January 26th Guild mtg

Tonight was a combo regular guild meeting and rescheduled resolution party with 35 in attendance.  Thank you to Jan Gitz and the social committee for planning and preparing a lovely dinner.   After dinner we went around the room and everyone told their New Year’s resolutions.  Most of these related to hooking more and finishing UFO’s.  If we keep our resolutions we will have a lot of projects completed this year.
Jenny Gray began the meeting by discussing the treasurer’s report.  The 2017 Calendar of Events was discussed and the following corrections were made to the calendar.  Demonstrating rug hooking at Warmonger Park is September 16th and the Wool Gathering at Young’s Dairy Farm is September 16th and 17th.
We were reminded that in case of bad weather and Kettering Schools are closed on the day of our meeting that the church will be closed and our meeting cancelled.  Annual dues  are due now  to remain a member  The final deadline is the February 23rd guild meeting.
Tonight we had our 1st Hooker Incentive Drawing.  Congratulations to our lucky winners, Jenny Gray and Chrisi Koehl who won a two year membership to ATHA.  Attached is a list of how to earn incentives in the coming year,
Don’t forget to send a picture of your rug challenge license plate to Chris Wilson by January 31, 2017. If you are interested in participating in the rug challenge for Sauder Village next year, please contact Phyllis Crabill for pattern information.
If you are interested in ordering wool from The Wool Studio- Rebecca Erb, please let Ann Unverferth know by this Sunday.
The membership committee will send out a welcome card to all new members.  We will also give them a welcoming rug hooking pattern and some wool.
Registration for the Biennial is February 16, 2017.  Class descriptions are in the ATHA Oct-Nov issue.
There are still some openings for Ali Strebel’s workshops which are Feb 25 and March 18.  Attached are the registration forms needed for these classes. If interested please register asap.
Let’s all finish some UFO’s this month.

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