Re: Re: Re: Re: MAGMA type club in New England
For those of you out there who have been following the posts on this thread, I do feel that I should set the record straight about something. There have been some rather personal attacks on Rick Jacqout's character.
I am proud to have Rick as a friend. Without any financial renumeration, that man puts in countless hours of research finding good dig sites to take the MAGMA group to. He spends a great deal of his week answering e-mails pertaining to rockhounding from people all over the country, constantly searches out new places to visit, negotiates with the forest service and mine owners to keep dig sites open to the public, shares his knowledge of this fascinating hobby freely with anyone who wants to dig and inspires young children to become the next generation of gem and mineral collectors. Rick comes to the aid of fellow rockhounds, regardless of their affiliations, whenever they need help.
He welcomes anyone to join his group on fieldtrips, regardless of whether they are a MAGMA member or not. He teaches newcomers what to look for, how to find specimens and how to safely extract them from the ground without damage.
I think his actions speak louder than words.
So�.I just have to ask�.Joe,Timothy and Greg�what have you guys done for your fellow rockhounds lately?
From Steve Barr - July 26, 2007 at 12:45:44