SSESC Holds 40th Annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show

Daniel Bolm

Daniel Bolm, club member, demonstrates cleaning a fossil with his mini blaster. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The South Suburban Earth Science Club held their 40th Annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show on the weekend of October 17th and 18that Prairie State College. The large gymnasium was filled with ones selling their handmade jewelry and fossils, which included dinosaur eggs and bones, plus marine life. Gems and minerals were on view and for sale.

Cub and Boy Scouts earned their geology badges and learned the basic skills of cleaning fossils. Educational programs were presented by Emily Cook, from the ecology organization ME4E, and NASA Ambassador, Joel Knapper.

For more information about the club and meeting times call Peggy at 708-822-0361.