First Class Miners, Inc.


Upcoming Events

                          February 18-21, 2022. (Fri - Mon)

PRESIDENT’S DAY WEEKEND CAMPOUT AT THE HUMBUG CLAIMS:       February 18-21, 2022. (Fri-Mon) campout at the Humbug claim! This replaces the Middle Camp claim campout.  Great family campout! Spend the weekend or longer on our Humbug claim in the Dale Mining District or just come for the day to drywash and metal detect. Great opportunity to get familiar with the claim and venture out to our other claim in this area, the Lucky Nugget. Old mining areas galore to explore in surrounding hills and great fun camping. Four-wheel drive highly recommended for access to the area. Be sure to bring something for Saturday night's potluck.

March 13, 2022.(Sun) GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: 1PM.  At Jim Wharff’s house in 29 Palms. Directions and map will be in the newsletter. Also once again, Nominations for Vice President & Secretary will be accepted at this General Membership meeting. Elections will take place at the May meeting and the new officers will take over on July 1st, 2022.  If you or someone you know would like to become part of the FCM Board of Directors, be sure to nominate them!  Please let me know if you’re interested in Volunteering for one of the two positions. FCM to furnish hamburgers/hot dogs. Remember your chair, drinks, and potluck item.


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