FRIENDSHIP STARS QUILT GUILDMARCH 10, 2011 – MINUTES
1. Meeting was called to order by CeCe Petzke, President. A welcome and anintroduction of visitors was given. Our mission statement was read.2. A reminder that membership has reached it’s limit of 50. A waiting list hasbeen established by the membership chairperson, Karen Nolte. New membersare added on a “ first come, first serve” basis.3. A reminder that we would like members to wear name tags. 4. Sign up for Sew Day on March 12
. Maretta will be present to help withinstructions on making Little Dresses for Africa. This project is on a volunteer basis. Members are reminded to bring a personal project to work on also.5. Chairpersons Report/Progress Reports:a) Block of the Month Robin presented our March block in our series.Kathy H. presented a second block choice for our beginner members.All blocks are posted on our web site.b) Charity Projects Chairperson Virginia Outland showed the Hospice Quilt.She thanked all those who worked on the quilt especially Judy Fugate for putting the blocks together and CeCe for adding the borders. The quilt wasgiven to Karen Nolte for quilting.c) Hospitality Chairperson Connie Weeks was not present to give report. Areminder that the schedule is posted on the website.d) Programs Committee Chairperson, Becky Lippincott announced theupcoming programs. She also passed out a survey asking members tocomplete and return. The committee needs direction in what the groupinterests and needs are. Results will be announced at the April meeting.e) Retreat Committee Maretta Miller was given the floor to update us on theSeptember retreat. However, before she was able to present her complete report, an
discussion started. In frustration,Maretta quit as the chairperson and left the building. With themembership confused, Becky stood and shared the proposals andmenu with us. CeCe asked for a volunteer to take over the Retreatchairperson position NO ONE came forth. A vote by show of handsindicated membership chose to eliminate any retreat in the year 2011through the Friendship Stars Quilt Guild.