and Bring & Brag


Minutes - October 2021

CALL TO ORDER by President Marilynn Centa at 10:05. Please silence your phone, wear your name tag, and sign the attendance sheet.

Thought for the Day: Read by Mary Filer

Birthdays - Shirley Schwab, Bernice Mills, Sara Warren, Denise Trujillo

Guests - Gail Mosconi, Joyce Quillen, Joyce Leousck, Bev Gee

Minutes - Approved as published

Treasurer's Report: Beginning balance $2,689.00 paid for retreat, refunded retreat amounts to several people that did not attend and paid $70. for p.o. box.

Raffle Account: beginning balance $3,700. and ending balance of $4,042. Bought 2 vintage quilts to give one to Sarah's House and one to Future Farmers of America, paid $200 each. LaVeta Octoberfest ticket sales were approximately $700.


Membership 47 members. Dues will be collected at the November to January meetings for 2022.

Publicity - Nancy Shaw has taken over the trifold folders for the raffle quilt and has finished them.

Program and class for today was by Mrs. Moo and she generously donated a small wall hanging she made that was won by Mary Vandeberg.

Programs - November 8 - Joan Musik will lead a class to make the Four Patch Posey quilt. Class fee is $25. Signup sheet passed today. Bring rotary cutter, mat, machine, rulers, "busy" fabric with at least 4 repeats of the design.

December 13 - Christmas Luncheon at the Round Table Grill at Hollydot (golf course in Colorado City). Ricky Tims will join us with his Lizzy Albright book! Cost will be $20-25/person.

Charity Quilts - Deb announced that she has 72 pillowcases and approximately $170 (of $210. plus shipping) towards the pillows for the Walsenburg children group. The balance for the pillows will be paid by the guild if not enough is collected.

Several more VFW quilts are scheduled to be distributed Saturday.

Committee to review our Statement of Purpose, Bylaws & Standing Rules - updated statement is to be presented to the board at the next meeting and then to the guild at the next guild meeting for approval.

Announcements - Cathy Ortega reminded us all about the upcoming Rocky Ford Mennonite auction sale and festivities on Saturday Oct 16, starting at 9 a.m.

Unfortunately, our dear friend and member Linda Bickle has died after a long fight with cancer.

Retreat next year will be Sept. 19-21 Mon., Tues. and Wed. $40. Non-refundable deposit will be due next month.

Bring and Brag: Many great quilts were once again shown.

The new officers will be President, Carolyn Baker, V.P. Noni Arends, Treasurer, Margaret Arnot, Secretary, Kathleen Helm.

Respectfully submitted

Kathleen Helm

October Meeting

Sara shared her Four Patch Posey - Joan Musick gave a trunk show in August; she will return next month to teach the class to make this quilt.  

Mary won the drawing for the hand-painted wall hanging donated by Mrs. Moo!

Bring & Brag - October

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