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BLACK SWAMP QUILTERS GUILD Minutes
November 9, 2017
President Ruth Lucius called the meeting to order at 8:11pm
**program went ahead of the meeting, which is why the meeting was later
Introduction: 58 members in attendance and 1 visitor
October minutes no corrections
Treasurer’s Report no corrections
Retreat Joanne Streacker: Another fantastic year, members had a blast. Next year’s retreat
will be October 18th thru October 21st at the Findlay Inn. Room rate is $94.00 per night and
you can make reservations now. Retreat cost for 2018 will be around $90.00. Retreat
Committee Members for 2017 assisting Joanne were Diane Giveins, Sandy Lepper, Shirley
Levin, Rita Trumbell, Rachel Rentz, Sheila Painter and Mary Lee Grabowski.
a. December Brunch Mary Lee Grabowski: Brunch will be held December 9th at the
Bowling Green Country Club same location as in past years. Fee will be $16.00 and
will cover meal, rent for the room and tip. Doors open at 9:30 and meal will be served
at 10:00. $10.00 Quilt or sewing related item if you want to participate in the gift
exchange. Jenny Morlock will be doing a game and Renee Ball will be bringing food for
members with special diet needs.
b. Room Rental Louise Kimpel: Park District provided a bill which included a $100.00
refundable deposit. Need to address the issue with two groups meeting at the same
time, in addition to parking. Current rate is $35.00 per meeting, very discounted rate.
The schedule shows all Thursdays, except for Friday May 11th when we have a
speaker. Workshop at the Community Center the next day.
c. Budget Committee Bess Wood: Dues were discussed for different rates for members
receiving information via internet and hard copy. Gretchen Schultz made a motion
that the Executive Committee take it under advisement, Bess Wood seconded. Shari
Wiseman commented a change in the bylaws should be made to cover the expense of
stamps, printing and envelopes. Voted on and passed to take it to the Executive
Committee to make a recommendation.
• Mini Group, correction date is November 13th at the Stoney Ridge Library
• Next meeting brunch December 9th at the Bowling Green Country Club
• Drawing Marica Buckeyes, winners are Harlene Wood, Kathy Hassik and Nancy Jacobs
Meeting Adjourned at 8:35pm
Program: Cindy Huffman, Antique Sewing Machines
Project #1 UFO Sheila Painter won the prize for completing the most UFO’s during the year.
Charity Quilts show and donate
Show and Tell
October, 2017 updated