JCK Meeting Agendas and Minutes(Scroll to bottom for Prior Meeting Archives)
JCK Granny Squares Lap Blanket Project (l) Jerri Thomson with Carol at Scholl Canyon Estates Retirement Community holding blanket donated by JCK This blanket was raffled on Wednesday, June 26 at the Scholl Canyon Estates end-of-month luncheon (r) Granny squares blanket assembled by Marie Benes from squares that Evelyn received as a donation from a student JCK Members Delivering Blankets at Solheim Lutheran Home, June 12, 2013: (l) Jerri Thomson with Solheim Luitheran Home Resident Harriet Schneider on who loves her new blanket! (r) Siolheim Lutheran Home Staff Sherry Wait and Linda Davies with JCK Members Karin Igoyan and Jerri Thomson
JUNE 2013 GENERAL MEETING
JCK GENERAL MEETING Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 7:00-9:00pm
Scholl Canyon Estates Retirement Community
1551 East Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale, CA 91206 Scott & Donna Randon (818-956-3830)
Agenda 6:30pm: Meet and Greet, Sign In, Get Organized, etc. 7:00pm: Call to Order [Sandra Canfield, Programs] Hospitality Report [Sue Dietel, Hospitality] Secretarys Report [Evelyn Van Orden, Acting Secretary] Treasurer's Report [Cindy Vogel, Treasurer] Philanthropy Report [Judy Gregory, VP Philanthropy] Programs: [Sandra Canfield, Programs Coordinator] Planning for Summer and Fall Granny Squares Lap Blankets Charity Project [Jerri Thomson & Marie Benes, Project Coordinators] World Wide Knit In Public Day [Evelyn Van Orden, President] Announcements Break Granny Squares Charity Project [Jerri Thomson & Marie Benes] Show and Share (didn't have time for this) 9:00pm: Adjourn Minutes 7:10pm: Call to Order Judy Gregory, VP 13 members were present. 1 new member: Shahla Shahsavari, friend of member Karin Igoyan.
Hospitality Sue Dietel, Hospitality Thanks to Sue Dietel and Marie Benes for bringing delicious snacks. Secretary Evelyn Van Orden, Acting Secretary Minutes for the April 3 and May 1 General Meetings were emailed to members May 5 by Karin Igoyan and posted on the website May 28 by Evelyn Van Orden. They were approved. For personal reasons, Karin Igoyan resigned as JCK Secretary. She will continue to attend meetings and participated in guild activities when possible. Thanks to Sue Dietel for taking these minutes. JCK is seeking a new Secretary and Alternate. If you're interested, please contact Evelyn Van Orden ( firstname.lastname@example.org). Treasury Evelyn Van Orden for Cindy Vogel, Treasurer
The balance in our treasury is $577.25 (includes $0.04 interest).
Philanthropy Judy Gregory, VP Philanthropy Afghans for Afghanistan: Judy asked 5 people to help assemble wool squares into afghans. Judy continues to collect wool items ( www.afghansforafghans.org) . Wool-Aid: Jerri Thomson, Sue Dietel, and Pat Schnurbusch dropped off wool squares at Judy's house ( www.wool-aid.org). Christ Child Society: Sue Dietel continues to collect baby items ( http://www.nationalchristchildsoc.org). Knots of Love: Jerri Thomson reported that Knots of Love Knit is starting a collection drive for veterans. Their goal is 5,000 hats, mostly for men ( www.knotsoflove.org). Granny Squares Lap Blankets for Nursing Homes: Evelyn Van Orden delivered 6 blankets to Montrose Healthcare Center in La Canada on May 9 in time for Mother's Day. Jerri Thomson is investigating other locations to receive our blankets, including Solheim Lutheran Home in Eagle Rock ( www.solheimlutheran.org). Operation Gratitude: Marsha Stoddard is unable to attend our meetings for the summer because she fell and broke her femur! Donna Hovartos volunteered to collect hats and scarves for the troops ( www.operationgratitude.org). Caps for Seamen: Sandra Ogden continues to collect hats and scarves. Pine Ridge Reservation: Donna Hovartos continues to collect baby blankets ( http://friendsofpineridgereservation.org). Grossman Burn Center: Donna Hovartos will contact them to see if they need knitted items ( www.grossmanburncenter.com ). Teen Crochet Club: In May, Evelyn Van Orden donated worsted weight acrylic yarn from JCK's stash to this new group that had a table at the Montrose Harvest Market. Teens teach other teens to crochet and are currently crocheting cat blankets for the Pasadena Humane Society. They meet the 4th Saturday each month from 12-3pm at the Montrose Public Library . JCK members are encouraged to participate. Announcements We will hold our JCK 11th Annual Christmas Potluck Party on Wednesday, December 4 from 6:30-9pm at St. Luke's Church in La Crescenta. Thanks to Judy for contacting the church and reserving this venue free of charge! In return, JCK will knit and crochedt items to donate to the church for their annual Christmas Bazarre Fundraiser. PR [Evelyn Van Orden, President] Evelyn continues to place monthly calendar listings in the Glendale News-Press ( www.glendalenewspress.com). Evelyn starting submitting monthly calendar listings in the CV Weekly ( www.cvweekly.com). Evelyn submitted an article with photos to CV Weekly about the JCK Charity Knit & Crochet Day and Granny Squares Lap Blankets Charity Project ( www.cvweekly.com). Fundraising [Evelyn Van Orden, President] JCK has an expense of $250/year for website hosting fees. Last year, we raised $175 at our JCK Holiday Cookie Party Raffle for 2012, so we still owe $75. We will owe another $250 in December for 2013. That means that JCK needs to raise $325. We plan to hold another raffle at the JCK Holiday Potluck Party which will be held Wednesday, December 4 at St. Luke's Church. We need to brainstorm ideas to raise additional funds in the Fall. 9:00pm: Meeting Adjourned
PRIOR MEETING ARCHIVES
2013 May 1, 2013 General Meeting Photos: Granny Squares Lap Blankets April 3, 2013 General Meeting Photos: Charity Knit & Crochet Day March 6, 2013 General Meeting February 6, 2013 JCK 10th Anniversary Party Photos! January 2, 2013 General Meeting Photos: AAUW Tech Trek Donations 2012 December 5, 2012 10th Annual Holiday Party Photos November 7, 2012 General Meeting Sponsor Shops October 3, 2012 General Meeting Cancelled due to Presidential Debate September 5, 2012 General Meeting Photo: Evelyn's Best of Show August 1, 2012 General Meeting 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 May 3, 2006 General Meeting April 7, 2006 General Meeting March 20, 2006 Round Table Meeting March 1, 2006 General Meeting