Dee Holland joined a distinguished
group of CFMS achievers this year with the announcement of his being selected as
the Golden Bear Honoree for 2012. The presentation was made at the Awards
Banquet in Riverside in July.
Dee is well known for his distinguished service to the Northwest Federation as
well as to the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
Since becoming a part of our federation he has devoted his time to promoting
competitive exhibiting at the CFMS show.
He was instrumental in beginning a tradition of assisting clubs who want to know
about the ways to improve their exhibits, by going to their shows and offering
critiques and ideas on how interested individuals can improve. He also takes an
active interest in land use policies which affect collecting activities on the
Congratulations, Dee. This is a well-deserved honor and your fellow Golden Bears
welcome you to our midst.
- Pat LaRue, on behalf of the Golden Bear Committee