Monday, October 3, 2016

September minutes as prepared by Shelly Storjohnn for Sharon Guffey-Lewis

Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild
Minutes for September 20th, 2016
The Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild met on September 20th, 2016, at the Walnut Public Library. There were 10 members in attendance.
President Betty Morris called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
Shelly Storjohann read the minutes of the August meeting. Fran Dixon made a motion to approve the minutes, Seconded by Kristina Larson. Motion carried
Shelly Storjohann gave the treasurer’s report having a balance of $755.31, with no debits or credits in the past month.
Roxie Hester made a Motion to approve Treasurers’ report, seconded by Dorothy Eggerss. Motion carried.
Roxie Hester confirmed the “SEW Date” will be on October 1st, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  at her home. We will be working on the Veterans quilts, as they need to be completed by the October meeting.
Roxie also brought 5 kits that needed to be pieced.
If you know of any Veterans in our area, Please submit names to Roxie.
Elaine finished 3 more Veteran quilt tops and Dorine took them home to be quilted. Also, two more completed quilts were returned.
Amy Hoffman from “Family Inc.” was present and passed out flyers to announce the upcoming 25th Anniversary of Family Inc. There will be a celebration with a Fall Family Fun day in Avoca on Sunday October 9th, from 2:00-5:00pm, with Family activities and a BBQ meal.  Amy invited all members to attend. There will also be a Recognition ceremony at 4:00pm. For more information visit or contact Amy or Erika at 712-343-6551
Amy also expressed her heartfelt gratitude for all the gifts from our Guild.
Members brought many handmade baby items for Family Inc. Elaine had been very busy, as well as Betty and Kristina.
There were many Beautiful show and tell quilts.
Kristina brought many quilting kits and patterns for anyone that would like them.
Dorine Rasmussen passed out stocking patterns for Christmas tree ornaments. Dorine will be setting up the Tree again this year, in Walnut at The Welcome Center.
A reminder of the Guild Christmas party; will be Saturday, December 11th at 1:00pm. At the United Peace Church in Walnut. We will be having a “Pot Luck” dinner. We will have the sign-up sheets at the October meeting. Please bring a $10 gift for our mystery game. The gift can be homemade or bought. Also bring a gift for your Secret Quilter Pal. The meeting was closed at 7:45pm
Fran Dixon brought YUMMY treats, and Shelly helped serve. Followed by a lively game of CLR with Shirley W. winning the 2 ½” Fall strips.
Our next meet will be October 18th, 6:30 pm., at the Walnut Library.
Please bring (3) 5” Christmas Fabric squares.

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