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Weather Policy: Cedar Valley Chapter meetings are cancelled if Cedar Rapids Community Schools are closed.

September 2014
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Wednesday Sep 03
STITCHIN'
10:00am-2:30pm Hostess: Rose Mary & Sandy

Saturday Sep 06
HARDANGER GROUP
9:30am-12:00pm Marion Public Library
 MAP
NEW KID
1:00pm-3:30pm Marion Public Library
 MAP

Sunday Sep 07
G.A.R.STITCHIN'
1:00pm-4:00pm Governor's Room, Deer Ridge, Meth-Wick Community
 MAP

Tuesday Sep 09
CORALVILLE STITCHIN'
11:00am-2:00pm Hostess: Kareen Strumpel at Monica's Restaurant
 MAP

2014-2015 Officers:

President:
Jan King
Vice President:
Connie Rosene
Secretary:
Pat Nauman
Past President:
Jamie Vander Eide
AM Hospitality:
Penny Zaruba
PM Hospitality:
Mary Hutton
Social Liaison:
Rose Mary Erusha
Newsletter Editor:
Julie Bellon
Education:
Vicky Evans
Group Correspondence:
Linda Norris
Librarian PM:
Cindy Ackerman
New Kid:
Penny Zaruba
Exhibit:
Lori Barton
Membership:
Linda Lee Miller
Youth Membership:
Patricia Andrews
Ways & Means:
Elizabeth O'Neill
Workshops:
Sheri Ekstrom
Lori Barton
Region Rep:
Sandy Lnenicka
Web Admin:
Sally Olsen

Links to EGA, Heartland Region & others


THE EMBROIDERERS' GUILD OF AMERICA, INC.

20TH NATIONAL EXHIBIT

19TH NATIONAL EXHIBIT PHOTO GALLERY

MARION HERITAGE CENTER

HEARTLAND REGION

MARY CORBET LATTICE WORK

GEMS OF HOPE
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Membership Renewal Form
Annual Membership dues are $48 and due to the Chapter Membership Chair by May 1, 2014. This includes $39 to EGA National, $2 to Heartland Region, and $7 to Cedar Valley Chapter. Life members pay $9. Plural members from Heartland Region pay $7. Plural members from other regions pay $9.
Click here to download THIS membership pdf file to print and write.
Click here to download THIS membership form to fill-in using Word 97-2003 and then print.
Click here to download THIS membership form to fill-in using Word 2007 and then print.

 
Monthly Chapter Meeting Programs & Workshops 
September 18, 2014
"Garden of Gems"
Beaded Napkin Rings

Sign up for the September program at the July or August meeting or by sending the form in the newsletter.
Kits will be available to make two napkin rings for $3.25. There are two different color choices for accent beads. The base beads, larger beads and seed beads will be the same for red or black napkin ring color choices. (The beads may be slightly different than shown.)
Contact: Pat Nauman
Deadline to order kits: August 21, 2014
Additional Stitching Time
(Just in case you need more ...)
On our regular general meeting days, the 3rd Thursday of the month, we are able to stay and use our meeting site for open stitching until we set up for our evening meeting. Bring a sack lunch to the morning meeting and stay or go out for lunch and return. How long you want to stitch is your prerogative. It will also be a great time to start working on the monthly programs. Can we ever get too much stitching time with friends? I think not. Hope to see you there.
 
Correspondence Courses
It is time to finish up your "Roses" GCC so it may be sent in for evaluation on September 30! You do not have to have it completely finished, but have enough completed so the designer can get an idea how you are progressing. You do need, however, to have your name, address, chapter name and EGA number clearly labeled. You could print all the informaiton on a small card and pin it to the piece, or even attach an address label. Refer to mailing instructions in your booklet. Sheri Ekstrom will collect them at the September meeting and mail them off on September 30. Contact Sheri if you cannot get your piece to her by the September meeting so other arrangements can be made. Everyone who participated in this GCC should be congratulated, as it is a large piece and fairly complicated. It is so fun to see the various interpretations of the same design - not one is the same as any one else's! It was a fun project.
 
Our chapter sponsors two correspondence courses every year which means there are many other courses that we will not be offering to our membership. Individuals or small groups of EGA members are always welcome to pay the $175 registration fee and work on any project currently offered by EGA.

The next correspondence course is being selected. If you have questions, please contact Linda Norris.

There are also opportunities for individuals to sign up for select classes every month for the low registration fee of $30. Check out the recent Inside EGA newsletter or the EGA website for registration information.

 
Workshops

Cedar Valley Chapter welcomes new members who are interested in participating in workshops sponsored by the chapter.

 

If you are an EGA member, you can join Cedar Valley Chapter for $7, and Heartland Region for $2 (if you aren't already a member of our region). If you are not an EGA member, you can join our chapter, region and EGA for $48.

 

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When you submit a bill to the Treasurer or give the Treasurer money to deposit, please complete a form with the details of the financial transaction. Click here to download THIS PDF file . Remember to give your receipts to the Treasurer with the form.


 
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