Jewel City Knitters

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First Wednesday of Every Month from 7:00-9:00pm
2700 Montrose Avenue, Montrose (view map)
Room 25        818-249-6173

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


JCK General Meeting
Wednesday, November 4, 7:00-9:00pm

Crescenta Valley Methodist Church, 2700 Montrose Ave., Room 25, Montrose 91020
    6:30pm: Set up, Meet and Greet, Sign In, Get Organized, etc.
    7:00pm: Call to Order [Evelyn Van Orden, President]
    Approval of Minutes [Marsha Stoddard, Secretary]
    Thanks for Treats [Cathy Wacker, Hospitality]
    Treasurer's Report [Jerri Nicol, Treasurer]
    Philanthropy Report [Judy Gregory, VP Philanthropy]

    Announcements [Members]
    NICU Field Trip Reschedule [Kimberly Smith]
    December Potluck Planning [Members] 
Knots of Love Chemo Caps [Jerri Thomson]
    Holiday Hats for Babies [Members]
Show and Share [Members]
9:00pm: Adjourn

7:10pm: Meeting Called to Order   Evelyn Van Orden, President    15 members were present, plus 1 new member.
    A. Minutes    Marsha Stoddard
        1. Evelyn reported for Marsha that the minutes of the October meeting were posted on the website and a hardcopy provided at the meeting. They were approved.

    B. Treasurer's Report    J
erri Nicol
        1. The balance in our treasury is $908.73 (no change since last month).
    C. Announcements    Members
        1. Cathy Wacker thanked Heather Thornber and ??? for bringing the yummy treats.
        2. We had a new member: Joan Godell, who heard about JCK at Needle in a Haystack.
    D. Philanthropy    Judy Gregory, VP Philanthropy 
        1. Judy sent one box of donations to Afghans for Afghanistan.
        2. Jerri Thomson will collect any chemo caps for Knots of Love at our December meeting. In Jerri's absence, Marsha collected hats at the September meeting and Evelyn at this meeting. Hats are needed for both men and women. These hats are required to be made of the specific yarns listed on the website:
        3. Marsha will collect hats and scarves for Operation Gratitude at the December meeting. Items should be made from washable, dark neutral-colored (not pink) yarn. Scarves should be NO LONGER than 50”.
        4. The December Potluck is the deadline for bringing red holiday baby hats to deliver to various hospitals in the local area for the holidays.

    E. NICU Field Trip Reschedule    Kimberly Smith, JCK Member & NICU Nurse 
        1. The field trip to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at L.A. County USC Medical Center Children’s Hospital will be rescheduled for Saturday, January 23 at 10:00am.
        2. We are collecting items to deliver that day at the December and January meetings. Items needed are booties, tube socks, hats, and blankets, all in preemie or newborn size. The items should be machine washable soft acrylic.
        3. Because parking at the hospital is limited, we will arrange 2 or more car pools to leave from the parking lot on Florencita behind The Black Cow Restaurant in the Montrose Shopping Park. Becky Goodman and Mary Kaye Busalacchi volunteered to drive.
        4. A sign-up sheet and maps will be available at the January meeting.
. Holiday Potluck Planning   Members
        1. The JCK 7th Annual Holiday Potluck Party will be Wednesday, December 2, 6:30-9:00pm. Note the half-hour earlier start time. Set-up will be at 6:00pm. Cathy Wacker will personally unlock the rooms or in her absence will arrange for someone else to do it.
        2. Evelyn is the event coordinator (email: She passed around a sign-up sheet for food, table setting items, and set-up volunteers. If you weren't at the meeting and wish to sign up, please email Evelyn.
        3. Judy Gregory volunteered to coordinate the White Elephant Gift Exchange.
        4. Feel free to bring one or more guests. They do not have to be knitters/crocheters. Friends and relatives of any age are welcome. Michelle Tang is bringing her two young girls and maybe her husband and Jerri Thomson is bringing her husband. Just let Evelyn know who you're bringing. And don't forget to bring a White Elephant Gift for yourself and one for each of your guests.

    G. Show and Share   Members

    8:30pm: Meeting Adjourned


• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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
May 3, 2006 General Meeting
• April 7, 2006 General Meeting

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