2021 April Minutes
Welcome – Connie Lange, certified Judy Niemeyer instructor.
Program – Trunk and lecture presenting Judy Niemeyer quilts
Meeting called to order – 8:35 p.m.
Treasurer’s Report – Balance in checkbook is $17,954.93
Minutes were approved with the following corrections
Bobbi Byerly is a guest.
Kate Byerly is a member.
Jennifer O’Conner is listed as a hostess on April Courtesy Committee. She is no longer a member of the guild.
Programs – May meeting speakers will be Suzanne Milbourn and Carmen Ostrander: Suzanne is an award-winning State Fair quilter.
She, along with her sister Carmen, will present a Trunk Show and talk about what it takes to make a great entry for the fair.
Our August speaker will be Kelly Lautenbach. She will be doing the Posh Santa Workshop on Thursday, May 13. Cost will be $25. She will
add another class if enough members sign up. You will also have to purchase the pattern and Quick Curve Ruler available at Material Girl
in Grand Island.
The auction fundraiser raised approximately $1,800 profit. Thank you to committee and Missy Lemons for doing the computer work.
Since we are in a transition of fiscal year to calendar year, there will be no additional dues for the extra 4 months of August, September, October and November of 2021.
We have program funds that weren’t used due to Covid and weather this year and they will be reallocated to use for the additional 4 months due to transition.
Budget committee will meet in October and 2022 budget will be voted on in November for the new year beginning March – November 2022. 2022 Officers will be voted on in October. Installed in November.
It was discussed at Steering Committee to not sell items at Art in the Park and if we wanted to continue to display quilts. A motion was made by Donnise Larsen to participate at Art in the Park with no vending of items. 2nd by Connie Olson. Motion passed.
We will continue to sell tickets for the raffle quilt during Art in the Park.
Reminder that Steering Committee meets on the Thursday prior to our monthly meeting and all members are invited to come.
Janice Stuhmer thanked members for their support throughout this Covid year.
There were no guests.
Reminder to bring your “Show off your curves” challenge quilt to the May meeting.
All tickets were sold for the raffle quilt. Drawing was held. Winner was Chyna Hayes.
Raffle for the free year of membership from selling of the tickets will take place at the May meeting.
Winners of the raffle items were: Judy Williams, Ramona Riblett, Jana Cunningham, Marian Meyer and Vicki Bartels
Thank you from Jana Cunningham who brought donated quilt books for members who wanted them. Donations from the books are going to The Bethel Neighborhood Center in Kansas City. This is a mission project of the Chapman Baptist Church.
Next Steering Committee May 6, Location TBA
Next Meeting May 13, St Leos
Meeting adjourned 8:45 p.m.