Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration

This is a reminder that November's meeting is a Thanksgiving celebration, please bring a covered dish. 

The meeting starts at 6pm.


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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Minutes October 2018 Meeting




********REMINDER!!!!  NOVEMBER MEETING WILL START AT 6 FOR OUR THANKSGIVING POTLUCK~THEN WE'RE BACK TO 7PM FOR REGULAR MEETINGS********










                                  CAMACO QUILT GUILD MINUTES
                                              OCTOBER 10, 2018 

The meeting was called to order by our  President, Helen.. at 7:35 pm.  

Treasurer's Report:  
    Treasurer's Report was given by our treasurer, Pam:
       Balance:  $XXXX

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Name Badge: $4.50 was collected.

Charity: Eleanor N reported that we have 2 quilts that require longarming.  Two volunteers stepped up to take care of those.  We donated quilts to 2 families of 4 (each a mom and 3 children).  Now we need some smaller quilts for Oasis.  Please remember that Eleanor has batting and backing so reach out if you need supplies.

Program: Just a reminder that our December exchange is a pincushion.  Demo tonight: mitered corners.  Retreat information:  sewing room will have coffee.  Please bring a mug, a snack to share and some additional sewing.  Cut fabric before arriving at the retreat if you plan to do the project.  From Wednesday through Sunday, if you visit the local Country Store and say you are with the CAMACO retreat, you will receive a free gift bag.  

Pillow Case Race:  Bernie surprised us all with a trophy!  We won with 1,170 pillow cases.  Next year the race will be in Tuckahoe: 9/15/19.  Mark your calendars!

Sunshine: Mary is doing better and looking for to the retreatl.   

Ways and Means: Raffle generated $50  

Refreshments: thank you to all who brought snacks and refreshments.  Next month is the Thanksgiving potluck.  Remember to sign up!

Media: Helen taking photos.

OLD BUSINESS

None

NEW BUSINESS

We're back to 7pm meeting time effective December.  Our next meeting for November will be our annual Thanksgiving potluck, so we will meet at 6.  

There will be an open sew on Wednesday, 10/17 from 10-2.  There are no open sew meetings in November or December.  

A donation by CAMACO of $150 to Ryan's Smiles pillowcases was approved.

Gail B announced that there will be a Yuletide Bazaar at First Presbyterian Church of Cape May (at Hughes & Decatur Streets in Cape May) on Saturday, November 10th, from 9am until 2 pm.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:225 pm.  

Respectfully Submitted,
Veronica S, Secretary

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

September 2018 Minutes

********REMINDER!!!!  NEW MEETING TIME STARTING IN OCTOBER IS 7:30**********


                                  CAMACO QUILT GUILD MINUTES
                                              SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2018 

The meeting was called to order by our  vice president, Clare J.. at 7:05 pm.  

Treasurer's Report:  
    Treasurer's Report was given by our treasurer, Pam:
       Balance:  $XXXXXX

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Name Badge: $4.85 was collected.

Charity: Eleanor N reported that 26 dog beds were donated in June and 10 more over the course of the summer.  Strips are ready to be sewn!  If anyone is interested in sewing strips into blocks, they are available.

Program: Retreat final payment was due earlier in September.  Going early?  Tell Doreen!  Cut fabrics before the retreat.  Itineraries have been distributed.  Bring other projects to work on and also a chair cushion.  Sewing room will open at 11 am on Thursday.  Check in is at 3.  Pillow Cast Race:  Sunday, September 16th.  Meet at ACME at 10am to carpool.  Kits are all prepared.  Bring Lunch.  
Demo next month.  
Christmas Gift Exchange:  pin cushion

Sunshine: Mary B isn't well.  A card will be sent.  

Ways and Means: Raffle generated $80  

Refreshments: thank you to all who brought snacks and refreshments.  Shirley H., Eileen I., Janet I., Nancy J., Clare J and Sharon K.

Media: social media and photography.  No report

OLD BUSINESS

We have one more member than is on our list.  One lifetime member:  Beth, our founder!

NEW BUSINESS

Nominations:  ballots were passed out by Clare. There is a ballot attached to the monthly meeting minutes for Sept e-mail.

A vote on a new time/day of the week was taken.  New meeting time:  7:30 on second Wednesday

Our next meeting is the 10th of October at 7:30 pm.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 pm.  

