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