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October 2008

•    The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm
•    The program presented by Carolyn Robbins from the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA).  Carolyn provided the Guild with information and a unique insight to the current exhibit of Radical Lace & Subversive Knitting that is currently on display until 2/1/09.
         o    January 24, 2009 the Guild’s monthly Knit-in will be a private tour of the exhibit
•    Minutes were posted on-line, the minutes were passed as posted.
•    Mary greeted the membership, and welcomed guests.
•    Francine Ebersman conducted the altruistic update
         o    Tonight was the last night to turn in scarves for the WWII collection
         o    The next project to knit for is the Special Olympic.  Scarves must be out of Red Heart Super Saver 
               White and Delft Blue. We will be collecting scarves until the Jan. 5th meeting
•    Cara conducted the Valley Events schedule
         o    10/17 & 10/18 South West Trading Company in Tempe will have their annual yarn sale
         o    10/25 is Project Linus Blanket bee
         o    10/25 is the Wool Festival in Tucson
•    Next week is the deadline for any newsletter website articles.
•    New Business
          o    Francine gave an update regarding the holiday party.
               •    Jackie Taylor will be the chair person this year
               •    Date: 12/1/08
               •    Location: Macaroni Grill at Scottsdale Rd & Shea
               •    Cost: $25.00 p/member $30 p/non-member
               •    Time: 6pm
               •    Gifts for the Optional Gift exchange must be new, wrapped, between $10-$15
               •    the Yarn exchange will be held at a future meeting
•    Meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm after show and share