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Ohio Gem and Mineral Clubs
State Fossil: Trilobite     Gemstone: Flint
Bird: Cardinal     Flower: Scarlet Carnation
Motto: With God All Things Are Possible     Nickname: Buckeye State

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BELPRE
Ohio Valley Gem and Mineral Society
805 Westview Drive
Belpre, Ohio 45714
Meeting Place: Belpre Senior Citizens Building Belpre, Ohio
Meeting Time: First Thursday of Month 7:00PM except in August (annual picnic)
Primary Contact: Shirley Calendine E-Mail: Cleobell9[at]aol.com Phone: [740] 423-9764
Secondary Contact: Larry Miller Phone: [740] 678-2230
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies

Brunswick - BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL GEOLOGY SOCIETY
3581 Center Rd. (44212)
Meetings: Tuesday 2:30pm (during The School Year)

CANTON
Stark County Ohio Gem and Mineral Club
5300 Tyner Street NW
Canton, Ohio 44614
Meeting Place: Sippo Lake Clubhouse
Meeting Time: First Tuesday at 7:33pm
Primary Contact: Liason E-Mail: starkcoohiogemandmineralclub[at]yahoo.com Phone: [330] 669-2592
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

CINCINNATI-GOSHEN
Cincinnati Mineral Society
www.mineralsociety.org
2948 Rontina Drive
Goshen, Ohio 45122
Meeting Place: Sharon Woods Visitor Center
Meeting Time: 2nd Friday of the month 8pm Sept-May
Primary Contact: Jim Budnik E-Mail: wisoh[at]msn.com Phone: [513] 575-1990
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

CINCINNATI-GOSHEN
Greater Cincinnati Lapidary and Faceting Society (Cincinnati Ohio)
www.cincilapidary.org
2948 Rontina Drive
Goshen, Ohio 45122
Meeting Place: Symmes Library, 11850 Enyart, Loveland, Ohio
Meeting Time: 2nd Monday of the month
Primary Contact: Judy Budnik E-Mail: wisoh[at]msn.com Phone: [513] 575-1990
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

Cincinnati - Dry Dredgers, Inc.
Federation: An Association of Amatuer Geologists and Fossil Collectors
Address: Department of Geology
University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 45221-0013
Meetings: see web site or newsletter, 8 PM
Location: University of Cincinnati
Room 207 Braunstein Hall (Old Physics Building)
Contact: Greg Hand - Plublicity and Bulletin
Telephone: 513-556-1822

Cleveland - MICROMINERAL SOCIETY OF THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
2495 Deborah Dr., Beachwood, OH 44122
Meetings: 4th Saturday, 1:00 pm(except Sept)
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval

CUYAHOGA FALLS
Akron Mineral Society
244 Chestnut Drive
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223
Meeting Place: see address above
Meeting Time: 6:30 p.m. Second Saturday of each month, except during Summer
Primary Contact: Terry Warner, Pres. E-Mail: homeport23[at]earthlink.net Phone: [330] 644-5999
Secondary Contact: Bob Powers E-Mail: AkronMineralNews[at]aol.com Phone: [440] 237-6170
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

CUYAHOGA FALLS
Summit Lapidary Club
lapidaryclubofohio.org
244 Chestnut Avenue
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223
Meeting Place: see address above
Meeting Time: First Tuesday of each month, also every Saturday a.m.
Primary Contact: Dave Macseonin E-Mail: tailordave[at]yahoo.com Phone: [330] 474-1576
Secondary Contact: Pat Powers E-Mail: slcnewsletter[at]aol.com Phone: [440] 237-6170
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

Dayton - DAYTON GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
114 Marchester Dr., Kettering, OH 45429
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm (except July picnic & Dec. party)

Elyria - LAKE ERIE GEM & GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
10735 LaGrange Rd. (44035)
Meet 3rd Monday, 7:30 pm (except Jan.)
Visitors Ctr., Metro Park
Diagonal Rd.

Hamilton - FT. HAMILTON GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
1818 Gephert (45013)
Meetings: 1st Tuesday, 7:30 pm
Firehouse Community Room

Lakewood - ROCKPORT LAPIDARY CLUB
4219 Brainard Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 8:00 pm (Sept.-June)
FOP Hall, 26145 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Mansfield - RICHLAND LITHIC & LAPIDARY SOCIETY
Meetings: 1st Monday of month; if holiday, next Monday, 7:30 PM
Location: Kingwood Center Gatehouse
900 Park Ave. West Mansfield, OH 44906

Medina - CHIPPEWA GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
Federation: Midwest
Mailing: 9058 Chatham Road Medina, Ohio 44256
Meetings: 2nd Saturday of the Month, 7:30 - 8:30
Location: 9100 Chatham Road Medina, Ohio 44256
E-mail: Club E-mail

Medina - MEDINA COUNTY GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
6818 Spencer Lake Rd. (44256)
Meetings: 1st Friday, 7:30 pm (Sept.-June)
Medina Library Meeting Rm.

