Franklin County Quilter's Guild
April 21, 2006 Minutes

36 members present.

Guild History
April 1999,  our first Quilt Show took place under the direction of Denise Christiansen.  She would chair 4 more shows.

Secretary’s Report
Marge Taylor made the motion to accept;  Bonnie Evans seconded.  Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report
Denise Chase made the motion to accept; Mary Ellen Therrien seconded. Motion passed.

Old Business
  *Many “thank yous” were extended to all those who helped make the Quilt Show a success.  390 viewers attended. Rose Rixon won the Mayor’s Award.
  * Maryanne Wood will receive our 2006 to Charity Quilt at our May meeting.
   *Make  A Wish Foundation will receive the 2007 charity quilt.
   *Guild Pin should be ready for the June meeting.
   *Nominating committee gave an update on their search for officers for next year.
   *Sharon informed us that we needed to pay $100.00 to NMC for the use of their room for our workshop to be held on Saturday, 4/22.  Motion was made by Shireen Melton to pay NMC $100;  Nancy Orcutt seconded.  Motion passed.

Fabulous 15 Challenge is # 3. Great response so far…keep them coming!!

New Business
   *Discussion concerning upcoming State Guild Meeting.  Members were asked for donations for the Tea Cup Auction to be brought to the next meeting.
   *  Several bus trips are planned to visit various Quilt Shops. Contact Sally McIntyre for info.
   * Pattern was given out for a block to be sent to Kirsten Kibbel.  She has moved to Washington state.
   * Citizens Bank has offered to display our Purple Heart Quilts.

Raffle Blocks were won by Carol St. Peter.
Monthly Drawings were won by Jeanette Pa Pierre, Betty Morgan, Bonnie Evans, Shireen Melton.
May Meeting Program will be a trunk show by Marilyn Gillis.  She has wonderful Art Quilts.

Meeting adjourned to enjoy a terrific slide and trunk show with Sharon Stroud.

Respectfully submitted,
Bonnie Evans, Secretary