Information about the club
The Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc. is a member of the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies which is a member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
The Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to stimulate and promote interest in the study of lapidary, mineralogy and geology; to promote the lapidary arts and jewelry making; and the collection and preservation of mineral, fossil, and geological specimens and sites as well as their ecological surroundings. The society promotes awareness of, and education on, Mozarkite so its members and general public may better appreciate Missouri’s state rock and its’ attributes.
For more information about Mozarkite and club information, go to www.mozarkite.com.
Monthly meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month (except December) at the First Christian Church, 200 S. Limit, Sedalia, MO 65301. Kids’ Club meeting – 6:15pm; regular meeting – 7:00pm.
Membership dues including newsletter are: Individual adults - $15; Junior $5.
Mozarkite SOCIETY of LINCOLN, INC.
The regular meeting of the Mozarkite Society of Lincoln Inc., was held Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the First Christian Church, 200 S Limit, Sedalia, MO 65301
Dave Cox, Certified Gemologist, presented a program on faceting gemstones.
President Karl Parsons called the meeting to order. There were 18 members and 7 visitors present.
Secretary Pam Radu read the March minutes. There were no additions or corrections to the minutes, so they were accepted as presented.
Treasurer Joyce Grinstead read the Treasurer’s Report and it was accepted as presented.
Kids Club: Anita reported they are studying meteors. She said the Lyrid meteor shower is in April and May and encouraged members to look for them.
Field Trip: Beth told the group she now has a site prepared for digging mozarkite. A field trip to her farm has been scheduled for May 12. Members who are interested in going should meet at the Lincoln Casey’s at 9am. She will donate 25% of the sale of the mozarkite collected to the club. Kelly reminded the group of the field trip scheduled for May 19 with the St. Louis club. Members are encouraged to join in.
The President deferred the discussion of show business. He asked the Show Committee to meet for this discussion following the meeting.
The Stover Animal Shelter is holding a fund-raiser in June and invited the Mozarkite Society to have a display. The President will follow up with Eunice on the date and details.
Refreshments were provided by Mike and Barbara. Refreshments next month will be provided by David Moody and Anita said she’d help if he needed it.
There being no further business, Nate made a motion, seconded by Jean, to adjourn. Motion carried.