May 11th Next Alumni Meeting - NEW LOCATION!!!

Meeting will be on May 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Rocking Horse Ridge Estates II Club House
The entrance is just off Newport Blvd on King’s Ridge Road. You will need to tell the guard at the gate that you are there for the SCCGAA alumni meeting and you will be directed to the clubhouse. It is only 1.4 miles away from SCC.

Meeting Agenda

  • Discussion and Planning for June 9th Annual Alumni Fundraising Dinner
  • Nominating Committee's presentation of candidates for the Board of Directors
  • Discussion of how to handle donations to SCCGAA in future

June 9th: Annual Alumni Fundraising Dinner

We will be returning to the Old World Restaurant in Huntington Beach. Cost will be $50 per person, tickets may be purchased by contacting our Treasurer directly, or via the secure PayPal Button below.

We are seeking donations, please email Lothar Vallot for more information.


Upcoming Community Outreach Events

Volunteers are needed for the following Community Outreach events. Please contact John Eyre if you are interested.

March 23: Santiago Canyon College Science Night

Open 6 - 8:30 pm, volunteers needed before, during, and after event.

April 13th - 15th: Imaginology at the OC Fairgrounds

Volunteers needed between 9 am and 3pm on Friday, and 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

May 5th - 6th: Searchers Gem & Mineral Show

Volunteers needed between 10 am and 5 pm on Saturday, and 10 am and 4:30 pm on Sunday.

May 18th - 20th: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show

Volunteers needed between 10 am and 6 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10 am and 5 pm on Sunday

August, dates TBA: Orange County Fair

Volunteers needed between 10 am and 9pm

TBD: CSU Fullerton Archeology Department/OC Parks

details to come

November 3rd - 4th: American Opal Society Gem & Opal Show

Volunteers needed 10 am to 6pm on both days

November 16th - 17th: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show

Volunteers needed 10am to 6 pm each day.


2018 Events

February 23, 2018: Alumni Meeting

Planning for annual fundraising dinner, announcement of Strong Workforce Program and Vital Link Program.


2017 Events

November 4-5, 2017: American Opal Society Show

Alumni Meeting: November 3, 2017

Guest Speaker on Egyptian Jewelry

Alumni Meeting: September 29, 2017

Orange County Fair: August 5-6, 2017

Annual Alumni Dinner & Silent Auction: June 11, 2017

Our largest silent auction ever! Held at the Old World Restaurant in Huntington Beach.

West Coast Gem & Mineral Show: May 19-21, 2017

Searchers Gem & Mineral Show: May 6-8, 2017

"Imaginology" at the OC Fairgrounds: April 21-23, 2017

Santiago Canyon College Community Science Night: March 24, 2017

Alumni Meeting: March 3, 2017

Guest Speaker Walt Lombardo, of Nevada Mineral & Books Co., discussed the gems of Dr. Joel E. Arem, author of "The Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones".