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South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association- February MinutesFebruary 26,2013

The SCTAA met on February 25, 2013 with 24 in attendance including visitors, Clark Smith, Colin Fowler and Heyward Black.Randy was out sick, but Robert Weaver did a nice job of filling in for him, along with help from Maggie Moffat.The program Robert presented was titled "Thoughts for the Year".He discussed a number of ideas to enhance the club and the spring hunt we hope to have.One suggestion from Norman Lewis is to have a suggestion/question note pad so members can get specific help on issues of concern in future programs which Robert immediately provided.

Important Date:Fall Hunt at Lake Lure - October 26, 2013

January treasury ended with a balance of $326.80.We paid out to Coin Depot for prize coins - $37.20.We collected: Money Donations for Points - 70.00; donation can - $9;2013 Lake Lure hunt fees $30. The closing balance is $398.60.The next meeting will be March 25.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - FEBRUARY

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st/2nd - TIE - Eben Fletcher, Haskell Staton; 3rd - Darrell Mullinax

JEWELRY - 1st - Bill Guthke;2nd/3rd - TIE - Maggie Moffat, Bill Rylands

WHAT IS IT? - 1st - Bretton Fletcher;2nd/3rd- TIE - Haskell Staton, Bill Rylands, Barry Fletcher

MILITARY - 1st - Eben Fletcher;2nd - Bill Rylands;3rd - TIE - Barry Fletcher, Harold Bell,

Haskell Staton

OTHER -1st - Dave Mapstone;2nd/3rd -TIE - Harold Bell, Darrell Mullinax

# OF COINS -1st - Bill Guthke (395);2nd - Harold Bell (303);3rd - Bill Rylands (217)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-November MinutesNovember 30,2012

The SCTAA met on November 26, 2012 with 21 in attendance including 2 visitors, Greg and Elizabeth Parma.The program was presented by Randy discussing an article from the Greenville News about beach erosion and the prospects of finding old items.Bill Guthke shared locations at Folly Beach and Sullivan's Island where he has found Civil War artifacts.Carter Mahaffee reported that due to erosion on Edisto Beach he found many more targets this year.

Important Date:Annual Awards Banquet - January 14, 2013 at Ryan's Steak House, Greer, SC

October treasury ended with a balance of $503.50.We collected: Money Donations for Points - 52.00; donation can - $19; 2013 Memberships - $225.The amended closing balance is $799.50.The next meeting will be January 28.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - NOVEMBER

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Jerry Dowis;2nd - Harold Bell;3rd TIE - Terry Barcelona, Dave Mapstone,

Darrell Mullinax

JEWELRY - 1st - Terry Barcelona;2nd - Harold Bell;3rd - Bill Guthke

WHAT IS IT? - 1st - Harold Bell;2nd/3rdTIE - Bill Rylands, Maggie Moffat, Jerry Dowis, Carter Mahaffee, Dave Mapstone, Darrell Mullinax, Allen Sheriff, Robert Weaver

MILITARY - 1st - Maggie Moffat;2nd - Robert Weaver;3rd TIE - Allen Sheriff, Harold Bell

OTHER -1st - Bill Guthke;2nd/3rd TIE - Bill Rylands, Darrell Mullinax, Jerry Dowis

# OF COINS -1st - Bill Rylands (733);2nd - Harold Bell (513);3rd - Bill Guthke (285)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-October MinutesOctober 25,2012

The SCTAA met on October 22, 2012 with 29 in attendance.The program was presented by Randy reviewing the prizes and plans for the Lake Lure Hunt.

Important Date:Lake Lure Hunt - October 27, 2012(We have 27 paid hunters.)

