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Mary's River Quilt Guild
General Meeting Minutes
Lisa Ullmer, President, called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Ms. Ullmer announced that there were six guests and asked them to introduce themselves.
Ms. Ullmer also asked the new member present at the meeting to introduce themself.
Priscilla Newberger, Treasurer, announced that she will not be attending the June meeting
and that reimbursement forms could be e-mailed or mailed to her if they could not wait until
the July meeting.
Ms. Ullmer announced that guild member Marnie Ross passed away on May 6th. A
condolence card has been sent on behalf of the guild.
Maryana Negley, Chair of the programs committee, thanked guild members who signed up
to be potential hosts for speakers and those members who helped with the presentation
at the April meeting. Ms. Negley is also in need of a co-chair for instances in which she is
out of town or otherwise unable to attend meetings. The programs have been set for the
remainder of the year and so the co-chair’s duties would be limited to helping with hosting
the speaker and presentations at the meetings.
Lynn Grube from the Service Committee announced that the committee had completed
approximately 60 of the 100 quilts for Community Outreach. She also reminded the group
of the no-pressure Round Robin possibilities for the service committee. Judy Juntunen
reported that she has a contact at Community Outreach who was really grateful for the
quilts from the service committee.
Ms. Ullmer announced that Shirley Strub had raffle ticket packets available for sale.
Theresa Valentine, Chair of the 2012 Raffle Quilt, reported that the theme of the 2012 Raffle
Quilt is “Sunset over Mary’s Peak.” The quilt will be a log cabin quilt and packets will be
ready for members to pick up next month.
Ms. Valentine also requested that members sign up for set-up and take-down at meetings.
Marcia Gilson reported on several projects that are ongoing:
- Ms. Gilson passed a sign-up sheet for selling raffle tickets at the Sisters Drugstore
during the quilt show.
- Ms. Gilson announced that the Sisters Drugstore show has room for
approximately 80 quilts of moderate size, and that there will be opportunities to sell
raffle tickets at that show. The quilts need to be brought to the next general
meeting or dropped off at the Wine Vault. Also a 10% donation to the guild was
requested from any quilt sales at the Sisters show.
- Ms. Gilson and Diane Jackson reported on Quilts in the Garden, scheduled for
August 27th, there are 7 gardens and that volunteers to host the gardens and sell
raffle tickets at the gardens are needed.
Joan Helzer conducted the Block of the Month drawings for May. Ms. Helzer also showed an
example of the Block of the Month for July.
Debbie Garvin conducted the Hospitality drawings for May. One $10 gift certificate and a
set of fat quarters were given away. Ms. Garvin also reported that there had been a new
and prospective members get together prior to the meeting and that it went well.
Show and Tell was conducted.
Break was called at 7:40pm and ended at 7:45pm.
Hilde Morin presented a variety of quilts and discussed her techniques.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:10pm
Submitted on 05/31/2011 by Erica Koenig.