Treasure Coast Archaeological Society
Sebastian, Florida  Indian River County

 TCAS Monthly Meeting Notes

June 2007


Remember, NO meeting for the month of July !!




 Minutes of

Treasure Coast Archeological society Meeting

June 6, 2007


NEXT MEETING:  WEDNESDAY, August 1, 2007 .



The June meeting was called to order at 7:45 p.m. by our club President, Jim Stewart.


Richard Hart, Jr. opened the meeting by leading the club in the Pledge of Allegiance.  The minutes were read and accepted


There were 24 members and 4 visitors present.


The Mel Fisher Summer Treasure Camp will be held on June 14 and June 22.

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place:  Golden Sands Beach

They are asking for volunteers from our club to work with the children.


Tom Dankowski, NASA engineer was our guest speaker for the evening.  He talked about beach hunting Ė looking for troughs, looking for density.  What are the clues?  He also suggested using a tide chart.  He gets his tide charts from:


Jim Stewart spent some time explaining the clues for the token hunt.


Since the first Wednesday in July is on the 4th, the membership voted to skip the meeting for the month of July; therefore, the NEXT MEETING will be on Wednesday, August 1, 2007


The Martinís will make the coffee for the August meeting.  Marty Hufnagel will bring doughnuts, Linda and Duane Crozier will bring drinks.




50/50 Winner: of a $32.00 pot  was Doug Wilsnack with $16.00


Badge:                        Lorraine Thomford


T-Shirt:                       Roy Nixon

Hat:                             Mike Martin


Rings:                         Richard Hart, Sr.*, Marty Hufnagel, Skip Watson


Jewelry:                      Frank Rothery*, Richard Hart, Sr., Joan Hart, Marty Hufnagel,

                                    Ken Thomford, Mark Holshoe


Coin Single:                Marty Hufnagel*, Richard Hart, Sr., Joan Hart, Frank Rothery


Coin Group:                Richard Hart, Sr.*, Joan Hart, Frank Rothery, Marty Hufnagel,

                                    Ken Thomford, Skip Watson

Artifacts:                    Frank Rothery


Fossils:                       Marty Hufnagel


Miscellaneous:           Richard Hart, Sr., Joan Hart, Frank Rothery, Marty Hufnagel,

Ken Thomford, Mark Holshoe, Skip Watson


Find of the Month:     Richard Hart, Sr..


* denotes group winner.




Point Standing so far this year.....


Larry Blair                      3        Mike Martin                   1        Ken Thomford      3                 


Duane Crozier                1        Neil Normando            10        G. Tremble           1                 


Joan Hart                       8        Will Rose                       1       


Richard Hart, Sr.          82        Frank Rothery              13        Skip Watson      31


Richard Hart, Jr.             1


Mark Holshoe                2        Terry Shannon              84


Marty Hufnagel 46        Jim Stewart                  12                   




The meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Donna Rothery



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