Jewel City Knitters

 
    
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JCK MEETINGS
First Wednesday Each Month from 7:00-9:00pm
SCHOLL CANYON ESTATES
1551 E. Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale (map)

JCK Meeting Agendas and Minutes
(Scroll to bottom for Prior Meeting Archives)

JCK Granny Squares Lap Blanket Project
 
(l) Jerri Thomson with Carol at Scholl Canyon Estates Retirement Community holding blanket donated by JCK
This blanket was raffled on Wednesday, June 26 at the Scholl Canyon Estates end-of-month luncheon
(r) Granny squares blanket assembled by Marie Benes from squares that Evelyn received as a donation from a student

 
JCK Members Delivering Blankets at Solheim Lutheran Home, June 12, 2013:
(l) Jerri Thomson with Solheim Luitheran Home Resident Harriet Schneider on who loves her new blanket!
(r) Siolheim Lutheran Home Staff Sherry Wait and Linda Davies with JCK Members Karin Igoyan and Jerri Thomson

JUNE 2013 GENERAL MEETING
 
JCK GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 7:00-9:00pm

Scholl Canyon Estates Retirement Community

1551 East Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale, CA 91206
Scott & Donna Randon (818-956-3830)

Agenda
6:30pm: Meet and Greet, Sign In, Get Organized, etc.
7:00pm: Call to Order [Sandra Canfield, Programs]
    Hospitality Report [Sue Dietel, Hospitality]
    Secretary’s Report [Evelyn Van Orden, Acting Secretary]
    Treasurer's Report [Cindy Vogel, Treasurer]
    Philanthropy Report [Judy Gregory, VP Philanthropy]
    Programs: Planning for Summer and Fall [Sandra Canfield, Programs Coordinator]
    Granny Squares Lap Blankets Charity Project [Jerri Thomson & Marie Benes, Project Coordinators]
   
World Wide Knit In Public Day [Evelyn Van Orden, President]
    Announcements
    Break
    Granny Squares Charity Project [Jerri Thomson & Marie Benes]
   
Show and Share (didn't have time for this)
9:00pm: Adjourn


Minutes
7:10pm: Call to Order Judy Gregory, VP
• 13 members were present.
• 1 new member: Shahla Shahsavari, friend of member Karin Igoyan.

Hospitality Sue Dietel, Hospitality
• Thanks to Sue Dietel and Marie Benes for bringing delicious snacks.

Secretary Evelyn Van Orden, Acting Secretary
• Minutes for the April 3 and May 1 General Meetings were emailed to members May 5 by Karin Igoyan and posted on the website May 28 by Evelyn Van Orden. They were approved.
• For personal reasons, Karin Igoyan resigned as JCK Secretary. She will continue to attend meetings and participated in guild activities when possible.
• Thanks to Sue Dietel for taking these minutes.
• JCK is seeking a new Secretary and Alternate. If you're interested, please contact Evelyn Van Orden (evelyn@evelynarts.com).

Treasury Evelyn Van Orden for Cindy Vogel, Treasurer
• The balance in our treasury is $577.25 (includes $0.04 interest).

Philanthropy Judy Gregory, VP Philanthropy
• Afghans for Afghanistan: Judy asked 5 people to help assemble wool squares into afghans. Judy continues to collect wool items (www.afghansforafghans.org).
• Wool-Aid: Jerri Thomson, Sue Dietel, and Pat Schnurbusch dropped off wool squares at Judy's house (www.wool-aid.org).

• Christ Child Society: Sue Dietel continues to collect baby items (http://www.nationalchristchildsoc.org).
• Knots of Love: Jerri Thomson reported that Knots of Love Knit is starting a collection drive for veterans. Their goal is 5,000 hats, mostly for men (www.knotsoflove.org).
• Granny Squares Lap Blankets for Nursing Homes: Evelyn Van Orden delivered 6 blankets to Montrose Healthcare Center in La Canada on May 9 in time for Mother's Day. Jerri Thomson is investigating other locations to receive our blankets, including Solheim Lutheran Home in Eagle Rock (www.solheimlutheran.org).
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Operation Gratitude: Marsha Stoddard is unable to attend our meetings for the summer because she fell and broke her femur! Donna Hovartos volunteered to collect hats and scarves for the troops (www.operationgratitude.org).

• Caps for Seamen: Sandra Ogden continues to collect hats and scarves.
• Pine Ridge Reservation: Donna Hovartos continues to collect baby blankets (http://friendsofpineridgereservation.org).
• Grossman Burn Center: Donna Hovartos will contact them to see if they need knitted items (www.grossmanburncenter.com).
• Teen Crochet Club: In May, Evelyn Van Orden donated worsted weight acrylic yarn from JCK's stash to this new group that had a table at the Montrose Harvest Market. Teens teach other teens to crochet and are currently crocheting cat blankets for the Pasadena Humane Society. They meet the 4th Saturday each month from 12-3pm at the Montrose Public Library. JCK members are encouraged to participate.

Announcements
• We will hold our JCK 11th Annual Christmas Potluck Party on Wednesday, December 4 from 6:30-9pm at St. Luke's Church in La Crescenta. Thanks to Judy for contacting the church and reserving this venue free of charge! In return, JCK will knit and crochedt items to donate to the church for their annual Christmas Bazarre Fundraiser.

