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Memorial Day Event
« on: May 27, 2017, 09:59:18 PM »
The Coker Creek welcome Center event is underway!  Today was a good day for us but not much traffic.  If You've volunteered,  please arrive about 10 am to setup the booth and to get a head start on the event day.
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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2017, 06:03:38 PM »
Wished I could have made it down, but the storms Saturday night took down trees and one took down the power line. Just got power back and 30 minutes ago.

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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2017, 05:50:57 AM »
  Long weekends are tough to take away from your family,  I want to thank all of the volunteers who came and helped this weekend.  We had a good weekend, even with the weather on Saturday and Monday, Sunday was beautiful.  We met a LOT of folks from all over.
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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2017, 06:31:36 PM »
Kids day event. I have seen where this chapter may go under because of lack of support personnel. My question is,  I have been bringing my grandkids to the kids day gold event for a few years.It is a 7 hr. drive for us and would like to know as soon as possible if this event is canceled  so a goose chase can be avoided. Also if no members step up is the claim going to still be available for camping and prospecting without a chapter charter? Is Jimmy going to keep the options open?

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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2017, 09:36:12 PM »
Kids day event. I have seen where this chapter may go under because of lack of support personnel. My question is,  I have been bringing my grandkids to the kids day gold event for a few years.It is a 7 hr. drive for us and would like to know as soon as possible if this event is canceled  so a goose chase can be avoided. Also if no members step up is the claim going to still be available for camping and prospecting without a chapter charter? Is Jimmy going to keep the options open?

Big Fever,
  Two things about your question.  First,  The 2017 gold festival and Kids day is occurring.  While no one has stepped up we have had enough folks come forward to make it happen.  The Lease is a separate matter.  It is not a Chapter Lease but a GPAA lease which is not managed locally.  We hope to be making an announcement about the Lease, at the event but don't have the final details yet. 

The Chapter closing - The bottom line is that we need folks who enjoy what we have to step up to help.  We require a Chapter President, which no one seems willing to accept the candidacy for.  The sad fact is that without someone, well actually, several folks stepping up in the ways they can, the chapter will be closing before the July meeting.

Chip
« Last Edit: June 04, 2017, 09:39:54 PM by chiptrip »
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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2017, 09:44:06 PM »
In reply to your Comment about the Property Lease.

I have it from  a former Officer / Board member there never has been a written lease.

Just a verbal one.

While I served as Secretary, I asked to see the Lease and no one could produce one.

Water over the Dam now.

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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2017, 09:50:06 PM »
I've read the lease, and seen the signatures.  It may not have been real in the past but it is now.
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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2017, 10:03:35 PM »
So we will be loosing the site for dredging

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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2017, 10:12:45 PM »
Roland,
  Sadly, that is entirely possible, and more.  The permit covers Coker Creek where we can get written permission from the land owner.  We can't get permission inside the National Forest, but some members have been able to get permission for Private property and have used the permit there.  The New property we  ( Office of the State Director ) are continuing to work on is On Coker Creek, so the permit could be lost there too, so it is much bigger than the single property.  But losing the permit is a separate matter.  Regardless, of the property we're on, no permit, no class 2 prospecting.  This has a ripple effect. 



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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2017, 03:33:18 PM »
Did I miss something about a new property? ???
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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2017, 04:08:10 PM »
Did I miss something about a new property? ???
  Oh you missed the last meeting didn't you?  Well, I think I've said this before here.  We have found a land owner who is interested in leasing to us. However,  He is not ready to put the lease in place yet.  Hopefully that will be soon, but we don't have a more specific date yet.

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Re: Memorial Day Event
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2017, 06:07:43 AM »
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