PebbleCreek Quilters


May 1, 2017 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Chris Booth, Iris Weise, Helen Phillips, JoEllen Cruze, Karen Bogadi, Judy Frank, Linda Shaver, Pam Murphy, Linda Publicover, Pam Branfuhr, Mary Sheldon, and Liz Gray.
Also present:  Webmaster Ronda Jones

Chris Booth called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.  The April 3, 2017, Board minutes stand approved as posted. 


President:  No report.
Vice President:  No report.
Secretary:  No report. 

Treasurer:  JoEllen Cruze stated we have $13,378.25 in the treasury, and $4,900 in the long arm fund. 

Programs/Education:  Linda Shaver reported in April we had the Mom and Me Apron class by Donna Aybar, the folded wreath class by Jean Fry, and the curved log cabin skill builder’s class by Chris Booth.  

  • The Farmer’s Wife group continues to meet on Thursday and Sunday afternoons and the Modern Quilt group meets on the first Friday afternoon of each month.
  • The next meeting of the Pinheads (Karen Bogadi) will be on Thursday, May 11 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

  • There will be a skill builder’s workshop (Linda Shaver and Pam Murphy) on May 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

  • A Christmas workshop will be held on June 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

  • Later in the summer there will be workshops on Monday evenings but the dates have not been set.  Sue Godwin has also offered to teach a couple of long arm free motion classes over the summer. 

Community Service:  Judy Frank reported 3 quilts were given to Southwest Advocacy Group that they plan to hang on the walls to decorate their interview room.  They also chose 3 additional quilt tops that will be given to them as soon as they have been quilted.  These additional quilts will also be used to decorate their interview room.

  • The May community service project has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. 

  • Plans are being made for a workshop in August to make gifts to be sold in the gallery. 

Long Arm:  No report.
Publicity:  No report.
Sales:  No report.
Social:  Mary Sheldon reported the next social will be held in August.
Librarian:  No report.
Historian:  No report. 

Webmaster:  Ronda Jones reported those members with .aol emails have been experiencing problems receiving emails from the club.  After doing some research, it was discovered that the problem was with AOL, but to alleviate the issue, members with .aol emails need to add to their contacts so that emails from Ronda are not treated as spam.  Ronda will contact those members to alert them of the issue and remedy. 

Display Window:  The aprons in the display window will be removed and Liz Gray will be putting a new display in the window for the month of May. 


Challenge Quilt: No report.
Documentation:  The May documentation was cancelled as Donna Wisnoski is out of town.
Opportunity Quilt:  Kathleen O’Connell is looking into selling tickets at Arizona Quilts and Sun Valley Quilts. 


Dog Beds.  The Phoenix Humane Society has been contacted and we will be delivering dog beds to them. 


  • Chris Booth reported Mary Coombs has resigned from the Long arm Committee due to personal reasons.  Joanne Kraatz will step in this summer while Linda Publicover is out of town.

  • Additional backing material will be purchased for use on charity quilts. 

Linda Shaver motioned that we have no Board meetings in July and August, with the understanding that the President could call a special Board meeting during those months if needed; but we will have membership meetings in July and August.  Pam Murphy seconded the motion and it carried. 

There will be a general membership meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 8.  The next Board meeting will be at 9:00 a.m. on June 5. 

Karen Bogadi motioned the meeting be adjourned, and Iris Weiss seconded.  Chris Booth adjourned the Board meeting at 9:20 a.m. 

Respectfully submitted by
Helen Phillips