June 21, 2006 Minutes
44 members and 2 guests present.
In June 1994, the guild held the 1st Tea Cup Auction.
Carol Stanley made a motion to accept; Shireen Melton seconded.
Diane Forey made a motion to accept; Lorraine Pike seconded. Motion
Slate of officers was presented for vote:
** Vice President Bonnie
** Project Coordinators Gail Darling
** State Guild Rep Sharon Perry
** Quilt Show Committee
Auction Nancy Orcutt & Diane Forey
Quilt Quiche Perry
Tickets Beth Fancher
** 2007 Charity Quilt
Mary Ellen Therrien
** Family Center
** Home Health
** Ronald McDonald Denise Chase
** Purple Heart
Marilynn Jessiman will be hosting the July Quilting Bee in Bakersfield
Sharon Perry presented the pins to us. She proposed that each member
receive one free, reserve 50 for future members, and sell additional pins
for $5.00. Shireen Melton made a motion to accept; Bonnie Evans seconded.
Bonnie Evans agreed to take the “Orphan Block Box” home and go through
Lisa Sousa gave a demo on her Flag Kits for sale.
Bonnie Evans proposed a “Breast Cancer Quilt Day” to be held September
30th. It is to be a quilting day nationally, where quilts are assembled
with Breast Cancer fabric and auctioned off on E-Bay. Bonnie suggested
we make them and give them out to local breast cancer patients and survivors.
She suggested the guild buy the fabric for the tops, members provide their
own backing and batting, and they can present them to people they know who
have had breast cancer. Marilyn Jessiman made the motion to accept;
Pam Jedlicka seconded. Motion passed. Bonnie Evans volunteered
to put the kits together, and contact a place to meet to construct the quilts.
Martha Dalton made a motion to use the proceeds of the tea cup auction to
start the purchase of the breast cancer fabric; Marilyn Jessiman seconded.
Announcements were made concerning the Vermont Quilt Festival and August
trunk show with Deb Tucker hosted by the Common Threads Quilt Guild.
Raffle Blocks were won by Gisele Nolan.
Monthly drawings were won by Gail Darling & Kathy Rockliss.
Sharon Perry asked for a big round of applause for the wonderful support
of all the officers for the past year. The membership also gave Sharon
a “huge thank you” for a great year.
There will be an August meeting of the Executive Board to plan for the
Meeting was adjourned to enjoy a delicious pot luck and tea cup auction.
Bonnie Evans, Secretary.