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January 2019 Minutes

Minutes Central Oklahoma Polymer Clay Guild 1/12/2019 Called to order at 1:30 pm by President Betty Bolerjack 13 members in attendance 1 visitor total attending 14

Show and Tell: The images are posted on our Facebook and Yahoo pages Yahoo pages

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Program: Today’s program was devoted to completing bottles of hope

Business Meeting: Minutes of the December 15, 2018 meeting were approved after a Motion by Penni Jo and a second by Leanne Vice President – Shirley Conway presented the schedule for the following months: January 2019 – Bottles of Hope February 2019 – Cheryl – Kato color kits March 2019 – Laura – Translucent cane April 2019 – Retreat May 2019 – Tom agreed to demonstrate building an armature June 2019 – Penni Jo and Jane August 2019 – Kathy Luli Still looking for volunteers to do program for July, September, October and November.

Treasurer – LeeAnn Kelley Membership: 33 paid members Memberships renewals are due. Can pay by PayPal.

Bottle of Hope Coordinator – Tom Gibson reports we still need more Bottles of Hope

Librarian – Jane Linn: Polymer Studio subscription has been ordered. Will order Christi Friesen’s newest book “Do You See What I See.”

Old Business: Retreat – Tom Gibson: Discussion of cost for attending retreat. Due to the increase of cost for venue the price to attend the basic retreat will be $85 with members receiving a $15 discount. The artist classes are$55 per class or $105 if attending both. This year those not registering for the artist’s classes will move to the Small Meadow during the class. This will allow more spaces for individuals wishing to attend the classes. Food will be provided for lunch only and will be catered. Breakfast and Dinner will be on our own. Angel Mance offered to be in charge of preparing the printed Program this year. Discussion of need to get the registration open online.

New Business: Election of New Secretary: Katherine Barnes agreed to accept the position and was elected. Group Communication: Betty reported on Slack program that is free and allows for communication between members of the group. She, Connie and Cheryl are currently in the group. Others will receive invites to the group. February Meeting: Affair of the Heart will be the same weekend as our meeting in February. It was decided to find a different meeting location for our February 9, 2019 meeting. Betty thought we should be able to meet at her church located at 5949 NW 39th. She will check with the church to confirm. Laura offered to send out an email notifying everyone.

Submitted by: Laura Clarkson, outgoing Secretary COPCG