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June 2009

Cactus Needles Knitting Guild
Meeting Minutes 6/1/09

•    The meeting was called to order at 6:35 pm
•    June & Bev greeted the membership, and welcomed guests.
•     Minutes were passed, with a name change. 
•    Francine conducted the altruistic update
      o    Project Linus updates
      •    New Blanket yarn was passed out – We will be making interlocking fish. Please have ready to turn in  at the next meeting.
•    Lisa Spaich gave the treasurer’s report.
      o    July 1st dues are due - $24.00
•    Program: Michelle Sbraga from Tempe Yarn and Fiber gave a demonstration of Weaving.  Michelle gave a brief history and provided samples of her work as a weaver.  The textiles were very varied and interesting.
•    Bev Walker conducted the Valley Events schedule
      o    The Shop Hop –“Awards” were passed out to participants of the Shop Hop.  The winner was Virginia with 16 shops visited, second place went to Francine with 11 shops, and third was Kay with 8 shops.  No one when home empty handed.
      o    Tempe is having a retreat July 18 & 19th , $160 includes some meals
      o    Fiber Factory - on the 2nd Friday of each month will be having a Charity Night from 6-9pm
•    Old Business
      •    June Knit In is going to be on June 20th, at the Mary Coyles Ice Cream Parlor at 11am, Judie is the hostess
•    Show and share ending the meeting.
•    The meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm.