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THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE GOLD COAST TREASURE CLUB, INC.
Hunt Master: Linda Bennett
Cell Phone: 561-352-4068
Photographer: Steve Hoskins
Librarian: Travis Dreisbach
Hospitality Hostess: Available
Prize Coordinator: Jan Smirnow
Membership: Jim Sharp
Club Mailing Address:
GCTC 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. $5 extra for
VOLUME 38 NUMBER 11
THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE 7:30 PM NOVEMBER 14
AT THE SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE MUSEUM IN DREHER PARK
IN WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
OUR CODE OF ETHICS: HAVE PERMISSION AND DO NO HARM
2014 Officer Elections will be
held. John Lobota is looking for
good candidates - so please answer
his calls or emails.
Our featured speaker will be Joe
Kononchik from Reilly's Treasured
Gold, Inc. Learn about the newest
metal detectors, pinpointers and of
Reilly's Treasured Gold, Inc.
2003 West McNab Rd. #10
Pompano Beach, Fl. 33069
Best Finds Alert: Bring any
platinum found from the
meeting in July 2013 through
to the meeting in November!
JOIN US EARLY AT
A NEW PLACE TOM SAWYER RESTAURANT
at 5:15 p.m. before the meeting.
3208 FOREST HILL BLVD
PALM SPRINGS, FL 33406-5801
Leslie Batts (11/27)
Linda Bowen (11/5)
Gay Konnagan (11/14)
Tom Lieberman (11/8)
Frank Nash (11/14)
Paul Nison (11/15)
THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
Remember those members who are
having health issues. Frank Nash is
recovering from major surgery.
Stacey deLucia only had minor
bumps and bruises from her car
accident. Cards, calls, thoughts and
GCTC extends sympathy to Bob
Dobski in the loss of his wife
Barbara to cancer.
himself is recovering well from his
recent surgery and hopes to be
swinging his detector soon.
OCTOBER MONTHLY BEST FIND WINNERS
Good Will Ambassadors
Performing Random Acts of Kindness
Paul Nison, Ed Mitchell,
Mindy Spiroch, Linda Bennett
Each month, the GCTC recognizes members who
provide selfless service to our community. The first time a
member returns an item, that individual receives a metal
detecting pin (handcrafted by Steve Hoskins) to wear on
his or her hat, in addition to a certificate of appreciation.
Future returns are recognized by additional certificates.
Kudos to all club members who go out of their way to
return items to their rightful owners. The actions of each
of our “Ambassadors of Good Will” enhance the public’s
perception of our hobby and make our club shine!
Best Gold with Stones
Returns Recognized at October Meeting
Gold ring with Diamonds
Picture Not Available
A thank you to Paul Hamlin for taking his time to look
for a lost ring at the beach from a tourist. He hunted for
almost two hours; he found one dime, a sinker and bottle
cap! Unfortunately for the loser he arrived on the scene
two days after the lost! But his action still was in the spirit
of Goodwill Ambassador for our club and our hobby.
Do you enjoy a good challenge? If so, then you should
join the quest to master the five challenge levels! This fun
program offers a coin reward simply for finding a specific
group of targets (much like a scavenger hunt) and showing
those finds to the hunt master (Linda Bennett). You can
find information about the challenge levels in your new
member folder or at club meetings. For questions or
explanations, come early to a meeting and speak with
2 Cents Piece English
Robbie Morin donated his book to our club -"Find
More Silver Coinshooting Parks and Schools". He is
known as Dimeman on most of the treasure forums/ Mr.
Beard on Findmall/ DimemanRobbie on YouTube. Also
available on Amazon Books.
UPDATE ON PRIZE WINNERS DRAWN ON
OCTOBER 21, 2013
Posted on Stout Standards
"Last night the winners were drawn in the Ken MacIntyre
benefit, and I want to thank everyone who participated and
whether or not you won a prize, you were ALL winners!
