BEADY BUNCH MINUTES
February 24, 2009
President Virginia Wood called the meeting to order at 7:00p.m. She showed us a raw mined garnet. She also welcomed our vendors.
Treasurer Report: Christy reported on all the credits and debits the past month. She also reported the balance of the account. As this document is published online the amount will not be printed. If members want to know the amount they can contact either Pam or Christy.
Ring & Things: March 23rd, at the Holiday Inn Central. Time is 1p.m. To 5p.m.
Lincoln Show: March 21 & 22, 2009. If you want more information you can call Joan Duggan.
Omaha Bead Bazaar: Saturday April 4th at Westside Community Center. Time 9a.m. To 4p.m.
Joan asked for volunteers to work the event. This is our bead club’s main money maker, so please support the event. Joan passed around discount tickets. Members were asked to distribute to businesses.
K.C. Bead Blast: May 2nd & 3rd. It will be at the Kansas City Marker Center Atrium. Times: Saturday 9 a.m. To 6 p.m., Sunday 9a.m. To 5 p. M. See Gail May.
Edna Perkins Project: Joni reported that we will be making jewelry for this event on Mother’s Day. A full description of the project is on the links of the web site. Joni has a few beads to distribute at the March meeting. We will turn in our works at the April 28th meeting.
Joan Duggan brought perforated disks for us to bead at the meeting. She is making it a contest for next month. Joni will post information on web site with all the information.
We had a discussion about hiring a national teacher for a workshop in the future. Gail has contacted Pam Welbourn, and will continue to stay in touch. Joan told us about Diane Fitzgerald. We will continue to keep looking for a teacher.
Bead books were passed around for members to consider buying. Christ Johnson made a motion to purchase the books, seconded by Lisa Dryden. Motion carried. Barb will get the books for the club.
Joni reported on the web site. She is doing a great job of keeping up the site. It is easy to get to and members can go their whenever they want for information. Joni did say we were having a few problems with Russian people abusing our site by leaving inappropriate links. She is merely sending them to spam.
Both Gail and Lisa brought their friendship rope makers to show the club for future projects
Next month Joni will demo how to use a Loom. Please bring a loom to the meeting if you have one.
We will be meeting upstairs again next month.
Show and tell had many beautiful projects. Joni took pictures to post on the site.
Pam Elledge, Secretary