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JCK MEETINGS
First Wednesday of Every Month from 7:00-9:00pm
SCHOLL CANYON ESTATES RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
1551 E. Chevy Chase Dr., Glendale (view map)
***NOTE NEW LOCATION***   818-446-2622

JCK Meeting Agendas and Minutes
(Scroll to bottom for Prior Meeting Archives)

 
AUGUST 2012 GENERAL MEETING 
 

JCK GENERAL MEETING

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm    

Scholl Canyon Estates Retirement Community

1551 East Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale, CA 91206
Bob & Ellen Grant:
818-446-2622

Agenda

6:30pm: Meet and Greet, Sign In, Get Organized, etc.    

7:00pm: Call to Order [Evelyn Van Orden, President]    

    Installation of New Secretary [Evelyn Van Orden, President; Eve Pereira, Incoming Secretary]    

    Hospitality Report [Evelyn Van Orden for Sue Dietel, Hospitality]    

    Secretary’s Report [Eve Pereira, Secretary]    

    Treasurer's Report [Evelyn Van Orden for Cindy Vogel, Treasurer]    

    Philanthropy Report [Judy Gregory, VP Philanthropy]    

    Programs Report [Bonnie James, Programs Coordinator]:       

        L.A. County Fair: Fri, Aug 31 thru Sun, Sep 30; Pomona Fairgrounds       

        TKGA Knit & Crochet Show: Wed, Sep 12 thru Sun, Sep 16; Reno        

        La Llama Farm Field Trip: Sat, Oct 13; Apple Valley    

    Ravelry Report [Eve Pereira, Ravelry Coordinator]   

    Announcements   

    ICE CREAM SOCIAL*

    Show and Share   

9:00pm: Adjourn



 

*ICE CREAM SOCIAL
This was our First Annual JCK Ice Cream Social. We will had all the fixings for ice cream cones and sundaes with cookies and enjoyed them outside on the patio. Thanks to Jerri Thomson, Marie Benes, and Evelyn Van Orden for bringing these special treats. Thanks to Ruth Head for attending and helping with set-up, serving, and clean-up!

Minutes

7:05pm: Call to Order    Evelyn Van Orden, President
    • 15 members were present – Welcome back Donna Hovartos!

    • 1 new member: Karen, member Pat Schnurbush’s daughter
    • 1 guest: Ruth Head, VP Judy Gregory’s daughter

    • 1 resident of Scholl Canyon Estates Retirement Community: Anita

Secretary's Report    Eve Pereira, Secretary
    • Evelyn thanked Outgoing Secretary Marsha Stoddard for all of her service to JCK!
    • Evelyn welcomed Incoming Secretary Eve Pereira (elected at the July 11 Meeting).
    • Eve will send out emails to the Philanthropy leads for total counts.
    • The minutes for the July 11 General Meeting were posted on the website, and a hardcopy was available for review at the meeting. They were approved.

Treasurer's Report    Evelyn Van Orden for Cindy Vogel, Treasurer
    • The balance in our treasury is $791.15.

Hospitality Report    Evelyn Van Orden for Sue Dietel, Hospitality
    • Today’s JCK Meeting was an Ice Cream Social! Thank you Jerri Thomson, Marie Benes, and Evelyn Van Orden for the treats.
    • Please contact Sue (susandietel@yahoo.com) if you wish to bring treats to a future meeting.

Philanthropy Report    Judy Gregory, VP Philanthropy
    • Judy (judy@judykits.com) sent a box to Afghans for Afghanistan (hats, mittens, socks). One box with smaller items for younger children will be delivered at a later point. Date was extended, so OK to submit more until the mid-August.
    • Sandra Ogden (thadeus40@aol.com) found patterns for knitted prosthetics for women who had mastectomies. There was a plea on a knitting blog for bereavement gowns for babies. Still collecting caps for sea-men. Please contact Sandra for more details.
    • Jerri Thomson (jqthomson@sbcglobal.net) reported that 31 hats were donated by JCK to Knots of Love (KOL). Christine Fabiani sent an email with these statistics about KOL:
        • 3,051 hats donated.
        • 126,125 hats overall.
        • Serves 404 facilities nationwide.
        • Betty White donated $ 500,— to help with financial problems.
        • Register with KOL for Worldwide Knit in Public (WWKIP) Day to find other knitters.
        • Orange County Fair was last week. KOL promoted their philanthropy there and will also do so at the upcoming L.A. County Fair.
        • KOL website now has flower attachment patterns for hats (below regular patterns).
    • Olga Martinez (olga.mar@verizon.net) is collecting hats and scarves for the homeless. 50 scarves made by her mom. Aiming to meet at least last year’s goal of 80 items.
    • Marsha Stoddard (stoddard@pacbell.net) will be collecting for Operation Gratitude for Christmas. Knit & crochet hats and scarves (no wider than 5”, no longer than 60”); dark colors for men and women (unisex dark). Will collect all year at the meetings.
    • The December Meeting will be our 10th Annual JCK Holiday Potluck Party. Christmas themed preemie and baby hats will again be collected to be delivered to local hospitals before Christmas.
    • Please visit our website home page to find out more about the charities we currently support: Jewel City Knitters.

