
JoAnne Panek-Dubrock
Richard Chandler
512-422-2322  lndmccall[]yahoo.com
704-784-1672  fossiler77[]msn.com                       
919-383-6328  trishk[]nc.rr.com
919-362-6392  fossiljunkie[]hotmail.com
919-851-2153  chandler[]math.ncsu.edu
Elect:  Nov.    Office:  Nov. 
Rockingham County Mineral Club
Club Address: 170 Apache Trail, Reidsville, NC 29320 
Club Meets: Penn Carriage House, Irvin St., Reidsville, NC 27320        1st Tue. 7:00 pm
Club Bulletin: Pic ‘N’ Shov’L.            (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Field Trips
Ed English
Steve Osborne
Iris S. Conner
Iris S. Conner
N/A
Ed English
336-939-7234  edandmelanie[]triad.rr.com
336-616-1616
336-342-3958
336-342-3958

336-939-7234  edandmelanie[]triad.rr.com
Elect:  Nov.    Office:  Jan.
Sand Hills Gem & Mineral Society
Club Address: P. O. Box 1742, Southern Pines, NC 28388 
Club Meets: Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374  Last Thur. 7:00 pm
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Jeffrey Sheer
Ken Carlson
na
Freida Powers
910-693-0331  jasheer[]earthlink.net
910-255-0251  quarken[]embarqmail.com

910-235-9284  Freidasr[]embarqmail.com
The Southern Appalachian Mineral Society
Club Address: P. O. Box 15461, Asheville, NC 28813

Club Meets: Deerfield (Tuton Hall Comm. Center) 1617 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC     28803
                       1st Mon. 7:00 pm
         except Jan & Sept
Club Email: sams[]main.nc.us
Club Website: http://www.main.nc.us/sams/
Club Bulletin: Mountain Mineral Monthly.                (Published monthly)
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President
1st Vice Pres.
2nd Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Webmaster
Rudy Olson III
Rudy Olson Jr.
Tim Barton
Seth Woodall
Rhonda Ashley
George Schissler
George Schissler
(828) 891-3571    RudolphOlsonIII[]gmail.com
828-391-3571      RudolpholsonIII[]gmail.com
828-885-8248      t.barton547[]gmail.com
(828) 582-6719    sdw.woodall[]gmail.com
828-749-1655      Rhondaa133[]charter.net
(828) 298-2951    geohs[]bellsouth.net
(828) 298-2951    geohs[]bellsouth.net
Elect:  Sept.    Office:  Dec.
Tar Heel Mineral Club
Club Address: 10609 Chelsea Dr.. Raleigh, NC 27603 
Club Meets: NC University Crafts Center, Jensen Dr., Raleigh, NC                      3rd Tues. 7:30 pm
Club Internet:www.tarheelclub.org                                                           
                      (No meeting in December)
Club Bulletin: Tar Heel Tailings. (Published monthly)
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President:
V-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Field Trips
Jack Fried
Obsidian Harris
Michael Troutman
Corinne Hummel
George Harris 
Tom Todaro
919-761-9390     jacklfried[]aol.com
(919) 674-0243   foxivy[]nc.rr.com
919-676-3161     michael.troutman[]reichhold.com
(919) 779-6220   mchummel[]mindspring.com
(919) 674-0243   georgefharris[]yahoo.com
(919) 639-7798   caribtomt[]yahoo.com
Elect:  Nov.    Office:  Jan
Tri-State Gem & Mineral Club
Club Mailing Address: PO Box 313, Hayesville, NC 28904
Club Meets: Towns County Senior Center,  954 N. Main Street, Hiawassee, GA 30546
                        2nd Tuesday 1:00 PM
Club Bulletin: The Tri-State Diamond  (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Ron Denton
Vivian Heath
Sandy Hazen
Mary Langley
706-464-5143  rondenton[]windstream.net
706-379-4057  vivianheath[]windstream.net
706-379-2162  sjh[]windstream.net
828-389-3222  mary[]dnet.net
2015
Tri-State Lapidary Club
Club Address:
 2395 O’Berry Rd., Mt. Olive, NC 28365 
Club Meets: 820 South Main St., Fuquay Varina, N.C.  27526                     
2nd Tues 7:00-9:00 pm
Club Bulletin: The Prospector Newsletter. (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Carroll Grady
George Aycock
Clea Gallian
Jennifer Sweeney
Clea Gallian
919-689-2856 cgrady919[]aol.com
919-689-9730  george6420[]msn.com
910-892-9105 tgallian[]embarqmail.com
919-562-7278 jlschert52[]nc.rr.com
910-892-5248  tgallian[]embarqmail.com

Western Piedmont Mineral & Gem Society
Club Address: 611 36th Ave. NE, Hickory, NC 28601 
Club Meets: YMCA, Conover, NC 
               3rd Thur. 6:30 pm
Club Bulletin: Footprints. (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Tracey Moor
Gerald Munson
Frank LaLone
Walter Mulligan
Kimberly Anderson
828-514-2404   traceybelt[]gmail.com
828-234-7773

828-241-9240
828-514-2404  traceybelt[]gmail.com

Elect:  Jan.    Office:  Jan.

SOUTH CAROLINA
SFMS member clubs are responsible for keeping the SFMS webmaster informed of all club contact information changes, club gem and mineral shows, and any other changes to their listing on the SFMS website.

