Treasure Coast Archaeological Society
Sebastian, Florida  Indian River County

 TCAS Monthly Meeting Notes

February  2008


Minutes of

Treasure Coast Archeological Society Meeting

February 6, 2008


The next meeting is on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 .


The February meeting was called to order at 7:45 p.m. by Richard Hart, Sr., President of TCAS.


The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Richard Hart, Jr.


The minutes were read by the Secretary and accepted.


Mary McGee gave the Treasurer’s report.   $350.00 was paid for club liability insurance.


There were 42 members and 2 visitors present.


Members that paid their dues at this meeting are:


Beaulieu, Gerard and Geri

Crozier, Don and Linda

Hart, Dan and Amy

Hansen, Frank and Pauline

Haywood, Wayne

Howell, Howard

Larsen, James (Jim)

Martin, Michael and LuAnn

Saurer, Ruth

Sieving, Mary

St. Hilare, Andre

Stearns, Joe and Nancy

Strnad, Edward (Eddie)

Thomford, Kenneth and Lorraine

Tremble, Gordon and Donna


Jim Stewart has the new club T-shirts.   Sizes Small through Extra Large will sell for $12 each.  The triple X size will  sell for $13 each.


Mary McGee said that Jim Stewart would do a special screening for those persons that want a different style t-shirt other  than what the club sells; i.e., the V-neck t-shirt Mary likes.


Amy Hart talked about the TCAS MONTHLY, which is the club newsletter.  She emphasized that she needs input.  Her email address is:


Richard Hart, Sr  said that the hunt on Saturday, February 9 is intended to clean up the hunt area of the park and have fun.  He plans to bury some tokens that will be good for silver tokens and coins..  There will be prizes.


Participants in the hunt are to meet at the park at 9:00 a.m.   The hunt will start at 10:00 a.m.


A map and directions to the park can be found on the club’s web site:  


Mitch King asked for volunteers to plant coins, count the coins that are found, people to bring a covered dish and to help clean up after the Annual Benefit Hunt at Kiwanis-Hobart Park in Wabasso on March 15.


Mitch King informed the members that when he buries the large club token, he will provide, at one time, all the necessary clues to recover the token.


Daniel Hart will be giving a plaque to the winner of the Find of the Month with a picture of their find each month.


Dabney Small was the winner of the plaque for January.


Terry Shannon won the Finds of the Year  2007.  One of his rings was the favorite.


Richard told us that a ring he found won 4th place on Treasure Depot.


Larry Blair demonstrated his backsaver shovel.


50/50 winner:   $74.00 pot. With  $37.00   going to  Larry Blair

Badge drawing                                Don Crozier

Hat drawing                                     Mike Martin

T-Shirt drawing                                Amy Hart


We want to thank Amy Hart for writing the TCAS newsletter and for making new badges for everyone that have paid their dues.




Respectfully submitted,


Donna Rothery


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