Minutes – 2014 March

RIVER VALLEY ARTS GUILD   Meeting: March 24, 2014

CALL TO ORDER:  The meeting was called to order by Mary Mackey Faulkner. 

NEW MEMBERS:  Mary Thoman from Wabasha

TREASURER’s REPORT  Report provided by Barb B.   Approved by Barb T.  Seconded by Kathy A.

OLD BUSINESS:

Boutique and Fiber Art (Quilt) Show discussion.  Pat B reported the survey results.  Based on the survey and discussion of the group a motion was presented by Nancy Z and seconded.  The voting on the motion took place.

Results:        Spring Boutique:  No

                Fiber Art/Quilt Show this summer:  No

Fall/Winter Boutique in November.  Yes

Fall/Winter Boutique will be chaired by Nancy Z and Jennie Lynch.  Potential dates:  November 14, 15, 16 or 21, 22, 23.  Date will be finalized by end of May. 

NEW BUSINESS:

DUES REMINDER:  Paid members list will be finalized by the end of March.  The password will be updated on the members only page and distributed to Paid Members.  Those involved in subgroups are asked to remind participants of the dues notice.

SHOW AND TELL:

EVONNE- PILLOW OUT OF OLD SHIRT 

NANCY Z- RUG HOOKED WALL HANGING-SUNFLOWERS / HER FIRST PROJECT .. SHOWED A PICTURE OF HER NEXT PROJECT

PAT B. – PICTURE OF TIE DYED SHIRTS SHE MADE FOR HER WHOLE FAMILY – ALSO A PICTURE OF HER GYPSY COAT SHE MADE FOR HER DAUGHTER 

BARB BUSCH-KNITTED  ST. PATTI DAY HAT   ALSO HER TENNERS / SILLY GUYS / WARMERS.. BASKET OF KNITTED EASTER EGGS & BUNNY

JAN KASPER – PAINTING FROM WINE AND ART AT MARCH 15 AT ENCH

DONNA R.- RECYCLED KNIT MITTENS OUT OF SWEATERS

JENNY- MADE PILLOW CASES FOR TWIN LITTLE GIRLS FROM HER EMB. MACHINE

BARB TENTIS:  SHOW A PICTURE HER GRANDDAUGHTER DID.  It was in the Rochester Post Bulletin.

ONGOING BUSINESS REMINDERS:  Name tags are helpful for all of us.  Please make one to wear to the meetings.  They can be stored in the RVAG cabinet 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.

Important to keep list of unfinished old business to be reviewed monthly.  Carol will look for information on $ for scholarship question by Donna R. when she gets back to MN. 

ADJOURN:  Donna R moved, Melody S. second.

PROGRAM:  Bonnie Siefert from Austin, MN is a certified instructor in Zantangle.  Zentangles are miniature pieces of unplanned, abstract, black and white art created through a very specific Method from an ensemble of simple, structured patterns.  Zentangles are not only exquisitely beautiful, they are fun and relaxing to create.

Class scheduled for April 22 at ENCH.  Information on cost, time and supplies will be coming.

NEXT MEETING:   April 28, 2014 ENCH.  Social at 6 PM.  Meeting begins at 6:30 PM

NOTE:  Board meeting at 5:30 on April 28, 2014 at ENCH

May meeting is on the 19th.  Social at 6 PM Meeting begins at 6:30 PM  (change due to Memorial Day)

Respectfully submitted,  Jan Kasper and Carol Krohse

03/27/2014

Carol

cakrohse@wabasha.net

Show & Tell and program photos from 3/24.  Apologies to those I did not get photos of.  Click on any picture for a larger view.

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Additional Notes:   from Treasurer’s Report:  Payments of $293.65;  credits $390.00  Balance:  $1,777.13. Twenty-three members were present.  Decision 3/29/14: HolIday Boutique will be November 21-23, with set up on the 20th.

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