March 13, 2017
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chris Booth, Iris Weise, Helen Phillips, JoEllen Cruze, Donna Aybar, Linda Publicover, Pam Branfuhr, Mary Sheldon, Shirley Cushing, and Liz Gray.
Also present: Webmaster Ronda Jones, and Nancy Treece, Emeritus
Chris Booth called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. The February 13, 2017 general meeting minutes stand as posted.
REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND STANDING COMMITTEES:
President: Chris Booth welcomed guests and new members. Before and after the meeting there were fabrics and quilting items on sale that were purchased from Joe Wolf.
Vice President: Iris Weise reported the Spring luncheon will be held on April 17. The menu selections include a Southwest Chicken Wrap or a Greek Salad with Chicken. The cost will be $15 per person. Wendy Gilbert is scheduled to be the speaker. Members are asked to bring any log cabin quilt they have to display.
Secretary: No report.
Treasurer: JoEllen Cruze reported there is $14,555 in the treasury.
Programs/Education: The committee members were not present but they had provided Chris Booth with a list of the upcoming activities in March. Chris read their report and mentioned the members should watch the website for those activities.
Community Service: Donna Aybar reported we sold 4 charity quilts in February and those funds will be used to purchase batting for charity quilts. Donations of 23 quilts were given to various charities. Priscilla Naworski donated 5 quilts to Catholic Charities, and 25 baby blankets were donated to Abrazo. There were 13 members at the February 18 workshop and 71 bags were serged. There are still several serged bags on the cabinet shelf that need handles sewn on.
Upcoming community service dates include March 18 (Barbara Van Trump), April 11 (Wendy Gilbert), and May 20 (Diane Lawrence).
Long Arm: Linda Publicover reported there are now instructions in the long arm handbook for using pantographs.
Publicity: No report.
Social: No report.
Librarian: Shirley Cushing reported there are new additions in the library.
Sales: No report.
AQS Donation Quilt: Chris Booth displayed the quilt to be donated to the AQS and thanked Joanne Kraatz and Jean Fry for their work on the quilt. The AQS donation quilt will be for an auction at their show this month. Also, thank you, Cathy Howell, for delivering it.
Sun City Grand has invited us to attend a presentation by Jan Sears on dating fabric to be held on March 22 at 9:00 a.m.
The next General Business meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. on April 17 at the Spring Luncheon.
Liz Gray motioned the meeting be adjourned and Iris Weise seconded the motion. Members approved.
By Helen Phillips