COVID-19 guidelines were in effect. Face masks are optional. No limit on the number of attendees. In person meetings will be conducted on the last Thursday of each Month at 7:00 PM at Victory Villa Community Center
Mini Hunt: We will have a Mini Hunt at 6:30 PM Before every monthly meeting until further notice.
Pizza was served again this month before the meeting.
The in Person meeting was called to order at 7:10 PM by President, Mike McCullough. Mike introduced the club officers, Mr. Gary Pennington, Vice President, Steve Cunningham – Treasurer, membership chair and Web Master and Mr. Tom Burleson, Secretary and News Letter. Mike acknowledged all of the volunteers and thanked them for their service.
Mike McCullough gave a presentation and hand out on the Minelab coin program and discussed other features.
Donation : Steve Cunningham donated a box of Civil War games and Civil War map CDs to be auctioned off. Thank you again Steve.
Bud Lamb donated $100.00 to the club this month.
Mark Krieger donated a Whites headphones and a Mine Lab belt pouch.
Treasurers Report: Steve Cunningham reported an account balance of $ 2,911.53
Guest: Jake Hollady and Dale Lassahn
New Members: Welcome Jake Hollady who became a member tonight.
Buddy List: This is a list of people needing or giving assistance with their type of Metal Detector. Anyone is interested in joining the Buddy list see Andy Cooper.
Gold and Diamond Testing: See Nate Pressler or Evan Werner if you need something checked out.
Merchandise Sales: See Nate Pressler
Note: It is with great sadness we report the loss of a member Gene Dixon who has passed away!
Leg of Monthly Winner: Winner: Dave Franz
Silver Round: Kevin Weis
50/50 Raffle: Ron Sisk
Special Raffle of Civil War games and Civil War map CDs Bud Lamb
Thank You: Carrol and Ed for helping with the raffles. Also thank you Dwayne Meanor (Bear) for taking care of the board.
Relic Contest: 1st Karl Reiman, 2nd Mike McCullough, 3rd Andy Cooper, 4th Steve Zulich.
Coin Contest: 1st Mike McCullough, 2nd Andy Cooper,3rd Kevin Weis, 4th Bob Rinker, 5th Ed Stratton & Evan Werner.
Club Favorite: Conner Krieger
Clad: 1stEvan Werner,2nd Tim Mazz
Club Outings: The April club outing was held on Saturday April 9th at the Kirwan House on Kent Island.
Next Month Club Outing: The May club outing will be held on Saturday May 14th 9:00 AM at the Kirwan House on Kent Island. For more details contact Kevin Weis.
Maryland Historical Trust Hunt:
Up Coming Detecting Hunts : Easter Shore Metal Hunting Society seeded hunt 5/21/2022 cost of $35.00.
Mike McCullough is going to contact Evan Woodard from Salvage Ark of Baltimore to see if he will come and speak at one of our meetings.
New Activities: for 2022 Three scavenger hunts will be conducted in 2022, in the months of February, May and October. Brass tokens will be buried in January, April and September, and when discovered, traded for coins. Clues for each hunt will be distributed at the meetings. The clues for the new scavenger hunt were given out at the April meeting. Good Luck to everyone!
Information onMetal Detecting Permits for Baltimore City and Baltimore County can be found on our web siteMaryland Free-State Treasure Club.
Next Club Meetings: May 26th, 2022 starting at 6:30PM for the Mini Hunt followed by the Meeting at 7:00PM.
Adjourned: The meeting was adjourned at 9:01 PM