Monday, December 7, 2015

November Notes - December Potluck!

Lots of good attachments in our email this month from Mary - make sure you got your email - Contact list, Committee List, Hostess List -

November 12, 2015 Meeting Notes

Show & Tell and Round Tuits were shared.

President Erica called the meeting to order after our refreshments were served.
We wish to thank hostesses: Mary Pagel, Hope Dietrich & Erica Olson
December hostesses will be:   JoDee Johnston, Eileen Van Dyk,  Mary Gosse
December 10th meeting is pot luck (6:00 pm)     Guests were introduced.

Secretary’s minutes for October approved (JP/LJ).   Treasurer’s report for October approved. Budget Committee had met and conducted the Audit finding all  records in order.  Motion by JK/PL to accept the Audit report for 2015.  Correspondence was read.
 
We had Sew Days Oct. 16 & 17 and had a nice turnout.  There are 8 fabric totes that need to be stored somewhere.  We are seeking a volunteer. Let Erica know.  Mindy suggested service project of taking designated box of fabrics, make 7 ½ inch squares using strip pattern and donate a few of your own fabric for the next user as well as turning in your finished squares for next Caring Quilt sew day.  A member picked up traveling box and will bring it back next month so it can move on. 

President Erica reported on the opinion cards distributed/received at the September meeting.  Some issues raised forwarded to Program Committee.  Suggestions to full Guild were presented:  - please demonstrate a more positive attitude during meetings and respect other members when they speak by eliminating side chatter and being open to hear them out with new ideas. We are here to encourage one another and have fun while we learn new things together. 
  
Retreat information from Oak Forest Center: January 7-10, 2016 with 5 rooms reserved. Cost is $137.50 for the 3 nights lodging and 7 meals. Ten people signed up and we need a minimum of 24 under terms of contract.  For Fri. thru Sun. with 2 nights and 5 meals $95.00.  Please make check out to Oak Forest Center by/at Dec. meeting or by arrangement with our Treasurer Bridget. 
           April Retreat will be 8th-10th with three rooms and 5 meals at $95 @.

Help them keep warm this Christmas – motion MT/LA carried to have each member bring in item of their choice to donate to residents of the Lowry Hotel.   Suggested items:  pillows, pillowcases, blankets, fleece throws for the kids, infant items, maybe a few fleece scarfs, use your imagination as there are people of all ages there and any gifts will be appreciated.     Thanks.

COMMITTEES ARE TO MEET SOON & SUBMIT BUDGET INFORMATION TO OUR TREASURER BY DECEMBER MEETING AND SUPPLY NAME OF CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMITTEE. 

Caring Quilt Committee members requested to meet at 5:30 pm prior to potluck Dec 10th.       

Meeting adjourned (CP/LJ)


Respectfully submitted, Mary Simonds, Secretary