Mentor - LAKESHORE MINERAL & LAPIDARY SOCIETY
6351 Ramblewood Dr. (44060)
Meetings: 4th Friday, 8:00 pm
Mentor Christian Church
8751 Mentor Ave.

Middleburg Heights - PARMA LAPIDARY CLUB
23884 Fairlawn Dr., N. Olmstead, OH 44070
Meetings: 1st Wednesday, 7:30 pm (except July)
Tri-City Senior Ctr.
16699 E. Bagley Rd.

NEWARK
Licking County Rock & Mineral Society
www.newark.osu.edu/facultystaff/personal/jstjohn/Documents/LCRMS/LCRMS.htm
James St. John; 1179 University Drive; Ohio State University at Newark
Newark, Ohio 43055
Meeting Place: Heritage Hall (= 1058 East Main Street), eastern side of Newark, Ohio
Meeting Time: 4th Wednesday of most months, starting at 7 PM.
Primary Contact: James St. John E-Mail: stjohn.2[at]osu.edu Phone: [non] non-none
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

North Fairfield - FIRELANDS GEOLOGICAL CLUB
1509 Walnut Rd. (44855)
Meetings: 1st Moday, 8:00 pm (Sept.-June)
St. Peter Luteran Church

PARMA
Parma Lapidary Club
www.parmalapidary.com
12961 West Linden Lane
Parma, Ohio 44130
Meeting Place: 3488 W. 25th St., Cleveland, OH
Meeting Time: 1st Wednesday each month except July, 7:30 pm
Primary Contact: Klaus Kulgen E-Mail: kkulksk[at]aol.com Phone: [216] 441-5804
Secondary Contact: Jan Widiger E-Mail: jwidiger[at]stratos.net Phone: [440] 886-4992
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

PERRY
North Coast Fossil Club
ncfclub,org
Craig Tipton (Treasurer)
3595 Call Road
Perry, Ohio 44081
Meeting Place: Parma-Snow branch of Cuyahoga Public Library, Snow Rd, Brooklyn Hts, OH
Meeting Time: 3rd Saturday of each month, 10 am
Primary Contact: Jim Supp (Pres) E-Mail: supp[at]cox.net Phone: [832] 647-7933
Secondary Contact: Craig Tipton E-Mail: cdtipton[at]windstream.net
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

PLAIN CITY
Columbus Rock & Mineral Society
www.columbusrockandmineralsociety.org
9864 State Rt. 736
Plain City, Ohio 43064
Meeting Place: 947 Goodale Ave., Grandview Hts., Columbus OH
Meeting Time: 7:30 p.m., 4th Fri. of month, except 3rd Fri. May & Nov., no meeting
Primary Contact: Fred Blyth E-Mail: fblyth[at]columbus.rr.com Phone: [614] 873-6955
Secondary Contact: Sue Guril E-Mail: srguirl[at]yahoo.com Phone: [614] 262-1484
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

Port Clinton - PORT CLINTON EARTH SCIENCE CLUB
507 Primrose, Galion, OH 44833
Meetings: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 pm (except Jan.)
Ida Rabb Library

Rittman - WAYNE COUNTY GEM & MINERAL CLUB
87 N. 4th St. (44270-1333)
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:15 pm (Sept.-June)
Wayne County Library
North Market & Larwill Ste., Wooster

Springfield - MIAMI VALLEY MINERAL & GEM CLUB
231 W. State St. (45506)
Meetings: 2nd Sunday, 2:00 pm. (Sept.-May)
YMCA, Fairborn, OH

Strongsville - MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF CLEVELAND
4219 Brianard Rd., Chagin Falls, OH 44022
Meetings: 4th Monday, 7:30 pm, Members Homes

Sylvania - MIDEAST FACETERS GUILD
6758 Erie (43560)

TOLEDO
Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club
toledogemandrockhoundclub.com
5403 Elmer DR.
Toledo, Ohio 43615
Meeting Place: Toledo Botanical Gardenư, Crosby Conference Center
Meeting Time: 3rd Wed each Month @ 7:00PM
Primary Contact: Stephen Shimatzki E-Mail: sjs132[at]accesstoledo.com Phone: [419] 861-0147
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

TROY
Brukner Gem and Mineral Club
bruknergemclub.webs.com
2539 Ome Avenue
Dayton, Ohio 45414
Meeting Place: Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road Troy, Ohio
Meeting Time: first Thursday of month 7 p.m
Primary Contact: Yvonne Owen E-Mail: vonnieowen[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [937] 615-0375
Secondary Contact: Lee Koopman E-Mail: bruknergemclub[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [937] 275-4575
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

Warren - EAST OHIO LAPIDARY CLUB
6576 Kinsmamnn-Orangeville Rd., Kinsmann, OH 44428
Meetings: 4th Monday, 8:00 pm(Except Aug. & Dec.)
St. Cyril & Methodius School


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