Wednesday, March 11, 2015

March Meeting Minutes with Show & Tell

Mar 2, 2015   1 p.m.
Shuswap Spinners and Weaver's Meeting
17 members present. 2 guests
Gabriele called the meeting to order at 1:05
Additions to agenda - nominating committee
Adoption of minutes from February.  Mona moved, Seconded Anne, carried.
Next meeting is March 30, the last Monday of March  at 7 p.m.
Reports from:
Treasurer: Noelle has 
renewed Spin-Off for 2 years and ordered Embellish for 1 year, two books have arrived and are carded.
Equipment: labeled some new equipment.  
Library: need to get some books returned.
Historian: no report
Workshops: Rosalie's workshop on finishing techniques is on May 2.  Contact Rosalie to book a place.

Business arising from minutes:
Performing Arts Center: Some comments with regard to whether this is going ahead.  Support  the idea of having the Performing Arts Centre.
Shuswap Lake Arts Festival: Lois reported that it is July 23, 24, 25, 26 Involves the Blind Bay Hall, Shuswap Lake Estates, Sorrento Hall. 10 -  4 each day.  
$30 to join for a group membership.  Self managed  so run own till, have some interactive displays and a 15 % commission given to the organization. Wednesday is set up day. We regretfully  will not be able take part this year.  Lois to communicate our regrets as there is a conflict with another workshop and also the Art Festival is also at this same time.
Blanket warp is measured ready for threading and weaving, Ann to set up schedule for warping.
Weaving tea towels - sign - up sheet passes and will be put on the loom.
Heritage Week - good week with lots of participation and interest from the public.

Spin-In ------new venue   St Joseph's Church in Salmon Arm.  Parking lot entrance is off 2nd Street SE just to the south of Fabricland, off Okanagan Avenue.   Draw prizes (donations gratefully received in the bin in the guild room), people to help out in various areas, sheets will be circulated.  We will be able to do some set up on the Friday and are able to access the hall at 8:30 on the Saturday.  Register today to help in planning.

Sales protocol committee: 8 people on committee and it is work in progress.

Nominating committee for next year:  Carole and Bea. Thanks for volunteering.

New Business:
Sheep to Shawl Team;  additional team members needed to join Kyla, Maureen and Bea, Carole, 
Christmas Sale: Sara has talked to the Prestige about renting a venue, Sara moves we  arrange to hold our Christmas Sale at the 5 th Ave  Senior Centre. seconded Elvi.  Carried.  Date will be Dec. 5.
Spin-Ins: March 7 in Kamloops, Kalamalka on March 21, Harmonious Homestead on March 28.
Equipment organization and upkeep day, some organization was done earlier today.

Adjournment Lisa adjourned the meeting.
Show and Tell

Next Meeting.  March 30. Maureen and Joan on Goodies.  7 p.m.

Thanks Bea for the photos :)