Wednesday, November 6, 2013

November 6, 2013 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes
November 6, 2013
10:00 AM - 12 Noon
Maitland, Florida 

I.     Meet and Greet
There were 32 members and guests in attendance.

II.    Updates on Projects and Challenges
The four teams gave updates on the progress of Camp Boggy Creek blocks.  The finished quilts are due at the February Meeting.

Yanick reminded everyone about the end of November deadline for the Double Wedding Ring Challenge sponsored by the NYC Modern Quilt Guild.  OMQG participants are to bring their project to the December meeting.

III.   Raffle Basket
The raffle basket was won by Beth.

IV.    Holiday Party
The holiday party will be at the Friday, Dec. 13th Sew Day at the Dr. Phillips branch library. Each attendee is to bring a dish to share.  Anyone who would like to participate in an exchange is to bring a wrapped mug rug. Biata will bring her Houston photos to share her experience during Sew Day. (The other December Sew Day is Dec. 9th at the Maitland Library.  This will be a regular sew day and will not include a holiday party.)

V.     Elections
The OMQG year runs March through February each year.  Anyone interested in running for a position (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer) are to indicate their interest to the current President, Beth, no later than December 15. Position Descriptions are available on the OMQG website under "About Us."  And online election will take place in January with the change in officers occurring effective March 2014.

VI.      Prize
The November Door Prize went to Maya.

October Prizes
     Name Tag Prize to Sharleen
     Wish I Had Made That Prize to Biata

VII.   Modern Quilt Guild
Rene gave a presentation and answered questions about the guild's upcoming decision/vote on whether or not the OMQG should officially join the MQG.

VIII.  Blocks of the Month

The November Blocks were won by Debra J.

Linda showed a sample of the December BOM.

IX.    Retreat
The guild retreat takes place this weekend (beginning Friday at 1 pm) and there are openings if anyone is interested.

X.     Show and Tell

"I Was I Made That" was awarded to Leslie for her Show and Tell items.

PLEASE NOTE: The January 2014  Meeting will be held on the second Wednesday instead of the first Wednesday since the first Wednesday is New Year's Day.


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