Thursday, August 11, 2016

July Meeting Notes

President Erica called meeting to order.

Apologies given regarding miscommunications for Sew Days at Stanton Town Hall.

Show and Tell of projects/items.

We wish to thank hostesses: Mary Jo Allison, Linda Justmann, Becky Koehler

August hostesses will be: Mary Lou Curtis, Erica Olson, Rhonda Rimarcik

Secretary notes approved (CP/LA) for May and June since June Meeting had no business meeting;

Current Treasurer’s report approved (CP/LA)

Sandy B gave update on “Twenty Years – Past, Present, Future” Quilt Show and registration forms
distributed with absolute date of 9/16 if entered project is not finished and needs to be withdrawn.

Instead of silent auction items, baskets to be raffled – sign-up sheet distributed with category choices
(value up to $50). Finish baskets by Sept 8th meeting please. Quilt Raffle tickets were distributed.
Unsold tickets must be returned to her by Sept 24th . Show times Sept 24 is 9 am to 4 pm; Sept 25 is
11 am to 3 pm with raffle drawing at 3 pm. Sign-up sheets with work assignment schedules at

upcoming meetings.

Discussion on need for greater shared commitment on the part of all members of the Guild in order to
run smoothly, maintain our membership, and grow as well as provide for the needs of our
membership. Please think about ways to improve our communications, involvement, and help
determine which aspects of the Guild may need to be discontinued and what areas need more focus
so we can improve on fulfilling the needs of the group as we re-define our priorities.
With several members leaving, continue to encourage others to join us; be there for our election of
new officers this fall and sign up for committees and projects; we need a firm commitment and
dedicated follow-through so we can move forward. Please feel free to contact Erica with anything you wish to share.

Respectfully submitted, Mary Simonds, Secretary Next meeting on August 11, at 6:30 pm

-- - When the notes/reminder for the August meeting go out, can you include a reminder for members to bring their completed Challenge projects in for voting? Projects should be brought in a brown paper bag and should includetheir magazine article/picture they used for inspiration along with an indication of their birthstone. Members can take their items home after the meeting until the show.

-- - From Windmill Piecemakers on the morning of September 10th, Darlene Zimmerman will come for a half day event which includes a trunk show. There will be an additional speaker doing a demo on thread, and also vendors. Entry fee will be $5.00 and it will take place at Baldwin High School.

-- - Sandy also sent registration form for entering quilts and raffle basket sign up list with openings for more to help.

WE WILL BE HAVING A BUSINESS MEETING AT THE AUGUST MEETING SO COME AND PARTICIPATE/SHARE/ENJOY.

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