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Societies

 The Mission and Commitment of the EFMLS is to assist Affiliated Member Societies and Mineralogical Related Organizations (MRO's) to ensure their success in their communities.  

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EFMLS States

Alabama     Connecticut     Delaware     District of Columbia     Florida     Georgia     Kentucky     Maine     Maryland     Massachusetts        

Alabama -Region VII

Alabama Mineral and Lapidary Society, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ALABAMAMINERALLAPIDARYSOCIETY/ 

Meetings: 2nd Friday of month at 6:30 p.m. 3139 Cahaba Heighs Rd; Birmingham, AL 35243 

Organized: 1957 Joined EFMLS 1958

EFMLS Liaison: Reggie Bolton, 205-678-8772. reggie at newenvirons dot net 

Area Manager: Claudia Barton,  bartonclaudia65 at gmail dot com 

President:  John Wild, 205-981-6609. john at milcomtextiles dot com 

Show/Swap: 1st weekend in June. Tannehill State Park, 12632 Confederate Pkwy; McCalla, AL     

Connecticut - Region I

Bristol Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Bristolgemmineralclub/ 

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of month at 7 p.m. Douglas Beals Senior Community Center, 240 Stafford Av; Bristol , CT

Organized: 1972 Joined EFMLS 1977

EFMLS Liaison: Katie Collins, 860-659-2026. kathleenc55 at cox dot net  

Area Manager: Ellery Borow ,  207-547-3154  

President: Dan Record (860) 665-8200 djrecord at sbcglobal dot net 

Show/Swap: Held each year in at the  Douglas Beals Senior Community Center, 240 Stafford Av; Bristol, CT 

Danbury Mineralogical Society

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Danbury-Mineralogical-Society-PAGE-157499457596134/ 

Meetings: 1st Thursday of month at 7 p.m. (except January) Danbury Historical Society, 43 Main St; Danbury, CT  

Organized: 1948 Joined EFMLS 1953

Area Manager: Ellery Borow ,  207-547-3154   

President: Peg Hedrick, PegAHedrick@eaton.com 

Show: First weekend after Labor Day. New Milford High School, New Milford, CT SWAP: Second Saturday in June. CT. Museum of Mining & Mineral Sciences, 31 Kent Cornwall Rd; Kent, CT 06757 

Lapidary and Mineral Society of Central Connecticut, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Lapidary-Mineral-Society-of-Central-Connecticut-445962605598707/ 

Meetings: 3rd Monday of each month (Sept. - June) at 7: 30 p.m. Maloney High School, 121 Gravel St.; Meriden, CT   

Organized: 1970 Joined EFMLS 1986

EFMLS Liaison: Katie Collins, 860-659-2026. kathleenc55@cox.net

Area Manager: Ellery Borow ,  207-547-3154   

President: Robert Schuster, 203-457-1674. ctgmclub@gmail.com 

Show: 1st weekend of March at Maloney High School, 121 Gravel St; Meriden, CT 

Manchester Gem & Mineral Club

Meetings: Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of month at 7 p.m. Lutz Childrens' Museum, 247 S Main St; Manchester 

Organized: 1996 Joined EFMLS 1997  

Area Manager:  Ellery Borow ,  207-547-3154   

President: Eric Quinter, PO Box 74; Willimantic, CT 06226. 860-423-6096. protapamea@yahoo.com 

New Haven Mineral Club

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewHavenMineralClubCT/ 

Meetings:  2nd Monday Sept-May 6:30PM, Veterans Memorial Building, Brooksvale Park, 524 Brooksvale Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518 

EFMLS Liaison: Art Doyle

Area Manager: Ellery Borow, 207-547-3154

President: Arthur Doyle 203 530 4554 adoyle at crofutdot com

Annual Show:  April 4-5 2020 Amity Middle School 100 Ohman Ave Orange, CT 06477 

Stamford Mineralogical Society

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Stamford-Mineralogical-Society-547938198735504/ 

Meetings: Check website for day and time. Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd; Old Greenwich, CT    

Organized: 1954 Joined EFMLS 1986

EFMLS Liaison: Nancy Mattson, PO Box 41; Ardsley, NY 10502. ngm11@msndot.com 

Area Manager: Ellery Borow ,  207-547-3154    

President: Howard Heitner, 914-274-1370. docheitner@gmail.com 

Show: 1st weekend of November Eastern Greenwich Civic Center; 90 Harding Rd; Old Greenwich CT  

Thames Valley Rockhounds, Inc.

Meetings: 1st Monday of month at 7 p.m. (except Jan, Feb & August.)    

