Saturday, May 5, 2012

April/May News


Reminder – Sunday, May 6th -
 







May Meeting Reminders – May 10th, 7 pm St. Luke’s

UFO #8
Hostesses – Laurie Croone, Gay Johnson, Marie Tiegen, Nancy Maki
Raffle Basket – I neglected to write down who won – please let me know if it was you! 
Stashbusters – Kathy Kloetzke brought in the fabric – any color that matches, 10 ½ unfinished.
Caring Quilts – Please remember to bring in any blocks, quilts you were working on last month.  We have a couple of missing blocks – sorry for the blurriness of the pic…















April Meeting Notes:

Correspondance – Turning Point sent a thank you, Marie Tiegen thank you, Patsy shared Loralei’s greetings to everyone!

June picnic – Becky Koehler has graciously invited us to use her place – Thanks Becky!  6 pm, June 14th.  Attached is the google map – with directions coming from St. Luke’s as a central point.

By-laws Voting Results – Please see attached new copy of the by-laws.
Proposed Change
YES
NO
Article I: Name and Office
The name of the organization shall be the Willow River Piecemakers Quilt Guild. Willow River Piecemakers Quilt Guild is an unincorporated association and shall remain so by keeping gross revenues under $5000 annually.
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Article I: Name and Office
To ensure protection of the members, officers of the guild and for the public for which we serve; liability coverage will be secured annually. 

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Article V: Committees
2. Membership Committee – Eliminate this committee – not used.
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Article V: Committees
5.  Raffle Quilts – Responsible for organizing and making quilt for the Willow River Piecemakers quilt show.
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Article V: Committees
6. Fire Quilts – Now termed Caring Quilts.  Caring Quilts; Responsible for organizing and making quilts given to people experiencing crisis such as illness or disaster and to military personnel serving overseas or injured in military service. Also for making and presenting quilt for the first baby born in new year at Westfields Hospital in New Richmond, WI.

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Quilt Show –
Discussion was had on potentially moving location of the show from WITC to the New Richmond Community Center.  Due to no liability insurance and other concerns, it was voted to keep it at WITC.

Raffle tickets – We will be distributing the raffle tickets at the May meeting.  They will be available at the June and July meetings.  We won’t be mailing them out this year, so please make arrangements with another member to pick them up if you cannot make the May, June or July meetings.  We are looking at several of the local fests and selling raffle tickets – more details and sign-ups to come.

Program –
Nancy Maki gave a great presentation on quilting basics – how to help your accuracy – thanks Nancy!

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