Minutes – 2014, April

  Updated 5/9/14

RIVER VALLEY ARTS GUILD  Meeting: April 28, 2014

CALL TO ORDER:  The meeting was called to order by Rheta S.


MEMBERSHIP: 25 present.

NEW MEMBERS: Welcome to new members Cookie Lee and Ione Timm

TREASURER’s REPORT:  $2007.13 cash on hand. 48 members paid dues for 2014.

SECRETARY’S REPORT: March minutes approved by Judy S, seconded by Sue with no changes or corrections.


Boutique and Fiber Art (Quilt) Show: Date for fall boutique is the weekend before Thanksgiving (November 21, 22, 23). Chairs for the event are Nancy Z and Jenny L. Nancy suggested that we make a do a small projection as a fund raiser for RVAG. Something can be made by all in the group. Bring ideas to next meeting.



MATERIAL GIRLS: Patti E. reporting. Auction was held at the April meeting. Group is working on little blankets for the Ronald McDonald House on behalf of Kryie and her little son. Material Girls meets third Thursday of the month at 1 PM at ENCH

WILD WOOLIE WOMEN: Patti E. reporting. Trip was cancelled last month. Group meets first Wednesday of the month at 1 PM at ENCH.

HOOKERS: Meets every Friday at 11 AM at ENCH. Learning new things and always a lot of fun.


Sue: Plastaic bag rugs and table top

Judy S: Green baby sweater

Donna R. Aprons for the help at the Common Closet. Jenny embroidered them.

Gail: Large bag for her cutting board and rulers

Kathy A: Hooked funky chicken.

Melody: Two pillow cases with embroidery

Marilyn: A Norway wedding outfit for her nephew’s wedding. All hand made. WOW

Pat B: Two hooked rugs

Ione: Funky hooked chicken

Kay: Needlepoint Poppy pillow and a needle felt bird and some zentangle.

Rheta: sister-in-law’s knitted wine bag.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Judy Sage is shearing. You may want to call ahead if you’re interested in seeing this. Also, lambing begins in June. Judie will keep us updated.

Mark your calendar: December 17th – Christmas Party. Bring $20 homemade gift and a snack. Donna R will update us.

The Anderson House will take consignments during Grandpa’s Barn. The rate is 20%. You will need an inventory list with prices and items numbered. You do not need to work at the event. Contact Rachel Yenter if you have questions.

ONGOING BUSINESS REMINDERS: Name tags are helpful for all of us. They may be left at ENCH.

Meeting are the 4th Monday of every month (unless changed due to holidays). The social time is 6 PM with meeting start time at 6:30. A program follows the meeting.

WEB INFO: Members only password is: rvag2014

ADJOURN:  Donna R moved, Melody S. second.

PROGRAM:  Bonnie Bosma showed coats made from felt sweaters.

NEXT MEETING: May 19, 2014 ENCH. Social at 6 PM. Meeting begins at 6:30 PM

NOTE: Board meeting at 1 PM on Monday, May 12, 2014 at ENCH

Respectfully submitted,  Jan Kasper and Carol Krohse





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