Organized: 1966 Joined EFMLS 1966

EFMLS Liaison: Gale  860-912-4553. gtal58-rock@yahoo.com  & Al Peret  amperet@livedot.com

Area Manager: Ellery Borow ,  207-547-3154    

President: Gale Talmadge, 860-912-4553. gtal58-rock@yahoo.com  

Delaware - Region IV

Delaware Mineralogical Society

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/delminsociety/  

Meetings: 2nd Monday of month at 7 p.m. Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington,  DE

Organized: 1960 Joined EFMLS 1988

EFMLS Liaison: Ross Elliot, relliot@udel.edu 

Area Manager: Susie Lamb  lambcheryl at hotmail dot com

President: Teddi Silver 610-274-8929. teddis1@verizon.net  

Show/Swap: First weekend in March. Double Tree by Hilton, Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 

District of Columbia - Region IV

Gem, Lapidary & Mineral Society of Washington, D.C.

Gem, Lapidary & Mineral Society of Washington, D.C.  

Meetings: 3rd Friday of month except July, August & October at 7 p.m. Chevy Chase Community Center, 5601 Connecticut Ave; Washington, DC 

Organized: 1949 Joined EFMLS 1950

EFMLS Liaison: Al DeMilo, 301-262-6014. abdemilo@verizon.net 

Area Manager:  Susie Lamb  lambcheryl at hotmail dot com 

President: Denise Nelson, 301-530-9266 inner.circle@att.net 

Show: Last Saturday in October. Woman's Club of Bethesda, 5500 Sonoma Rd; Bethesda, MD 

Micromineralogists Of The National Capital Area

Meetings: 4th Wednesday of month except July, August and December at 7:30 p.m.  Long Branch Nature Center, 625

Carlin Springs Rd; Arlington, VA 22204. 

Organized: 1967 Joined EFMLS 1967

EFMLS Liaison: David MacLean 703-451-1578. dbmaclean@maclean-fogg.com 

Area Manager: Susie Lamb  lambcheryl at hotmail dot com 

President: David MacLean 703-451-1578. dbmaclean@maclean-fogg.com 

Mineralogical Society of the District of Columbia, Inc.

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of month except July and August at 7:30 p.m. Cathy Kerby Room, Smithsonian Museum of

Natural History, 12th & Constitution Ave, Washington, DC 

Organized: 1941 Joined EFMLS 1951

EFMLS Liaison: John Weidner, 703-455-4221. jfweidner42@gmail.com 

Area Manager: Susie Lamb  lambcheryl at hotmail dot com 

President: Dave Hennessey, 703-590-6359. 

Florida - Region VIII

Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pg/CFMGS/photos/?ref=page_internal 

Meetings: 2nd Monday of month at 6:30 p.m. Pine Castle Woman's Club, 6100 S Orange Av; Orlando, FL 

Organized: 1961 Joined EFMLS 1961

Area Manager:

President: Sal Sansone 321-278-9294. ssfossilhunter at aol dot com 

Show/Swap: 1st weekend of October at the Florida National Guard Armory, Fern Creek Ave. 

Florida Panhandle Gem & Mineral Society

 Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of month at 7 p.m. 1st Christians Disciples Church, 1279 Langley Ave; Pensacola, FL 

 Organized: 1967 Joined EFMLS 1969

EFMLS Liaison: Janet Shaw, 850-332-0556. 

Area Manager:

President: David Blackman, 850-453-2285. rockhound at gmail dot com 

Gem & Mineral Society of The Palm Beaches, Inc.

Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/GEMANDMINERALSOCIETYOFTHEPALMBEACHES/ 

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of month at 7:30 p.m. 4800 Dreher Trail N, W. Palm Beach, FL 33405 

Organized: 1966 Joined EFMLS 1966

EFMLS Liaison: Michelle Renne', PO Box 18095; West Palm Beach, FL 33416-8095.561-644-2323. tfhae2 at gmail dot com  

Area Manager:

President: Laura Simmons, 407-234-0444 president at gmspb dot org  

Show/Swap: 4th Weekend of November at the So. Florida Fairgrounds - Expo Bldg, 9067 Southern Blvd; W. Palm Beach,  

Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/MiamiMineralogicalandLapidaryGuild 

Meetings: 1st Saturday of month 11 a.m. 3250 SW 3 Ave, Miami, FL 33145 

Organized: 1955 Joined EFMLS 1960

EFMLS Liaison: Sandy Mielke 305-858-6967. webguy at mmlg-inc dot org 

Area Manager:

President: John Speier, PO Box 460206, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33346-0206. 954-648-1874. fantsyscp at hotmail dot com  

Show/Swap: Spring and Fall. (check website for dates). Evelyn Greer Park, Pinecrest, FL 

Southwest Florida Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club

 Meetings: 4th Tuesday of month at 6:30 p.m. 2000 Recreation Parkway, Ft. Myers, FL 33917. 