Respectfully Submitted,
Veronica , Secretary




Friday, July 6, 2018

June 2018 Meeting Minutes

Camaco Meeting Minutes from Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
Meeting was called to order at 7:07 pm by President, Helen Schlereth.  There were no visitors present.
Treasurer’s Report - Pam Nagel reported previous balance is $XXX. The additional monies, mostly retreat funds were $XXXX.  Monies spent were $XXXX leaving a balance of $XXXX.
Name Badge – Collected $4.00 at the meeting.
Charity - Report by Eleanor N:  The girls who received the quilts from last month loved them.  Cape May County Animal Shelter sent a thank you for the last round of dog beds.
CAMACO will be working on the “Rail Fence” quilts created by sewing the 2” strips together to create blocks.  They will be doing this at the open sews.
Programs- presented by Doreen D.
The program committee made a kit for every member to enjoy during the summer months off. Please give them your thanks and bring the finished kits in September.
Speakers for 2019 booked by Eileen I based on the vote of the last meeting is Barbara Vedder.  She will be joining the group on April 9, 2019 presenting “Fun with Barb” and the next day there will be a class Scrap Quilts the Secrets to Success on 4/10/19.  Details will be forth coming.
December gift exchange will be a pin cushion.  Doreen suggested you start thinking of it now.
There are two openings left for the retreat please call Doreen if you are interested.
Please let her know if you are interested in coming in sooner to the retreat as she needs to let the hotel know soon.
“I want to win this year”
Bernie S  spoke about the pillow case drive for Ryan Smiles. 
The date is September 16th.  Please put it on your calendar. 
Reach out to Bernie to let her know you will be joining.
 It should be a fun day.  Bring your own bag lunch.  Silent Auction is fun.
See flyer attached.

Ways and Means-Sharon C created a basket making $72.00 for CAMACO. Inge K won the basket containing WAWA gift card and passes to HCSV.
Refreshments- for September meeting Joey G, Anna H, Dolores H, Joyce H, Judy H and Sonja H.
Sunshine Committee was not present.  It was recorded Diane D is having a hospital visit for surgery on a leg problem.  Please send her your best.  Note, Clare sent a card on CAMACO’s behalf. 
Also Ana H has welcomed another grandchild and future quilter Eloni on April 2nd.
Open Sew Sandy W announced meetings held on the third and fourth Wednesday of the month.  June 20th bring a fat quarter to open sew to learn the continuous binding technique as taught by Sandy.      June 20 and 27th, July 19 and 25th, August 15th and 22nd
New Business: As relayed by Clare J
Please see the information of new shops opening and events in the attached flyers. 
Enchanted Fibers is new in North Cape May in the strip center with Vincenzo Little Italy 2.  Francine is a wonderful instructor and she had contracted for Sam Barsky to come and teach as well.  If you want to knit for a cause SCARF IT UP meets several times during the week.  Please stop in.  CAMACO members receive a 10 percent discount.  Please see the flyers attached.
Cold Spring Quilt and Fiber show is this weekend.  Thank you to all who entered.  There is still room for more quilts.    Thank you we are looking good.
Sue Riech who is the President of the Quilts of Valor nationwide will be the key note speaker.  She is speaking at the second floor of the Cold Spring Grange.  Saturday the topic is WWI quilts with a trunk show.  It is held at 3 pm.  Admission to the Village is required. Sunday the topic is WWII quilts with a trunk show.  It is held at 12 pm.  Admission to the Village is required.
The award breakfast is Sunday at 9:00 am at the Cold Spring Grange.
September meeting we will ask for nominations and form a committee.
Meeting was closed after show of quilts: 8:10 pm
We wish everyone a healthy summer with plenty of time for fiber, fun and family…

Recorded by C. Juechter in V. Scutaro’s absence

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

South Shore Stitchers Bus Trip to Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza Sept 15th 2018


BUS TRIP – OAKS, PA

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2018

COST:  $41.00
PA NATIONAL QUILT EXTRAVAGANZA

South Shore Stitchers invites you to join a wonderful group of ladies on a bus trip to PA quilt show in Oaks, PA.
We will be taking sign-ups for members and guest starting in June.
When you sign up we need your check for $41.00 made out to South Shore Stitchers, your phone number and where you wish to be picked up.  Your cost covers your bus fee of $25.00, admission $13.00, and bus driver tip $3.00.  The guild pays the bus fee up front and hopes to get reimbursed for this fee by filling the bus.
If you wish to sign up by mail please send your check to South Shore Stitchers, PO Box 1103, Marmora, NJ  08223.  
If you have any questions please call Pat Kline at 609-390-3956.

