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
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.
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.
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
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