Minutes of November 16, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, January 18, 2016 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m.

No meeting in December.  Annual Holiday Party December 17, 2015.

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – November 16, 2015

Attendance:  Georgann Blaire, Mary Beth Bogner, Nancy Bowman, Nancy Franks, Nancy Gavin, Betty Lou Palmer, Karen Sigsworth, Vee Valega, Janet Willoughby.

President Betty Lou Palmer opened the meeting.

Finance Report – Vee Valega, our treasurer, reported our current bank balance is $5452.62.

It was reported that Barb Sutton had a stroke and is in rehabilitation. A card will be sent to her.

Nancy Franks bought up the idea of planting a tree in South Central Park in memory of Lorrie Ternes.  The cost will be $400.  Nancy Bowman made a motion to purchase a tree and plague, Georgann Blaire seconded.  All in favor.

Annual Christmas Party – Thursday, December 17 at 6 p.m. Entertainment will be David Eye.

Holiday on the Ridge:  Museum will be open on Dec. 4th from 9 – 4 p.m.

Chamber of Commerce will be holding a lunch meeting on December 10 at Tom’s Country Place.

Thank you, Janet for the refreshments.  Everyone enjoyed the conversation and the goodies.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Bogner

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Minutes of October 19, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, November 16 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m.

Annual Christmas Party will be held on Thursday, December 17th at 6PM in the library.

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – October 19, 2015

AttendanceGeorgann Blair, Mary Beth Bogner, Nancy Bowman, Nancy Franks, Nancy Gavin, Betty Lou Palmer; Karen Sigsworth, Vee Valega

Betty Lou Palmer, president, opened our meeting with discussion about doing something in memory of Lorrie Ternes.  Nancy Franks will call the Park and Rec. department to find out about planting a tree.

Finance Report – Vee Valega, our treasurer, reported our current bank balance is $5022.42.

Annual Christmas Party – Thursday, December 17 at 6 p.m.  We will charge $10 per meal and invite the North Ridgeville Historical Society again.  Betty Lou has a menu from Sterk’s.  Nancy Bowman will be calling about entertainment.  Mary Beth will send out invitations.

North Ridgeville High School – The Arts Council will be judging the senior pieces of art.

North Ridgeville Library – Karen Sigsworth reported that the Friends of the Library will be holding a book sale on October 23rd to October 25th.

Olde Town Hall Theater –  Nancy Bowman made a motion to donate $500 to the theater.  Nancy Gavin seconded.  All in favor.  Motion carried.  Nancy Franks

Thank you, Mary Beth, for the refreshments.  Everyone enjoyed the conversation and the goodies.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Bogner

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Minutes of September 21, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, October 19 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m.

DVD of Shaker Woods Festival, juried art show with crafters and artisans.

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – September 21, 2015

AttendanceGeorgann Blair, Nancy Bowman, Nancy Franks, Nancy Gavin, Bev Neuman, Glenda Newell, Betty Lou Palmer; Jane Pfaff,  Karen Sigsworth, Margaret Truman, Vee Valega and Alan and Janet Willoughby.  Guest Speaker:  Charlotte Yetman

Betty Lou Palmer, president, opened our meeting and introduced our speaker. 

Program:  Charlotte Yetman is a professor in the theater department at Baldwin Wallace University and costume designer for the Great Lakes Theater Festival.  She brought costumes from the BW production of Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, which was set in the underworld.  She talked about many experiences with costumes from Baldwin Wallace and Great Lakes Festival productions.  For a quick change she uses magnets on the back of a dress to remove it quickly while another dress is underneath.  She works closely with the actors.  Since she has been designing for several years, she has learned to design on the computer.  This was very informative and entertaining.

Finance Report – Vee Valega, our treasurer, reported our current bank balance is $5,472.00.  We have to pay $425 for insurance to cover us for the 3 days.  The bake sale and raffle tickets combined brought in $1,044.30.