Programs Report    Bonnie James, Programs
    • La Llama Farm Field Trip: need money and number of people 10 days before the trip, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 13th. Fee of $50/person age 13+ includes lunch, tour of farm, skein of yarn, hands-on class for yarn-dyeing. Bonnie sent around a sign-in sheet. Bring check payable to Nanci Sutton (owner of La Llama Farm) to the September meeting or contact Bonnie (greenbabe17@yahoo.com) for other arrangement.
    • TKGA Knit & Crochet Show: Sep 12-16, Reno: sign up sheet for carpools.
    • Knitting Game: fun idea for future event, possibly in the Fall during a Saturday Charity Knit-Out.
    • If you have any ideas for programs, please contact Bonnie (greenbabe17@yahoo.com).

Ravelry Report    Eve Pereira, Ravelry Coordinator
    • Please join our Ravelry group Jewel City Knitters Group!
    • Eve brings her computer to our meetings and is happy to help with sign-ups/sign-ins, etc.
    • Don’t forget to read and post to discussions. Current topics include:
        • Charity Projects
        • Field Trip to Llama Farm in October

Announcements    None – everybody was ready for ice cream!

8:00pm: First Annual JCK Ice Cream Social
8:30pm: Show and Share
8:50pm: Meeting Adjourned


Olga Martinez donated this afghan on August 1 for Afghans for Afghanistan. Magnificent, Olga!
Click here to view Eve’s post on Ravelry and members’ comments.


PRIOR MEETING ARCHIVES 

     2012
• July 11, 2012 General Meeting   Photo: Olga's Afghan
• June 6, 2012 General Meeting
• May 2, 2012 General Meeting   Photos
• April 4, 2012 General Meeting   JCK Favorite Patterns/Books 2012
• March 7, 2012 General Meeting
• February 1, 2012 General Meeting   Photos; 9th Birthday Party
• January 4, 2012 General Meeting

     2011
• December 7, 2011 9th Annual Holiday Potluck   Photos; 2011 Philanthropy Summary
• November 2, 2011 General Meeting
• October 5, 2011 General Meeting
• September 7, 2011 General Meeting
• August 3, 2011 General Meeting
• July 6, 2011 General Meeting
• June 1, 2011 General Meeting   Kimberly Smith Baby Shower
• May 4, 2011 General Meeting
• April 6, 2011 General Meeting
• March 2, 2011 General Meeting
• February 2, 2011 General Meeting
• January 5, 2011 General Meeting

     2010
• December 1, 2010 8th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 3, 2010 General Meeting
• October 6, 2010 General Meeting
• September 1, 2010 General Meeting
• August 4, 2010 General Meeting
• July 7, 2010 General Meeting
• June 2, 2010 General Meeting
• May 5, 2010 General Meeting
• April 7, 2010 General Meeting   Includes JCK Favorite Books
• March 3, 2010 General Meeting
• February 3, 2010 General Meeting
• January 6, 2010 General Meeting

     2009
• December 2, 2009 7th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 4, 2009 General Meeting
• October 7, 2009 General Meeting
• September 2, 2009 General Meeting   Meeting Cancelled Due To Wildfires!
• August 5, 2009 General Meeting
• July 1, 2009 General Meeting
• June 3, 2009 General Meeting
• May 6, 2009 General Meeting
• April 1, 2009 General Meeting
• March 4, 2009 General Meeting
• February 4, 2009 General Meeting   Includes JCK Favorite Books
• January 7, 2009 General Meeting

     2008
• December 3, 2008 6th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 5, 2008 General Meeting
• October 1, 2008 General Meeting
• September 3, 2008 General Meeting
• August 6, 2008 General Meeting
• July 2, 2008 General Meeting
• June 4, 2008 General Meeting
• May 7, 2008 General Meeting
• April 2, 2008 General Meeting
• March 5,2008 General Meeting
• February 6, 2008 General Meeting
• January 9, 2008 General Meeting

     2007
• December 5, 2007 5th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 7, 2007 General Meeting
• October 3, 2007 General Meeting
• September 5, 2007 General Meeting
• August 1, 2007 General Meeting   Includes JCK Favorite Books
• July 11, 2007 General Meeting
• June 6, 2007 General Meeting
• May 2, 2007 General Meeting
• April 4, 2007 General Meeting
• March 7, 2007 General Meeting
• February 7, 2007 General Meeting
• January 3, 2007 General Meeting

     2006
• December 6, 2006 4th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 1, 2006 General Meeting
• October 4, 2006 General Meeting
• September 6, 2006 General Meeting
• August 2, 2006 General Meeting
• July 5, 2006 General Meeting
• June 7, 2006 General Meeting
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May 3, 2006 General Meeting
• April 7, 2006 General Meeting

• March 20, 2006 Round Table Meeting
• March 1, 2006 General Meeting