Monday, December 12, 2011
Meeting Highlights: Destash Swap Meet
(This is a first for us: not one single project was held up for show and tell. Not one! We were so anxious to get our grubby mitts on the swap yarns and books that bragging rights were the last things
on our minds. Check this space in three months time to see projects made out of this stuff.)
After the exhilaration of the swap, we held a brief business meeting. Pictures of the proposed new meeting space were passed around and the price discussed, as well as all the pros and cons. We voted to go ahead and secure the space for six months; Carol and Maxine will finalize arrangements. We have enough money in our Treasury to secure the room for at least three months. The new space is located in Prospect Park (near the Textile Center), not far from our current location.
We have been very loosely organized (never even elected officers!) but now need a bit more structure, particularly if we have the financial responsibility of renting a meeting space. It was suggested that we explore the idea of dues; currently, we have a suggested donation of $1 for each meeting attended. Five people volunteered for a steering committee that will develop a basic outline for our organization, from officers to bylaws. The committee's recommendations will be presented for approval by CTC members in a month or two. We have a meeting schedule that goes out through April, so the program committee needs to meet again to work on some new topics.
Please continue to think about how you can contribute to the group's mission. We already have specific volunteer offers regarding the blog and charity projects, but we need more helpers.
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