Wednesday, December 29, 2010

President's News & Secretary's Report

PWQ Guild Minutes

December 6th 2010

Christmas Party

At 6:30pm Vicki Becker welcomed the 55 members and one guest to the Christmas Party which was held at the Carriage House Restaurant, Pueblo.


Secretary Report approved by: Sue Longsdorf, 2nd by Betty Yergert

Treasurer Report approved by: Virginia Biggs, 2nd by Carla Wendler


New Business

It is proposed that the membership dues be increased from $24 to $25 annually. The due fees pay for guest speakers, July social, Christmas Party dinner and sundry supplies.


Motion: Mary Richardson, 2

nd Alta Swaine, motion carried.

Vicki gave a thank you to all that have contributed to the guild meetings this past year, including Patsy Morris and Evie Sheldon for writing the guild blog. Those who have helped set up for the meeting, brought refreshments and gave the BOM. Those who helped with the craft fair especially Katya Holen who took donated items to Denver to sell. To Carolyn Collette for collecting and distributing the pillowcases, also thank you to Judy Visalli for collecting and donating the luv quilts. Thank you to all PWQ members for a wonderful year.


A big thank you to the Christmas committee:

Jodi Gullo

Sue Longsdorf

Joey Snow

Caroline Nibble


A special thank you and personal gift was given by Vicki to each of the other board members:


  Jennifer Drake - Vice President

  Ronda Dobek - Treasurer

  Helen Cherry - Secretary


The 2011 board was introduced to the PWQ

  Evie Sheldon - President

  Barbara Martinez - Vice President

  Nina Stevens - Treasurer

  Carla Wendler - Secretary


Christmas Festivies began with games and dinner.


PWQ prizes were awarded to the following:


In house: Marilyn Rolen, Sandy Mcdonald, Marilyn Vigil

BOM: 32 blocks were given to Nina Stevens

FQ: 20 FQ were given to Joey Snow

Name Tag: Helen Cherry


President blocks were presented to Vicki Becker


BOM demonstrated by Bernie


The Luv quilt end of year prize was given to Rachael Ofer.


An enjoyable evening ended at 9pm

Minutes were reported by Helen Cherry for the December Meeting.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Presidents Newsletter

Season’s Greetings!

This is my last newsletter for 2010 and it has been a pleasure being your President for the year. The board hopes that you enjoyed the programs that were presented this year and I’m sure we will continue to have excellent programs for our guild in the future. Continue to make the LUV quilts as they are a needed item for our community and wounded veterans.

Our Christmas Party will be held on Monday, December 6th @ 6:30 p.m. at the Carriage House in Pueblo – 419 W 14th St, Pueblo, CO.

 Take Hwy 50 East
 Take I-25 South
 Take the 13th St Exit (Exit 99B)
 Turn right onto N Grand Ave
 Take 1st left onto W 14th St
 419 W 14th St is on the right

Remember to bring a $15 gift exchange (please wrap or use gift bag). Participation is voluntary.
November’s BOM: Presented by Virginia Byrd. Patterns will be available at the sign-in table if you have not received one.

Craft Fair/Silent Auction results:
 Craft fair $ 312.75
 Money from Katya (Denver) $ 212.50
 Money in envelope from you $ 34.00
 In house silent auction $ 498.75
  Total $1,058.00
 Sales Tax - 24.00
 Net Sales $1,034.00

2011 PWQ Board 
 President – Evie Sheldon
 Vice-President – Barbara Martinez
 Secretary – Carla Wendler
 Treasurer – Nina Stevens

President’s Block – patterns have been emailed and some will be available at the Christmas party. You may turn these in at anytime as I won’t be working on this immediately due to other quilt priorities.

Fat Quarter drawing: Snowflakes or Snowmen  
BOM: Bernie Villanueva will demonstrate January’s BOM.

No LUV quilts or Show ‘n’ Tell for this meeting

LUV Quilt requirements – minimum 36x36 


LUV Quilts/Pillowcases
 2009 LUV Quilts: 60 2010 LUV Quilts: 75 YTD
  2010 Pillowcases: 80 YTD 


Vicki Becker, President