Thursday, March 5, 2015

March Meeting Minutes - Day Guild 2015

Mesa Fiber Arts Guild Meeting

March 4, 2015

by Nancy B.

The meeting was called to order by Judy B, who chaired the meeting.

Guests this month, Marilyn and LaVonne were introduced.

Approval of minutes:  Jarrod L motioned, seconded by Bobbie R to approve the minutes as printed in the March newsletter.  Motion Carried.
Approval of treasurer’s report:  Trulie O motioned, seconded by Dean M to approve the treasurer’s report as printed in the corrected March newsletter.

Nominating committee report:  Lynn deB reported that the nominating committee still has not found someone willing to fill the president position.  Ricki H is willing to serve as one of the vice presidents but she could really use a partner.  This position can be filled by co-vice presidents.  Nancy B and Ann K have agreed to be the secretary and treasurer for another year.  Margaret E is willing to be the newsletter editor and Lynn H and Mary Jo N are willing to serve on the membership committee.

Deb R explained the responsibilities of the president’s job, which are to chair the meetings and write the monthly “Thrums” for the newsletter.  Anyone interested should contact one of the nominating committee members.  The Guild really does need to fill the position this year if at all possible.

United Way Show – Judy B and Ann K will be hanging the art pieces March 13 from 10 am to noon.  The United Way office is located in the US Bank building at 4th and Grand on the 6th floor.  Everyone is welcome to come see the display.

Lynn H reminded everyone of the Southwest Trading Post Adventure trip she has organized for March 14-15.  Anyone interested in the participating should contact Lynn H as soon as possible.  The information is also posted on the Guild’s blog.

Reminder:  The April meeting will be a joint meeting in the evening at the Center for Independence.  The program will be the weaver’s rug show and the annual exchange and sale.   The May meeting will include the election of officers, challenge presentations and awards, potluck, and member of the year.

Meeting Adjourned
Nancy B, Secretary

Jarrod L announced that his family will be shearing sheep March 28th.  Information is posted on the Guild’s blog.  Everyone is welcome.

The raffle for the Sunshine Fund was held and Delores S was the lucky winner of the lovely lace scarf spun and knitted by Dean M from a gorgeous fleece from Jarrod L’s sheep. 

Refreshments were served followed by a wonderful program by Roz H on embellishments.  What an artist she is!  Thank you Roz!

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