Champlain Valley Quilters' Guild of New York

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The Champlain Valley Quilters' Guild of New York was founded in 1984.
There are currently over 160 members.
Monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month (September - June) at the Senior Center, 5139 North Catherine St., Plattsburgh, New York. Map to 5139 North Catherine St.

Membership

$20.00 Annual membership fee (September - August). 2009-2010 Membership Form. Payment can be made at the monthly meeting or sent to the Chair of the Membership Committee: Linda Maltzan, P.O. Box 455, Lewis, NY 12950. Checks should be made out to: Champlain Valley Quilters' Guild. 
Membership cards are distributed at the September meeting, if you are unable to attend and wish to receive your membership card, include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope along with your payment. 

We are going Green (both environmentally and economically).

Current Officers (2010-2011)

President: Lorene Forttrell
Vice President: Kay Kern
Secretary: Judy Buchholz
Treasurer: Donna Crowningshield

Guild Activities

Monthly newsletter (Carolyn Tyndall) - The guild produces a monthly newsletter (no newsletters in July and August).

Block of the Month (Kerry Mero) - Block of the Month (BOM) projects are available for purchase at the guild meetings, instructions are in the newsletter. Members are encouraged to return competed blocks the next month for a raffle of blocks.

Show and Tell - All members are encouraged to bring show and tell items to the guild meetings. 

Guild Library (Jean Welch) - The guild library has a collection of over 400 quilting books and patterns available to guild members at the monthly meetings. Members can check out up to 3 books a month, 5 books during the summer break (July-Aug). All materials must be returned the following month. There is a $1 late fee for all overdue items.  

Challenge Project (Pat Flath) - Each year a new challenge project is offered to the guild.

Classes/Workshops (Kathy Russell) - A variety of classes and workshops are offered. Check the Class/Workshops page for details on current and upcoming class. Evening, 3-hour classes are $10, full-day classes are $18. If you are interested in teaching a class or have ideas for a class or workshop you would like to see offered contact Kathy Russell.

Community Outreach (Sue Minnie) - The committee coordinates the collection of quilts and other items for distribution to a variety of groups, causes and service agencies including the Cancer Center, nursing homes, women's shelters, and international aid groups. 

Quilt Show (Sue Donohue) - Held once every 2 years (in odd numbered years). See Quilt Show page for details.

 

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