PR [Evelyn Van Orden, President]
• Evelyn continues to place monthly calendar listings in the Glendale News-Press (www.glendalenewspress.com).
• Evelyn starting submitting monthly calendar listings in the CV Weekly (www.cvweekly.com).
• Evelyn submitted an article with photos to CV Weekly about the JCK Charity Knit & Crochet Day and Granny Squares Lap Blankets Charity Project (www.cvweekly.com).

Fundraising [Evelyn Van Orden, President]
• JCK has an expense of $250/year for website hosting fees. Last year, we raised $175 at our JCK Holiday Cookie Party Raffle for 2012, so we still owe $75. We will owe another $250 in December for 2013. That means that JCK needs to raise $325.
• We plan to hold another raffle at the JCK Holiday Potluck Party which will be held Wednesday, December 4 at St. Luke's Church.
• We need to brainstorm ideas to raise additional funds in the Fall.

9:00pm: Meeting Adjourned

PRIOR MEETING ARCHIVES 

     2013
• May 1, 2013 General Meeting   Photos: Granny Squares Lap Blankets
• April 3, 2013 General Meeting   Photos: Charity Knit & Crochet Day
• March 6, 2013 General Meeting
• February 6, 2013 JCK 10th Anniversary Party   Photos!
• January 2, 2013 General Meeting   Photos: AAUW Tech Trek Donations

     2012
• December 5, 2012 10th Annual Holiday Party  Photos
• November 7, 2012 General Meeting   Sponsor Shops
• October 3, 2012 General Meeting  Cancelled due to Presidential Debate
• September 5, 2012 General Meeting   Photo: Evelyn's Best of Show
• August 1, 2012 General Meeting
• July 11, 2012 General Meeting   Photo: Olga's Afghan
• June 6, 2012 General Meeting
• May 2, 2012 General Meeting   Photos
• April 4, 2012 General Meeting   JCK Favorite Patterns/Books 2012
• March 7, 2012 General Meeting
• February 1, 2012 General Meeting   Photos: 9th Birthday Party
• January 4, 2012 General Meeting

     2011
• December 7, 2011 9th Annual Holiday Potluck   Photos; 2011 Philanthropy Summary
• November 2, 2011 General Meeting
• October 5, 2011 General Meeting
• September 7, 2011 General Meeting
• August 3, 2011 General Meeting
• July 6, 2011 General Meeting
• June 1, 2011 General Meeting   Kimberly Smith Baby Shower
• May 4, 2011 General Meeting
• April 6, 2011 General Meeting
• March 2, 2011 General Meeting
• February 2, 2011 General Meeting
• January 5, 2011 General Meeting

     2010
• December 1, 2010 8th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 3, 2010 General Meeting
• October 6, 2010 General Meeting
• September 1, 2010 General Meeting
• August 4, 2010 General Meeting
• July 7, 2010 General Meeting
• June 2, 2010 General Meeting
• May 5, 2010 General Meeting
• April 7, 2010 General Meeting   Includes JCK Favorite Books
• March 3, 2010 General Meeting
• February 3, 2010 General Meeting
• January 6, 2010 General Meeting

     2009
• December 2, 2009 7th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 4, 2009 General Meeting
• October 7, 2009 General Meeting
• September 2, 2009 General Meeting   Meeting Cancelled Due To Wildfires!
• August 5, 2009 General Meeting
• July 1, 2009 General Meeting
• June 3, 2009 General Meeting
• May 6, 2009 General Meeting
• April 1, 2009 General Meeting
• March 4, 2009 General Meeting
• February 4, 2009 General Meeting   Includes JCK Favorite Books
• January 7, 2009 General Meeting

     2008
• December 3, 2008 6th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 5, 2008 General Meeting
• October 1, 2008 General Meeting
• September 3, 2008 General Meeting
• August 6, 2008 General Meeting
• July 2, 2008 General Meeting
• June 4, 2008 General Meeting
• May 7, 2008 General Meeting
• April 2, 2008 General Meeting
• March 5,2008 General Meeting
• February 6, 2008 General Meeting
• January 9, 2008 General Meeting

     2007
• December 5, 2007 5th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 7, 2007 General Meeting
• October 3, 2007 General Meeting
• September 5, 2007 General Meeting
• August 1, 2007 General Meeting   Includes JCK Favorite Books
• July 11, 2007 General Meeting
• June 6, 2007 General Meeting
• May 2, 2007 General Meeting
• April 4, 2007 General Meeting
• March 7, 2007 General Meeting
• February 7, 2007 General Meeting
• January 3, 2007 General Meeting

     2006
• December 6, 2006 4th Annual Holiday Potluck
• November 1, 2006 General Meeting
• October 4, 2006 General Meeting
• September 6, 2006 General Meeting
• August 2, 2006 General Meeting
• July 5, 2006 General Meeting
• June 7, 2006 General Meeting
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May 3, 2006 General Meeting
• April 7, 2006 General Meeting

• March 20, 2006 Round Table Meeting
• March 1, 2006 General Meeting