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Meeting Minutes, February 5, 2014

MEETING MINUTES
FEB. 5, 2014
10 AM - NOON
MAITLAND, FLORIDA

MEET AND GREET
30 members and guests were in attendance.

TREASURERS REPORT
Current Treasurer, Michele, prepared financial reports and provided them to the Board.  As Michele is absent from the February meeting, financial reports will be presented at the March meeting.

RAFFLE BASKET
Pat provided the raffle basket...


...which was won by Kathryn.


ELECTIONS


 Many thanks to Zonetta, Julia and Debbe for their work as the Election Committee.


New officers, Yanick, Debra, Marge and Kathryn, officially begin in their roles March 1st.



EDUCATION OUTREACH
Yanick shared information on the request to assist a local school class of 5th graders who plan to make a quilt. Yanick, who already has prepared lessons plans for this topic, will head up the effort and ask for volunteers to assist with various stages of the project.



BLOCKS OF THE MONTH



The February Blocks of the Month were won by Marge.


Alejandrina showed the sample of the "Jumbo" blue and gold blocks for March.


DOOR PRIZE
Joanne won the door prize.


DONATION QUILTS
--The OMQG would like to participate in the Orlando Museum of Arts Annual Festival of the Trees by creating a quilt to be raffled as a fundraiser for the OMA. The members brainstormed ideas.  Everyone is asked to post ideas during Feb. on both Facebook and on the guild's page on the motherships webpage where Rene has created a page for comments on this topic.

--Three of the Boggy Creek quilts are ready to go.




PROGRAMS
-Members who are going on the Suwannee River Quilt Shop field trip firmed up plans for meeting and car pooling.

-Cara announced that Victoria Findlay Wolfe (Bumblebeans) will teach two classes (to be announced) for OMQG on Dec. 5 and 6th.

SHOW AND TELL / WISH I MADE THAT



















I wish I had made that was won by Debra.





BLOCK DEMO
Cara provided a demo on how to make the 10 Minute Block.










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