October 2014 General Meeting

Treasurer’s Report: JoAnne Nielsen reported $7,915.71

ANAC: Joanne Nielsen reported ANAC dues have been raised to $12 effective 2015. Those members who have paid $10 owe an additional $2. See details in newsletter and the dues are due in February 2015.

Art Shows: No report; see the newsletter for the upcoming registration, reception, and tear down dates for the Winter Show (Ancestral Connections) at the Hot Shops.

Art Bridge: Carol Coppi reported no October meeting. November's class is Becky Kinlock with Zentangles.

Community Art Reach: No Report; reminder in the newsletter to bring items to donate to the children's hospital at the November Fun Shop meeting.

Courtesy: Dorothy Tuma reported two welcome cards were sent. See newsletter for details.

Programs: Dori Settles reported that Mark Gutierrez is the presenter at the October evening meeting. There will be no meeting or program in December.

Publicity: Duane Pieper left posters and flyers to be distributed at tonight's meeting.

Fun Shops: Lavonne Tripp announced the November Fun Shop will be a pot luck lunch at the Hot Shops in the gallery where our show is being held. We will make cards for the Courtesy program. See the newsletter for details. There is no December Fun Shop.

After Hours: Dori Settles reported the November meeting will be held on Tuesday Nov. 18 at the Hot Shops. The plan is to meet at Hot Shops at 6:00 pm, carpool at approximately 6:10 pm to the Omaha Artists Coop in the Old Market (parking may be limited), see the current shows (about 1/2 hour) and then return to the Hot Shops. The program will be the same as what the Fun Shop will be the following day - pot luck, drinks, and creating cards for the Courtesy program.

Host: We are still seeking volunteers to help at the General meetings.

Membership: Katrina reported the membership is at 139.

Newsletter: Deadline for November newsletter is October 30th. Deadline for January is December 15th.

Web Master: Susan Stevens reported the website now has a new look and other advantages such as payments via PayPal. Check it out!