PebbleCreek Quilters


PEBBLE CREEK QUILTERS
General Meeting Dec. 9, 2019

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:
Jean Fry, Cheryl Skummer, Teri Burnett, Ronda Jones, Roberta Penchina, Linda Publicover, Judy Frank, Marka Locker
COMMITTEE CHAIRS PRESENT:
Linda Rowe, Cynthia Schwartz, Patsy Wagner, Linda Rowe, Karen Rubsam, JoEllen Cruz, Liz Gray, Cynthia Schwartz, Ronda Jones
Emeritus:  Donna Aybar

CALL TO ORDER:  Jean Fry called the meeting to order at 11:20 am.
November Minutes approved as submitted.

REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND STANDING COMMITTEES:
President: Jean Fry
It’s so nice to see all of you here and see this sea of red! 
Thank you for such a great year.  You ladies are so nice to work with and it’s been fun.

Vice-President: 
Thank you to everyone or coming this year.

Secretary: 
Thank you to all!

Treasurer: 
Checking account:  $10,710.66
Long arm savings:  $8,006.81
Petty cash:  $50
Balance:  $18,767.47

Programs and Education:  Kathy Brown and Sandy Crabtree:
I couldn’t have done this job without all of the talented people that have instructed these classes!
Sandy Crabtree is looking forward to getting things started for next year for some great classes!

Community Service: Judy Frank
Thank you so much for your efforts this year!
23 quilts to Hospice of the Valley
6 quilts to Ryan’s House
7 dog beds
37 Hope Bags for New Life
38 Zippy/Strippy Bags and 2 men’s bag for New Life.
This last month 5 quilts have been sold. 
197 quilts have been donated to date.  558 total items to date have been donated.
Natalie’s house is a home for abused girls.  We need two more quilts for girls.  And she is getting 4 more girls in January.  

Long Arm: Linda Publicover
Linda’s husband has fixed the bobbin winder. 
Everything seems to be working and

Publicity:
  Lynne Hupp/Marlene Kuskie.
Marlene is finished up today.  Lynne Hupp took care of things while I was gone in the summer, so a big thank you to her! 

Sales: JoEllen Cruz: I’ve spent the year clearing out the closets.  But know we are ready for some holiday related things for the gift shop.

Challenge Quilt:  Kathleen O’Connell
Due March 1st, and will be shown the whole month.

Social: Linda Rowe
Thank you to all of you that helped make the centerpiece quilts for our tables today 


Librarian: No report.
Web Master: No report. 

Historian: 
Anything you have, send in to Ronda. Any kind of event, please remember to take pictures so that we have a record and send them to Ronda.

Display Window:
Cynthia Schwartz:  Thank you to everyone that contributed to our windows.

SPECIAL COMMITTEES
Veteran’s Appreciation Quilts: Cynthia Schwartz
Mike Swanigan, our speaker, sent a note.
We have already filled up for 20 people this next year.  We are starting to take reservations for 2021.  We will put out some guidelines for the quilt. 

Documentation:
Donna is going to continue doing documentation.  It has slowed down some and she will let us know about dates. 

Opportunity Quilt:
Linda Publicover and Roberta Penchina will be quilting the next quilt for 2020.  Thank you to them.  The quilt top was pieced by Sue Godwin.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS 
None reported.

NEW BUSINESS
UFO Group to start.  Tori and

If a member wishes to join The PebbleCreek Quilters 'chat' group, they need to contact me, Cathy Howell at howellcd@msn.com expressing this wish. I can then go into that system, issue an invitation and send instructions on how to use it. 

Wendy Gilbert:  Perryville Prison sales have been a great success.  We raised $4922.00 That will probably graduate 40+ women.  So thank you so much!

Pickleball tournament is giving the gallery a table for selling valentine things from quilters.  

Next board meeting will be Jan. 6, 2020 from 9-11.
General Meeting is Jan. 13,2020.

Kathy Howell:  Yahoo group is transferred to an IO group.

The quilt show for March:  Co-chairs: Barb Maurer/Ronda Jones
Theme:  Pebble Creeks’ Art of Quilting
March 20 (Clean up and take in) 21 (Set up) 22 (Show) 10-4 pm
People can bring 1-3 quilts.  From last two years, or something not shown from last show.
All sizes and accessories accepted.
Committee:
Jean Fry
Marka Locker – Is helping and learning the process for the show.
Kathleen O’Connell – Challenge Quilts
Linda Shaver and Liz Gray – Art Quilts
Chris Booth and Mary Sheldon – Vintage, Applique, Hand-pieced, Hand quilted
Nancy Hoth - Traditional
Marlene Kuskie - Modern
Karen Bogadi – Would like the rug hookers do a demonstration.
Linda Rowe – Publicity
January meeting:  Hand out entries.
February meeting:  Entries due in.  Check to make sure that we have enough for each room.  Job sheets will be ready.
March meeting:  Sign up check.  Drying racks or quilt frames request. 
(Tickets will be for sale for the opportunity quilt at the show.) 

Thank you to Pam Branfur and Sue Waples and everyone else that helped hang the Christmas Quilts in the hallway. 

Last sewing day for the Eagle Mountain School is in Jan. 15. 9:30-finish. 

2020 Board Proposed:
President:  Ronda Jones
VP – Marka Locker
Treasurer:  Cheryl Skummer
Secretary:  Carol Moonan
Community Service:  Patsy Wagner/Mary Hill Co–Chairman
Education:  Sandy Crabtree & Carole Schumacher
Publicity: Linda Rowe
Long Arm:  Roberta Penchina – Chairman, Linda Publicover, Irene Lukes, Erma Taylor 

Standing Committees:
Social:  Chris Booth
Sales:  JoEllen Cruze
Window:  Maura Weddle, Nancy Muramoto & Dona Thompson
Librarian:
Historian/Website:  Ronda Jones
Emeritus:  Jean Fry 

Chris Booth motioned to accept the slate of officers as listed.  Teri Burnett seconded.  Approved by the membership. 

2020 President:  Ronda Jones
Need helpers for the library  

Marka Locker presents Jean Fry with a gift of appreciation for her work this year. 

Sue Whaples:  3rd Friday of month in sewing room. 

ADJOURNMENT:
Lynne Hupp moved to adjourn.  Chris Booth seconded the motion.  
All in favor.
Ronda adjourned the meeting at 1:25 pm.

Respectfully Submitted
Teri Burnett, Secretary