Aiken Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society
Club Address: POB 267 Aiken, SC 29802-0267
Club Meets: USC Aiken Science Bldg., Rm 200, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
                        2nd Fri. 7:00 pm
Club Internet: 
www.aikengmfs.org
Club Bulletin: Hounds Howl. (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Show Chair   
Vendor Chair
Webmaster
Walt Kubilius
Dede Biles
Linda Sarkany
Kathleen Wallis
Shellie Newell
Richard McNutt
Maurine Resch
Patti Bennett
803-643-3281     wkkw[]bellsouth.net
(859) 312-2310  vicepresident[]aikengmfs.org
803-642-1284
803-643-3281      treasurer[]aikengmfs.org
803-663-7752      editor[]aikengmfs.org
706-650-8280      Rmcnutt9[]comcast.net 
706-592-7576      danielresch[]bellsouth.net
803-648-7215      pattiben[]bellsouth.net
Elect:  Dec.            Office:  Jan.
Columbia Gem & Mineral Society
Club Address: P. O. Box 6333, Columbia, SC 29260
Club Meets: McKissick Museum, University of SC Campus                             3rd. Monday  7:30 p.m.
                        816 Bull St..
, Columbia, SC 29208   .                                    (January 4th Monday 7:30 p.m.)
Club Internet URL: http://www.cgams.org
Club Bulletin: Rocky Trails. Published monthly
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Webmaster
Show Chair
Vendor Chair
Donald Burger
Jim Cobb  III
Liz Gregory
Laura Tesh
Mary Alyce Weston
Mike Montebello
Mike Montebello
Sharon Sterrett
803-796-9290    dunmilkin13[]gmail.com
803-794-0045    jocobb3[]bellsouth.net
803-317-9737    ecngregory[]gmail.com
803-731-4760    lauralaw[]bellsouth.net
803-776-6438     maryalyce29290[]yahoo.com
803-791-9921     mauimonte[]hotmail.com
803-791-9921     mauimonte[]hotmail.com
803-356-1472     ssterrett[]sc.rr.com
Elect: Nov.   Office: Jan.
Emerald City Rock and Gem Club
Club Address:    4102 Highway 25 S, Greenwood, SC 29646
Club Meets:    Greenwood County Library-Auditorium, 600 S. Main St, Greenwood, SC  29646                                                   2nd Thursday (or Wednesday)   5:30p..m.
Club Web Site:   Emerald City Rock & Gem Club on Facebook.com
Elect:  Dec.            Office:  Jan.                                                                              EMAIL [] =[] to reduce spam
President
Co-Vice Pres.
Co-Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Webmaster
Watson Dorn
David Pitts
Don Davis
Connie Terpack
Watson Dorn
See Pres.
864-942-9878    watsondorn[]yahoo.com
864-833-2836    daviddogpitts[]gmail.com
864- 984-6053   davis11111[]yahoo.com
864-374-7369    cterpack[]gmail.com
864-344-0293    watsondorn[]yahoo,com
Low Country Gem & Mineral Society
Club Address:
PO Box 42368; Charleston, SC 29423     
Club Meets:Ashley River Fire Department;8045 Dorchester Rd;N. Charleston, SC      2nd Thurs 7:00 pm
Club Internet:
http://lowcountrygemandmineralsociety.org
Club Email: asgardsgc[]earthlink.net
Club Bulletin: Lowcountry Diggings.            (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Field Trips
Webmaster
Whit McMillan
Larry Moss
Katie Reed
Mark Easterbrook
Mark Easterbrook
Larry Moss
Dina Barron
843-763-9545   burrfish65[]yahoo.com
843-225-6931   jorel611[]yahoo.com 
843-319-9465   katie.huemmer[]gmail.com
843-552-1049   asgardsgc[]earthlink.net 
843-552-1049   asgardsgc[]earthlink.net
843-225-6931   jorel611[]yahoo.com
843-875-5335  webmaster[]lowcountrygemandmineralsociety.org
2015   Elect:  Dec.            Office:  Jan.
Pendleton District Gem & Mineral Society
Club Address:  PDGMS 1200 Lake Ridge Lane, Seneca, SC 29672            54 Adults         
Club Meets:       Hayden Conference Center, SC Botanical Gardens, Clemson University,
                              Clemson, SC 29634
    3rd Tues. 7:00 pm
Club Website:  WWW.pdgms.org
Club Bulletin: Gem Scoops.             (Published monthly)
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Webmaster
Robert Lund
John Plumber
Rebecca Rodgers
John Ishler
Fred Sias
Fred Sias
864-888-8719    Lund[]clemson.edu 
864-557-5958    Charon13.5[]gmail.com
864-639-6339    Rrdgrs[]clemson.edu
864-885-9126    jonera[]att.net
864-654-6833    pdgmsed[]gmail.com
864-654-6833    pdgmsed[]gmail.com
Elect:  Dec.            Office:  Jan
Western South Carolina Gem & Mineral Society
Club Address:  5010 Sunset Dr; Easley, SC 29642
Club Meets: Northside United Methodist Church, 435 Summit Drive, Greenville, S.C.
                        2nd Monday. 7:00 pm.
Club Email:  wescagem[]bellsouth.net
Club Website: 
http://www.wescagem.org/Home_Page.php
Club Bulletin: WESCAGEM             Published monthly.
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President
Vice Pres.
Secretary
Treasurer
Editor
Field Trip Chair
Webmaster
Bob Green
Barbara Green
Carol Penry
Kerri Wetzel
Ron Moore
William Wetzel
Bradley Roberts
                           bob.green[]fluor.com
                           greentop[]bellsouth.net

864-306-6749  williampkerri[]bellsouth.net
                           wescagem[]bellsouth.net
864-306-6749  williampkerri[]bellsouth.net
                           broberts[]linklv.com
Elect: Nov   -  Office: Dec.

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