Monthly Meetings

The monthly meetings are held the third Monday of each month at the McKissick's Museum Auditorium, on the University of South Carolina campus. Socializing and refreshments at 7:00pm; Meeting begins at 7:30 pm. Please enter from the Horseshoe. See map below.

Park in the parking lot where Bull St. crosses Pendleton St. and dead ends into the school. Park in any of the spaces.Call Sue 803-261-9317 if you cannot go up the stairs. Someone will open the bottom door so you can use the elevator


September 21, 2015 Meeting


If you need to use the elevator call 803-261-9317 to open the  door on the street level.

Program …Leo Redman, Director, Cayce Historical Museum will give a talk on“Teaching History thru Artifacts”

He will bring artifacts that he has found in the Cayce and West Columbia area.

He will talk about the historical information surrounding these finds from The American Revolution, Civil War, and Native Americans times.   

Snacks .. Allen Gibbs & Jean Geer

Doorprize… Allen Gibbs 

Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Meeting location is The McKissick Museum at USC. 

Park beside the museum where Bull St. runs into Pendleton St.


The society can park in any of these spaces at night beside the Museum.



November 20 -22nd -COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA:

48th Annual Gem Mineral and Jewelry Show; Columbia Gem &  Mineral Society. Jamil Temple.... 206 Jamil Rd. Columbia, SC 29210 803-736-9317




Sue Shrader 

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For more information




Get flyers from Sue 803-736-9317


Grab Bag Work Day will be Wednesday October 7 …12:00 to 4:00

At Sue Shrader’s House.  Call Sue for any questions 803-736-9317


7719 Wessex Lane

Columbia, SC 29223

Bring yellow street signs to the meeting to be updated

Bring rocks, fossils, shark’s teeth, and crystals to the meeting for grab bags.

Pass out show flyers and post on social media.

Volunteer Sign-up Sheets will be at the September meeting and in the newsletter.


Sign up to help at the show. (Show Help Form Link!)


Bring the yellow road signs to the meeting so the dates on them can be updated



Executive Board Meetings


The meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at Grecian Gardens
View Grecian Gardens Map and Photo , 2312 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia
SC. Meal is at 6:30 pm, and the meeting begins at 7:00pm. 


Executive Board History-


Current Board Members & Former President's 




CGMS Constitution and Bylaws






CGMS Membership Form 

(Download Here- You can fill out the form before you print it or email it.)



Dealer Dinner for the 2015 Show (pending)

The Dealer Dinner will be on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 5:30 at Jamil Temple Your homemade and store bought desserts, salads, vegetables, casseroles, ice, drinks, bread or appetizers will be appreciated. We don’t want to hinder your creativity by telling you what to bring.

However, if you like, you can tell me (803-356-1472 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) what you are bringing so I can tell any interested person what is already being supplied. Come meet our dealers, share a meal and get to know everyone better.