September treasury ended with a balance of $1,640.48.We collected: Money Donations for Points - 80.00; donation can - $13; fall hunt fees - $90;2013 Memberships - $300.We paid out $1,619.98 to Coin Depot for hunt coins.The closing balance is $503.50.The next meeting will be November 26.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - OCTOBER

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Harold Bell;2nd/3rd TIE - Travis Aiken, Allen Sheriff

JEWELRY - 1st - Harold Bell;2nd/3rd - Jerry Dowis, Jake Phillips, Bill Guthke, Maggie Moffat,

Bill Rylands

WHAT IS IT? - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd - Chris Phillips;3rd - Everette Smith

MILITARY - 1st - Chris Phillips;2nd- Robert Weaver;3rd - Allen Sheriff

OTHER -1st - Roy Evans;2nd/3rd -Allen Sheriff, Everette Smith, Harold Bell, Dave Mapstone

# OF COINS -1st - Jake Phillips (632);2nd - Harold Bell (538);3rd - Bill Rylands (517)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-September MinutesSeptember 28, 2012

The SCTAA met on September 24, 2012 with 28 in attendance including Barry Moore and Doug Grinstaff who were visiting from the Rock Hill club and are interested in joining our club.

The program was presented by Robert Weaver on how to make your own detector stand inexpensively.Everyone appreciated the instructions given.

Important Date:Lake Lure Hunt - October 27, 2012(We have 25 committed hunters and one more expected to mail in his fee.)

August treasury ended with a balance of $1,125.58.We collected: Money Donations for Points - 65.00; donation can - $14.90; fall hunt fees - $360; 2012 Memberships - $50; 2013 Membership - $25.The closing balance is $1,640.48.The next meeting will be October 22.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - SEPTEMBER

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Haskell Staton;2nd/3rd TIE - Dave Mapstone, Darrell Mullinax

JEWELRY - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd - Dave Mapstone;3rd - Harold Bell

WHAT IS IT? - 1st - Travis Aiken;2nd - Joe McCaskill;3rd - Harold Bell

MILITARY - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd- Allen Sheriff;3rd - Harold Bell

OTHER -1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd - Chris Phillips;3rd - Robert Weaver

# OF COINS -1st - Harold Bell (430);2nd - Chris Phillips (426);3rd - Bill Guthke (350)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-August MinutesAugust 31, 2012

The SCTAA met on August 27, 2012 with 29 in attendance including Barry Moore and Doug Grinstaff who were visiting from the Rock Hill club to observe our procedures.

The program was a review of the Cowpens Battlefield assistance hunt where a few artifacts were found and prospective campsites of Cap. Daniel Morgan's troops were ruled out.Then the Myrtle Beach trip was reviewed.Five of the six participants found gold items and all had a great time.

Four hunters went to the Liars Club detector meeting held on the 4th Tuesday at noon at Magnolia's Restaurant.They had a good time meeting other detectorists and swapping stories.

Important Date:Lake Lure Hunt - October 27, 2012(Fee of $30 is due by next meeting.)

May treasury ended with a balance of $686.58.We collected: Money Donations for Points - 68.00; donation can - $11; fall hunt fees - $360 (some came in after the meeting).The amended closing balance is $1,125.58.The next meeting will be September 24.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - AUGUST

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Everette Smith;2nd - Bill Guthke;3rd TIE - Wayne Beddingfield, Roy Evans, Bill Rylands

JEWELRY - 1st - Roy Evans;2nd - Wayne Beddingfield;3rd TIE - Maggie Moffat, Darrell Mullinax, Jimmy Cochran

WHAT IS IT? - 1st/ 2nd TIE - Darrell Mullinax, Carter Mahaffee;3rd - Wayne Beddingfield

MILITARY - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd- Bill Rylands;3rd - Robert Weaver

OTHER -1st - Roy Evans;2nd/3rd TIE -Darrell Mullinax, Everette Smith

# OF COINS -1st - Roy Evans (413);2nd - Everette Smith (399);3rd - Bill Rylands (212)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-July MinutesJuly 26, 2012

The SCTAA met on July 23, 2012 with 23 in attendance.Three new members joined:Jason Coffey, Tim Paquette and Maurice Peele.

Robert Weaver presented an excellent program of good advise and questions to ask when asked to look for lost items.

