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Minutes for December 2014 Meeting

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Minutes recorded by Angel.

We had 17 members and 0 visitors at the December 14, 2014 meeting. Show & Tell items included Santa’s, Dragons, a Sock Monkey, Jewelry, Bottle Stoppers, Gingerbread Men, Fireplace Night Light, Scarf with pull, and Snow Globes.

This month instead of a demonstration, guild members brought a large array of treats ranging from sweet to savory and most everything in between! Everyone enjoyed the food and fellowship.

During the business meeting, we discussed the following:

Minutes from the last meeting were approved, Penni Jo motioned and Jane seconded the motion.

Vice President Connie gave an overview of the upcoming programs:

  • January: Tom – Jumping Jack Owl
  • February: Angela – Heart Box
  • March: Open
  • April: No meeting due to the Retreat

Angela sent the treasurer’s report. We have 27 paid members. Reminder: dues are due in January $24.00

Librarian Jane indicated that we did not have a new book, and asked for suggestions. Penni Jo recommended the book “Creating Lifelike Figures in Polymer Clay” by Katherine Dewey. Shirley also had a suggestion, but could not remember the name and would email Jane.

Web Master Myra spoke about the registration page for the retreat and that it would be up soon. She also went over prices for the retreat $65.00 for members.

Retreat Business: The members present worked through many details of the retreat. Tom indicated he needs help with different areas of the retreat. This prompted members to come forward and commit to help. Angel was tasked with purchasing more cord cover, and volunteered to get bags for the “goodie bags”. Marsha volunteered to make thank you notes. Lori volunteered to take on the auction. Tom has purchased gift bags and table cloth for use at the retreat.

Tom shared some of the recent donations to the retreat, Kalmbach Publishing Co – 1 year Art Jewelry subscription, and Artway – sending auction item.

The meeting was adjourned. Our next meeting will be January 10, 2015 at 1:30 at the Contemporary Arts Center on the OKC Fairgrounds.