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March Business Meeting Minutes

Santa Rosa Quilt Guild
Business Meeting
March 5, 2009

The meeting was called to order by President Linda Hooper at 10:02 AM.

Three guests and one new member were introduced.

Minutes: Jan Andrews moved to accept the February minutes. Joyce Wood seconded. The motion passed. Pam Beebe moved to accept the January minutes. Georgiann Morrissey seconded. The motion passed.


The Tri-Guild Luncheon has a waiting list. If you cannot attend, please cancel so someone on the waiting list can take your place.

Volunteers are needed for
· Hospitality in April and May
· The sewing room sale at the May 7 meeting

The Scottish Rite Center has asked that we refrain from using the refrigerator on the right side.

Vicki David, a Guild member and representatives from Moonlighters, described the 2009 quilt show scheduled for June 6 and 7. Guild members are encouraged to volunteer to help. Forms to volunteer and to submit a quilt will be available on the Guild web site. Contact Phyllis Gallaway if you need assistance with a photo of your quilt.

The Petaluma Quilt Guild announced that Joe the Quilter will present at 3 PM (free) at the Petaluma Historical Museum (the old library) on Sunday, March 15 as part of the National Quilters Day celebration. The outdoor quilt show will be held on August 8 in downtown Petaluma.

Quilted Cottage is coordinating a mystery shop hop on April 19. Make reservations for the bus by March 31.

The Pointless Sisters’ spring quilt how will be held at the Rincon Valley Library in Santa Rosa from March 30 through April 27.

The film “Quilts in Women’s Lives” will be shown at 1 PM on Sunday, March 15 at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts followed by “Rosie the Riveter” at 3:30. The Pointless Sisters’ quilt “Russian River” and others will be on display. Admission is $10. There will be a sneak preview from 11:30-12.

There will be a demonstration of art quilting using fusible web and paint on Friday, March 13 at the Windsor Senior Center from 1-4 PM.

Melissa Trunick announced that the UFO challenge quilts are due at the May 21 meeting.

Treasurer’s Report: Jan Head reported that the 2009 expenditures and revenue are on track.

New Business: None.

Committee Reports:

Opportunity Quilt – Glenda Ross: One more volunteer is needed at the Home Show later this month.

Membership-Anne Dondero: Members were reminded to pick up 2009 membership cards and rosters at the membership table. Logo items are available for sale at membership.

Friendship Block-Veline Ball: Veline shared several new blocks.

Technique Sharing Workshops-Tera Antaree and Phyllis Gallaway: Linda Emis reported that today’s TSW “Using Color in Quilts” will be postponed until May. Betty Upchurch will teach how make a pocket for your nametag after the March 19 meeting.

Program and Workshops- Genie Becker and Janice Rodgers: Those who attend Judy Mullin’s workshop “Make Your Own Vest” modeled their garments.

Sew-A-Row – Joanie Bellinghausen: Joanie will begin accepting starter rows at the next meeting. Jan Andrews shared the 35 finished tops for 2008 and participants won the tops.

Block of the Month – Rhonda Denny, Linda Ziemer and Barbara Cortelyou: The tree block for “Create a Village” was introduced.

Sunshine – Jenine Giblin: Get well cards have been sent to two members.

Community Smart Cards – Linda Sims: Linda reported that the Guild made $1116 from the program in 2008 and members were encouraged to obtain and use the cards.

Boutique – Betty Upchurch: The sewing sessions after the Guild meetings have been very successful. Members were encouraged to join in the fun.

Community Projects-Lavella Cassinelli: Mirna Estes reported that many baby quilts have been distributed in the last two months.

Librarian-Sharon Fry: Sharon introduced a variety of brand new and donated books and magazines. Members were reminded to use the check-out cards. Some books have been lost. If you find one, please return it – no questions asked.

Show and Tell was held along with the Fifty-Fifty and Name Tag drawings.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 AM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Cathy Rapp, Recording Secretary

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