December 2012 Club Newsletter


Important information to all the membership and clubs receiving the Coastal
Waves newsletter. Due to the cost of mailing we have posted our newsletter on the web.  You can download from
Check it out. For members and clubs not able to access the website please notify:

Oregon Coast Agate Club

PO Box 293

Newport, OR 97365

Thanks go to George Mazeika our web master.


Minutes from our November 8, 2012 meeting:

Larry & Betty Schwartz, Sherri Dougan, Darlene Martin, K. Meyers,
Karen & Ticker Ekelund, Sheri & Ed Anderson, Vicky Mugshy,
George Mazeika, Sylvia Pauly & Carol Willey

Treasurer report was discussed and approved


North Lincoln Club will be having a show in Feb. at the Cultural Center.
Someone from the club was to have come to our meeting to discuss a
proposal to help them. Be sure to check out our web site:

Sheri showed a piece of quartz with zeolites to the club

Discussion was made to remove Linda Smith as Sec. and put Larry Schwartz on
signing of checks. Donation of supplies, buffer and a lap has been made by E.J. thanks go to him for donation.

Election of officers and motion passed:

President: Ed Anderson

V. President: Sylvia Pauly

Secretary: Larry Schwartz/ Carol Willey

Treasurer: George Mazeika

Show Chair:

Federation Director: Carol Willey

Editor: Carol Willey

Web Master: George Mazeika


Christmas Party:

Next meeting:  December 13th at the PUD Building 6:00 meeting with a $10 rock related gift to be exchanged. Following people to bring: If you are not on the list feel free to bring any potluck dish.

Sweet potatoes……..Betty Schwartz

Green bean casserole….Sherri Dougan

Turkey & Cranberry Sauce, dressing….Carol Willey

Jell-O Salad & Desert……K Meyers

Relish Tray & Dip……….Karen Ekelund

Rolls, Pie or some desert…..Sharon Anderson

Salad……..George Mazeika

Dessert………Sylvia Pauly


  Important NFMS information Inclusion of your name in the NFMS Directory About
your Personal Information, it is the club’s decision. However they have to furnish enough information about their club’s Officers and meeting time and the place of their meetings so than anyone can attend their meetings and so other NFMS and AFMS
Committee people can contact your club if needed. It is up to the local club to forward what it wants to for inclusion into the NFMS Directory.  If you do not wish your name, address, phone in the Directory please advise Sylvia before she sends in the list of
members due this next month to the Federation.

Upcoming Events

The Club's Annual Gem & Mineral Show takes place  Memorial Day Weekend each year. The 57th Annual "Rockin' the Coast" Gem & Mineral Show will be Saturday May 23rd from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday May 24th 10:00 am to 3:30 pm.

The show will take place at the National Guard Armory

541 SW Coast Hwy

Newport, OR 97365



Club Officers for 2020


Marie Read- President

Leroy ("Kelly") Kelly- Vice President

Debbie White- Secretary

Carol Kelly- Treasurer

Show Chair- Sylvia Pauly


2020 Club Meeting Schedule:

2nd Thursday of each month at the OSU Extension Office, 1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365. 

Meeting starts at 6:30 pm with dessert provided.


Next meetings:

Jan. 9th

Feb. 13th

Mar. 12th

Apr. 9th - CANCELLED

Jul. 9th - CANCELLED

Aug. 13th - CANCELLED

Sep. 10th - CANCELLED

Oct. 8th - CANCELLED

Nov. 12th - TBD

Dec. 10th - TBD