Organized: 1955 Joined EFMLS 1960

EFMLS Liason: Beth Meyer, 239-841-0423. bethmeyerks at gmail dot com

Area Manager:

President: Grace Smith, 239-543-4138. charlesstoneman at aol dot com

Georgia - Region VII

Augusta Gem and Mineral Society, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Augusta-Gem-and-Mineral-Society-627581480624718/ 

Meetings: 3rd Friday each 7pm Georgia Military College 115 Davis Rd. Martinez, GA 30907 

Organized: 1966 Joined EFMLS 1969

EFMLS Liaison: Wayne Parker,. 706-627-0597. parkerwayne9 at comcastdot dot net

Area Manager:  

President: Bryant English, 706-251-3929  

Show/Swap: 2nd weekend in March at the Julian Smith Casino 2200 Broad St., Augusta, GA 30904

Northeast Georgia Mineral Society

 Northeast Georgia Mineral Society  

 Meetings: 1st Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. United Community bank in Clarksville  

 Organized: 1986 Joined EFMLS 1986

Area Manager:

President: Claudia Barton, 706-865-0988. bartonclaudia65 at gmail dot com 

Kentucky - Region V

Mineral & Fossil Interest Club (MAFIC )


Meetings: varies at 2 p.m. 1702 Applewood Lane, Louisville, KY 40222-4216 Contact club for information. 

Organized: 2009 Joined EFMLS 2009

EFMLS Liaison: David Horn, 502-426-4457. david at homllc dot com

Area Manager:   

President: Alan Goldstein, 502-426-4399. deepskyspy at outlook dot com


Southeast Kentucky Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club

Meetings: 2nd Monday of month at 7:00 pm. Estill Co. Public Library, 246 Main St; Irvine, KY 40336.

Organized: 2015 Joined EFMLS: 2016 Officers Elected: June Take Office: July

President:Larry Smith, 218 Green Crossing Rd; Richmond, KY 40475. 859-369-1005. <smith030750@yahoo.com>

EFMLS Liaison: Francine Bonny

Area Manager:

Show: April 26-28, 2019. 253 Main St; Irvine, KY

Maine - Region I

Kennebec Rocks And Minerals Club

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/KennebecRocksAndMinerals 

Meetings: 3rd Friday of month at 7 p.m. Paul's pic-A-part Annex, Rt 17; Chelsen, ME 

Organized: 1960 Joined EFMLS 1982

Area Manager: 

President: William Pettit, 207-578-0661

EFMLS Liaison: Vladimir Reneyske, 112 Hovey Luce Rd; Mt. Vernon, ME 04352. 207-293-2145 <reneyske@fairpoint.net>

Maine Mineralogical and Geological Society

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mainemineralclub 

Meetings: 3rd Saturday of month Sept. - May at 7 p.m. Univ. of Southern Maine, 1 Payson Smith Hall, 96 Falmouth   St; Portland, ME 

Organized: 1927 Joined EFMLS 1976

President: Crystal Linder, 603-522-8531. cjoylinder at yahoo dot com 

Show/Swap: 2nd weekend in April at St. Joseph's College, Standish, ME

Oxford County Mineral and Gem Association, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/631298720301278/ 

Meetings: 1st Friday of month at 7 p.m. Oxford Hills Middle School, S. Paris, ME 

Organized: 1948 Joined EFMLS 1951

President: Tom Hoffelder, 207-744-9157. rocksnstars at gmail dot com  

Show/Swap: 2nd weekend in July at Telstar High School, Bethel, ME 

Penobscot Mineral and Lapidary Club

Meetings: 2nd Saturday of month at 2 p.m.; (September, Nov. and Dec. at noon); 48 Henderson Lane, Milford, ME 

Organized: 2005 Joined EFMLS 2005

Area Manager:

President: Alvin Theriault, 207-365-4007. ach at pwless dot net 

Show: 1st weekend in November at the Brewer Auditorium, Brewer, ME 

Washington County Gem & Mineral Society

Meetings: 1st Saturday of the month various locations 

Organized: 2018 Joined EFMLS 2019

Area Manager:

President: Theresa Peek, 713-385-8808. washingtoncountygms at gmail dot com

Water-Oak Gem and Mineral Society, Inc.

