The Midwest Mineralogical and Lapidary Society of Michigan (MMLS) is an educational nonprofit organization founded in 1956 by a group of 28 people meeting at a local rock shop. The Society is affiliated with the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies. The Society is affiliated with the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical Geological Societies, and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies. Significantly, MMLS has been recognized numerous times by the Midwest and American Federations with first place (gold level) awards in the annual All American Club Awards Program.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR 2018
Katelyn Kring attending Michigan Technological University
Krystal Krygowski attending Wayne State University
Sean Hyde attending University of Michigan, Dearborn
Book Suggestions for the Kidlets
Recently on Face Book, someone requested some book ideas for kids who are interested in geology, collecting minerals and fossils. A field guide is fine, but there is so much out there that can spark the interest and give hands on experience. Working at a library has given me the experience to watch the kids explore and what excites them. Here are a few books I would recommend to our junior Rockhounds: