PebbleCreek Quilters

General Meeting October 14, 2019

Jean Fry, Cheryl Skummer, Teri Burnett, Ronda Jones, Lynne Hupp,, Judy Frank, Kathy Brown, Marka Locker, Ronda Jones, Lynn Hupp, Judy Frank 

Linda Rowe, Cynthia Schwartz, Judy Frank, Karen Rubsam, Lynne Hupp, Irene Lukes, 

ALSO PRESENT: Donna Aybar, Emeritus

CALL TO ORDER:  Jean Fry called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.

The September 2019 meeting minutes stand approved as posted. 

President: Jean Fry

New member:
Dee McFarland, Robin White, Ann Waggstaff, Donna Iverson, Debbie Bouquet, Debbie Johnson
Board at the meeting for Oct., made a motion to change one of the by-laws as follows: 

Pamala Scandoor:  An update on the Dresses For the Heart charity.  Operation Shoebox at the Pebblecreek Christian Church.  Packing party is the 20th, (from 12-5), and 21st,  (from 10-2) of November at Edna’s house.  To date, we have 323 dresses.  We really appreciate all of your support in making these dresses.  Cabinet #22, has the kits that you can use to make dresses.  We are hoping that this could be an ongoing project. 

Tori Benz-Hillstrom won 1st place and then best of show at the state fair!  Way to go Tori! 

Pam Branfuer:  Thank you for your quilts to hang in the hallway of the creative arts center.  The next quilts will be Christmas quilts.  We need them by Dec. 4.
Pam:  Eagle Mountain Work Day, probably the 15th of Jan.  Several of us are going over to see the school this week.  

Road to California in January.  Contact Jean Fry if interested or see notice sent out by Ronda to members. 

Carole Winston will be returning this winter.  She would love to hear from everyone! 

Quilt show in 2020:
No report. 

New Hope for New Life Center: 
No report. 

Show and Tell List – make sure to sign up at the first of the meeting.
Holiday Lunch is Dec. 9th.  11:30 in the Chianti Room.  Non-perishable food donations for the food bank.

Jackie Cameron’s design was chosen as our logo design for this contest.  Congratulations, Jackie!  And thank you to other members for their contributions!

Treasurer:  Report on website.

Programs and Education: 
Tues, Nov. 5th - 4 patch Posie Class by Diane Johnson
T-shirt quilt class in December.
Quilting 101 – Carole Schumacher – Everyone will be completing a quilt.  This starts in Jan., and runs for 6 classes.  Each student will have a mentor. 

Community Service: Judy Frank
Zippy- strippy bags – These go to New Life Center.
Deliveries:  15 quilts to Hospice of the Valley and 3 to Ryan’s house, which brings our total to 129.  394 items donated so far this year.
Tumbler block quilt - Linda Labenz and Jean Fry are organizing a charity sew day with this block. Nov. 12th.  

Opportunity Quilt:
“Opportunity” is the word to get a chance to win a quilt. 
Chris Booth:  Sale dates for tickets (Sign up to volunteer to man the sales table for the following dates):  I have just ordered our third bunch of tickets.  Sat Nov. 9th from 12-3 is the only slot needed to fill to help with sale of tickets. 
Sun Valley Quilts, Friday Nov 8 and 9
35th Ave, Nov. 15th and 16th
Dec. 7th, Holiday Festival

Long Arm: Irene Lukes
 We organized the pantographs.  It’s all in the book.  

Publicity:  Marlene Kuskie/ Lynne Hupp
Marlene is doing an article on the zippy strippy bags and pictures from the social to Marlene Kuskie.

Sales: No report.

Social: Linda Rowe
Welcome back in October 16th, at the Oasis Pavilion.  Potluck.  Committee will provide drinks and paper products.  4-7.

Web Master/Historian:
Send pictures to Ronda Jones if you are giving quilts away while you are home for the summer.

Display Window: 
November is brag window month.  

Veteran’s Appreciation Quilts:
Program is the 10th in the theatre.  Melissa is the MC.
Mike Schwinn is the speaker.
The quilts will be given out at the luncheon.  $25 is the cost of the luncheon.

Ambassador:  Linda Labenz,  Ambassador tours are starting in again. This is for new or existing members that would like to know more about how the club is organized and how to get involved. 

Documentation:  Donna Wisnoski -Jan, Feb, March next year, on second Friday of the month.  This is a national program, documenting unique and different quilts. 

Challenge quilt:
Kathleen O’Connell – Instructions are on the web site.  March 1st is the due date. 


Cathy Howell – I want to thank everyone that has generously donated items for the Perryville GED program.  Charity sew for the Perryville GED program, Oct. 26th for the whole day.  We have graduated 19 girls from high school. Actual sale date, is Dec. 3rd.  

We would like to try to hold the meetings to a shorter time frame.  In our discussion, we came to the conclusion that the quilts/projects for show and tell be completed project. 

Jonnie Chandler motioned, Lynne Hupp seconded.
Jean Fry adjourned the meeting at 7:32.
Next board meeting will be Nov.  from 9-11. General Meeting is Nov.14.

Respectfully Submitted
Teri Burnett, Secretary