Monday, February 16, 2015

February 19th Meeting and Safety Training Information

February 19th Program:

Steve Simpson, Highland Community College Geology and Geography instructor will present  "Highland Community College Dinosaur Excavations:  Highlights from the Utah and Montana field sites," to the Northwest Illinois Rock Club, February 19, 7pm at Bethany United Church of Christ, 2341 W. Stephenson St, Freeport, IL.
The talk will highlight excavations and major discoveries of the last 12 years of collaboration between the Burpee Museum and Highland Community College.  Anyone interested in participating is encouraged to attend. 

*Thank you Dar Gitchel for providing refreshments.*

MSHA Safety Training Class 

The Cedar Valley Rocks & Minerals Society of Cedar Rapids, Iowa will host a MSHA Safety Training Class on THURSDAY, March 26, 2pm.  The class lasts two hours and concludes with a test required for certification. The registration fee is $10 per person.  The program will be held at the Cedar Rapids Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids.  Arrangements for car pooling will be discussed at our Feb 19th meeting.

The following have already registered:  Tom Gitchel, John and Sheila Harrolle, Cindy Green, Boo Schellenger, Sherry Maves, Todd and Mary Lou Sanders.  Please contact Tom if you still need to register for this opportunity.

PLEASE NOTE ATTACHMENT:  2015 NIRC Calendar, including programs, refreshments, fieldtrips and special events.  If you are unable to print the calendar, please email by Wed., Feb 18th for a printed copy.