September 10, 2018
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chris Booth, Jean Fry, Helen Phillips, JoEllen Cruze, Donna Aybar, Kathy Brown, Linda Publicover, Pam Branfuhr, Mary Sheldon, Liz Gray, Wendy Gilbert, and Cathy Howell.
COMMITTEE MEMBERS PRESENT: Judy Frank, Patsy Wagner, Irene Lukes, Joanne Kraatz, Irma Taylor, and Donna Wisnoski
Also present: Webmaster Ronda Jones, and Linda Shaver, Emeritus
Chris Booth called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. The June 11, 2018 general meeting minutes stand approved as posted.
REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND STANDING COMMITTEES:
President: Chris Booth welcomed new members LaVonne Christensen, Terry Burnett and Janet Wise.
Improvements to the Diamondback Room were noted including new chairs and tables, along with new paint and floors polished. Chris Booth thanked members who emptied the room prior to the improvements and put the room in order afterwards.
Vice President: Jean Fry reported a meeting has been scheduled with Banquet Facilities regarding the Christmas luncheon to be held on December 10.
Secretary: No report.
Treasurer: JoEllen Cruze stated the current balance is $11,760. Treasurer’s report is available on the website.
Programs/Education: Kathy Brown reported a disappearing 9-patch class is scheduled for September 11. On October 12, the rulers and templates on the long arm class will be limited to ten members who have been certified on the long arm. On October 30, there will be a disappearing 4-patch class.
Pam Branfuhr plans to have the “Sew with Pam” again this fall on Wednesday evenings from 4 to 8 pm beginning in October.
Long Arm: Linda Publicover noted the long arm should be turned off, and the power strip also turned off. The power strip is not to be unplugged from the wall. Also the cord from the long arm to the power strip needs to remain untangled.
Publicity: No report.
Sales: Pam Branfuhr noted the Gallery is in need of placemats and table runners. Kits are available and need to be completed by September 28.
Social: Mary Sheldon reported the next social will be in late October.
Librarian: No report.
Historian: No report.
Webmaster: No report.
Display Window: Cathy Howell thanked members for the one block wonder items currently on display.
Opportunity Quilt: Chris Booth requested suggestions for events or locations to display the quilt and sell tickets. The only event currently scheduled is the Holiday Festival to be held in the Creative Arts Building on December 1. JoEllen Cruze noted we have received $993 to date in ticket sales.
Quilt Show: No report.
Challenge Quilt: No report.
Documentation: Donna Wisnoski noted the veterans’ quilts will be documented later this month.
Veterans’ Appreciation Quilts: Liz Gray reported we have approximately 20 recipients and the presentation of quilts will be at the November 11 Veterans’ Day program at 2:00 p.m. Volunteers will be needed to assist at the presentation. Pebblecreek Photo Club will be contacted about a photographer for the event.
OLD BUSINESS: No old business noted.
Pam Branfuhr moved the meeting be adjourned, and Carol Schumacher seconded. Motion approved.
By Helen Phillips