IEMQG Board Meeting Minutes
March 19, 2018 – 6:30 p.m.
Jo-Ann Fabric & Crafts, Ontario Mills Circle
Meeting called to order 6:35pm by Cat Wallace
VP Programs-April and future reminders April is Negative Space Challenge curated by Linda Rasmussen, (Jen is in New York week before challenge, so she will not have computer access the week before. She will post on website a reminder on Good Friday.)
May is Transitional Quilter with Laura Greene along with Marsha Schuh for Spotlight Quilter.
June’s guest speaker is Natalie Barns. June is also our birthday celebration. Pat will ask June snack people to make arrangements for a cake. Pat will get plates, forks and napkins.
July is Transitional Quilter by Cat Longarmer and Spotlight Quilter is Carlene.
August is Upscaling Sale coordinated by Becky Brekke
Sept is the Song Challenge
Oct is Sue from Needle in a Fabric Stash.
January, Cat is willing to present “Never the Less She Persisted.” A talk she gave at the Upland Library earlier this month.
VP Communications- no old business
Wants to fine tune FB. Working on the qualifying questions for FB.
Treasurer-no old business
Secretary- no old business
Balance is $xxx.xx All debt is paid.
Up-cycling- no old business
Welcome/Refreshments- no old business
Raffle- no old business
Charity- no old business
Trish to send email to members that haven’t paid yet.
President- 1) Revisit bylaws as jigsaw activity. Each person brings their assigned part to share. Any changes, additions, or policy needs? Bylaws and Policies are tabled for next month. The reviewing process was changed. It will be a group review. We will do section 9 first, followed by a different section the following months. It will be emailed to all members for group discussion at the next meeting.
Gayle researched website “Gather at the Hive” in Fallbrook, holds 16 people. Available dates are: 9/21-23 (Third choice), 10/19-21 (First choice), 10/26-28, 11/9-11 (Second choice). $156.25 and provide own food. 10 am Fri-4 pm Sunday. $250 deposit, motion made by Pat, second by Cat. Will provide an interest list at April meeting.
Secretary- thank you notes
Send note to Jessica. Group saw pics of TY cards and decided to keep and use that style. Jen will donate note card stock and Becky will donate envelopes.
President- announcements from member times and appropriateness Wants to put a display of mini-quilts at the Coffee Klatch. Bring minis to June meeting. 120” diameter or smaller. Must have a 4” sleeve from a 9 ½” piece of fabric. Laura to Email Jen instructions for appropriate sleeve to post on website.
President- April agenda
Do the Negative Space Challenge after break. Gayle’s husband will take photos of the challenge quilts for the website.
Set a time at end of meeting for announcements from guests. Pat to provide a list at sign-in desk for announcements they wish to be made.
Tentative IEMQG General Meeting Agenda
April 7, 2018
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Community Center, Grand Terrace
22795 Barton Rd, Grand Terrace, CA 92313
- Welcome – Warm-up
- “I think spring quilts must have bright colors and bold shapes.”
- Committee Reports
- Program Announcements (Cat Wallace)
- May meeting
- June meeting
- Challenge (Gayle Bennett)
- Song Title Challenge drawing during break
- Block Lotto (Shelley Wardrop) – Announcement and raffle
- Sit and Sew – April 22nd 9:00am – 5:00pm Mountain Shadows (Tricia Williams)
- Upcycling Event (Becky Brekke)
- Refreshments Sign-up (Pat Klassen)
- Break: Visit and Snacks
- Negative Space (Judged by Linda Rasmussen)
- Charity (Aimee French)
- Show and Share
- Fat Quarter Raffle (Candace Kimball)
- Name Tag Raffle (Pat Klassen)
Next meeting April 16, 6:30 p.m. at Jo-Ann’s – Dinner prior at 5:45 at Panera’s restaurant on 4th west of Lazy Dog Café
Meeting adjourned 7:53pm