The MacIntyre family is most grateful. Thanks to Butch,
Anita and Jeff at American Digger magazine for their hard
work as well. Ultimately we raised $7036.00, enough to
pay for Ken's chemo treatments through January. Thank
you all so much. You are the best!" Dick Stout
Tesoro Silver UMax (via Outdoor Outfitters) Linda Bennett of Wellington, FL
ONGOING CLUB PROJECTS
Our club collects eye glasses, foreign coins,
miscellaneous items of costume jewelry/tokens/metal toys,
pull tabs, and empty ink cartridges. Give Jan Smirnow or
Linda Bennett your donations.
Our October meeting was held on October 10th, with 31
members and guest in attendance. The meeting was
opened with only two members of the Board of Directors
and Linda Bennett, Hunt Master in attendance.
The Team from Paranormal Crossroads Investigations
(PCI) was introduced. Kris Richardson, Director / CEO
led the team telling the membership how they got into this
interesting field. They related happenings, investigations
and results of those investigations. Our membership was
spellbound!! Needless to say there were many questions
at the end of their presentation. The PCI meets monthly at
the Fort Lauderdale Fire Museum with a walk through and
talk with the local ghost. There is a cost for this walk
through; proceeds are divided with the PCI and the Fire
Museum. In addition they do a presentation on occasion
at the Lake Worth Playhouse. Their investigative service
is free and you can reach them on their website at
Our meeting proceeded after the presentation. The
Treasurer reported $1092 plus in the treasury, missed the
exact amount as I was trying to do two things at once!
Linda Bennett, Hunt Master spoke to the membership
of the importance of volunteering to serve on the Board of
Directors. She asked for ideas for future programs that
anyone in the membership would like. She further asked
for volunteers for the Nominating Committee. John
Lobota volunteered to Chair the Nominating Committee
for our election in November of officers. If you would
like to be part of the team and volunteer for an office or
committee, please contact John Lobota at Tel No. 561433-3138.
We will be having our Annual Christmas party on
December 12th. Bob Dobski has obtained permission from
his Country Club for our use of their facility (free, but we
clean up). The facility is located in Delray; address and
info will follow in the December newsletter. Anyone
interested in helping please contact any Board member.
Vice President Frank Nash will be in the hospital this
month undergoing surgery, please keep him in your
It is that time of the year when dues are due! The
membership approved an increase to $35 for the year 2014.
Please use the membership form in this paper or obtain
one from the Ed D’Amato, Treasurer at our November
meeting. Please remember there will be an additional
charge of $5 for anyone remitting membership fees after
our January meeting.
Les Batts thought he found one of his “Bucket List”
items on a big holiday; “ it weighed 9.2 Troy ounces,
Wow! Boy!” Feeling really lucky until he looked really
close and stamped on the eagles wing, COPY!
Respectfully Submitted, Jan Smirnow, Secretary
MEMBER FOR SALE ADS TO RESUME IN
To be discussed at the meeting about club hunts the
remainder of the year.
2013 is the 40TH ANNIVERSARY of the
Gold Coast Treasure Club.
THE GOLD COAST TREASURE CLUB, INC.
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL FORM FOR 2014- PLEASE FILL OUT AND
SUBMIT WITH DUES
CHILDREN LIVING AT HOME: _________________________________
____________________________Birthdate(Month &Day ) of each child
PHONE NUMBERS:______________________CELL PHONE:___________
OKAY TO PUBLISH INFORMATION IN CLUB DIRECTORY: ONLY
FOR CLUB MEMBER ACCESS______________
OKAY TO RECEIVE CLUB NEWSLETTER BY EMAIL/WEBSITE______________
(Newsletter sent as PDF file; or can access by website)
The dues are $35 per year(Jan-Dec) ________(Due by end of Feb to prevent $5 late fee)
$5 to Join FMDAC (voluntary)_________
C/O Gail Hoskins
206 Russell Dr
Lake Worth, Florida 33461
C/O GAIL HOSKINS
206 RUSSELL DRIVE
LAKE WORTH, FL
The Tinfoil Times
Club Meeting: November 12, 2013
Club Hunt: ??
TCAS Competition Hunt: March 8, 2014
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