South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association MinutesMarch 24, 2009

The SCTAA met on March 23, 2009 with 36 in attendance including 2 visitors.Robert Weaver presented an excellent and informative program on digging tools and techniques for using them.

Dan Cagle won the raffle for a silver dollar.
NOTE:We have around 7 more ball caps for sale at $11.They are navy blue with the SCTAA logo.The treasury ended with $783.24.

*Upcoming Events*2009 Treasure Expo & Trade Show at Myrtle Beach, SC April 4 & 5 at Springmaid Resort (entry fee $10 per day) and FMDAC Silver Bash (2 Hunts) Entry fee $50 per hunt:registration underway.Hotel rates are as follows:Springmaid Resort costs $110 and up per night;The Landmark Resort cost for both nights including taxes and fees starts at $94.17 and up; The Gazebo Inn costs around $50 per night and up.This weekend will be the start of spring break for many schools.I hope our club will have a good turnout for this event.Hopefully, we can get together for hunting and a meal or two as a group.During the Expo we will be manning display tables representing our club and raffling off gold 2 peso coins which have been donated to the club (one coin each day) to raise funds for the club.

At Easley's Spring Fling on April 25, we will also man a booth to promote the club.This booth has been donated to us by Doug Harrison and Vikalin's Coffeehouse.Anyone who can is encouraged to come out and join us for part of the day.

Our next meeting will be April 27 at 7:15 p.m.


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COIN - 1st

Darrell Mullinax;

2nd - Allen Sheriff;

3rd - Dan Cagle


Everette Smith;

2nd - Dan Cagle;

3rd - Jake Phillips


1st - Darrell Mullinax;

2nd - Thomas Wilson;

3rd - TIE - Maggie Moffat (won coin toss) and Chris Phillips


1st - Thomas Wilson;

2nd - Dan Cagle -

3rd - TIE - Darrell Mullinax (won the coin toss)

and Allen Sheriff


1st -TIE - Jake Phillips (won the coin toss) and Darrell Mullinax

2nd Darrell Mullinax

3rd - TIE - Robert Weaver (won the coin toss) and Ryleigh Mahaffee (newest and youngest member)


1st - Maggie Moffat (820) -

2nd - Everette Smith (413) -

3rd - Dan Cagle (135)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer