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