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Business Meeting Minutes – May 2010

Santa Rosa Quilt Guild
Regular Meeting
May 6, 2010

The meeting was called to order by President Jan Andrews at 11:30AM.
The new Opportunity Quilt was presented. Renaiscent is a combination of pieced and appliquéd blocks.
Treasurer’s Report– Income for the year has not been as expected, largely due to losing the income from Community Smart Card. Phyllis presented the idea of a fundraiser at Marie Callender’s
in Sept. We would receive 15% from meals (including drinks) purchased by participants between the hours of 7am and 10pm, plus being allowed to put flyers on tables and display the Opportunity Quilt in the lobby. Phyllis will research a date for this.

Committee Reports:
Programs & Workshops–Linda Thomas announced that the speaker for July will be Sandy Turner, Attic Windows. August’s speaker is Jill Schumacher, Quilt Design.
Opportunity Quilt– Glenda Ross will send an email notice and have a sign-up sheet at the next meeting for volunteers for the Moonlighters show. Also, tickets are ready for the new Opp. Quilt.
Bulb Sales– Justine Lott reported we raised $164 on bulb sales.
Friendship Blocks– Veline Ball showed many blocks that have been turned in.
Fair Liaison– Pam McVey told us the dates for the Sonoma County Fair will be July 27 through Aug. 8. Entries deadline is June 4 by mail, June 18 for online entries. The fee is $2.00 per entry for up to 5 items, $1.00 for each over 5. Entries must be dropped off July 8, pick-up is Aug. 10.
BOM–Joyce Wood won the drawing for the April blocks. Judith Clarke and Pam Beebe will do BOM next year.
Sunshine– Mirna asked that people let her know when members are in need of a card.
Moonlight Quilters Show– Joanie Bellinghausen says a professional DVD will be made of quilts exhibited at the Moonlighters show June 5&6. It will sell for $7.00 in advance, $10.00 at the door and there is a sign-up sheet.

Community Projects– Lavella Cassinelli asked for feedback on having the Quiltathon start before the meeting. She counted at least 75 members working on the quilts.
Announcements- 2010 Challenge is “It’s all about color.”Phyllis said quilts are due Sept. 16, they should be no bigger than 30 inches, monochromatic with a neutral background and one zinger color.
Judith Clarke told about the Welcome Home Quilters for Habitat for Humanity. They make a quilt for every child moving into one of their homes, also other quilts to be sold or raffled. They meet at Quilted Angel on the first Tues of the month; everyone is welcome to join.
Library– Sharon Fry introduced several new books and magazines.
Hospitality- Carolle LeMonnier asked for donations of paper plates.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:22p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Pam Beebe
Recording Secretary

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