Tuesday, September 5, 2017- Our first meeting for the new year.
The first monthly meeting of the 2017-2018 year was called to order by our President, Michelina Maguire.
The new committee chairpersons were introduced to the members.
The order of business discussed. Minutes of the previous meetings will be read at all future meetings. Copies will be available from the Secretary at each meeting.
Requests were made for additional committee chairs for the 2017-2018 year. Requested popsitions are Raffle Quilt, Sunshine and Sorrows, The Honey Bee Raffle and Guild Historian.
The following positions were filled:
2017-2018 Raffle Quilt – LYNNE
Sunshine and Sorrows – KATHY
Historian – NANCY
Honey Bee Raffle – POSITION STILL OPEN.
Thank you to those members for their continued support of these wonderful activities.
Each committee chair gave their report on current business. An exciting year ahead has been planned.
RAFFLE WINNERS – Several Raffles were awarded prizes for this month. They were:
Membership Fat Quarter Raffle Winners – 1st Joan, 2nd Dale and 3rd Ann
Block of the Month Raffle Winners – 1st Sachiko, 2nd Linda and 3rd Diane
Book Raffle Winners – 1st Joan, 2nd Lauren and 3rd Liz
Pro Bono Raffle Winner – Marion
Round Robin Quilts raffle winners – 1st Quilt Lori, 2nd Quilt Pat and 3rd Dale
Congratulations to all the lucky winners.
It has been decided to include Project Veronica as a donation project for the guild. Information on this worthwhile endeavor is available on the Project Veronica page.
You may contact Lucille for information or send any questions to the HuntingtonQuilters@gmail.com address. All inquiries will be forwarded to the project chairperson, Lucille.
Many Show and Tell items were displayed. Pictures are posted on the Show and Tell tab on this website. Look and see what our fellow quilters have been up to!
The Guild’s Quinnipet Quilt Retreat information was presented by the Chairperson, Lucie. The November 3, 4, and 5, 2017 retreat is full and sold out. There are spaces available for the April 13, 14 and 15, 2018 retreat. These spaces go quickly, if you are interested in attending our biannual retreats, contact Lucie for information. The cost is $175.00 per person.
For the October 3rd, 2017 meeting – the Membership Fat Quarter Raffle color will be a FALL THEME.
See you all at the next meeting.
Kathy Kelner, Web Mistress
There were 75 members present.