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