South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association -August MinutesAugust 29,2011

The SCTAA met on August 29, 2011 with 25 in attendance.

Upcoming:FMDAC Convention at Myrtle Beach - Sept. 30 - Oct. 2(at Spring Maid Beach)

October 22 - Annual Lake Lure Hunt (Sign in starting at 9 a.m.)

Entry forms for the FMDAC Convention at Myrtle Beach were available for those who want to participate in the hunts or the banquet.Four good speakers will be speaking during the weekend.The SCTAA Board agreed to support the convention by donating a $25 piece of silver for them to raffle off.

We collected hunt fees of $30 for the Lake Lure Hunt from fourteen members.We expect several more by next month.

The program by Robert Weaver was a review of the Treasure Hunter's Code of Ethics.Robert also donated a metal basket sifter.Jimmy Cochran's wife, Teresa, won it and donated it back to the fall hunt.Jimmy also donated 4 civil war commemorative belt buckles for the fall hunt.Our next meeting will be September 26, 2011.

July treasury ended with $807.62.We collected: Money Donations for points - $73.00; donation can - $12.50.We took in $420 in hunt fees for the Fall Lake Lure Hunt.The closing balance was $1313.12.

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 - Maggie Moffat;2nd - Bill Rylands;3rd - Terry Barcelona

JEWELRY - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd/3rd TIE - Harold Bell, Bill Rylands

WHAT IS IT? - 1st - Harold Bell;2nd - Carter Mahaffee;3rd-TIE - Bill Rylands, Maggie Moffat

MILITARY - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd - Roy Evans; (No 3rd place)

OTHER -1st - Roy Evans;2nd/3rd - Bill Guthke, Harold Bell

# OF COINS -1st - Bill Rylands (726);2nd - Maggie Moffat (659);3rd - Harold Bell (416)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer