Thursday, August 30, 2018

August Notes

The meeting was called to order by President Eileen Van Dyk.  Linda Justmann moved to accept the Secretary’s report as written and seconded by Patsy Larson.  The Treasurer’s report was read.  Linda Justmann moved to access the Treasurer Report, Lynn Rude seconded the motion.  A couple of thank you cards were read to the group for caring quilts given out this last month. 2 quilts were tied before the meeting this evening and another 1 was tied after the meeting.  Thank you to all the ladies who helped make this happen.
Committee Reports:
Retreat – half down payment required tonight for the January retreat in Frederic.  Jan 10-13, 2019.  There are multiple options for the retreat this year.  The weekend dates and also weekday dates with the option to add more dates to the weekend if you choose.  There is a large print out for the details of breakdown of the cost for each option.  The remaining balance will be due in October. 

Sunshine – Barb Rogers and Betty Schmit purchased a gift for an upcoming event in Sept.  A card was passed around for everyone’s signature.

Quilt Show – Many flyers and book marks were handed out personally by a few members.  Thank you to all who helped with this much needed advertising of the show.  Signup sheets were available to sign up for all the volunteering that is needed.  This will help the quilt show committee to figure out where we are at.  There will be a raffle of for the show.   baskets for a community charity.  Another sign up for the baskets was available as well.  Please include an itemized list of the items in your basket if possible.   WITC will be available at 1 pm for set up on Friday, Sept. 21st.  The class being offered at the show has a time change to 2 – 4 pm.  There are flyers for this and a signup sheet that is required ahead of time.  There is $10.00 fee for the class for the take home project to be done in the class.  The deadline for the class sign up is Sept 14th, due to having the kits available.  There will be a $5.00 fee for people to attend the class without doing the kits.  Signs will need to be made for this as well. 

Please be thinking of volunteering at one of our upcoming guild meeting with something you would like to demonstrate to the group.  It can be a big project or just a simple trick for everyone to learn from.  Thank you for your consideration.
Show and Tell was enjoyed by all.  Such talent we have in our group!

Thank you to Tracy for helping me with hostessing at the meeting. 

Next month’s meeting will be Sept 13th, 2018.  The meeting at 6:30 and tying quilts before the meeting starting at 4 pm if you are available.  Some of the members suggested we tie again next month before the meeting.  Thank you for that. 
September hostesses are Cindy Peer, Mindy Newman, and Judy Brust

JoDee Johnston
Willow River Piecemaker’s Secretary

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