Wednesday, December 15, 2010

November 2010 Minutes

November Minutes 2010
Meeting was called to order at 11 am. Meeting was held at Skypeaks
Introductions were made. A couple of new people are in attendance.
Minutes from October were approved.
Treasurers Report: $2436.50 in account. Reservations for Davis Creek Park were made.
Weaving Study Group: Meeting was held at Connie’s home. Next meeting tentatively scheduled for January in Sparks. Nancy also shared info regarding Stephanie’s Helix Scarf project.
Old Business: Scholarship Fund. Fair Report: Jan is no longer with the Guild, so she is no longer working with the fair board. Amy attended the first fair board meeting. 2011 State Fair date: August 24 through 28. The new State Fair theme was very well received by public. Fair office was moved to Mill Street. Changes to fair book must be made by December 16th. Guild must supply chains and locks for gates on guild tent. Angora was eliminated from wool show. Categories redefined for lace and crochet. Handwoven categories redefined. Felting now reduced to wet and dry categories. Number of entries upped from two per person to four per person.
It was decided we need someone from the guild to handle publicity.
Heidi still working on brochure. Doris is working on guild equipment list. Heidi working on getting guild library ready. January meeting is going to be held at South Valley Library in order to be able to view the Gentle Art of Plying DVD. This is made available for January Learning Tree. We could use books on dye process. If you have anything you think might be of interest to the guild, please make your donation to the guild library. Amy addressed gmail and yahoo accounts. Gmail is only to be used by Amy to get info out to guild members. Next year’s meeting list will be posted on blog with info regarding lunch options (brown bag or potluck) Brown bag months are: Jan, March, May, July, Aug, and Nov. All other months are designated as potluck. A BIG thank you to Virva for her work on the fair.
New Business: An invitation was extended to all members by the Job’s Peak Fiber Arts Guild, to attend their meetings. Job’s Peak holds their meetings the 3rd Saturday of every month in Gardnerville Nevada.
Spindle Retreat is scheduled for May 20 through 22. Everyone who attended last year had a great time, so please think about attending. This is a joint effort with Foothill Fiber Guild.
Nancy Pryor discussed a new fiber challenge. She would be furnishing the fiber. Results from challenge will be on display at Nevada State Fair. Projects from challenge should be finished no later than August. Please see Nancy to sign up.
It’s that time of year again! Please think about nominations for guild officers for 2011.
Show and Tell: Nancy - Indigo dyed skeins and sock blanks. Sharon - Rosepath sampler for weaving.
Sharie - Skeins dyed at retreat, hat. Amy - Purple merino cardigan. Heidi - Howard Brush drum carder with fiber.
Attendance: Toni Strassburg, Janet Drozd, Sharon Campbell, Mimi Bullard, Perry Louie, Melanie Carr, Sharie L. Jones, Heidi Ericson, Amy Shannon, Karen Starr, Marilyn Clarke, Doris Woloszyn, David Armer, Eileen Jacobs, Nancy Pryor, Sue Kelley, Libby Hejny, Barbara Hunt, Karen Gallio

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