Virtual Meeting Updates

Future Speaker Presentations

for June and July

The following meetings for June and July will be held virtually through Zoom.com. So on your computer google zoom.com, then click on zoom.com once your on the opening page click this link on the top right click “join a meeting” and have your meeting ID and the password ready to be entered (which will be sent to you through the membership email before the meeting). If you haven’t tried it, it is pretty easy. You can create an account but it is not necessary.

After you type in the meeting id and password click “open link” as prompted.

After you click “open link”, click join with video and then join with audio.

You might want to join a little early and you will be waiting until the host starts the meeting. Also before the meeting starts you can test you laptop or pc audio and video.

You may also join the meeting on an apple device or on your mobile device by the downloaded zoom app just enter the meeting id and password.

June 11th – 7:30 pm

Via Zoom video conference meeting “Geological Day Trips from the Portland Area” By Garret Romaine. 

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July 9th, 2020 at 7:30pm

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Please return to this post as more updates and or changes may occur.

Also, in the light of suspension of physical meetings this site has created a Membership sharing page

If you would like to contribute (as a member), what you have been working on with pictures or any cool hobby related links, or books you have been reading in this time where we have not been able to join with each other in person. Please share your your information through the contact page on this site. Also tell the website helper in the contact form, whether you want your name posted with your share. blue-lace-agate-tumble-stone-30-40mm

Non profit Annual gem and mineral show preparations for March 2020

Tualatin Valley Gem Club, wishes everyone a very healthy, safe and happy holidays.

When we come back for our first meeting in the new year it will also be time to start thinking of our annual show. This show helps our non profit club to pay for things such as meeting space, programs and more. Last year, people enjoyed the displays, vendors and kids corner. It’s not too early to start thinking about our new displays and games for kids corner.

Below is our new flyer for the show and please contact me through the website if you would like some additional paper flyers to post at places, or if you would like a jpeg file of the flyer, as this is for official press release.

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Members and friends

A most memorable time was had by all at our annual Holiday Dinner. This Dinner was the last meeting until we start again with our next meeting on January 10th.

We had the best tasting food (loved that Turkey)! A wonderful Violin musician filled the air with her beautiful music. We adored the detail that went into the beautiful decorations. We enjoyed seeing our dear friends receive their awards! Our friends also had the most incredible luck winning raffle prizes and more raffle prizes, after more raffle prizes (how did they manage that?)

Congratulations went out as awards went to Bill and Linda Harvey, as well as Glen Woodward and Chris Weaver. They are all wonderful volunteers!

Congratulations to newly elected board members for 2019

President – Casey Truman

Vice President – Mathew Porter

Secretary – Rey Agustin

Treasurer – Linda Harvey

Board member – Bill Harvey