Tuesday, April 16, 2013

April 16, 2013



The April 16, 2013 meeting of the Brownwood Quilters Guild was called to order by President, Nancy Tubb. 

There was one visitor, LaRaye Kelley from Goldthwaite, who expressed an interest to join the group.

The minutes of the March meeting were read by Secretary, Benita Pipes. There were no corrections.  Judy Tiedemann made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Ruby Goodwin seconded, and the motion carried.

The Treasurer’s Report was presented.  The balance as of April 16, 2013 was $6,014.09.  A motion to accept the report was made by Debra Revay and seconded by Joy Ivy.  The motion carried.
General Announcements

President, Nancy Tubb, reminded everyone that the success of the quilt show depends on the participation of the members.

LaTrelle Locks and Jeanie Ortegon were appointed to select the Guild Quilt to be given away at the June meeting.

The program for the May meeting will be “On the Borders” presented by Doris Rice 

Old Business

Aprons are still available for purchase at $6.50 each.

New Business
Marcella League made a motion, seconded by LaTrelle Locks, to use the unused portion of the 2012-13 program budget towards a speaker or program for the 2014 quilt show’s tenth anniversary.  The motion carried.

Cindy Hadley questioned if the Secretary/Treasurer position could be split.  After some discussion, the decision was made to vote on a bylaw change at the next meeting to separate the two positions.

LaTrelle Locks presented a paper-pieced block for the May Block of the Month. 

The fat quarter theme for May is “1930s.”

Committee Reports

WEE Care – Joy Ivy reported that kits are ready for the workshop.

CPS – Robin Moody read a thank you note from the Rainbow Room.  Four new bags were received.

Sunshine –A get well card was sent to Stella Burns.

Quilt Show – Angela McCorkle reported that the coliseum would not be open until 10:00 a.m. for set up due to the Health Fair.  Radio spots have been set up.  Signup sheets for workers and vendor food are available. 
Monthly Drawings

The Block of the Month drawing was won by Cindy Hadley.  The Fat Quarter drawing was won by Vickie Mazurek.  The door prize was won by Jeanie Ortegon. 

The meeting was adjourned for the Wee Care workshop and pizza luncheon.

 Show &Tell

LaTrelle Locks – Apron, Christmas tree and Little Jo project Arlington #2

Joy Ivy – Baby quilts and Heart Association donation quilt

Vickie Mazurek – Little Jo #2 and Texas mug rug

Benita Pipes – Little Jo #2

Millie Schwab – Two baby quilts

Becky Martin – Habitat for Humanity signature quilt

Joy Early – “Pastor’s Attic” Baltimore album quilt
Respectfully submitted,

Benita Pipes, Secretary