7:30am Leave K-Mart in Rio Grande
8:00am Leave Shop-Rite in Marmora
8:45am Leave Cumberland Mall Vineland
10:45am Arrive Greater Expo Center in Oaks, PA
3:30pm Leave Greater Expo Center
4:15pm Arrive Cracker Barrel for Dinner (Plymouth Meeting)
5:45pm Leave Cracker Barrel for Home
7:00pm Arrive Cumberland Mall in Vineland
7:45pm Arrive Shop-Rite in Marmora
8:15pm Arrive K-Mart in Rio Grande

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

May Meeting Minutes 2018

CAMACO QUILT GUILD MINUTES
                                              MAY 9TH, 2018 

The meeting was called to order by our president, Helen S. at 7:00 pm.  The meeting commenced with a demonstration by Kathy Tweed.  Reverse applique as well as a variety of applique techniques.  Thank you Kathy!  We hosted one guest, Cathy.

Treasurer's Report:  
    Treasurer's Report was given by  Pam:
       Balance:  $XXXX

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Name Badge: $XXX was collected.

Charity: Eleanor and Sharon hosted a presentation of beautiful quilts for the girls of Tranquility House.  A representative of Tranquility House attended as well as one of the young residents.  Eleanor thanked everyone for all the 2" strips she has collected.  Next will be a "sew day" to sew all the strips together.  We received a thank you note for pet beds.

Program: Doreen thanked Eileen for arranging such great program speakers!  Thank you Eileen!  Packets for the retreat were available for pick up.  The project quilt top can be done in 1 weekend.  Remember, one dinner is included in the retreat.  Next month we have a surprise speaker.  Remember Bernie is collecting pillow cases.

Sunshine: Our Flossie has passed away.  Services are Friday, 5/11.  All details are available in local papers

Ways and Means: Raffle generated $76.

Refreshments: June:  Diane D, Donna F, Helen Et, Joyce E, Linda F and Joy G.

Media: social media and photography.  No report

OLD BUSINESS

Over the winter, our guild collected supplies to distribute to quilt guilds around the country that were hit by natural disasters.  We received a beautiful thank you note from the Florida guild.

NEW BUSINESS
None


Showcase
Refreshments

Our next meeting is the 13th of June at 7pm.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:40 pm.  

Respectfully Submitted,
Veronica S, Secretary

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

April 2018 Minutes

 CAMACO QUILT GUILD MINUTES
                                              APRIL 11TH, 2018 

The meeting was called to order by our president, Helen S. at 7:00 pm.  The meeting commenced with a demonstration by Crystal Smith from Needles & Pins which was enjoyed by all.  Twister Quilts!

Treasurer's Report:  
    Treasurer's Report was given by our new treasurer, Pam:
       Balance:  $XXXXX

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Name Badge: $2.50 was collected.

Charity: Eleanor N reported that as suggested at the March meeting, quilt tags have been designed and ordered for our charity quilts.  They will be available to view at the May meeting.  ***Please look through stashes and find fabrics that you are willing to part with, cut them into 2" strips and bring the strips to our next meeting.  CARA loves the critters!  18 dog beds were donated.  Quilts are coming for the teenagers!  Eleanor has asked that the membership consider setting up a small budget for fabric.

Program: Retreat deposit of $75 is due at the May meeting.  May and June projects are in the works.  Eileen presented proposed programs for 2019 with ballots for voting.  Please vote before leaving the meeting.

Sunshine: Bev sent a card to Margareta congratulating her on her new home.  A card was also sent to Helen R. wishing her well.  A sympathy card was sent to Bernie on the passing of her husband.  Please keep Bernie in your thoughts and prayers.

Ways and Means: Raffle generated $80  Next month remember to bring in fall holiday themed fat quarters.

Refreshments: thank you to all who brought snacks and refreshments.  Next month:  group birthday celebration cake.

Media: social media and photography.  No report

OLD BUSINESS

None

NEW BUSINESS

Reminder:  Clare reminded everyone about the Historic Cold Spring Village Banner Challenge.  Entry forms are available.  Entry must be an 18 x 18 patriotic banner.
Showcase
Refreshments

Our next meeting is the 9th of May at 7pm.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.  

Respectfully Submitted,
Veronica S, Secretary