Important Dates:Cowpens National Battlefield Assistance Hunt - July 28 and 29

Myrtle Beach Trip - August 18 to 25 (Come for part or all the week)

Lake Lure Hunt - October 27, 2012

May treasury ended with a balance of $809. 63.We collected: Money Donations for Points - 60.00; donation can - $19.75; 2012 membership dues - $75.00.We paid out $277.80 for monthly awards coins (June quarters $24, and July through Nov. quarters, dimes and nickels $253.80).The amended closing balance is $686.58.The next meeting will be August 27.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - JULY

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd - Haskell Staton;3rd TIE - Roy Evans, Bill Guthke

JEWELRY - 1st - Haskell Staton;2nd - Maggie Moffat;3rd TIE - Roy Evans, Darrell Mullinax, Harold Bell

WHAT IS IT? - 1st/ 2nd TIE - Allen Sheriff, Roy Evans;3rd - Darrell Mullinax

MILITARY - 1st/2nd TIE - Roy Evans, Darrell Mullinax;3rd - Allen Sheriff

OTHER -1st - Maggie Moffat;2nd -Roy Evans;3rd - Darrell Mullinax

# OF COINS -1st - Roy Evans (406);2nd - Bill Guthke (295);3rd - Harold Bell (156)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-June (Minutes) ContestsJuly 26, 2012

The SCTAA was locked out of the Rec. Center on June 25.Greer Rec. Center employees were apologetic.In the parking lot, members voted to conduct June's contest at the July meeting.

Cowpens National Battlefield Park Superintendent, John Slaughter, came over to invite club members to assist their archeologists in locating the campsite used by Gen. Daniel Morgan's troops prior to this Revolutionary War battle.Via e-mails with Ranger Jonathan Riner, the hunt will be Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29, from 8:30 to 4:30.Approximately 13 members will participate each day.

Important Dates:Myrtle Beach Trip - August 18 to 25 (Come for part or all the week)

Lake Lure Hunt - October 27, 2012

May treasury ended with a balance of $809. 63.We collected: Money Donations for Points - 0; donation can - $0.The closing balance is $809.63.The next meeting will be July 23.Robert Weaver will be our speaker.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - JUNE

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd/3rd TIE - Chris Phillips, Roy Evans

JEWELRY - 1st - Dave Mapstone;2nd - Terry Barcelona;3rd - Roy Evans, Darrell Mullinax, Chris Phillips

WHAT IS IT? - 1st/ 2nd TIE - Harold Bell, Darrell Mullinax;3rd - Terry Barcelona

MILITARY - 1st - Dave Mapstone;2nd - Allen Sheriff;3rd - Chris Phillips

OTHER -1st - Dave Mapstone;2nd/3rd - TIE - Darrell Mullinax, Jake Phillips

# OF COINS -1st - Harold Bell (431);2nd - Maggie Moffat (295);3rd - Roy Evans (217)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-May MinutesJune 2, 2012

The SCTAA met on May 30, 2012 with 20 in attendance.

Our speaker was Vince DiCarlo, a newer member.Vince is from Texas, a retired meteorologist for the National Weather Service and a 21-year veteran Navy Oceanographer who retired as a commander.Vince did an excellent job speaking about Weather Safety:Lightning.It was eye-opening to realize that lightning can strike as far as 7 miles from a storm, so if you see a storm or hear thunder, get to a safe place.It is also very important for detectorists to be alert since they regularly wear headphones.Vince also had pamphlets to hand out.

Important Dates:Myrtle Beach Trip - August 18 to 25 (Come for part or all the week)

Lake Lure Hunt - October 27, 2012

A number of donations for awards and the fall hunt continue to be brought in which will help the club a lot.

