Wool raffle was held. Two lucky members- Chris S and Gloria S- won some wool.
Board received approval to buy the grids which would assist with showing rugs. Estimate was that it would cost $385. Various options/vendors were discussed. Decided to go with proposed grids which are 5 feet with the base because they could be easily transported.
Discussed Hook in Dates- Reminder 2015 hook in is Oct 3. For 2016 we are pursuing Sept 10. Amy will proceed to vet out this date.
We have been invited to hold a beginner class at Black Sheep Wool in Windsor. Class to be held June 6 from 9-3. Volunteers for assisting in the class were solicited.
Table décor for 2015 Hook In-patterns for the spring flowers were passed out. Members who had completed theirs put them together and they were displayed for all to oooh and aaaah.
Rugs in progress and rugs from the Sharon Smith class were displayed and members shared learnings.
Treasurer’s report was given. Sharon Smith class showed small positive cash flow after all the funds have been distributed (45.50).
Announced Jayne Hester classes. Dates are Oct 5-7 and Oct 9-11. First payment is due June 27 $137.50; and second payment will be due July 25.
Discussed the raffle rug. We need to obtain a state raffle permit. Chris S will investigate what is required. We are looking for a committee to go further with this and plan raffle ticket sales, etc.
Items for the silent auction will solicited. Reminded members that they need to be rug hook related.
Board asked if there was any interest in a weekend retreat..perhaps to YMCA in Estes, or palmer Divide Lodge or Quinberry Lodge in Blackhawk. Membership showed interest in pursuit of setting up a weekend retreat.
Members were asked if they were interested in a play day, perhaps making journals/covers. All agreed a play day was overdue!
Meeting was adjourned.