​​Allatoona Quilters' Guild

Allatoona Quilters’ Guild

General Meeting Minutes

January 8, 2019 

President Kim Ayers opened the meeting at 10 AM.  Kim welcomed   1 new member, Barbra. Reminded everyone to turn their cell phones either off or on silent.  Kim announced that the East Cobb Quilters’ Guild is selling tickets for a raffle quilt if anyone is interested, also that the quilt show would be June 6th this year, more details to come.

Kim announce that the secretarial board position has opened, and Sue  L. has volunteered to help, and that we needed to vote. A vote was taken, it was unanimous, and Sue is voted in the position for Secretary for 2019. 

 VP Report – Dianne:  Super-secret drawing each meeting see Dianne.  We have 6 months of exciting events scheduled. We have Barb giving a Trunk Show, because Andi  could not be here. March we will be having Melinda, in April Diane Knott is going to be talking about her new book, Strip Quilt Secrets. May we will be having Doreen who will help us prepare our quilts for the longarm quilter and in June will have Tammy Silvers of Tamarinis.  She is talking about Interrogating your Quilt.

Meeting Minutes:  Kim asked for approval of the December minutes as posted in the newsletter.  A motion was made and seconded and members approved the minutes.

Treasurer’s Report:  Sue Z reported as of 12/31/18 balances. 

Committee reports of note:

Birthday Club – Kim announced birthdays in January. 

BOM – Emily Gail said the January BOM meeting has been moved to Thursday, 1/17/19.   Prairie Points on page 168 was picked for the BOM and is in the book of 101 Fabulous Small Quilts.  We will also be working on an embroidery project.

By-Laws - Sue: no changes have been received. Kim also added we are not going to redo the bylaws again this year.

Communications – Melinda:  Everyone should receive a message this afternoon. If you do not receive a message send me a message. If you send a message to me, please put “AQG” in the subject.

Community Service – Carolyn: Handed out the 2019 Community Service Information. 

Door Prizes – Karen /Sue: Showed all the door prizes and announced to buy tickets at break.

Fabric Exchange – MaryAnn : You will need 1  1/8 yard for Feb cut in 3” strips “Red”, fold individually.

Hostesses – Roxanne  and Pat:  Brunch next month, breakfast casserole

Membership – Jacque is collecting $35 for 2019 dues.  Dues for anyone wanting the newsletter printed and mailed to them are $45.  There is a $5 late fee for dues paid after 1/30/19.  Members should write separate checks for dues and Red Top. We have 85 paid members.

Newsletter – Daryl – please submit articles by the 18th. 

Red Top 2019 – Barb needs to know whether attendees are or are not making a One Block Wonder Quilt.  Watch for an email from Melinda about what is required.  The balance RT fee is due at the January general meeting.  Celeste and Jan are co-chairing games and gave examples of fabrics both suitable to bring and not bring.  Start bringing in scraps in December for Scrap Mountain so Rose can sort them. 

Special Projects –Suzie and Glenna announced the January special project, round casserole carrier.

Sunshine Club – Ruth: She will have you fill out a card for all concerns for sunshine requests and praises. 

Thursday Sew-In – Kathyr: same day as BOM, please come and sew or visit, bring your lunch and have a good time. On the 17th,   9am – 2pm 

Website – Kim has been working on the website adding pictures, calendar, information, etc…please take some time to go out and look at the website. 

Kim then requested 4 helpers for Show-N-Tell.  Beautiful Quilts.

Following a short break, door prizes were drawn. 

Dianne chaired today’s Game Day Program: Price is Right game and Let’s Make a Deal. Fun! 

The meeting adjourned at 11:55 followed by a pot luck luncheon.

 Respectfully submitted,

Sue L