President’s Corner 2019
I think summer is finally here with all of its summer activities to be added to my long “To Do” list. I trust that every-one is having a busy but great summer and enjoying the weather.
June was a very busy month for SSQ with so much going on like the following:
- June 1st was the Documentation Event thanks to Joan Walker and all of her efforts. A number of us had quilts documented and going through the process was a new and valuable experience for me. Thanks to everyone who helped.
- The great program “It’s So Ruth” last month. We were honored that she shared her ideas and work with us.
- The “Take Part in Art” event was a good way for the public to become aware of SSQ and what we do. A special thank you to Eva Hinkle and Janet Wheeler for their help.
I am looking forward to this month’s program “Creative Wonderland” and “Down the Rabbit hole Creativity” work-shop with Katie Fowler. It should be excellent.
Have you been considering how you can serve SSQ with your talents and abilities? Please do so and let the nomination committee of Linda Roach or Marian Velarde know.
Remember:“ It is all fun and games until the bobbin runs out” and “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy fabric and that’s pretty close.”
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Are you new to Western Colorado? Are you looking for a new and challenging outlet for your energy?
Consider joining us soon. Contact us by visiting us at our next general meeting on the second Wednesday of each month. Guests are always welcome.
$5.00 Guest Fee
** Please Note: Guest Fees increase to $10.00 when we have a Nationally known presenter and workshop. **
Please, no children under ten at the meetings.
Membership Dues: $25 Annual Membership
To join us, complete the enrollment form and bring it with you to the next General Meeting. 2019 Annual Dues must be paid before the close of the January meeting. Select here to complete your form. ENROLLMENT FORM
At Sunset Slope Quilters our purpose is to perpetuate the rich heritage of quilting in America, and to promote the art and perfection of the craft. We meet to learn from well-known and local speakers, to share our quilts and to conduct our business as well as enjoy fellowship with each other. Workshops are also held for learning skills. We have a number of satellite groups that meet to stitch for fun, to learn from each other and to work on community charity projects.
TLC (Tender Loving Care) quilts
With warmth and love, TLC (Tender Loving Care) quilts are made, signed by members of our guild and given to a member diagnosed with serious life changing conditions.
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Sunset Slope Quilters is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization. Our purpose is to perpetuate the rich heritage of quilting in America, and to promote the art and perfection of the craft.
The SSQ Board is made up of the officers – President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Games Manager as well as Standing Committee members, and any Special Committee members who have a report to give. Any club member is welcome to attend the Board meetings. They are held the second Wednesday of every month at 9 a.m. at the American Lutheran Church. Anyone over the age of 18 and interested in quilting is welcome to join us!
Executive Board for 2019
New Officers for 2019 (L-R)
Connie Edwards, Treasurer
Eva Mae Hinkle, Secretary
Kathy Morgan, Vice President
Yolanda Crawford, President
COMMITTEE LEADERS 2019
Barnes and Noble Winter: TBA
Barnes and Noble Spring: Jewell Buck
Block of the Month: Jewel Buck and Debbie Sasser
Christmas Stockings: June Hall and Paula Hammons
Community Affairs: Kris Murphy, Joan Dykema, Carol Wilson, Helen Baltz Jones
Hospital Displays: Carol Wilson
Door Prizes: Pam Lewshenia and Jocie Perotti
Library: Janet Wheeler
Membership: Judy Allerheiligen and Linda Smith
Newsletter/E-mail tree: Janet Wheeler
Photographer: Gabi Mear
Programs 2019: Rose Penoyer
Programs 2020: Rose Penoyer
Quilt Show 2019: Helen Baltz Jones, Judy Allerheiligen
Rendezvous: Sue Osborn, Rachel Fry
Sunshine: Isabelle Martinez
Telephone Tree: Karol Sacca
TLC: Caroline Brueggeman
Website: Donna Garlitz
and you? Volunteers are always welcomed. You may discover that you have a hidden talent.