Saturday, May 1, 2010

May 17, 2010

May 17, 2010


Meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Joyce Kelley, Vice President in the absence of the President, Bethany Bletsch.

Roll was called. Leah West and Laura West were visitors.

Meeting minutes from the April 20, 2010 meeting were previously e-mailed to members for review. Doris Rice made the motion to accept the minutes as presented, LaTrelle Locks seconded the motion, motion carried.

Treasurer’s report and amendment to the Treasurer’s Report was previously emailed to members for review. An explanation of the changes was provided. Ruby Goodwin made the motion to accept the report as presented. Pat Murph seconded the motion, motion carried.


1.Quilt Show Report. The final report was not reviewed at this time. A final report will be made available at the next meeting.

2.Sunshine Report – A get well card was sent to Joyce Kelley.

3.Wee Care Project. Three new quilts were received today and given to Joy Ivy to present to the Hospital. Jonna Burkes indicated that the current labels used on the wee care quilts do not correctly reflect what was originally approved to be on the labels. It appears that they have been changed over the years due to problems with the ink used and then trying to get them to print off the computer. With the assistance of her son, she was able to get the labels to print correctly and pending approval of the group, will volunteer to provide the labels for the wee care quilts. Lynn Patrick made the motion to accept the new label, Jeanie Ortegon seconded the motion, motion carried.

4.Program Report. Report was presented by Joyce Kelley. A fabric vendor from the quilt show by the name of Herb Moorehead indicated he would be available to do a program for the guild and a hand-dying workshop after the conclusion of the program. If enough members are interested we will schedule him to come. Several members indicated their desire to attend. Joyce will contact him and get him scheduled.

5.Strips/Charm Exchange. The final strips and charms are available for those who participated to pick up.

6.CPS Report. No report was presented.


1.A set of revised bylaws were previously distributed to members. Copies were made available for members who do no have email. Norma Bessent, chairperson of this committee, presented the bylaws by sections for approval of the guild. The vote for approval is as follows: Ruby Goodwin made the motion that Sections 1-4 be approved as read, Joy Ivy seconded, motion carried. Latrelle Locks made the motion that Section 5 be approved as read, Lynn Patrick seconded the motion, motion carried. Lynn Patrick made the motion that Sections 6 – 7 be approved as read, Ruby Goodwin seconded the motion, motion carried. Tricia Emery made the motion that sections 8-9 be approved as read, Ruby Goodwin seconded the motion, motion carried. Newly revised By-laws stand approved as read. A finalized copy of the bylaws will be distributed with the updated 2010-11 Guild Directory.

2.The members who participated in the Brown Bag Challenge that did not exchange their project last month, did so at this time.

3.The nominating committee represented by LaTrelle Locks presented their nominations for officers for the 2010-11 year. They are as follows: President – Angela McCorkle; Vice President – Joyce Kelley; Secretary/Treasurer – Doris Rice. Nominations were requested from the floor. There being no additional nominations, Ruby Goodwin made the motion to accept the nominations as presented, Karen Reed seconded, motion carried.

4.Website Advertising – No report is available at this time.


No new business at this time.

1. Civil War Quilt – Stella Burns
2. Grandson Graduation quilt – Jeanie Ortegon
3. Sweet Sugar Swirls & Carnations Anyone – Pat Murph
4. Two tote bags – Doris Rice
5. Two little girl dresses – Millie Schwab
6. Block for Texas Agriculture Quilt – Joyce Kelley
7. Lotsa Dotsa – Judy Tiedeman
8. Carnations Anyone – Barbara Leonard
9. Carnations Anyone – Benita Pipes


The fat quarter drawing was won by Lynn Patrick. The color for June is red/white & blue.

The block drawing was won by Lynn Patrick.

No program was presented this month. Those who were able, stayed after and sewed the blocks together for the June program.


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