Minutes-2016, December

RIVER VALLEY ARTS GUILD MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES–12/19/2016

CALL TO ORDER:  at 7:00 p.m. at the Eagles Nest Coffee House by Barb B Vice-President.

MEMBERS PRESENT: 17.  One guest Samantha

TREASURER’S REPORT:  On Hand:  $1,151.65.  Expenditures: $343.81.  Deposits:  $84.00.  Balance as of 11/19/16 is $891.84.

SECRETARY’S REPORT:  11/28/16 minutes approved as submitted.

OLD BUSINESS

New Board members were introduced.  Ione Timm President, Sally Bystrom Vice-President, Sue Eggenberger Secretary, Kathy Arens Treasurer and Angela Mazaika Web Master.

Yearly dues are $12.00 and are due in January.  You can drop your payment off at the ENCH where there is an envelope available which will also contain the forms that should be completed for this year.

We are still in need of programs for next year. If members are interested in presenting or know of someone who may have a program for the group, they should contact a Board member.   In January we have Julie Makoutz – make & take with Wire Wrapped Stones, February Judy Sage – Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru, March JoAnn Klees – Travel Journals and April Barb Tentis – Figure Pins.  Nancy Z and Barb B are working on a date to give a presentation on how to wash and block knitted sweaters or wool fabric.

NEW BUSINESS

No news business.

RVAG SUBGROUP UPDATES

MATERIAL GIRLS:  No Report.

WILD WOOLIE WOMEN:  No Report

HOOKERS:  No Report

PUNCH NEEDLE:  No Report

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Reminder – our next meeting will be Monday, January 23, 2017.   The Program will be Julie Makoutz – make & take Wire Wrapped Stones.

SHOW AND TELL

Samantha showed a shawl that she had knitted and one that she was working on. Jan K. showed a rug hooked pumpkin. Jan also showed a rug hooked puppy (JAVA) that she had received from the Rug Hooking Group.  Susan showed a plum scarf that she made on her weaving loom.  Judith showed a set of baby clothes (shirt, pants and hat) that she had made from tie-dyed t-shirts.  She also had made diapers and knitted baby booties.  Sally showed her crocheted hat for a little girl.

PROGRAM

The program was our Christmas party.  Gifts were exchanged and appetizers were shared.

ONGOING BUSINESS REMINDERS

WEB INFO:  www.rivervalleyartsguild.org   Members Only Section password is:  RVAG

ADJOURN:  A motion was made and seconded to adjourn

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: Linda Kuisle, Co-Secretary