President’s Corner 2020
Variety is the spice of life; that gives it all its flavor.”
English poet William Cowper in The Task
Our first General Meeting for 2020 is on the books (Whew!) and I am ever so grateful to the folks who guided me through the procedures and protocol in the world of Roberts’ Rule of Order. Yes, it does seem like eons since I have dealt with all of that! Humor seems to help get us through the rough spots.
As I write this, folks going to Moab are packing up all kinds of quilting goodies to spend days focused on fun, fabrics and fellowship! Can’t wait to see the final products!
Wow! Just Wow! Our Rendezvous classes offer such a variety, and wonderful challenges. They give our quilt group the opportunities that we seem to enjoy and embrace!
Wow! Just Wow!!
Our programs for 2020 are beyond amazing! Hard to choose
just a few… Well done, ladies! Well done!
So many projects speak to our hearts: HopeWest, St.Mary’s,
Quilts of Valor, TLC, Christmas Stockings, Australia Relief…
The list goes on and on! And, you give and give to each and every one of these events. Thank you!
Stay warm! And, keep on quilting!
You are what you repeatedly do.
Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
Time to quilt.
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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. 2020 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 2020
Officers for 2020 (L-R)
Linda Smith, Treasurer
Eva Mae Hinkle, Secretary
Vicki Irvin, Vice President
Kathy Morgan, President
COMMITTEE LEADERS 2020
Barnes and Noble Winter: TBA
Barnes and Noble Spring: TBA
Block of the Month: Jewell Buck
Christmas Stockings: June Hall and Paula Hammons
Community Affairs: Joanie Dykema, Carol Wilson, Helen Baltz Jones, Ruby Fitzgerald
Hospital Displays: Carol Wilson
Door Prizes: Pam Lewshenia and Jocie Perotti
Habitat for Humanity: Carol Brueggeman
Library: Sue Elliott and Pam Lewshenia
Membership: Ana Restiva and Helen Baltz Jones
Moab 2020: D. Abraham, J. Allerheiligen, D. Hoaglund.
Newsletter: Jewell Buck
E-mail tree: Janet Wheeler
Photographer: Janet Wheeler
Programs 2020: Rose Penoyer and Debbie Wolfe
Programs 2021: TBA
Publicity: Marcia Lackey
Quilt Show 2021: Judy Allerheiligen, Janet Wheeler, Sue Elliott, Vickie Irvin, etc
Rendezvous 2020: Janet Wheeler/Linda M. Smith
Rendezvous 2021: TBA
Sunshine: Marcia Claussen
Telephone Tree: Karol Sacca
TLC: Marcia Claussen
Website: Donna Garlitz
And You? Volunteers are always welcome.
You may discover that you have a hidden talent.