Treasurer’s Report: Doris Woloszyn
Doris reported that the $500 donation to the Nevada State Museum for Navajo Rug repair has been made. The balance remaining is $3712.37 and we have 50 members.
Library: Heidi Ericson
It was discussed to bring books related to the Learning Tree topic to the meetings.
Virva reported on Joanne Ruane’s Cotton Spinning Class and her book Easy to Spin Cotton.
Heidi reported on Spindle Camp, it was wonderful! Francis Lake has a really nice facility, has a great variety of camping options. The Foothill Fiber Group did a wonderful job.
Amy recommended that since there is no organization regarding the Fair in Carson City, that we treat it as we do “Farm Days” and demonstrate wherever we find space. She suggested we attend the Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley, CA, Aug. 6-10th.
Doris reported on Gold Discovery Days held at Plumas-Eureka State Park, she will get back to us with the dates. The town of Johnsville, CA was incorporated into the park. Nicole told us more about the park and all the volunteers there are friends of hers.
Sharie will call about the dates for the Rancho San Rafael demonstration dates and report back to us.
Marilynn Clarke will have a Stash Sale at the Guild meeting held at her house.
The Learning Tree at Mimi’s house for the July 12th meeting will be Indigo dyeing.
Sharie Jones will have her hip surgery on June 25th.
Mimi will get the information and dates of the Bowers Mansion demonstrations.
Sharie reported on the August meeting, it will be held at Anna Harvey’s during Sierra Valley Ranch Days. There will be “deadhead flower” dyeing, $20 per participant. Lunch will be $15. There will also be Fiber Workshops, a historical hike and a tour. Mimi will get the directions for us.
Doris has several moorit lambs for sale.
Mimi has several Shetland lambs for sale.
Mimi will create a “Summer Events” box on the blog, so please let her know the dates and times of any events.
Margery McConaghy, Virva Porcelli, Mimi Bullard, Sharie Jones, Mary B., Marilynn Clarke, Bev Perkins, Amy Shannon, Heather Christian, Rowan Christian, Myna Gianotti, Ashley Thibedeau, Heidi Ericson, Doris Woloszyn, Maxene Harlow, Nancy Pryor, Nicole Kelly, Jo Van Winkle, Sue Gottsacker
The July meeting will be at my house on July 12th. Copy the directions and do
Mim Bullard is in Rancho Haven: From Reno, drive north on Hwy 395 to the first Red Rock exit #78, after the
Drive 20 miles to the ,
and take the first left (after Jeanette Miller’s alpaca ranch ) onto
Arabian. It’s a dirt road but has a
county sign. Drive up into the valley
and turn left on Rancho, then continue several hundred yards and turn right on
Thoroughbred. Mim is about two miles up
and on the right – Sierra
Ranchos Valley 455
Thoroughbred Circle. If you are coming in from California, the north Red Rock exit is 13
miles past the exit for Hwy 70 at Hallelujah Junction and only turns
right. Continue four miles from the
State line, past the volunteer fire house and turn right on Rancho, at mailbox
central. There is a cell signal at the
mail boxes. Mim’s number is
775-969-3249. You must use 775. Drive to first right and turn right on Rancho
a second time, then continue several
hundred yards and turn right on Thoroughbred.
Mim is about two miles up and on the right – 455 Thoroughbred Circle.