Due to the increase spread of the Covid-19. The governor again has put us in the purple tier and shut down everything, so we have to cancel  our meeting for Tuesday November 17th till further notice.

On a good a note the outing to the desert is still a go Saturday November 21 till the following weekend. We would like to know if you are planning on coming out to celebrate Thanksgiving, we are planning on having a potluck.. Please contact us for any further information. 

Remember: AMRA Dinner scheduled for December 12 has been canceled.

Well, its November and it's time to do our annual Thanksgiving Day run to the desert . Please come join us and learn how to do some desert mining. We are planning on having a potluck dinner on Thanksgiving Day so we would like to have a head count to figure what we all need to bring by the 17th of November. Bob and I are planning on going down on the 21st of November as well as a few others and will be staying till the following weekend . We are meeting up at the rest area just outside of Tulare no later than 9am.

Andy Brooks will be going down on Sunday the 22nd and will be at the Tulare rest area at 11am, if you would like to follow him down contact him by email: andyb@sti.net or by phone (559) 683-3569. 

Please feel free to contact Bob and Angie at 559-707-8507; cell phones do work down there in the desert. 

American Mining Rights Assoc (AMRA) will be having their Annual Fundraising Dinner Saturday December 12, in Sonora, Ca at the Fair Grounds, there will be lots of raffle prizes. A few of us are planning on going, so come on and join us. For more information go to the AMRA website, hurry get your tickets, if you get them by the 11th of November you will get an extra 20 tickets for the raffle, they usually have great prizes. 

The road to the Presidential Chair is back open.




Take 180 East towards Sanger, turn left onto Oliver Ave cross over the new 180, turn right onto Rio Vista. The church will be on the right. This meeting we will be celebrating 15 years. So come and join us.

If you have information you would like to pass on to the club, please give us a call at 559-707-8507. If no one answers please leave a message. We will get back to you.

Thank You 
Angie Paul, CVP Secretary


Central Valley Prospectors is an Official Chapter of GPAA. You do not need to be a member of GPAA to join CVP and we charge no dues. We are a non-profit (501-c-3) small mining and prospecting club. CVP is dedicated to providing education and increased public awareness of prospecting and mining, as well as lots of fun. We own our own claims and provide outside programs for various groups. We welcome all ages, including families with children.

Please note some of our menu items are no longer active. We will be doing our best to get these working as soon as possible.

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Board Meetings:

Yosemite Falls on Ashlan and 99

Time:  6:00 PM

When:  Every SECOND Wednesday


Worship Center Church 

16357 Trimmer Spring Rd 

Sanger, CA 93657.

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TIME: 6:30 PM
WHEN: Every THIRD Tuesday (Cancelled until Shelter In Place has been lifted --See notice above

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  • Be punctual you’ve had a month to plan
  • Be participative and not a stump on a log
  • Be respectful … nobody is getting paid
  • No side conversations … hearing is tough already
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