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March 2022 Quilt and Needlecraft Club

 

 

Edgewater Landing Quilt and Needlecraft Club (ELQN)

Minutes from business meeting of 3/4/22

Meeting was called to order at 10:00 by Rebecca Kick - President

  The meeting was held at Mary Ann Freys House

Current schedule for club meetings:

 

3/4 - at Mary Ann Frey house at 808 Navigators Way

Business meeting

 

3/11 - at Linda Walsh house 731 Navigators Way

Making a robe out of fleece donated by a former member

Bring sewing machine or a snapper

6 people said they would come to sew, 3 to observe.

 

3/18 - Rebecca will be traveling 3/13 to 6/15. VP Janice Hichak will be running the meetings.

At Paula Ruggiero House 507 Starboard Ave

Paula will demonstrate mitered borders, binding and connections 

Bring sewing machines and scraps

 

3/25 - no meeting

 

4/1-  business meeting at Michael Jacks house at 806 Navigators Way

 

4/8 -  at Linda Walsh house 731 Navigators Way

Sewing a grocery bag that folds up. We will be using fabric from our donated fabric bins

 

4/15 - no meeting, Good Friday

 

4/22 -  at Linda Walsh house 731 Navigators Way

Mary Ann Frey will show how to make a purse out of a placemat

 

4/29 - at Penny’s house 542 Safe Harbor Dr Edgewater Lakes community

For our last meeting of the winter season we are going to PARTY starting at 11am

This will be a potluck but please let Penny know what you plan to bring

 

 

Old Business:

 

We reviewed the changes to the amendments and By Laws. It was suggested we add to Article2 that 25% of non-residents are allowed.

Members accepted changes to By Law Article5 section D, F, and G. 

It was noted that the body of the By Laws can not be changed. Amendments must be listed at the bottom of the body. An Email of the final version will be mailed out to members.
A copy will be given to the bank.

 

New Business:

 

Janice Hichak will be keeping our spare sewing machine and club binders until the Main Room is reopened. 

Susan Ost has yarn to give away

The bin of donated fabric will be moved from Rebeccas house to Lindas while Rebecca is on vacation.

6 more members paid their dues. Members who have not paid their dues by the end of the business meeting March 4th will be struck from the membership role. 

 

We had 1 Show and Tell item.

 

Meeting Adjourned at 11:00.   Michael Jack secretary 

 

 

 

 

EDGEWATER LANDING QUILT & NEEDLECRAFT GROUP
BYLAWS
ARTICLE - PURPOSE
The purpose of the Edgewater Landing Quilt & Needlecraft Group is to inspire our
members to enhance their sewing, quilting, and other needle art skills.
ARTICLE2 - MEMBERSHIP
All residents and seasonal residents of Edgewater Landing are eligible to join
the Quilt & Needlecraft Group. Up to 25% of members may be non-residents of Edgewater Landing.
Membership dues are $5.00 per year. The fiscal year will run from January 1 to December 31.
• Voting privileges for the election of officers and other matters pertaining to the
group is extended to all members in good standing. A member in good standing
requires dues payment be current.
ARTICLE3 - OFFICERS
President - Will call to order and preside at all business meetings.
Vice - President - Will assume the duties of the president when necessary.

 Secretary

- Keep record of all business meetings.  

- Will be the custodian of the official by-laws.   

- Send out information by email to all group members regarding meetings, projects, etc.

 - Provide a news article to the Pelican Pouch regarding the activity of the group.                                                                                                                           - Update the information on the Community Website 

- Inform TV channel & HOA committees on upcoming events.

Treasurer
- Will keep an updated record of membership.    

- Will act as Sunshine Chairman .
- Will collect and accurately record all membership dues.
- Will be custodian of all receipts, pay all bills and keep accurate
account of all monies paid out and received.
- Will have an up to date record of all finances.

 

ARTICLE4 - COMMITTEES
Committees will undertake the various projects of the Group. Members may
volunteer to chair or serve on any committee they want. Committees will be
formed as deemed necessary.
Sunshine Committee - Send out Get Well, Thank You, and Bereavement
cards to group members or professional speakers as needed.

Sections D, F, G of Article5 have amendments to them. The amendments are at the bottom.

ARTICLE5 - BY-LAWS
A. Business meetings will be held the first Friday of each month in the
Edgewater Landing Clubhouse at 10:00 am. Regular meetings will be on all
remaining Fridays of the month at 10:00 am in the Clubhouse .
B. A 50% plus 1 vote of approval by members in attendance at the business
meeting will be required to amend the by-laws.
C. Notice of meetings will be published in the monthly Pelican Pouch Schedule
of Daily Activities section.
*D Officers will be elected for a 2 year term, with elections to be held at the
November Business meeting during odd number years (i.e. 2015, 2017 )
Nominations will be accepted at the October Business Meeting and may be
submitted to the group secretary any time beforehand. The Secretary and
Treasurer of the Group will count the votes and announce the results at the
November Business meeting. Elected officers will begin serving their term
at the first Business meeting in January. There are no term limits for the
number of times a member may run for any office.
E. Out-going officers, at the end of their term, will turn over records and
documents belonging to the club to their successors.
*F. The Quilt & Needlecraft Show will be hosted in the Edgewater Landing
   Clubhouse during odd number year (i.e. 2015, 2017 ..), with the date to be
set between February 15 and March 31.
*G. Honorariums of $50 will be given to professional speakers or teachers not
charging a set fee.

 

 

The following amendment from 3/3/17 will no longer apply 

Amendment to Edgewater Landing Quilt and Needlecraft Group Bylaws
March 3, 2017
The following article was amended and approved unanimously at the Business Meeting on
March 3, 2017:
Article 5D. Officers will be elected for a 1 year term, with elections to be held at the March Business Meeting annually. Nominations will be accepted at the February meeting and may be submitted to the group Secretary anytime beforehand. The Secretary and Treasurer of the group will count the votes and announce the results at the March business meeting. Elected officers will begin serving their term at the first Business meeting in April.

 

Amendment to Edgewater Landing Quilt and Needlecraft Group Bylaws
February 4, 2022

The following articles were amended and approved unanimously at the Business Meeting on
March 4, 2022:

The new wording of By-Law “D” will be “Officers will be elected to a minimum 1 year term. An Officer may choose to remain in that position for as many years as they choose if elected. Nominations may be submitted to the group secretary any time prior to the November business meeting. Nominations will be accepted at the November business meeting. Elections will be a voice vote at the December business meeting. Positions will start in January.

By-Law “F” about the quilt show will be removed.

By-Law G will be changed to state “honorariums MAY be given to professional speakers or teachers not charging a set fee with approval of 50% + 1 of club members”. 

 

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