Monday, September 7, 2015

August 2015 Minutes

Guild Minutes, August 8, 2015

In attendance: Margie McConaghy, Hannah Woods, Jenny Rader, Susan Palwick, Marilynn Clarke, Connie Vann, Doris Woloszyn, Virva Porcelli, Nancy Pryor, Gina Caudillo, Mimi Bullard, Carol Lopez, Cindy Vogel, Janet Schueller, M. Bayer, Maxene Harlow, Heidi Ericson, Carrie Bleak, Jo Van Winkle.

Treasurer’s Report:
As of July 10, 2015, our balance was $4,038.73. We received $25.00 in dues, making our balance now, $4063.73, with 48 members.

Library Report:
We now have a list of all our assets, thank you Heidi! We have added three new books, Techniques of Tablet Weaving by Peter Collingwood, Tablet Weaving Patterns by John Melarkey, and 100 Pin Loom Squares by Florencia Campos-Correa.

New Business:
The Spinster’s Retreat at Davis Creek Campground will be Sept. 11-13. There will be a potluck lunch on Saturday for the Guild Meeting. Please bring your own plates and silverware. There will be a Silent Auction so bring all of your for sale items! The Learning Tree will be Dyeing Silk Hankies. Virva has the hankies and Nancy Pryor will bring the dyes and other supplies, (the Guild will reimburse Nancy for these items).

Sharie Jones is moving to Sacramento, we will miss her so very much! She’ll only be a couple of hours away though, so we will be visiting!

Doris reported that the Border Collie Sheep Trials will be held September 21-26 in Alturas, CA. You can google the site for more information.

Nancy informed us that the Job’s Peak Fiber Guild holds their meetings at the Gardnerville Extension office on the 3rd Saturday of each month, from 10-12, if anyone would like to attend.

Old Business:
Virva and Doris reported that Gold Discovery Days, which coincided with the Craft Fair, had many activities and was lots of fun for the kids too.

Art Town was very successful, was lots of fun and we are looking forward to participating next year!

The State Fair was a very successful event with a great turn-out!

Our next meeting is on September 12th at Davis Creek. Campground  pot luck lunch

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