Monday, March 30, 2015

March Meeting Notes

March 12th meeting was moved to New Richmond Centre due to funeral at the church so
no food hosted.
April hostesses will be: Mary Jo Allison, Meg Byram, & Jean Krumm

President Erica Olson opened the meeting.
Show & Tell and Round Tuits were shared.    New members and any guests were welcomed.
A welcome given to Mary Lou Curtis

Secretary meeting minutes had been distributed.
Treasurer's report was reviewed.

2015 Quilt Retreats:     Kelly S. gave update on retreat.  Spring dates are April 10th thru 12th
Fri noon - Sun afternoon at $95.  Checks needed to be in to Kelly S. by this March meeting. 

The Round Tuit program continues. Update your list of unfinished projects and keep track as you complete them.  Round Tuit items were shared and prize awarded to JoDee J.

Heidi Headlee shared about a 4-H project (5-8th grade girls) to make dog booties.  If any guild members have large scraps of fleece, suede or strip Velcro – could you please bring it in for this project. Thanks. Finished booties to be sold to raise funds for NR Area Dog Park.

Jean Potter introduced Pat Speck, “Nickel Quilt Lady,” our speaker at this meeting.  This was be a trunk show with uses for 5” squares.  Books and patterns were available following the meeting.  A wide variety of beautiful yet relatively easy to make quilts were viewed.

Betty spoke on need to finish more caring quilts.   Bring your own lunch and drinks on Friday and/or Saturday,  March 20th - 21st set up at Stanton Town Hall as work days opening at 9:00 am to 3 pm. Bring your machines and help on this project whenever you can. There will be three big quilts to tie also if you prefer tying.  Your help will be appreciated. 

In lieu of basket as a fund-raiser, we brought in items for the Food Shelf.  First collection was March but extended to April meeting due to location change for this meeting

Motion to adjourn.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary Simonds, Secretary

April meeting at 6:30 pm on April 9th.     

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