Sunday, October 31, 2010

MRQG.......October 2010 Meeting

Welcome to our October Meeting

Tonight the 2010 CHALLENGE Quilts
will be revealed...

Enjoy the Slide show:

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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 conducted the Guest Roll call. There were six guests.

Corey Arentz asked for volunteers to fill positions within the guild. Elections for the position of President and Treasurer will be held at the next general meeting. Nominations are as follows: President - Lisa Ullmer, Treasurer - Priscilla Newberger.

Ms. Arentz announced that a friendship blocks for departing Treasurer Joan Helzer will be made; the colors will be red, green and gold.

Debbie Garvin volunteered to be the Hospitality Chairperson for next year.

Cindy Graff introduced the challenge presentations for this year. Participants then displayed and explained their entries and the judges reviewed the submissions during the break.

Winners of the Challenge Quilt competition were announced.

Grand Prize: Cindy Graff
Viewers Choice: Flo Calhoun
Best Theme: Jake Esbenshade
Best Use of Fabric: Theresa Valentine
Best Story: Lois Olsen

Next years challenge theme was announced and the packets were sold for $6. Packets were sold out by the end of the Guild meeting.

Library - Jean McDaniel reminded attendees that in order to take a book out of the library, borrowers must be guild members.

Round Robin - Ms. Graff reminded members that in order to participate members must sign up by December 31st.

Block of the Month - Joan Helzer conducted the block of the month drawing.

Hospitality - Diane Jackson conducted the hospitality drawing. Prizes were 2 flannel fat quarters and a $10 gift certificate.

2010 Raffle Quilt - The drawing for the raffle quilt was conducted and Judith Reynolds of Albuquerque, New Mexico won the drawing. Shirley Strub will be contacting her and shipping the quilt.

Ms. Ullmer adjourned that meeting.

Submitted on 11/9/2010 by Erica Koenig based on notes provided by Debbie Van der Sommen.