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THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE GOLD COAST TREASURE CLUB, INC.
Photographer: Steve Hoskins
Librarian: Vern Blausey
Hospitality Hostess: Vacant
Prize Coordinator: Jan Smirnow
Membership: John Lobota
Club Mailing Address:
GCTC C/O Gail Hoskins
206 Russell Drive
Lake Worth, FL 33461
Dues are $35 a year.
New members pay an
initiation fee of $5, plus:
$35 if joining between Jan. 1st
and the end of June,
or $17.50 if joining between
July 1 and Dec. 31. $5 extra for
VOLUME 41 NUMBER 3
THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE 7:00 PM MARCH 10
AT THE SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE - THE DISCOVERY ROOM
IN DREHER PARK
IN WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
OUR CODE OF ETHICS: HAVE PERMISSION AND DO NO HARM
Please note change of time
for the meeting. Time to
start will now be 7:00 PM.
meeting will be over by 9:00
Guest Speaker will be
Stephen Kajiura, a Professor in the
Department of Biological Sciences at
Florida Atlantic University. His area
of expertise is the sensory biology of
sharks and rays with an emphasis on
the electrosensory system. He has
recently applied sensory physiology
to shark conservation by developing
shark deterrents that repel sharks
from baited hooks without affecting
the catch of targeted species. In
addition to his sensory physiology
research, Dr Kajiura studies the
massive seasonal aggregation of
blacktip sharks in south Florida. He
incorporates aerial surveys with
tagging and acoustic telemetry to
document the migration of these
sharks along the US eastern
His presentation will be based on
his finds in regards to our 10,000
residents sharks off our coastline of
West Palm Beach. He has been metal
detecting for 34 years.
Dr Kajiura has conducted
research for various agencies
including the National Science
Foundation, the Department of
Marine Fisheries Service. He has
published over 40 papers in peerreviewed journals and has presented
conferences. He has supervised
a dozen graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, and has served
on numerous thesis committees for
students from around the world. Dr
Kajiura maintains a strong public
outreach service, primarily through
television documentary appearances,
and has served as an elected member
Society Board of Directors.
JOIN US EARLY AT
Flanigans Seafood Restaurant
330 SOUTHERN BLVD,
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33405
BEST FIND WINNERS
Steve Hamedl, Ed Mitchell,
Paul Hamlin and April Sovich
Steve Hamedl and Linda Bennett
Best Gold with Stones
2015 YEARLY BEST FINDS
Diamond Gold Band Wedding Set
1939 NY World's Fair Bookmark
27" Gold Chain 12Kt
2 Cent American Coin
Silver - Bracelet - Steve Hamedl
Unusual - Brass Indian Head - Linda Bennett
Costume - Wedding Band - Steve Hamedl
Coin - Buffalo Nickel - Linda Bennett
Thanks to John Lobota for the Photos!!
1945 Silver Dime
Marilyn Batts (3/14)
Gary Davis (3/15)
Cyndee Freeman (3/18)
Marge Hamlin (3/9)
Jason Petenbrink (3/2)
John Presslein (3/9)
Barbara Sharp (3/2)
John Lobota is hosting Mound Circle hunt in John
Prince Park. Either the third or fourth Sunday in March
with a firm date to be announced. Arrive at 10 am with
members to bring a side dish, folding chairs and card table
Club will supply BBQ Chicken, water and other drinks.
Hunt will start at 10:30 sharp and take place on the Circle
Mound. There will be 3,000 pennies plus tokens scattered
on the surface. No scoops or diggers, beep and pick up the
Prizes will include silver dimes and quarters among
other items. No one will go home hungry or without a
Members can find a map on page 4
ONGOING CLUB PROJECTS
Our club collects eye glasses, foreign coins, miscellaneous
items of costume jewelry/tokens/metal toys, pull tabs, and
empty ink cartridges. small electrical stuff (nothing bigger
than a large toaster), cell phones, tape recorders, printers
etc. for recycling. Give to Jan Smirnow.
For Sale: Two Tesoro Cibola metal detectors like new.
$325 each or $600 for both.
Jerry Laur 561-951-1015
For Sale: Like-new Fisher black F-75 Special Edition
detector with both 11" DD and 5" DD (new) waterproof
search coils. Certified/set up by Tom Dankowski. Less
than two (2) hours use. $850.00
Pete Schneider 561-630-9262
3/10 – 4/10 2016 - 10/10 Scavenger Hunt
Rules, only items actually found by metal detecting. All items
will be counted towards a winning prize. Three prizes - 1st,
2nd and 3rd Winner does not have to have all ten items in any
category. Just enter to have fun!
Winners will be determined at April 10th meeting.
Items to be found:
10 half dollars
10 pennies dated before year 2000
10 Sunglasses/prescription glasses
10 plus pull tabs (colored ones count extra)
10 plus beer/soda caps (each different)
10 pieces silver jewelry
10 gold pieces jewelry (are we ever hopeful)
10 pieces of foil
10 pieces junk jewelry
10 tokens/bathroom coin/souvenirs
10 safety pins
10 headphone pieces
Speaker Joe Kononchik
from Reilly's Treasured Gold
JOHN PRINCE PARK
2700 6th Avenue South, Lake Worth, Florida
4759 South Congress Avenue • 2520 Lake Worth Road • 4754 South Congress Avenue (Golf Learning Center only)
2728 Lake Worth Road (Therapeutic Recreation Complex only)
Lake Worth Rd.