 Meetings: 1st Saturday of month at 6 p.m. 18 Mt. Merci Ave; Waterville, ME 04901 

Organized: 1970 Joined EFMLS 1971

EFMLS Liason: Ellery Borow, PO Box 47; Waterville, ME 04903-0047. 207-547-3154. 

Area Manager: 

President: Ellery Borow, PO Box 47; Waterville, ME 04903-0047. 207-547-3154. 

Maryland - Region IV

American Fossil Federation

Meetings: 2nd Sunday, Jan., March, July, Sept. & Nov. at 11 am 3rd Sunday in May Bowie Community Center,   Bowie, MD 

Organized: 1989 Joined EFMLS 1992

EFMLS Liaison: Lloyd Gleason  

Area Manager: 

President: Jim Patzer, 410-461-6395. JRPatzer at gmail dot com

Baltimore Mineral Society, Inc.

Meetings: 4th Wednesday of month except October, November, & August at 7:30 p.m. Maryland Natural History  Association, 6908 Belair Rd; Baltimore, MD 21206 

Organized: 1951 Joined EFMLS 1955

EFMLS Liaison: Steve Weinberger, PO Box 302; Glyndon, MD 21071-0302. 410-833-7926. cscrystals2 at gmail dot com  

President: Al Pribula 410-254-9228. apribula at towson dot edu  

Conference: Micromount Symposium October. Friends School of Baltimore, 5114 No. Charles St; Baltimore, MD 21210. 

Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.

Meetings: 2nd Friday of month except August at 7:30 p.m. Call for location in December & July Westchester , Community Center, 2414 Westchester Av; Oella, MD 21043 

Organized: 1961 Joined EFMLS 1962

EFMLS Liaison: Steve Weinberger 410-833-7926. chesapeakegem at gmail dot com 

President: Lynne Emery, 410-832-5906. berniejem at outlook dot com  

Show: 2nd weekend of May at Ruhl Armory, York Rd at I-695; Towson, MD

Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore, Inc.

EFMLS Founding Club
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/gemcutters.guild.7 

Meetings: 1st Tuesday of month except January, July and August at 7: 30 P.M. (See website for January location) Meadow Mill at Woodberry, 3600 Clipper Mill Rd, Suite 116.; Baltimore, MD
LIAISON: Angela J. Constantino

Area Manager:
PRESIDENT: Kevin Meyers, 717-632-9961. kevinkeystone at comcast dot net
SHOW: 4th weekend in September, 2019. Howard County Fairgrounds, I-70 & MD 32; West Friendship, MD 

Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Leisure World

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of month at 7 P.M. Clubhouse II, 3300 N Leisure World Blvd; Silver Spring, MD
63Adults 0 Juniors Organized: 1963 Joined EFMLS: 1965
EFMLS LIAISON: Frank Roddy

PRESIDENT: Frank Roddy, 301-598-3698. erod.mus218 at comcast dot net

Gem, Lapidary & Mineral Society of Montgomery Co., MD Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/login/?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fgroups%2F984241208329511%2F 

Meetings: 2nd Monday of month except July & August at 7: 45 PM Rockville Sr. Center, 1150 Carnation Drive; Rockville, MD
PRESIDENT: Ken Reynolds, 703-929-3115. president at glmsmc dot com
LIAISON: Wendell Mohr, 301- 926-7190. wmohr at erols dot com

Area Manager:
SHOW: March 21-22, 2020 Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St; Gaithersburg, MD 

Maryland Geological Society, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Maryland-Geological-Society-134022326641333/ 

Meetings: 3rd Sunday every other month at 11 A.M. January, March, May, July, September, November. Bowie Community Center, 3209 Stoneybrook Dr; Bowie, MD
PRESIDENT: Gary Lohman, (301) 862-1957. lohmang at verizon dot net
LIAISON: Cindy Lohman, (301) 862-1957

Area Manager:

Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Patuxent-Lapidary-Guild/184209524942490 

Meetings: 3rd Monday of month at 7: 00 pm. 169 Defense Highway ( MD 450); Annapolis,
PRESIDENT: Eric Hoffman, 410-262-6570. ephoffman at gmail dot com
LIAISON: John Cleland, 410-439-0802. jtcleland at verizon dot net

Area Manager:
SHOW: April 28, 2019. Earleigh Heights Fire Dept., Severna Park, MD 

Southern Maryland Rock and Mineral Club

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1900090676933142/
Meetings: 4th Tuesday of month at 7: 00 P.M. Clearwater Nature Center, 1100 Thrift Rd; Clinton, MD
PRESIDENT: Sondra Fielder, 301-442-3304. sondra611 at verizon dot net
LIAISON: Gary Lohman, 301-862-1957. lohmang at verizon dot net

Area Manager:

Massachusetts - Region I

Boston Mineral Club

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/bostonmineralclub/ 

Meetings: 1st Tuesday of month September through June at 7:30 p.m. Harvard University, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St; Cambridge, MA. 

