December 5, 2016
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Linda Labenz, Chris Booth, Barb Van Trump,Iris Weise, Millissa Masters, Linda Shaver, Linda Publicover and Jean Fry.
Also present: Webmaster-Ronda Jones and Documentation chair-Donna Wisnoski.
Linda called the meeting to order at 9:05 am. Chris Booth moved the minutes of the December 5, 2016, Board Meeting be accepted; Iris Weise seconded; accepted by the members present.
Reports of Officers and Standing Committees:
President: New members are Irene Lucas, Cheryl Skummer, Carole Schumacher, JoAnne Clements, Sue Hills, Kathleen Tyrfter, Karen Ludwig, Diane Dill, Cindy Wiest, Kathy Perkins, Helen Groves and Arlene Simpson.
Vice President: December meeting/luncheon will be on the 12th at the ballroom. Doors open at 11:00, lunch will be served at noon. There are currently 87 reserved.
Secretary: A sympathy card was sent to Donna Wisnoski.
Treasurer: There is $12,626.76 in the treasury.
A receipt was received for a new iron. Also bills for the November/Jackie Kunkel meeting were presented.
Programs: The Jackie Kunkel trunk show was a great success with the group nearing 175 people.
Quilting 101 will start on January 5 and runs 6 weeks, the class is full with a waiting list.
The star class is scheduled for December 13th, from 9-1pm.
Community Service: There were fourteen quilts delivered in November.
New Life center received 36 zippy stripy bags.
Batting so far this year has a cost $932.90.
Long arm: Mike Publicover made some repairs to the machine.
Opportunity Quilt, 2016: Sales during the Creative Arts festival reached $530. During the November/Jackie Kunkel $179 was sold and five dollars at Ritter Ranch.
Documentation Project: The next meeting will be on January 13 at 12:30-4 pm. Following dates will be February 10, March 10, April 14 and May 12.
Social: Donna Ayber has planned a get-together at Tree of Oil January 11, please contact her for more details.
Unfinished Business: The quilt "Gravity" is still being worked on for the Crisis Pregnancy Center.
Barb Van Trump has collected a list of 15 veteran names that would like quilts.
We will need to schedule a sew day for Red/White/Blue quilts.
Opportunity Quilt 2017 is finished and will be reveiled at the January meeting.
New Business: It was addressed that we reimburse Mike Publicover for his time for repairs on the long arm. A motion was made by Ronda Jones, seconded by Millissa Masters to to do this as a one time event. Voted on and passed by members present. A gift card to Dunkin' Donuts will be given for $50.
December General Business/Luncheon will be on the 12 in the Tuscany Ballroom.
Next Board meeting will be on January 3rd at 9am.
Meeting adjourned at 10:11 am.
By Barbara Van Trump