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May 2009

Cactus Needles Knitting Guild
Meeting Minutes 5/4/09

•    The meeting was called to order at 6:45 pm
•    Mary greeted the membership, welcomed guests and announced birthdays.
•     Minutes were passed as posted. 
      o    Francine conducted the altruistic update
            •    Project Linus updates
            •    New Blanket yarn was passed out – We will be making seed stitch squares. Please have ready to turn in at the next meeting.
            •    Blanket Bee: CNKG won first place with their turquoise and brown blanket
            •    Please remember that June is the deadline for Back-to-School knitting
      o    Bev conducted the Valley Events schedule
            •    The Shop Hop –tonight is the deadline to turn in all passports.  It is expected to announce winners and results at the June meeting.
            •    Tempe is having a retreat July 18 & 19th , $160 includes some meals
            •    Fiber Factory - on the 2nd Friday of each month will be having a Charity Night from 6-9pm
      o    Sandi asked to keep the newsletter updates and guild histories coming.

•    Old Business
      o    June Knit In is still open for sponsorship
            •    Sandy is going to look in to hosting the even on the Light Rail in honor of “WW Knit in Public”
•    New Business
      o    Dues is due in June. Fee is $24.00
•    Program
      o    Sandi McDonald conducted a all inclusive program on the topic of finishing.  She also created an all encompassing booklet on the topic for each attendee.
•    Show and share ending the meeting.
•    The meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm.