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Oh, Yeah?? Just Mine Your Own Business! and then tell us all about it..

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  • Oh, Yeah?? Just Mine Your Own Business.Then tell us all about it. 

    Please take a look at the New Discussion entry of the same name..

    Hoping for a flurry of responses as Discussion threads to hone this event idea...(although I hope for many things...).

    A copy of the pithy Discussion entry: 

    Thinking about an Event to showcase member rock, gem, mineral, lapidary and stone-arts enterprises with emphasis on knowledge enhancing, flashy presentations by participating stone-based business owners. 

    I have noted that there are no shortage of commercial rock/gem/mineral specimen/collecting equipment/artistic and jewelry enterprises run by our NERh members. I suspect, as well, that there are many among us whose ventures are not yet ready-for-prime-time...but these future rocke-preneurs would relish sage advice and wise cracks from those who have built their rock solid businesses from dust using only personal savvy and grit. The rest of us non-business-minded types would simply enjoy the show. 

    Our NE Rockhounds want to hear your knowledge (and cease graveling in their own igneous) learn about the many facets of your art...We see you as alchemist.. turning obsession into meteor shower of filthy lucre. We want to hear the hero's you "just knew" you had rocks in your head and business in your heart. We hang on the pearls of wisdom spewing forth like lava from your entrepreneurial boca.. Tell us about your wares, artistry or services...and the hard (Moh's Scale >=8) rocky path to success that depicts you as standing defiant, your will unshaken and undeterred (e.g. Scarlett O'hara with fist raised, or Charlton Heston being God-like..any of his movies) in the face of certain bankruptcy..all for the love of gold (and other minerals)......

    Share your story and make a sale or mine a connection within our ranks.. association with fellow NE Rockhounds, that's what this meetup is all about.

    I'm thinking this is not a mini- gem and mineral show...rather more an educational experience (with seriously beautiful props) after which folks can pursue further inquiry, arrange to purchase goods, set up power-lunches, or simply bask in the glow of camaraderie. As the shoe fits.

    Send me a note about your business...You can showboat...bring specimens, collecting equipment, jewelry and art....the essence of your business; talk for a few minutes, answer some questions, we all schmooze a while...

    then we eat a little something....

    WAIT, there's MORE!

    You Go, Business Pro, before all the slots are filled. If you act in the next 10 minutes, you receive, at no charge, a personal invitation to list your business as a sponsor of New England Rockhounds ..(left sidebar on our website..if you don't see it, it's probably because we are sponsor-shy at the moment....). We put you on our Sponsor list and display your ad (and member perk ...regardless of size or even existence-of said perk) on our coveted Sponsor Sidebar.

    Please post your feedback, idea enhancements (AKA Bronx Cheers) or write me about including your business ..I have listed my home as place..but would look for a venue convenient for presenting business owners (although at last accounting, budget for renting even a small place is still $0). 

    All details flexible per the expressed Will of the Hounds.


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  • Jill Perzley C.

    Will have to reschedule this, house on market this weekend with open house either sat or sun. Either way sat event will be forfeited. More later.

    February 24, 2014

  • Andrea D.

    Sorry will be away on vacation....Have fun....(;-)

    February 23, 2014

  • Lisa

    Ok, so I've had a few gd rocks "ideas" ratteling around my brain for awhile now. Would be interesting to hear what Barbara and others have to say. If there aren't many attendies maybe we could do it the day of cabbing? Condrum for sure...also, because I don't want anyone to steal my rocks.

    January 31, 2014

  • Barbara M.

    Guess what she just said she wants to go so we are in

    1 · January 15, 2014

  • Barbara M.

    Jill, I would love to as our store (we are in the process of moving to a larger facility this week) will now have my own area for my crystals. I deal with a few wholesalers and just hooked up with a major player at Tucson. Only problem is the date. It is my daughters 18 birthday. Ill check and see if she would come but somehow I doubt it. (She did have a blast last weekend and is planning on joining the group)

    1 · January 15, 2014


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