Monthly Archives: March 2015

February 24, 2015 Meeting Minutes

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February 24, 2015 Beady Bunch meeting minutes
President Sheri Walters opened the meeting at 7:00.

Treasurers Report : Lisa Dryden said the Treasurer’s report had not changed since last month.
Omaha Bead Affair
Last meeting was Saturday, February 21st. All is going good though need to get out flyers.
Need coupons to pass out.
17 vendors so far, 12 out the 36 tables allotted are left.
Classes – some are limited to 6-8 people, copies of classes and registration forms will be passed around the group.
Volunteer sheet also is going around.
Publicity – Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter
Omaha World Herald, Ralston Chambers Newsletter, Sunshine Artists Magazine
Outside Beading Instructor
Need to vote for teacher for fall – Lisa Turune was picked, was Designer of the Year for Beadwork
Bead Retreat.
Retreat Sept 18-20th, 2015

Idea
Charlene Pierce visited the Oklahoma bead guild – showed us a kit that every new member receives which includes a needle, beads and instructions on numerous techniques.i

New Business
Group voted to buy organza bags for Edna Perkins gifts
A suggestion was made to have a signup sheet that is numbered and a drawing will be done by numbers and whoever wins provides the prize for the next month. Chris bringing first gift.
Darcy is having a trunk show this coming weekend.
March class Flat Spiral with Cindy. (Photo below)
Supplies – 6mm rounds 27 for bracelet, 69 for necklace
4mm bicones 52 for bracelet, 136 for necklace
Size 11 seed beads
Clasp

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Show and tell was held.  Photos are available on our Facebook page.
J Chris added a PS for Omaha Bead Affair – we will be selling $1 tickets for items donated by vendors and members
Anything that you want to be displayed on the Beady Bunch table at the Omaha Bead Affair, bring to next month’s meeting.

Also bring any finished items for Edna Perkins gifts; these are due no later than the April meeting.

Respectfully Submitted by

Mary Wheeldon, Secretary.