June 2016 Minutes (Meet & Greet)

June 12, 2016, meeting convened at 2:00 PM at the Garcia Cultural Center for the Arts, San Bernardino, CA

Presented by; Laura Kong, Michelle Nichols
Representing the Modern Quilt Guild: Andres Rosales

56 in attendance.

Laura presented What Is Modern Quilting? and presented plans and ideas about the goals of the new guild. She introduced the Kona challenge for a fat quarter of Kona Silver received by each member paying dues that day. Challenge quilts are due in September. Andres spoke about the Modern Quilt Guild national organization.

Introduced Carolyn Reese, of Road to California.
Linda Rasmussen spoke about the new program Roadies Give Back for Road To CA 2017 to benefit the Pomona Valley Hospital Cancer Care center.

Block Lotto: Sand & Surf Flying Geese Chevron: Blocks to be entered in the Lotto are due at the July meeting.

Attendees present were invited to introduce themselves. Introductions included telling the group why they attended the Meet & Greet, their quilting experience and other guilds and/or quilting groups they belong to.

Door prize drawings were held. Everyone in attendance was eligible to win. Door prizes donated by Aurifil Italian Threads, Fat Quarter Shop, and Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

19 new members submitted Membership Forms and paid the initial six months dues of $20.00. 15 additional attendees paid the $20 membership fee and gave email addresses for membership forms to be sent to them.

Meeting adjourned 4:00 PM
Next meeting to be held Sunday July 10, 2016 at the same location.

Minutes prepared by Gayle Bennett, Treasurer.

Photography by Michael Graves.