Thursday, November 3, 2016

Minutes October 8, 2016

Guild Minutes October 8, 2016
 In Attendance: Mariann LaMorte, Virva Porcelli, Angela Alter, Doris Woloszyn, Marilynn Clarke, Maureen Pisani, Judy Quinlan, Kendra Iwahashi, Gina Iwahashi, Sandi Steele, Nancy Pryor, Mimi Bullard, Jo Van Winkle Treasurer’s Report: As of 10/8/16, our balance was $4305.82. We received $55.00 for White Elephant items, and $20.00 for 4 spindle kits at the Retreat, $45.00 for 9 spindle kits at the Celtic Celebration, and $250.00 for our participation in the Living History section of the Celtic Celebration. We paid out $31.77 for spindle kit supplies, and $39.66 for the dyeing day at the Retreat supplies. Our balance, as of 10/7/16 is $4604.39 with 45 members.
 Old Business: Our November 12th meeting will be the Mad Hatter’s Batt Party. If you wish to participate in the optional fiber exchange, please bring a 4 oz. box of fiber, in 1 oz. increments to trade. Otherwise, bring fiber to card with all the additions. Please bring any extra odds & ends to share on the “community table”. Our motto is, “Give a little, take a little”.
 New Business: Reservations for our meetings for Oct.-April for next year at the schoolhouse have been made with Ranger John. Our other meetings will be held: May-Doris Woloszyn’s home June- Mimi Bullard’s home including an overnight rendezvous July- We will be participating in the Maker’s Fair August- Marilynn Clarke’s or the Arboretum at Rancho San Rafael September- Spinster’s Retreat at Davis Creek Campground in Washoe Valley.
  Please bring Learning Tree suggestions for our 2017 year to the November meeting so we can plan for the new year!
Our next meeting for November will be at Bartley Ranch Park in the school house. Saturday November 12th

Minutes September 10, 2016

Guild Minutes September 10, 2016
In Attendance:
Margie McConaghy, Carrie Bleak, Jo Van Winkle, Gina Caudillo & Mom Ginger, Claudia Quarisa, Sandi Steele, Heidi Ericson, Kendra Iwahashi, Ashley, Joe, and Kaylee Thibedeau, Hannah Woods, Alyce Brown, Marilyn Clarke, Nancy Pryor, Julie Svoboda, Sharie Jones, Virva Porcelli, Doris Woloszyn.
Treasurer’s Report:
As of 8/12/16, our balance was $4420.82 with 44 members. We received $25.00 in dues, $15.00 for 3 spindle kits. We paid out $155.00 for the wooden wheels to make the spindles. Our balance as of 9/9/16 is $4305.82 with 45 members.
Old Business:
Celtic Fair, we will be in the Living History section. Set-up will be at 4 on Friday, 9/30, and tear down will be at 5 on Sunday 10/2. Please sign up for when you will be able to participate.
Nevada Day at the Historical Society will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This will be free for demonstrators and $50.00 for sellers. Parking will not be an issue as UNR has no events scheduled on that day.
New Business:
Mad Hatter Batt Party at our November meeting, 11/12. Sharie suggested that each person participating make up a 4 oz. box of fiber to trade for a fiber exchange. If you have any extra materials to donate, please bring them.
Virva has the contact information regarding a 60” LeClerc loom that is free to a new home. It will need to be moved with a truck.

Nancy reported that the Reno Fiber Guild will have a “Try Your Hand at Weaving” event at the South Valleys Library on Sept. 24 from 11-2.