Wednesday, March 1, 2017

February 2017 meeting minutes

  1. Meeting called to order and welcome given by Daisy Comeaux, President. Asked for prayers for Peggy Bourgeois in heart Cath procedure in morning.
  2. Ms. Tommie Morden introduced guests Ethel Forrester and Billece Morrison. 52 Members in attendance.
  3. Ms. Tommie Morden presented birthday fat quarters to February birthdays. Happy Birthday Sung.
  4. Elena Acosta presented information of Selfie Round Robin. First border is curves. A suggested center was given with instructions.
  5. Program was given by Mary Felder and Barbara Lankford on CFAL-Contemporary Fiber Artist of Louisiana. Other River City members who are also members of CFAL was asked to stand.
  6. Barbara Hoffman showed Quilt that had been donated and needed to be completed and given to a charity. She asked anyone interested to please contact her.
  7. Break to sign up for Retreat, Birthday table, and pay dues.
  8. Bebe Tulley summarized January 2017 RCQG meeting minutes. Suzie Montague to send out after this meeting.
  9. Other Committee Reports given:
  1. Retreat-Joni DeVilbiss gave report on upcoming retreat February 20-22 in Richard, La. Joyce Perry will coordinated coffee. There is microwave, refrigerator in Kitchen. Also small refrigerator in rooms.
  2. Lotto Block-Alice Fredlund. This will start in March. Turn Dash Block with a different one each month. Background is Kona white and colors are modern.
  3. GSQA quarterly meeting in January at Main Library in Baton Rouge was well attended. 34 RCQG members went. 177 people attended from FL, AL, Miss and LA. RCQG gave corsages to Renee Hoeprich and past president. RCQG will be reimbursements for coffee and utensils. Sold Extra meals for $5 each.
  4. Birthday table-Carolyn Derbes, Mary White, Martha Spruell. $49 raised this month.
  5. Fat Quarter winner is Louise Porter.
  6. Fiber Name tag winner is Pam Rosebrook.
  1. The Giving Quilt Show at Lamar Dixon show is February 4-5 with awards ceremony on Sunday February 4 at 2pm. 587 quilts presubmitted for show. Will accept more quilts but they will not be displayed. 4 quilts to go to Quilts of Valor. Kids’ activities planned as well as stuff a bear and pillowcases to be made and block by block made for future quilts. 3 awards will be presented: 1st place-$250 challenge quilts, Viewer’s Choice and Judges’ Choice.
  2. Second Saturday Sew Day is February 11.
  3. Ugly Fabric Quarter quilts will be due for April meeting.
  4. Beverly Yearby announced Patriotic Quilt Exhibit at Zachary Library sponsored by Honeybees of Zachary quilt guild.
  5. Show and Tell.
  6. Adjourned at 8:10 pm.

Submitted by Bebe Tulley, Secretary