North Ridgeville Corn Fest Arts and Crafts Fair – All raffle tickets were sold.  Lonnie Hart’s granddaughter worked at Sears and was able to arrange a donation of a KitchenAid stand mixer which was very popular.  Thank you for the many donations of raffle prizes and purchasing tickets.  We, also, thank the many people who donated baked goods and purchased some.  Wendy coupons were very popular, too.

Artistic Endeavor Award Scholarship – Emily Gommel, our recipient for our Artistic Endeavor Award Scholarship of $1500, has begun college and sent us a nice thank you note.

Annual Christmas Party – We decided to change the date of our Christmas party from our regular meeting date of December 21 to Thursday, December 17 at 6 p.m.  Save the date.  We will charge $10 per meal and invite the North Ridgeville Historical Society again.  Margaret Truman made a motion to plan our Christmas party for Thursday, December 17 and Nancy Bowman seconded the motion.  The motion carried.

North Ridgeville City Schools Endowment – Georgann Blair reported that this committee is planning a Chili Chase for the North Ridgeville City Schools staff.

North Ridgeville Library – Karen Sigsworth reported that on Saturday, October 3 at 2 p.m. Joel Keller will present “Music in the Movies.”  Adults and teens will enjoy a historic look at the use of music in silent films, talkies and commercial movies, including watching scenes from a number of movies. On Thursday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m. a speaker from the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo will come to discuss the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, one of the most famous unsolved mysteries of the Great Lakes.

Major School Performance – Janet Willoughby reported that last year we donated money to Liberty Elementary school for an art program for their school.  Janet will check her schedule of schools for which school is to receive the donation this school year.  Georgann Blair made a motion that we appropriate up to $800, if needed, for the Major School Performance program.  Nancy Bowman seconded the motion and the motion carried.  The Center for Arts Inspired Learning, formerly called Young Audiences, is a good source for programs.

Thank you, Nancy Gavin, for the refreshments.  Everyone enjoyed the conversation and the goodies.

Respectfully submitted,

Nancy Gavin

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Minutes of July 20, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER 

Monday, October 19, 2015 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 PM.

Monday, September 21, 2015 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 PM.

North Ridgeville Corn Festival- August 7th, 8th & 9th.  No meeting this month.

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – July 20, 2015

Attendance: Georgann Blair, Mary Beth Bogner, Nancy Bowman, Betty Day, Nancy Gavin, Cindy Naprestik, Betty Lou Palmer; Karen Sigsworth, Barb Sutton, Jerry Toich, Vee Valega.

Betty Lou Palmer, president, opened our meeting and introduced Cindy Noprestik, who is an art teacher in North Ridgeville. 

Program: Barb Sutton showed videos that she and Andre LeBlanc created in which she interviewed many different artists from Yankee Peddler and Shaker Woods. Was very interesting to see how the artists made their work and how much time was put in to each piece.   Thank you Barb!

Yankee Peddler Festival Sept. 12th & 13th, 19th & 20th, 26th & 27th.  Opens 10:30AM-6PM at Clay Park in Canal Fulton.

Georgann announced that she has picked up the artwork from the high school.

Finance Report – Vee Valega, our treasurer, gave the report.  Our current bank balance is $5373.46.

North Ridgeville Corn Fest Arts and Crafts Fair – Betty Lou Palmer reported that we have received 19 contracts to date for the Arts and Crafts Fair at the Corn Fest on August 7, 8 and 9.  Mary Beth will provide a basket and Trader Joe’s will be donating for the raffle also.

Thank you Karen Sigsworth for the delicious refreshments!  Everyone enjoyed the conversation and the goodies.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Bogner, Secretary

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Minutes of May 18, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, June 15 – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m.

Travel with us to meet artisans from either The Yankee Peddler or Shaker Woods.

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – May 18, 2015

Attendance:  Georgann Blair, Betty Day, Nancy Gavin, Ilona Manista, Betty Lou Palmer; Karen Sigsworth, Barb Sutton, Margaret Truman and Vee Valega.  Guest Speaker:  Carol Klear.