Access to Florida’s
Turnpike in 5.5 miles
Lake Worth Rd.
No Access to I-95
The Club Managers
Association of America
6th Ave. South
No Park Access
6th Ave. South
Access to I-95
L ake Os
Parks & Recreation
L ak e O
• Parking .................................
• Park Rangers .........................
• Restrooms/Water Fountain ....
• Basketball (lighted) ..............
• Tree Memorial ......................
• Fitness Zone .........................
• Lake Osborne ......................
• Smythe .................................
• Tim Granowitz ......................
Osbor ne Dr.
• Mound Circle........................
• Volleyball .............................
• Playground ...........................
• Tennis (lighted).....................
• Center Drive .........................
• Softball Triplex .....................
• Picnic Table(s) ......................
• Boundless Playground and
• Paved Path ...........................
• Heart Trail, (soft 1.2 mi) .......
• Wheelchair Fitness Trail
(paved .4 mi) .......................
• Fishing Area..........................
Access to I-95
• Boat Ramp ...........................
revised April 2015
Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners
Parks and Recreation Department
We create opportunities for healthy, happy living!
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Treasure Coast Archaeological Society
29th Annual Hunt Saturday, March 12, 2016
The cost is $120 per hunter for the whole day (all hunts) including 1 lunch.
Entries received before March 1st, 2016, the cost is only $99 per hunter.
The youth hunt is FREE!!! (but does not include a lunch)
Lunch is available for $8 for those not participating in the hunts.
All hunts rain or shine.
You will be given a badge at sign in, you must wear it during all hunts.
Headphones required. No pulse machines or pulse type devices.
NO large shovels, sand/beach scoops or picks!
You must dig and retrieve your own targets!
No coil size limit.
Emergency contact:_____________________________ Phone:_________________
Extra Lunches:________ @ $8 each
Personal checks, money orders ok. Make payable to T.C.A.S. Print this form and send with payment to:
PO BOX 780-768 Sebastian, FL 32978
1/14/2016 2:52 PM
2016 Sunshine Shootout & Relic Hunt Schedule
8:00 AM -- 9:00 AM
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Registration (Main Pavilion)
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
10:15 AM -- 10:45 AM
Warm Up Hunt (Kellyco)
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Kellyco Prize awards
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
(coin counting – turn in coins at table near hunt field)
2nd Raffle (main pavilion)
3:00 PM -- 4:00 PM
1ST Raffle Drawing (food pavilion)
1:45 PM -- 2:45 PM
2:30 PM – 2:55 PM
Relic Roundup Hunt (buried relics, etc.)
3rd Raffle Drawing (main pavilion)
4:15 PM -- 4:30 PM
4:45 PM -- 5:45 PM
6:00 PM to park close
Central Florida Metal Detecting Club
Central Florida Sunshine Shootout & Relic Hunt
April 9, 2016
Early registration = $99 / hunter.
After March 28, 2014 = $135 /hunter.
All hunts will be held rain or shine.
A badge will be given to you at sign in, this badge must be worn at all of the hunts.
Lunch and Moss Park entry fee is included with each paid registration
Headphones must be worn during the hunts. No pulse machines are allowed. Examples of Pulse Machines
are Tesoro Sand Shark Garrett Sea Hunter Mark II Garrett Infinium Garrett ATX Whites Dual Field.
No sand scoops, shovels or picks .Permitted digging equipment is limited to small hand tools such as
probes, Gator Diggers or small hand spades.
You must dig and retrieve your own targets.
Lunch is available for $12 for those not participating in the hunts.
Extra Lunches:________ $ each
Do you want information for future hunts? Please leave email address
No cash refunds! * I acknowledge by my signature that I/we will not hold the Central Florida Metal Detecting
Club or Moss Park responsible for any accident or injury I/we may incur while participating in the Central
Florida Sunshine Shootout April 9, 2016 hunt. CFMDC is not responsible for
any lost or stolen property. I/we have read and understand the rules. I hereby give my full permission for the
use of my name, picture, image, likeness,
actions, voice, or other personally identifiable information, in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction
with other images, for the 2016 Central Florida Sunshine Shootout.
I waive all rights of privacy or compensation, which I may have in connection with such use of my name,
picture, image, likeness, actions, voice or other personally identifiable information.
*All prizes are acquired weekly until day of the hunt and cannot be returned.
Please make checks or money orders payable to: CFMDC
3504 Moss Pointe Place Lake Mary, Fl. 32746
C/O GAIL HOSKINS
206 RUSSELL DRIVE
LAKE WORTH, FL
The Tinfoil Times
Club Meeting: March 10, 2016
TCAS Hunt: March 12, 2016
CFMDC Sunshine Hunt: April 9, 2016
VISIT OUR WEBSITE:
Thanks to Betty Laur