PebbleCreek Quilters

General Meeting June 10, 2019

Jean Fry, Teri Burnett, JoEllen Cruze, Cheryl Skummer, Kathy Brown, Marlene Kuskie, Marka Locker, Ronda Jones, Lynn Hupp, Roberta Penchina, Judy Frank

Roberta Penchina, Judy Frank, Patsy Wagner, Linda Rowe, Karen Rubsam, JoEllen Cruz, Liz Gray, Cynthia Schwartz, Ronda Jones 

Lynne Hupp, Donna Aybar, 

Also present Donna Aybar, Emeritus

CALL TO ORDER:  Jean Fry called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

President: Jean Fry
Long arm from 9-12 is okay on Monday mornings other than the first Monday of the month.  Rug Hookers will be using the room on Mondays all day, with the exception of the first Monday of the month, which is the board meeting date.

Vice-President: Marka Locker 
The Mulqueen discount expires at the end of July.  When I receive the new cards, she will distribute them.

Secretary:  Teri Burnett
See the info on the logo contest that was sent out.
Logo Committee:  Teri Burnett, Lynne Hupp, Ronda Jones and Karen Rubsam

Treasurer:  Cheryl Skummer:

Checking:  $6,787.89.65
Long arm Savings:  $7405.29, Long arm committee went over the budget, by $41.11.  This is due to the work that was done on the machine and no service for a two year period leading up to this time.
Petty Cash:  $50.00
Balance:  $14,242.63
Carole Schumacher’s donation from Robson’s will be designated for New Hope for New Life.

Programs and Education: Kathy Brown
Kathy bought several die cuts and an idea book for the GO! Fabric cutter machine.  Everything is in the cupboard for use.  Info is in the red binder next to the machine.
Quilting 101 - Carole Schumacher will teach it.  First class probably in August.
Accu-Cut Class – probably in the fall.

Community Service: Judy Frank
6 dog beds have been taken.  I asked Jim if there was someone that would pick up scraps from his group.  He said that he didn’t think that there was anyone that would be interested, but he would take it to the board.  Class sew days we will have a bag here to fill.
17 children’s quilts to SW Family Advocacy, 14 quilts to hospice.  Karen Rubsam donated 26-27 Barbie Dolls and they were given to two charities.
Judy Frank will make some delivery of donations today. 

Opportunity Quilt:
“Opportunity” is the word to get a chance to win a quilt. 

Long Arm: Roberta Penchina
New leaders have been put on the machine.  We now have 5 sets of zip on ones.

Publicity: Marlene Kuskie/Lynn Hupp:
Articles are being contributed.
Cynthia is going to start helping working on the charity info.

Sales: Jo Ellen Cruze

$28 in sales.

Social: Linda Rowe, Karen Rubsam:
Welcome back in October.

Librarian: No report

Anything you have, send in to Ronda

Display Window: Cynthia Schwartz:
We also have the main window for the month of June.  We are highlighting charities to show the impact made by quilters for Hospice of the Valley, which was the first in the valley and one of the 1st in the US. 


Veteran’s Appreciation Quilts:
Cynthia Scwartz: 
Patty at the Activity Center will set up the ticket process. 
Vote:  20 people already identified for receiving quilts.
Ronda will start the process for documentation of these quilts.

Documentation: No report
Challenge quilt:  No report.


Donna Aybar – New Hope for New Life – we are moving this to fall for working on the start-up, possibly September.  Mary Sabatello is the contact person.
Last year, the gallery budgeted for 2 new sewing machines, Janome top of the line for light weight machines.  2 old machines will be donated to New Life for New Hope.
Oct. 26, reserving the long arm for the Friends of Perryville GED program sewing day. 
Donna Aybar is in charge of the fiber arts room for the Holiday Fest Fine Arts day.  We will have a booth for the Opportunity Quilt and Friends of Perryville. 
Sue Whaples will take over The Featherweight group.  Her husband will be giving a tip of the day for the group meetings! 

Next board meeting will be July 1.
General Meeting is July 8 in the Fiber Arts Room.

Pam Branfuhr moved to adjourn
Sue Whaples seconded the motion.

Jean Fry adjourned the meeting at 8:30 pm.

Respectfully Submitted
Teri Burnett, Secretary