2017 May GCTC Newsletter.pdf
The Tinfoil Times
From our Secretary
Past Vice President, Public Relations Chair and member Jim Sharp stopped in for a visit and donated untold volumes of treasure
magazines, in addition to some raffle items for the club. It was good to see Jim and the hope from the membership is that he will visit
Thanks to Cheryl Petenbrink and April Sovich for a great job for Best Finds for the month. The winners of the Scavenger Hunt were:
First Place Jim Perkins (he collected 52 pounds of Aluminum Cans and sold it for $9), Second Place went to Ashley Wedde and Devin
Stehr, and Third Place to April Sovich.
Vice President, Sue Chonoles presented interesting Tips of the Month.
Copies of the Directory of Services for Palm Beach County were received and distributed to the membership; a few copies are left for
anyone who wants one at the May meeting. In the back of the directory you will find a section devoted to the amenities of all the
parks and beaches, broken down to the Northern, Western, and Southern portions of Palm Beach County. Only a few copies of Martin
County where available.
Jim Perkins won the 50/50 raffle for a grand total of $53. Get well cards were signed for Margaret Weller and Jim Orlando and will
be mailed out.
PARK HUNT AND PIRATE PICNIC - SATURDAY - MAY 20TH (raindate 27th)
BBQ CHICKEN AND DRINKS PROVIDED. Meet up at John and Tammy’s home at 8:30 a.m. Bring a covered side dish to share. Hunters
will be with an assigned partner from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Return to John and Tammy’s for BBQ. There will be prizes for best find,
and a pirate party.
Tammy and Jonathan’s address is: 3089 Lillian Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406.From I95, go west on Forest Hill Blvd. Turn left
(south) on Congress Avenue. Go south about 1/8 mile, and turn right at Lillian Road (first traffic light). The address is the fourth
house on the right.
To sign up call John Lobota 561-247-9103 or Jan Smirnow 561-376-6211.
There will also be a signup sheet at the May 11 meeting.
Gold Coast Treasure Club Website
The Gold Coast Treasure Club website is where to go for the latest club information. You will find a lot of interesting and helpful information there. The website is at http://www.apex-ephemera.com/gctc/.
Some of the information you will find on our website:
Our current newsletter (a newsletter archive is in the works)
Calendar of Club Events
Links to some great online resources, like forums, vendors, blogs, and maps geared for all levels of Metal Detectors
Other resources, like local tides, weather, precious metals pricing, county parks and recreation, and metal detector manufacturers
There is lots more there, and the website is being updated frequently, so be sure to check in often!