Sunday, May 6, 2012

Nebraska Bead Society April 19, 2012 Minutes

Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by President, Jodie Marshall.
Minutes: The minutes of the March 2012 meeting were not recorded, as the Secretary was absent. The projects decided upon at the March meeting for the Jeanette Cook workshop are: Aurora Borealis Cuff, Mastering the Curl, and Geometry Lariat.
Treasurer's Report: Coleen gave the Treasurer's Report. Profits from the April 2012 Omaha Bead Bazaar were reviewed. An outstanding bill is for the organization's insurance.
Librarian's Report: Nan brought books available for check out.
Old Business:
WORKSHOP: The dates for the Jeanette Cook workshop: July 21-22, 2012 10am-5pm each day Location: 6900 L Street Members were reminded to complete "homework", an odd count tubular peyote bead tube, for the Aurora Borealis Cuff prior to the class. It was suggested to contact Jeanette to see if she could bring an autographed copy of her book for the organization to purchase.
New Business: Workshops: Jodie is contacting Betty Selby-Syslo about the possibility of having a wire wrap cabochon workshop in the fall. Jodie also suggested a polymer clay workshop, specifically Ronnasarvasweltman.com.
Pattern for NBS logo: An inquiry was made about the availability of the pattern for the logo.
Other suggestions: It was suggested to have a member show and/or sale at an aft gallery. Also suggested was presenting the pop bead clasp as a member presented class if Jeanette Cook would authorize it. (using her pattern)
 PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS FOR UPCOMING MEETINGS: May 17, 2012 Joan - Dimensional bezel June 21, 2012 Gail - Kumihimo July 19, 2012 Kathi - August 16, 2012 Jodie- triangles and squares, peyote Sept 20, 2012 Sharon and Pam - Oct 18, 2012 Mona - Nov 15, 2012 Jenny - pinwheel earrings Dec 20, 2012 Christmas meeting
Adjournment: There being no further business, the business meeting was adjourned. Mary presented the project which was a Scallop Bracelet. Pam and Jenny won the "Jodie beads."

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