The in Person meeting was called to order at: 7:05 PM by President, Mr. Dwayne Meanor. Dwayne introduced the club officers, Treasurer, Mr. Gary Pennington and Mr. Tom Burleson, Secretary and Newsletter. Andy Cooper volunteered to take over the position of Vice President Dwayne acknowledged all the volunteers and thanked them for their service. Dwayne also acknowledged our past President Mike McCullough for all his time and years of service. Thank you, Mike McCullough!
Thank You: Ed Stratton and Tom Ferrell for helping with the raffles and Dave Franz for handing out the door prize tickets.
Club Library: See John Vise the Librarian
Membership Chairman: Dennis Powers
Webmaster: Will Stoffel
M.F.S.T.C Facebook Page Moderator: Amy Taylor
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 Nathan Pressler if you need something checked out. Testing will be done in March, June, September, and November.
January’s Club Outing: The outing was to be held on Sunday January 21th at Leakin Park. Due to the snow no one showed up except Dwayne Meanor.
Next Month Club Outing: For more details contact Kevin Weis or Dwayne Meanor (Bear)
Presentation: Dwayne had the officers and volunteers to tell a little about themselves. This was very interesting informative.
Upcoming Outings : Digstock #9 February 23rd - 25th Cost $215. The event will be in Eastern North Carolina SOLD OUT
Treasurers Report: $500.14
Special Guest: None
Guest: Christopher Miller, John Stanley
New Members: John Stanley
New Business. None
M.F.S.T.C has a new Facebook group. An invention has been sent out to all members.
Donations: Bob Grigg donated a Civil War bullet display to be raffled off at a future meeting. Thank you, Bob.
2023 Leg of Gold Monthly Winner: Leo Pollack
Silver Round: Chris Wisnom
50/50 Raffle: Chris Taylor
Monthly Attendance Award : Howard Shettle
Coin Contest: 1s Gary Pennington 2nd Kevin Weis 3rd Steve Zulich , Tiffany Welch and Robert Wolf 4th Evan Werner
Club Favorite : Andy Cooper (JW Dry Goods)
Relic Contest: 1st Mike McCullough 2nd Evan Werner 3rd Gary Pennington
Clad: 1st Steve Zulich 2nd Evan Werner 3rd Tim Mazz
New Activities: Ed Stratton buried the token before September’s meeting. And he also gave out more clues to help find the token. We are happy to say Anne Harrison found it. Graduations Anne!
Information on Metal Detecting Permits for Baltimore City and Baltimore County can be found on our web site Maryland Free-State Treasure Club
Next Club Meeting: February 29th Starting at 7:00 PM There will not be any Mini Hunt until March.
Adjourned: The meeting was adjourned at 8:17 PM