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THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE GOLD COAST TREASURE CLUB, INC.
VOLUME 38 NUMBER 1
THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE 7:30 PM JANUARY 10
AT THE WEST PALM BEACH GARDEN CLUB IN DREHER PARK
IN WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
OUR CODE OF ETHICS: HAVE PERMISSION AND DO NO HARM
2013 is the 40 ANNIVERSARY
of the Gold Coast Treasure Club.
In 1973, Ted Rudd, Frank Mosely and Howard Striblin
founded this club. The next year will be spent celebrating
this event. In each newsletter, trivia and other events from our
club history will be profiled. Plans are in process for a
scrapbook that will display the older history. Club history
since 1995 is well documented.
The records from the 70’s are non-existent, but some
newsletters from the 80’s are in the club files. If any
members have pictures or written history from the 70’s and
80’s, please contact Linda Bennett. Members that are still
with the club from the 80’s are Margaret Weller, Irving
Smith, Wayne and Nancy Stephens, Betty and Jerry Laur,
and Ed Mitchell.
BURIED COIN CACHE - $25 REWARD!
Gary Spiroch found the coin cache and claimed his $25 at
the Holiday Party. The cache was found buried at Bryant Park
in Lake Worth. Thanks to the clues provided by Wayne and
Future coin cache burials will be discussed by the board.
Members can give them input if the coin cache should be
continued. The same small number of members take time to
look for the item.
Next club hunt will be on January 20 with time and place
to be decided at the January meeting. For those not at the
meeting, this information will be emailed. Members with no
email access will have to call Linda for the information.
The next club raffle is a Kodak waterproof camera
(donated by John Presslein) and a book "Historic Photos of
PB County". There will be two winners. Spots are $1 each.
JOIN US EARLY AT P.A. BBQ!
Join fellow club members for dinner in the back room of P.A.
BBQ at 5:15 p.m. before the meeting. Dutch treat!
Park Avenue BBQ & Grille
2401 N. Dixie Hwy (US 1), Lake Worth, Florida
PLEASE NOTE THAT 2012 YEARLY BEST FINDS WILL BE
DONE AT FEBRUARY MEETING.
Youngest member, Nick and his Dad, Nikolay Malchev
enjoying the Holiday Party.
GOLD COAST TREASURE CLUB, INC.
Founded in 1973
Hunt Master: Linda Bennett
Cell Phone: 561-352-4068
Sales and Raffle Promoter:
Photographer: Steve Hoskins
Librarian: Ed Mitchell
UPCOMING COMPETITION HUNTS
Central Florida Metal Detecting Club
First Annual Central Florida Sunshine Shootout
February 16, 2013
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Early registration = $99.00/ hunter.
After January 16th, 2013 = $125.00/hunter.
At the gate February 16, 2013 = $145.00/hunter.
The registration fee includes a catered mid-day meal and
multiple hunts. The Shoot-Out will be advertised nationwide
and four park pavilions have been reserved. The hunt will
include silver prizes. Kellyco will be a vendor and we are
currently working with other vendors from around the
country. Included will be a family hunt for a small fee. We
want this to become a yearly event.
TCAS 26th Annual Benefit Hunt
Saturday, March 9, 2013 Wabasso, Florida
9a - 4p
If you send in a copy of an official hunt form with
payment before March 1st, 2013, the cost is only $75.
After that the price is $85.
There is no charge this year for the Youth Hunt.
Any questions? E-mail the hunt coordinator
Prize Coordinator: Jan Smirnow
VA Beach, VA
26th Annual Open hunt
April 27, 2013
Sponsored by the Tidewater Coin and Relic club held on
the beach in front of the Cavalier Hotel 4201 Atlantic Ave.
(757) 425-8555 or (800) 446-8199. Mention club for
special weekend rates ($99.00 plus tax per night) when
booking. Cutoff date for hotel is 3/12/13. Free parking,
lunch is included for all paid hunt participants. Non hunters
pay $10.00. All details and registration on our website
Email email@example.com or call Ina Finn at
Membership: Jim Sharp
Website Administrator: John Lobota
Newsletter Editor: Linda Bennett
CLUB MAILING ADDRESS
c/o Gail Hoskins
206 Russell Drive
Lake Worth, FL 33461
Dues are $30 a year.
New members pay an
initiation fee of $5, plus:
$30 if joining between Jan. 1st
and the end of June,
or $15 if joining between July 1
and Dec. 31
May 18 and 19, 2013
Ocean City, NJ
The ECRDA's 2013 hunt, "Four at the Shore," is
scheduled in conjunction with “Go Minlabbing Day”. Your
registration includes three adult hunts each day, a GOLD
hunt on Saturday, and a buffet lunch both days. Of course,
awesome prizes will be awarded!
Hunt Info Will Be Available
At Club Meeting
WINNER OF THE BROKEN SCOOP AWARD
Winners of these awards were nominated by fellow
members for their “dubious“ actions during the past
Steve Hamedl received a telescoping pronged
stick to carry while water hunting. The handle is
red so he can wave and hopefully attract
attention when he gets over his head in the water
and needs help. The sharp prongs can be used to
discourage underwater predators or to roast
marshmallows on the beach.
By popular vote, Jack and Jason Petenbrink
received the honor of winning the fourth Annual Broken
Scoop Award for their dubious action of not being
prepared for metal detecting.
Jack and Jason will have to display this award in a
prominent place at their home until the next Holiday
Party in 2013. Hopefully they will be able to pass along
the award at that time to another member.
The scoop was donated by Kevin Reilly of Reilly's
Treasured Gold, Inc. in 2008
Jack and Jason Petenbrink was given various
tools to use for sand recovery. These items are
to be kept in their car at all times to prevent a
wasted trip to the beach. It was reported that
these two traveled to South Beach, a 1 ½ hr
drive, only to discover that their scoops were not
with their metal detectors. These items can also
be used by visitors for building sand castles at
Membership Renewal Form
City and State____________________________
John Lobota accepted his “Not Too Dubious
Award” for his family. A Christmas Tree
Ornament was given to honor the alligator that
lost his life to their minivan one late dark night.
Fortunately the family did not have injuries
although the minivan was totaled.
Cell Phone #_____________________________
Include my address, phone # & e-mail address
in the new club directory.
(Note: members’ names, at least, will be included.
Directory goes to members ONLY.)
Gold Coast Treasure Club
206 Russell Drive
Lake Worth, FL 33461
C/O GAIL HOSKINS
206 RUSSELL DRIVE
LAKE WORTH, FL
The Tinfoil Times
Club Meeting – January 10, 2013
Club Hunt – January 20, 2013
Central Florida Sunshine Shootout – February 16, 2013
TCAS Annual Hunt - March 9, 2013
Virginia Beach Hunt – April 27, 2013
New Jersey Hunt and Go Minelabbing Day – May 18-19, 2013
TNET FORUM MEMBERS - Florida Weekend Hunt being planned for
Feb 1, 2, 3, 2013.
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