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Golden Triangle Explorers Society

Monthly meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:30 pm
at Midway Hills Christian Church  *  11001 Midway Road  * Dallas, Texas
(2nd building on west side of Midway just north of Royal Lane
Please use south entrance and park in rear of building)

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Ed Burnett

Larry Voyles

Larry Cooley

Susan Phillips

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Dee Reynolds

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Meetings and Events:  2016-2017

Monthly meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:30 pm at Midway Hills Christian Church, 11001 Midway Road, Dallas, Texas (2nd building on west side of Midway just north of Royal Lane).  Please use south parking lot entrance and park in rear of building.

Special note about Saturday fun hunts:  GTES fun hunts are held the Saturday immediately following regular Friday meetings.  Details about the fun hunts are given at the regular Friday meetings. 

  2016-2017 MEETINGS & EVENTS

SEP 9 2016  regular meeting + election of 2016-17 officers
OCT 14 2016  regular meeting
Oct 22 2016  2016 GTES Annual Club Hunt at the Voyles'
  • All attendees will need to fill out registration/release forms whether hunting or not.
  • Registration starts at 9am and the hunt is at 10am
  • Hunt fee is $25 (cash or check) or 17 silver dimes – due at Oct meeting!
  • Targets will be painted pennies and clad coins, with some slow-me-down just for fun!
  • The club is providing hot dogs, paper goods and plasticware as well as water (bring your own drinks if you want something else)
  • BRING A CHAIR and, if you wish, sides or a dessert to share.
  • Map and entry form will be available at October meeting. If you need it before
    then, click - HERE - to request a copy of the info.
    Nov 2016  regular meeting
    DEC 1 2016  joint meeting with East Fork Treasure Hunters at their meeting site 7:00 PM
    GTES will meet with East Fork on December 1 at 7pm at the New World United Methodist Church gymnasium,
    5134 Northwest Highway, Garland, TX 75043. As always, members are welcome to bring family and/or friends to join in the festivities.
    GTES will furnish turkey breasts for the dinner and members are invited to bring sides and desserts. Both clubs will hold fundraisers
    and members of each club can buy tickets for either. As in prior years, GTES members may bring canned goods or new, unwrapped toys
    for donation to Christmas charities. GTES will not have a Find of the Month in December, but will have one in January where members
    may enter two finds per category.
    JAN 13 2017  regular meeting Speaker is Dave Totzke. The night will also feature a Tex-Mex cookoff – so bring your best Tex-Mex dishes!
  • DUES ARE DUE - $20/year for single and $25/year for family!
  • You get a DOUBLE shot at Find of the Month this month - you can enter up to 2 items in each category, if you wish.
  • FEB 10 2017  regular meeting Speaker is Blaine Nelson. The night will also feature a Silent Auction – so bring lots
    of good but unwanted items to this meeting for this fun club fundraiser. Your donated items can be anything
    you think someone will bid on – detecting items, household goods, books, etc. – to benefit the club.
  • DUES ARE DUE - $20/year for single and $25/year for family!
  • FEB 11 2017  TAMDC’s “All Token Hunt” in conjunction with HARC’S 35th Annual Beach Hunt, Galveston, TX.
    Details at
    MAR 10 2017  regular meeting Speaker
    MAR 11 2017  East Texas Treasure Hunter’s 6th Annual Piney Wood’s Relic Hunt.
    Details at>
    APR 1-2 2017 Garrett Memorial Hunt, Jefferson, TX
    Details at
    APR 14 2017 regular meeting Speaker Ellen Jackson
    APR 21-23 2017 TAMDC Metal Detecting, Artifacts, Relics & Coin Show
    April 21 – April 23, 2017
    3303 North 3rd Street, Temple TX
    Click -HERE- for show details
    May 19 2017 NOTE DATE CHANGE – MHCC has scheduling conflict on May 12 so GTES’ regular meeting will move to May 19th.
    > > JUN 9 2017   regular meeting + selection of Financial Audit Committee
    JUL 14 2017  July 4th Dinner + selection of Nominating Committee
    NOTE: The meeting/dinner will start at 7:00 pm rather than our usual 7:30!
    The club will provide meat, drinks and bread, GTES members bring side
    dishes and desserts.
    AUG 11 2017  regular meeting + Nominating Committee to present slate for Sep vote.
    SEP 8 2017  regular meeting + election of 2017-18 officers


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