January Minutes

Basin Piecemacker’s Quilt Guild Business Meeting  Jan. 26, 2011

Guests:  We had many guests this month!  Sally, Kathy, Betsy (a new member), Carolyn, Rose and Rickie.

Minutes:  Read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report: Checking account $2,649.31. Savings $1,103.81.

Day Meeting: At Barb’s.  There were 10 present.  Next meeting to be held at Betty L’s.  2nd Tues. of the month.

Night Meeting:  No meeting.

Committee Reports:

Programs:  No report.

Brown Bag:  Keep exchanging.

Hospitality:  Maxine passed away recently.

Little Brown Bag:  Keep exchanging.  Virginia has a list if you need it.

Quilts of Valor:  Gloria started a photo album of finished quilts.  New sizes are to be done as 55″ X 65″ up to 72″ X 90″.  Ours will go to a VA hospital in California and are very much appreciated.  Gloria told us that we have a choice of where we want our quilts to go.  We could have them go to Washington State, National in California, or to individuals in the Moses Lake area.  There was a discussion, but no vote.  Gloria will keep us informed.

Challenge:  No report.

Felted Women: No report.

Quilt Show:  Preparations are starting.  It will be June 24-25.

Blog: Be sure to check the blog for pre-meeting meal places and refreshments.  Pre-meeting meals are at 5:30 We have had 14,834 hits on the blog as of Jan 22.

Old Business:

Christmas Party:  Thank you to the women who hosted the party and especially to those who helped: Judith, Lauren, Penny, Wilma, Marilyne, Shawlene, Lynda, and Leslie.

Raffle Tickets:  A total of $282 has been raised so far.

New Business:

Dues: Due ASAP

Retreat Dates: April 12-17 and Oct. 11-16 2011.  Lynda made reservations for April 9-14 and Oct. 8-13 2013. 

Quilt Show:  Candy and Judith volunteered to be on the decoration committee but we need a chairwoman.  Please be thinking of ideas and contact Barb if you would like to help or be chairwoman.

Program:  Virginia showed new items from The Fabric Patch.  She then had a drawing for some of the items.  Thanks Virginia.

Day Meeting:  2nd Tuesday, various houses

Night Meeting: 2nt Thursday, 7 pm Immanuel Lutheran

Business Meeting: 4th Tuesday, 7pm Immanuel Lutheran

Dates to Remember:  Retreat: April 12-17

                                             Quilt Show: June 24-25

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