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When:  Tues., November 27, 2018. Come as early as 6:00 pm, Show and Tell 6:45 and meeting/program starts at 7:00 pm.

Where: Lake Metroparks Environmental Learning Center, 7250 Alexander Rd., Painesville, OH  44077

What:   Wool: Unraveling an American Story of Artisans and Innovation by Peggy Hart  - a presentation by the author on how wool has had a surprising impact on America! Books will be available to purchase and autograph.

We will be voting on the 2019 budget and also the revised handbook.

Hostess:  Sue Ingrassia

Hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday with lots of good food! 

Publicity Chair Needed   Have you been wanting to give back to the Guild and also earn points ? Now is the time to step up and try something new. If you can navigate Facebook, like to learn new things, and are computer savvy, publicity is a good fit for you. This rewarding position allows you to be creative to promote Guild meetings and special events.

If you are interested, contact Sheri Gittinger (beemerquilter@yahoo.com) or Uarda Taylor (uardataylor@gmail.com).

 

 

Holiday Party & Gift Exchange is Saturday, December 1st, 12-3

Welshfield Inn 14001 Main Market Road (Rt 422), Burton

We will be ordering from a limited menu. Here is a link to their lunch menu:http://thedriftwoodgroup.com/word1/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Lunch-Menu.pdf  

Please let JoEllen know if you are planning on attending and if you are interested in a menu item by Monday November 26 at joellenks@sbcglobal.net or 440.498.1930.

Per tradition, we will have a random gift exchange of something hand made and/or related to the fiber arts.

Always a good time, and a great way to get to know other guild members while enjoying good food.   Thanks!

JoEllen

The Handbook Committee (JoEllen Salkin, Mo Doerner, Nancy Curtiss, Sheri Gittinger & Bobbie Shafer) have concluded revisions to update and align with our Guild by-laws. The Executive Committee has reviewed and now it is time for our members to review.  Please take the time to look over the document linked here http://members.wrspinweave.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-11-Draft-of-Handbook.pdf

We will be voting on passage at the November meeting (11/27/18). Please note that if you are interested in chairing a committee next year, this is where you will find the duties and responsibilities of these positions.  Thanks.

Location of our November meeting is: https://www.google.com/maps/dir//7250+Alexander+Rd,+Painesville,+OH+44077/@41.675636,-81.2214

Lake Metropark Environmental Learning Center, 7250 Alexander Rd., Concord

We have a special guest speaker this month, author Peggy Hart. She will talk about her book, Wool, Unraveling an American Story of Artisans and Innovation - A must-read for anyone who has knitted socks, woven a tapestry, or curled up with a warm wool blanket. (taken from Amazon.com)  Meeting times are the same with Program/Meeting starting at 7:00 pm