P.O. BOX 4 NEWARK, NY 14513-0004


  Next Meeting:Friday March, 10,2017

at the Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court, Newark, NY.


 Program:  Review of 2016 Field Trips:

A presentation of all our 2016 trips and activities.  Come see what you did.                                    Planning 2017 Field Trips:          

    We’ll also talk and schedule for the coming field season.



We'll be glade to take any dues that are due. Check below if you're paid up to date.


 Newsletter:   March 2017       


Weather & Meeting: An e-mail note will be sent out if the meeting is cancelled. Or call Bill Lesniak (315-483-8061), Fred Hayes (585-203-1733),or Glen Weiler (315-594-8478).

  WCGMC 2017 Field Trip/Event Schedule  

"Herkimer" site mentioned at Jan. meeting: http://paradisefallsny.com/



  Trips planned at this time. Stay posted to see others as they come up.


March 25-26  Che Hanna and Buffalo Shows


April 1 (Saturday) – Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, NY   Leader – Bill Chapman      Opening day at the Herkimer diamond locale, getting them before others!  $10/person

     Visit  http://www.herkimerdiamonds.com/ 


April 29-30—FRANKLIN, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; NJ Earth Science Association, Franklin School; 50 Washington Ave.; Sat. 9-5:30, Sun. 10-5; 6.00, under 14 free; contact Russ Brarens, (908)-421-1045; Web site: http://www.njesa.org/spring-mineral-show.html


Remember to attend a WCGMC field trip you must be a club member, or a member of an affiliated club if you do not live in our region.


    June 3 & 4 --  THE BIG EVENT --  GEMFEST 2017  

     At Greater Canandaigua Civic Center
     250 N. Bloomfield RdCanandaigua, NY 14424 


August 5th -  picnic at Weiler’s workshop site.

August 12-20th - Niagara Group again planning a week long trip. 

 Workshop is open  !!

Saturday, March 18, 2017


Bring your rocks to saw and polish. The workshop is

open to all paid club members; we do ask for $5/visit

from each adult to help maintain equipment. We plan

to hold similar workshops once a month through the

winter months. 


When:  10:00 AM til 3:00 PM, 


Where:  The Weiler’s Barn and Workshop

                 6676 E. Port Bay Rd, Wolcott, NY  


Rules:  BYOR (Bring your own rocks, there are many that

            can be purchased) to saw, grind, polish or even facet.  

            Training on equipment is available.  Eye protection is

            highly recommended.   



 check Events Calendar for Points Out and Around



Reminder: Membership runs from Oct. - Sept.

   (Microsoft Word Fill-in Form)  or   (PDF printable form)


Members for 2016-17 as of 1/20/17:

Aldrich, Allen, Baker, Bancroft, Bastedo, Beck, Becker, Breese, Bricks, Brudecki, Bruster, Burch, Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Curcio, DiGristina, Dougenik, Elias, Haynes, Inzero, Jones, Kerr, Kisselburgh, Krisher, Linderbery, Lesniak, Leung, Lyons, McCann, McGrath, Mobley, Murtha, O'Laughlin, Olmstead, Phillips, Rowe, Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, Schwartz, Smith, Stanton, St.John, Sutherland, Thomas, Webster, Weiler, Young, ValentiVanNeel, Zabarkes, Zeman, Zollweg, Wheaton, Davis



Past members for 2015-16: need to renew if not above.


Aldrich,  Bancroft, Bastedo, Beck, Becker, Breese, Bricks, Brudecki, Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Colyer, Craig, Curcio, Daniels, Davey, Diaz, DiGristina, Donahue, Dougenik, Dow, Doyle, Elias, Errico, Fox, Frey, Haynes, Heinzerlin, Heffernan, Henrie, Hilts, Hoch, Hrabko, Hubbard, Imel, Inzero, Jastrzab, Jones, Kerr, Kisselburgh, Krisher, Linderbery, Lesniak, Leung, Lyons, Mayer, McCann, McGrath, McLean, Mills, Murtha, O'Laughlin, Olmstead, Phillips, Rowe, Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, Schwartz, Shorey, Smith, Stanton, St.John, Stephens, Sutherland, Teachman, Thomas, Tokaya, Underwood, VanNeel, Walker, Watkins, Webster, Weiler, Wells, Wilson, Wirth, Woodworth, Zabarkes, Zeman, Zollweg, Wheaton, Davis



 New Link: Newsletter editor has his own site. Check it out. http://fredmhaynes.com/ 



I'm looking for some one to help me with uploading photos to this site, if anyone is interested in helping, e-mail me. wmlesniak@aol.com  


 Click for Pictures from Tichenor Point 6/18/11 

Click for Picture from Walworth Dig 10/9&10/10

Click for Pictures from Glendon, NC Check out the 8th pic. down

 Click for Pics: (9/18/10) Cameron Dig



Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00 PM

Location: at the Presbyterian Church, Maple Court St., Newark (CLICK for MAP)

         (Please use North side entrance of church to enter basement) 


Mail us at:                                                                   

Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 4

Newark, NY 14513-0004 


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