Reminder for those attending meetings: PLEASE wear your nametags, we have potential new members joining us and they don’t know who we are yet, I am sure they appreciate this welcoming gesture when joining a new unknown group.
The meeting started with the small review of the Bead Affair, the numbers and feedback was not in yet so it was a short discussion. There were great comments from Teachers and Vendors, we know how to do it right! The dates for next year are April 15th & 16th.
Edna Perkins donations were due. Joni is taking all of the donations to the VFW in Council Bluffs so they can distribute for us. Thank You Joni!
Casting for Recovery projects are due at the next meeting, we want to have 40 donations (fish pendent) to give away at the nest meeting so the representative for this group doesn’t not have to make a return trip this fall.
The Bead Retreat was a topic for discussion, it is coming up in September. The sign up for the outing will start at the June Meeting. We will have a signup sheets available for the attendance and meals starting at the June meeting. Keep it in mind, September will be here before you know it!
The Nebraska State Fair has information on their website now. If anyone would like to submit a piece for judging, think about doing it soon, the fair is at the end of August.
A new beading challenge was decided on. The challenge is to bead embroider a heart. For this challenge, you can do anything you want, a pendent, focal piece, earrings even a pin. Use your imagination! These will be submitted at the February 2018 meeting, so you have plenty of time to come up with an idea and work on it.
The May project will be a Super Duo bracelet that Lisa will be teaching.
The random number generator picked Kathy to win the exchange, Cindy forgot to bring her piece so she will bring it in May.
Show and Tell pictures are up
Prolific Beader of the Month – Sheri ( really Cindy, only 1 piece, your slipping!)