The Annual Christmas Party Meeting was held on a crisp, cold December 3rd evening.
Many quilters turned out, dressed warmly in holiday garb to celebrate
the season, many chose to come in red to show their holiday spirit.
The evening started with all enjoying a delicious buffet featuring a
wide variety of casseroles, baked ham, chicken, pastas, rice dishes,
salads, and this year members outdid themselves with two entire
tables filled with desserts! No one left hungry and the well prepared
food was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Judy Hilner provided the
centerpieces and the holiday fabric tablecloths from her personal
The business meeting began at 7:50 pm. President Bursaw covered a
variety of agenda items. She reminded everyone that the notification
of any meeting cancelled due to snow will be listed on the blog as
local tv stations are unable to add our organization to the shear
volume of cancellations that are received. There was a request all
members review the membership list for accuracy and updates should be
reported to Ginny Platt if any corrections are needed.
Other individuals spoke about MQX Providence bus sign up, NH March
retreat event, upcoming quilt show meeting on January 11th at the
Merrimack Library, and the need for donations for the upcoming UFO
auction in February. UFO donations should be brought to the January
Carol Robinson brought along information about the Irish flood quilt
relief effort. Final Mystery quilt steps 5 and 6 will be posted the
first of the year. Group sewing dates at the Nevins Library will also
be on the blog when the dates are confirmed.
There were other speakers as well but I sat in the back and had a
difficult job hearing / listening / paying attention and did a
poorer job taking notes as acting secretary. Recommendation is to
check out the blog at: https://mvquilters.wordpress.com/ for details.
Or if you can’t find what you are looking for consider sending an
email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and ask your questions. Someone will
get back in touch with details (Editorial license taken by LRG)
A brief Show and Tell followed, but no photographers were available.
Cathy Harnisch collected food pantry donations and then introduced
Girl Treble who entertained MVQ members with their acapella Christmas
tunes and some wonderful, sassy oldies.
Meeting was adjourned approximately 9:15pm after a bit of a sing along.
Next Board Meeting – Thursday January 7th at the Plaistow Library 7 pm
Next Quilt Show Meeting – Monday January 11th at the Merrimack