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HeartBeats Newsletter

Region Board Members

Region Director:
Marietta Mason
Asst. Reg. Director:
Susan Ritter
Secretary:
Anne Long
Treasurer:
Jamie Randall
Nominating Committee:
Rose DaBillo
Nancy Crow
Becky Lieser
Fundraising:
Kathy Morris
Newsletter:
Marilee Sagat
Bylaws/Parliamentarian:
Laura Kamienski
Finance Chair:
Marty Martin
Education:
Darla Bohn
Officers Notebook/Leadership:
Rita Weinberg
Program Planning:
Anita Wild
Website/Facebook:
Nancy Crow

Links

The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc.

Great Lakes Region of EGA

National Academy of Needle Arts

Callaway Gardens School of Needle Arts

Royal School of Needlework

Williamsburg School of Needlework

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Contact your nearest Chapter for further information about becoming a member of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. or WRITE US by using the link at the bottom of this page. Visit the chapter web sites by clicking on the underlined names.

Heartland Region Chapters

Iowa

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Missouri

Nebraska

South Dakota

  • SD Prairie Stitchers, Aberdeen, SD

Wisconsin

Contact your region for further information about becoming a member of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. Visit the region web sites by clicking on the underlined names.

The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. Regions:

Chapter Membership

Recruiting Chapter Members:

  • Use business cards, tri-fold brochures, display boards and bookmarks with chapter information.
  • At state and county fairs, do demonstrations and/or a make-it and take-it project.
  • Teach simple projects to adults & youth at libraries and schools.
  • Try to obtain free promotions for chapter shows/exhibits in local newspapers and/or television.
  • Have shows & exhibit at colleges and retirement homes.
  • Ask local Welcome Wagon and/or Chamber of Commerce to include chapter newsletter with their information.

Retaining Chapter Members:
  • Programs could include both small and large projects.
  • Programs could have a stitching part one month and then add a finishing part a few months later.
  • Have social meetings and be friendly to all members.
  • Be sure to include newer members as officers and stagger membership on committees.
  • Conduct a program survey among your members to find out their interests.
  • Schedule a stitch in public day.

 
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