Wednesday, May 10, 2017

April 2017 Minutes

Guild Minutes April 8, 2017

In Attendance: Carrie Bleak, Margie McConaghy, Alyce Brown, Carolyn Thompson, Ashley Thibedeau, Kendra Iwahashi, Sandra Steele, Gina Caudillo, Hannah Woods, Nancy Pryor, Bev Perkins, Heidi Ericson, Marilynn Clarke, Doris Woloszyn, Virva Porcelli, Sue Gottsacker, Jo Van Winkle

Treasurer’s Report: As of 1/14/2017, our balance was $4,584.39 with 9 paid memberships. We received dues for 10 more members and sold 2 spindle kits. We paid $100 for a 2 year membership to Handweavers Guild of America, and $443 for our annual premium insurance. As of 4/7/2017, our balance is $4,301.39 with 19 paid members.

Old Business:
Our November meeting will be held at the First Congregational Church, voted on and approved, the Guild will pay $1 per member attending.

Artisan Fair at South Valley Library will be held on June 17 from noon-4 p.m.

Celtic Fair will be
Oct. 7-8 at Bartley Ranch. Heidi will give us updates in the future.

The Mini-Maker Fair will be held on July 8th at Idlewild Park, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Gina Caudillo will give us an update at the May meeting.

HGA will be the first weekend in July at the Peppermill, we will participate with the Basketweavers, and the Reno Fiber Guild.

CNCH- we will receive an update on Convergence later.

July 30- The Arboretum at Rancho San Rafael will participate in Art Town with, “How Crafts are Inspired by Nature”.

New Business:
Our May Learning Tree will be Ice Dyeing with Nancy Pryor, here at the Schoolhouse. Please bring your silk, cotton, rayon, linen, or bamboo items to dye and a container to hold your item(s) with the ice and dye. Nancy will update us later on cost and details.

The Guild approved giving $500 to the Margery Russell Textile Collection at the Nevada State Museum for our annual charitable donation.
Our next meeting is at Bartley Ranch School House May 13th.