Betty Lou Palmer, president, opened our meeting and introduced our speaker. 

Program: Carol Klear speaks about being an author. Carol is author of Legendary Locals and Images of America by Arcadia Publishing both about North Ridgeville.  Carol is retired from being an editor of The North Ridgeville Press.

April Minutes – A motion was made to accept the April minutes.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

Finance Report – Vee Valega, our new treasurer, gave the report.  Our current bank balance is $4,220.37.

North Ridgeville Corn Fest Arts and Crafts Fair – Betty Lou Palmer reported that we have received 11 contracts to date for the Arts and Crafts Fair at the Corn Fest on August 7, 8 and 9.

Artistic Endeavor Award Scholarship – Any high school senior living in North Ridgeville who plans to attend college and study in the field of the Arts is eligible for this scholarship.  We received six applications.  Emily Gommel was chosen by our committee to receive our $1500 scholarship.  The scholarship will be awarded on May 29 at the Senior Breakfast.  Emily plans to pursue a career in Visual Communication Design.  In addition to winning many art awards, she has been very active in outside activities and maintained a 4.4 grade point average.  Congratulations, Emily.

North Ridgeville High School Senior Art Gallery Award – Congratulations to Caitlyn Hermansky.  The selected artwork will be on display in the Media Center for two years.

North Ridgeville City Schools Endowment – Georgann reported that a golf outing will be held on Thursday, June 11.  Tickets cost $80 per person or $30 for the dinner. Proceeds support scholarships and grants.  Georgann is putting together another wine basket for the raffle.  We donated $60 to cover the cost of tea baskets for the two different events for the Endowment Committee.   Anyone is invited to attend.

Betty Palmer asked Barb Sutton to read “Why Wear a Poppy”, Author Unknown to celebrate Memorial Day this weekend.  It was very touching and reminded us of what our Veterans did to serve our nation.  Thank you to all the veterans.

Barb Sutton showed a video of the Parade the Circle Celebration from 2004 that was created by Barb Sutton and Andre LeBlanc.  It is an amazing parade to celebrate the Arts. This year it will be held on Saturday, June 13 at University Circle.  Plan to attend.  You’ll be happy you did.

North Ridgeville Library – Karen Sigsworth reported that the Art Shows from our North Ridgeville Schools are being held currently in the library.

Thank you Ilona Manista for the delicious refreshments.  Everyone enjoyed the conversation and the goodies.

Respectfully submitted,

Nancy Gavin

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Minutes of April 20, 2015 membership meeting

DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, May 18th – MEMBERSHIP MEETING at the North Ridgeville Library at 7 p.m.

Program – Author, Carol Klear

MINUTES

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – April 20, 2015

Attendance:  Mary Beth Bogner, Nancy Bowman, Betty Day, Nancy Franks, Nancy Gavin, Ilona Manista, Betty Lou Palmer; Karen Sigsworth, Barb Sutton, Margaret Truman, Vee Valega

Ilona Manista, president, opened our meeting.

March minutes – Ilona made a motion to accept the minutes from our March meeting and Betty Lou P. seconded the motion.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

Treasurer’s Report – Balance is $3977.26.  Vee Valega motioned to accept the report.  Margaret T. seconded.  All in Favor.

New Business – Betty Palmer has received 9 contracts for the Corn Festival Arts Fair.

Installation of Officers – Ilona installed the officers for the year.

President – Betty Lou Palmer

Vice President – Barb Sutton

Secretary – Mary Beth Bogner

Treasurer – Vee Valega

Membership Dues are due!  $20 to Vee Valega at 5736 Creekside Lane, NR.  Thank you for your support!!

Ilona made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Margaret T. seconded.  The motion carried.

Thank you Vee Valega for the delicious refreshments!!

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Beth Bogner, Secretary

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