April treasury ended with a balance of $761.69.We collected: Money Donations for Points - $40.00; donation can - $7.94.The closing balance is $809.63.The next meeting will be June 25.Robert Weaver will be our speaker.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - MAY

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Allen Sheriff;2nd/3rd TIE - Jerry Dowis, Darrell Mullinax

JEWELRY - 1st - Bill Rylands;2nd/3rd TIE - Darrell Mullinax, Maggie Moffat, Bill Guthke, Allen Sheriff, Jerry Dowis

WHAT IS IT? - 1st - Robert Weaver;2nd/3rd - TIE - Darrell Mullinax, Harold Bell

MILITARY - 1st - Allen Sheriff;2nd - Bill Rylands;3rd TIE - Robert Weaver, Maggie Moffat

OTHER -1st - Carter Mahaffee;2nd - Darrell Mullinax;3rd - TIE - Maggie Moffat, Bill Guthke

# OF COINS -1st - Bill Rylands (546);2nd - Bill Guthke (395);3rd - Maggie Moffat (288)

April 2012

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-April MinutesApril 27,2012

The SCTAA met on April 23, 2012 with 35 in attendance including two visitors:Doug Garren and David D. Kotts.

Our guest speaker was Andy Sabisch who did an excellent job of introducing us to the XP detector made by French company, Deus.The light weight and totally wireless design was impressive.Andy donated two of his books for a free drawing.They went to Vince DiCarlo and Robert Weaver.A number of donations for awards and the fall hunt continue to be brought in which will help the club a lot.

March treasury ended with a balance of $732.24.We collected: Money Donations for points - $61.00; donation can - $18.45.We sent out $50.00 for 2012 memberships to the FMDAC.The closing balance is $761.69.The next meeting will be May 28 which is Memorial Day.Vince DiCarlo will be our speaker.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - APRIL

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Greg Modzel;2nd/3rd TIE - Everette Smith, Allen Sheriff

JEWELRY - 1st - Greg Modzel;2nd/3rd TIE - Bill Guthke, Tyrone Phillips

WHAT IS IT? - 1st - Terry Barcelona;2nd - Robert Weaver;3rd - TIE - Maggie Moffat, Haskell Staton, Greg Modzel

MILITARY - 1st/2nd TIE - Roy Evans, Chris Phillips;3rd TIE - Ralph Childers, Joe Cantrell

OTHER -1st/2nd/3rd - TIE - Roy Evans, Dave Mapstone, Haskell Staton

# OF COINS -1st - Joe Cantrell (500);2nd - Bill Guthke (395);3rd - Everette Smith (341)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

 

South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-MarchMinutesMarch 31,2012

The SCTAA met on March 26, 2012 with 33 in attendance.We welcomed 4 new members:Jimmy Fleming, Jerry Dowis, Lannes Grubbs, and Ron Prince.

Robert Weaver discussed plans for the spring hunt on the Moore, SC farm.The hunt will be Saturday, April 14, and the hunt fee will be $30.There will be a free hunt for youth age 15 and under beginning about 9:30 a.m. The main hunt will start at 10 a.m.A rain date is set for April 21.

We have 18 paid hunters so far.

Dates for the spring trip to Myrtle Beach are March 31 to April 7.

A number of donations for awards and hunts were brought in which will help the club a lot.

February treasury ended with a balance of $573.24.We collected: Money Donations for points - $72.00; donation can - $17.00.We took in $100.00 for 2012 memberships (33 paid members so far).We collected $240 for the spring hunt which was given to Robert.The closing balance is $732.24.The next meeting will be April 23.Andy Sabisch will be our guest speaker, demonstrating the new Deus detector XP.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - MARCH

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Jerry Dowis;2nd - Harold Bell;3rd - Allen Sheriff

JEWELRY - 1st - Harold Bell;2nd/3rd TIE - Chris Phillips, Roy Evans

WHAT IS IT? - 1st - Harold Bell;2nd - Darrell Mullinax;3rd - TIE - Allen Sheriff, Roy Evans,

Greg Modzel

MILITARY - 1st - Harold Bell;2nd/3rd TIE - Everette Smith, Chris Phillips

OTHER -1st - Dave Mapstone;2nd/3rd - TIE - Greg Modzel, Roy Evans, Darrell Mullinax,Harold Bell

# OF COINS -1st - Bill Guthke (420);2nd - Bill Rylands (316);3rd - Everette Smith (290)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer

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