Thirty five gathered for the first meeting of 2017. Bernardine Walter, the new Vice President, opened the meeting. Eloise Brown, the new President, conducted the business portion. Lori Griffin is the new Greeter. Pam Davis, the Treasurer, was excused.
The Spring Retreat is scheduled for February 27 – March 2 at Mount Eagle. Twenty-two have already signed up. The maximum allowed is 23. Day sewers are welcome. February 15 is the last day to sign-up or cancel. Please see Ida Holt to sign up for the retreat. Contact Kay Otis to sign up for meal teams.
Members were reminded to continue working on community projects: blocks for Honor Quilts, Fidget quilts, and port pads.
Members who completed blocks shared them with the group. Prizes were won by Evelyn Eades for Farm Girl and Doris Brown for Arcadia. Patterns were distributed for next month.
The next meeting will be Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 10 am at the Methodist church in Clinton. Remember, the inclement weather policy: If the Clinton schools are closed due to the weather, our meeting is canceled. Anyone interested in welcomed in attending.