Wednesday, August 31, 2011

August Meeting...

Welcome to the
Mary's River Quilt Guild
August Meeting

Tonight our Guest Speaker:
Karla Alexander

Enjoy the Slide Show

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Next Meeting: Thursday 7pm September 22, 2011

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 nine guests. She asked them to introduce


Ms. Ullmer announced that the Lebanon Quilt show would be the 8th and 9th of October and

that Jean McDaniel would be the featured quilter.

Ms. Ullmer announced the board and chairperson positions that would need to be filled for

the upcoming year. For the Board the Vice-President and the Secretary positions need to be

filled for two-year terms. The chairperson position that needs to be filled is Marketing.

Ms. Ullmer reminded the group of the Beauty Secrets class at the museum on October 1st.

The Cost of the class is $95.

Pam Duren announced that she is looking for volunteers for Quilts in the Garden on August


Ms. Ullmer announced that Karla Alexander, the evening’s speaker, would be teaching a

class on February 25th, 2012 at Jannilou’s in Philomath.

Priscilla Newberger, Treasurer, announced that Raffle ticket sales were down $400 from this

time last year.

It was reported that the Guild Library had a new book and had received an additional

donation from Karla Alexander.

Jan Tallis reminded the group that the newsletter deadline is September 10th.

Lynn Grube and the Service Committee displayed quilts that were completed and ready for

donation. She also announced that there were two Round Robin sets and one quilt that

needed to be quilted. To date the total donations to Community Outreach is about 65 quilts

and there will be additional donation after the Quilt County show.

Ms. Grube also requested that larger backing pieces be donated. It was also mentioned that

the Committee should check with the Pastega House as there is an understanding that they

may be low on quilts.

Judy Juntunen reported that the the challenge quilt committee would be making 40 packets

for the 2012 challenge quilt project. She also reminded members that the challenge quilt

show would be during the October meeting.

Shirley Strub reported that there were ticket packets available for members to take and sell,

and that the Quilt would be on display at Quilts in the Garden.

Theresa Valentine, Chair of the 2012 Raffle Quilt, showed off the center portion of the quilt

and indicated that there was one more packet of paper piecing to do and that the packets

needed to be returned by the September meeting.

Cindy Graff reported that the Round Robin group would show their completed Quilt tops to

the general membership during the September meeting. She indicated that December 31st

would be the sign-up deadline for the 2012 Round Robin group.

The audience was reminded that there were still funds available from the JoAnne Cutler

Hayes Scholarship.

It was announced that quilter’s could pick up their quilts from Quilts in the Garden at the

end of the show (4pm) or wait until September 22nd at a QCH meeting.

Marcia Gilson announced that she had banners for Quilt County shows available for pick-up.

She also reminded members to visit the shows as they have staggered dates and there are

some ending at the end of September.

Joan Helzer conducted the Block of the Month drawings for June. Ms. Helzer also showed an

example of the Block of the Month for October.

Phyllis Pearson conducted the Hospitality drawings for May. One $10 gift certificate and a

set of fat quarters were given away.

Show and Tell was conducted.

Break was called at 7:35pm and ended at 7:50 pm.

Karla Alexander presented a variety of quilts and discussed quilting techniques.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:00pm.

Submitted on 08/7/2011 by Erica Koenig.

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