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GCTC December 2013 Newsletter.pdf

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The November meeting was called to order by
President Gary McNew, November Birthday dollars went
to Leslie Batts, Tom Lieberman and Paul Nison. 26
members were in attendance. In addition to our members,
Bob Dobski’s son and granddaughter and three other
guests also were present.
President Gary NcNew introduced our guest and
program for the evening, Laraine Reilly DiMaria, Laura
and Joe Kononchik of Reilly’s Treasured Gold store of
Pompano, Florida. As most of you know Kevin Reilly
was very supportive and a lifetime member of our club;
and Laraine and Joe are still lifetime members. Joe was
asked to speak to our membership of the newest metal
detecting equipment on the market. And as usual Joe was
up to date on the latest! It seems that all of the
manufacturers are continuously coming up with new
stuff! The pinpointers for the water are good for 25
feet! The newest White’s, Garrett’s and Minelab detectors
are enough to entice all who attended to break the bank.

Steve Hamedl -Ring
Carmelo Basilico - Cell Phone
Gary McNew -Toy Truck
The GCTC mailed a certificate to Luke Kelley for
returning a ring to its rightful owner. Luke, a 4 year old,
was at his preschool's playground in Oklahoma. He
decided to dig around in the mulch to look for treasure.
(He wished he had a metal detector from his Nana, Linda
Bennett). He found a ring and immediately ran over to his
teacher to give her his find. It seems the ring was lost by
a fellow classmate two days ago. Even though it was not
a valuable ring, her Dad had given the ring to her. She
called Luke her hero and she followed Luke around for the
rest of the day. Luke was made Rascal of the Day by the
school - a honor bestowed daily on one child from
preschool to 5th grade.
The GCTC was invited to have a table to promote our
club at the Gem and Mineral Show on November 23-24 at
the South Florida Fairgrounds.

Bob Dobski, Jan Smirnow and Frank Nash
27 “ Apple IMAC computer- like new, loaded $1000
Whites Pinpointer II new $100
Ruger Stainless Mark II 22 cal , 4” Bull Barrel,like new $400
Ruger Stainless Mark II 22 cal. 5 1/2”Slag side barrel
competition target model w/ red dot scope $600
(I bought both guns new and to be truthful, I’m not sure they
have been fired)
16 ft Key West center console boat with Bimini Top. Has a 40
hp Yamaha Four Stroke motor with less than 20 hours on it.
good trailer. $5000
Email or call me with any questions..
Jerry Laur 561-951-1015 jerrylaur@mac.com

A Special Discount flyer was handed out to the
members, the usual 10% on accessories, BUT AN
THE MONTH OF DECEMBER. We have a limited few
of the flyers left and they will be available at the Holiday
Party, they can not be duplicated.
Treasurer, Ed D’Amato reported $910.26 in the
bank, our rent is paid through December.
Paul Hamlin received the Goodwill Ambassador
Award for 2012 for returning the most items to their
rightful owner.
Nominating Chairman, John Lobota reported only
one nomination for the upcoming year. Frank Nash for
President. Gary McNew volunteered to stay on the Board
to serve as Vice President. Ed DAmato, Treasurer and Jan
Smirnow, Secretary will continue on the Board for
2014. Nominees were approved by the membership for
the year 2014.
The Mystery Stumper was an electronic cigarette
provided by Paul Hamlin; no member had one, so the
Silver Dime was not awarded to anyone.
Jan Smirnow advised everyone to double check your
“junk jewelry” - she found a 14kt large loop earring from
last year’s detecting that was in her junk box.
The 50/50 Winner won $25!
Respectfully submitted, Jan Smirnow