Organized: 1936 Rejoined EFMLS 1994

EFMLS Liaison: Michael Haritos, 617-361-8323. mharitos at comcast dot net 

Area Manager:

President: Carl Quesnel, 617-331-8404. mharitos at comcast dot net

Connecticut Valley Mineral Club

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/connecticutvalleymineralclub/ 

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of month except Feb. July and Aug. at 6:30 P.M. Springfield Science Museum, Tolman Wing; Springfield, MA

Organized: 1940 Joined EFMLS: 1985 

President: Fred Wilda, 31 Huntington Rd; Hadley, MA 01035. 413-586-6691 

EFMLS Liaison: Andy Brodeur  rockhound1963 at gmail.com

Show: March 28-29, 2020. Hadley Farms Meeting House, Hadley, MA

Micromounters of New England

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/micromountersofnewengland/ 

Meetings: 3rd Saturday of month at 9:00 am. ( Sept.- June, except Dec.) Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Rd; Chelmsford, MA

Organized: 1966 Rejoined EFMLS: 2014 Officers Elected: 

President: Scott Reilly, 54 Dunton Rd; Pelham, NH 03076. <sriellye@aol.com>

Area Manager:

Symposium: June 15, 2019. Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Rd; Chelmsford, MA

Nashoba Valley Mineralogical Society

Facebook:   

Meetings: 3rd Friday of month Except July & August at 7:30 p.m. 1 Arbor St.; Wenham, MA 

Organized: 1958 Joined EFMLS 1967

EFMLS Liaison: Zach Peters 978-473-0896. maryzach at comcast dot net 

Area Manager:

President: Steven Analetto 781-301-2811. steven.analetto at aol dot com 

Show/Swap: 1st weekend in May at the Topsfield Fairgrounds, Rt. 207 Boston St (Rt 1); Topsfield, MA

North Shore Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/NSRockandMineral/ 

Meetings: 3rd Friday of month Except July & August at 7:30 p.m. 1 Arbor St.; Wenham, MA 

Organized: 1958 Joined EFMLS 1967

EFMLS Liaison: Zach Peters 978-473-0896. maryzach at comcast dot net 

President: Steven Analetto 781-301-2811. steven.analetto at aol dot com

Area Manager:  

Show/Swap: 1st weekend in May at the Topsfield Fairgrounds, Rt. 207 Boston St (Rt 1); Topsfield, MA.

Northern Berkshire Mineral Club

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheNBMC/ 

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of month except June, July & August at 6 pm. Murdeck Hall, MCA. No. Adams, MA 

Organized: 1959 Joined EFMLS 1959

EFMLS Liaison: Kathy Vincent 413-496-8047. vincentwales at aol dot com

Area Manager: 

President: Larry Michon, 413-446-1893. 

Show/Swap: 3rd weekend in September at the American Legion, Eagles Hall, 91 American Legion Dr; No. Adams, MA 

Southeastern Massachusetts Mineral Club, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheSoutheasternMassachusettsMineralClub 

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of month except July & August- at 7:30 p.m. Bridgewater State Univ. - Conant Science Bldg, 14 Park St; Bridgewater, MA 

Organized: 1969 Joined EFMLS 1994

EFMLS Liaison: Barbara Thompson, 781-337-4919. bjtlat at comcast dot net  

Area Manager:

President: John P. Walsh, 508-269-8738. jwalsh1905 at gmail dot com 

Show/Swap: 4th weekend of March at the Mitchell Memorial Club, 29 Elm St; Middleboro, MA 

Worcester Mineral Club, Inc.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/worcestermineral/ 

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of month at 7:15 p.m. (Sept. - June).      Trinity Episcopal Church, 440 Main St; Shrewsbury, MA  

Organized: 1938 Joined EFMLS 1958

EFMLS Liaison: Kenneth Gliesman, 508-347-2155. kgliesman at charter dot net 

Area Manager: 

President: Bob Manlick, 860-923-9023. bobmanlick at yahoo dot com 

Show/Swap: 4th weekend of November at the Worcester National Guard Armory; 701 Lincoln St; Worcester, MA.