April 15th Meeting Recap

Good morning! Has it already been a full week since our meeting? Time flies.

Last week on our zoom meeting we had 46 attendees, some were new members and a guest, Vicky Pede. Welcome!

Guild Business

Board Elections – Crista Bresnahan, our nominating committee chair, has been busy talking with members asking them to consider running for the positions for next term. If you would like to be considered for a board position of have more questions please contact her directly. The following is the election timeline.

  • May 20th meeting – Nominees will be presented.
  • June 17th meeting – Members will vote on the nominees.
  • July 15th meeting – New board members will begin their term.

Name Tag Swap – As we continue to gain new members regularly, we will have a continual list for name tag swapping. Please email Programs programs@njmqg.com for more details and to be put on the list.

Treasury Report – Lenny provided us with our first quarter report. You can view the details in the members only section on our website.

Quiltcon 2023/Georgia – In response to the recent political decisions in Georgia, members nation wide were inquiring about changing the location for Quiltcon 2023. Aleeda Crawley, member of our guild, and also a member of the MQG Board of Directors, reported to us that it would not be possible to change the location due to financial penalties. If you would like more details or have any questions, you may email Aleeda directly.

For those who participated last year in the Connected Project, you are now a published artist! Betsy V. sent our collaborative quilt to Curated Quilts Magazine and it is print for the article. If you would like to purchase a copy, you can order directly from Curated Quilts, asking for the COVID issue of this magazine.

Programs

The following photos are the projects from the David Owen Hastings workshop in March.

REMINDER: Mini Mod Block Swap

Star in the West BOM progress photos

Break Out Rooms

So we could socialize a bit, we had two sessions where we talked in small groups. So Much Fun!

Show & Tell

And there you have it!

Next Meeting Thursday, May 20th @7:15

Jennifer – Secretary

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