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April 5th Business Meeting Minutes

Santa Rosa Quilt Guild

The meeting was called to order by Vice-president Linda Hooper at 10:00 AM.

New members and guests were introduced and welcomed.

MINUTES:  The March minutes are on the blog.  Linda asked for questions or corrections.  Lavella Cassinelli moved that the minutes be accepted as published. Judith Clark seconded.  Accepted..  A copy of the minutes is available at the library table.

TREASURER’S REPORT:  Sandy Chan-Brown presented the treasurer’s report.  Please see Sandy for details.



The auditor’s report has been received.  The report confirmed that the books are in order, except for some minor discrepancies in receipts.  Steps have been taken to resolve the discrepancies.


Vicki David from the MQSC, Volunteer Coordinator explained what was involved in volunteering to help with the quilt show and asked for volunteers.

Phyllis Gallaway announced that Beverly’s has a new discount program.  Seniors, 55 or older received a 10% discount and guild members receive a 15% discount.

Betty Upchurch announced that Freddie Moran will be at the Material Girl in Windsor for two classes: October 26 and October 27. The cost for each class is $80.

Affiliate Updates:  None

Committee Reports

Program:  Phyllis Gallaway reviewed the upcoming programs. Phyllis also highlighted the upcoming Moonlight Quilter’s program. 

The June speaker has canceled.  There will be no workshop in June. The workshops need to be self supporting.  It is one of the best deals at a cost of $35.  If we can’t support the workshops, we will have to stop putting them on.

TSW- Diana Roberts report on today’s TSW.  Linda Sims will be doing her color theory.

Fund Raiser –Justine Lott announced that we would be doing the bulb sales again.  Anyone interested, please Justine or sign up on the signup sheet.

Membership:  Janice Juul announced that updates to the roster are on the tables.  The new policy regarding membership dues is:  They will accept only checks.  They will be available for membership business before the meeting and the books will close 20 minutes after the meeting is adjourned. Janice encourages everyone to see them at the membership table before the meeting or immediately following.

Sew-A-Row- Jan Andrews show a couple of the sew-a-rows.  They need people to sign up to complete a row.

Newsletters –  Jan Andrews asked everyone to pick up their newsletters.

 Friendship Blocks -:  Linda Hooper introduced a new block for Lavella Cassinelli.  There are still spaces available for Sharon Fry and Linda Hooper. A show and tell of completed quilts or quilt tops from friendship blocks was held.

Community Donation- Judith Clark and Glenda Ross were asked to make a presentation to the Santa Rosa East Rotary.  Jean Chirhart from Santa Rosa East Rosa presented the guild with at $500 check for our community quilts.

Block of the Month:  Kathy Hannon presented the block of the month for April.  The directions are on the web site. The March blocks were won by Raychell Sumner.

Community Quilts:  Lavella Cassinelli introduced Meg Easter Dawson from The Valley of the Moon Children’s Home.  Meg gave an update on the home and thanked the gild for all the work the guild does on behalf of the kids.  Meg was presented with 52 quilts for the Valley of the Moon Children’s Home after a show and tell of the beautiful quilts

Lavella reported that so far this year she has delivered 315 quilts and 150 hats.  The next quilt-a-thon will be held on May 3, 2007.

Quilts for the Wounded Soldiers were shown.  Loretta Luz will be going to Camp Pendleton and will deliver the quilts.

UFO Challenge –  Melissa Trunick reported that the UFO challenge will be the 3rd Thursday in May.

Library: – Sharon Fry introduced the new books and magazines.

Show and Tell was held, followed by the 50/50 and name tag drawing. The 50/50 drawing was won by Jeanette Hensley.  The name tag drawing was won by Juanita Campbell.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 AM

Respectfully Submitted,

Doris I. Maneke, Recording Secretary

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