October 04

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The Prairie Textile Arts Guild met at 9:30 am on October 9, 2004 in the meeting room at Marillac Manor.
The meeting was called to order by Acting President Deb Long.
18 members and 1 guests were present.

The minutes of the September 11, 2004 meeting were approved as corrected. Correction to show Larissa's last name as Harrison. Motion to accept made by Karen Oby, seconded by Carol Kapsner.


Reports of officers and standing committees:


Treasurer (Jan Dralle) Jan reported a balance in the checking account of $936.73. She reported
that this years dues of $20.00 are due.
Historian (Michelle Ripplinger): None

Hospitality (Kaye and Elise Halvorson): They reported that they have all the supplies they need.

Program (Deb Long and Alice Coats): Deb Long reported that all programs are in place through December.

Publicity (Karen Oby): Informed us that the announcement of our meeting was in the Tribune today, however, she will check into why it was not in an earlier paper.

Reports of Ad Hoc Committees:

Audit Committee: Carol Kapsner presented the audit report the she and Deb Long had conducted. The audit committee reviewed the checkbook register, and bank statements for the fiscal year beginningJune 1, 2003 and ending May 31,2004. The audit committee finds that all the books of Prairie Textile Arts Guild are in order, well organized and accurately reflect the financial status of the organization. The beginning balance was $950.31, Receipts were $873.75, Expenses were $1032.29, ending balance $791.77.

Unfinished Business:


 LaRue Odenbach reported on the Needlework Workshop. She has started to go through magazines, etc. to get ideas. Will report further next month.


Public Access Interview: Deb Arnold and Larissa Harrison met and have come up with different ideas. Anyideas and suggestions are welcome from the members for the interview. A discuss was held and many ideas comeout. A sheet of paper was sent around for members to list any work they want to submit to be on displayduring the interview. These projects should be brought to Deb's home in the evening of Oct. 18th or 19th or the toHeritage Center. Put your name on the item and also Larissa's name if you take it to the Heritage Center.
New Business:
Urban Girl has moved to Bismarck in the old Green Earth place.
Larissa Harrison reported that there is a yarn shop in Medora that is open the year around.
The program on knitting was presented by Katie Luther.
The speaker's gift was made by Jan Dralle.
Jan Dralle and Carol Kapsner provided the treats.
Bring and Brag was held.
The meeting was adjourned
Respectfully Submitted, Arlene Olson, Secretary