Sunday, April 5, 2015

March 2015 Minutes

Guild Minutes 3/14/2015 In attendance: C. Nelson (I couldn’t read her first name), Maxene Harlow, Sharie L. Jones, Virva Porcelli, Doris Woloszyn, Marilynn Clarke, Myna Kent, Shana Dollarhide, Theresa Bennett, Connie Vann, Angela Alter, Mary B., Joline Yeager, Gina Caudillo, Eileen Jacobs, Janet Drozd, Judy Wells, Janet Schueller, Hannah Woods, Heidi Ericson, Sheila Young, Nancy Pryor, Mimi Bullard, Carrie Bleak, Margery McConaghy, Jo Van Winkle Treasurer’s Report: Our balance as of 2/13/15 was $4,693.67. We took in $175. For dues for 7 members and paid out $402. For liability insurance. The balance as of 3/13/15 is $4,466.67 with 39 paid members. Old Business: Correction to February minutes, the Celtic Faire is held the first weekend of October, the 3rd and 4th. Our Guild meeting will be held in the Heritage Building on October 10th. This is subject to change if we participate in the Celtic Faire. Farm Days at Fuji Park in Carson City will be held on April 16th and 17th with set-up at 8 a.m. There will be two tables with “touchable” display items. There has been a date change for Stephenie Gaustid’s Bast Fiber Workshop. It will be held May 30th and 31st. The fee will be $35.72 to attend, please pay by the April Meeting. The materials fee is to be paid to Stephenie at the workshop. Virva reported Spindle Camp will be held June 3-7th at Lake Francis, CA. July 26th will be the Art Town event held in Honey’s Garden at Rancho San Rafael Park from 9-12. We may sell items and we don’t need business licenses. Our August meeting will be held at the Arboretum at Rancho San Rafael Park. Please bring your own chairs. New Business: Heidi Ericson’s friend has a Kromsky Fantasia, brand new spinning wheel for sale. It has 3 bobbins and a built-in Lazy Kate for $450.00. Please contact Heidi if you are interested. Virva reported that the Reno Fiber Guild will be holding a “Try Your Hand at Weaving” activity on March 28th from 1-4 p.m. at the South Valleys Library. A discussion was held regarding our yearly donation. Please think about organizations and the decision will be made at a later date. Doris reported there have been some changes for the Black Sheep Gathering, June 19-21st. The entire Marketplace has been moved indoors to the Convention Center and she is very pleased about this! For more information go to It was decided that we would invite the Job’s Peak Fiber Arts Guild from Gardnerville to our Spinster’s Retreat in September.