Whittlers and Woodcarvers
Meeting: January 9,
Present: Linda Anderson, Wayne Cann,
Bob Dawson, Bill Dearborn, Gerald Ford, Emile Gaudet, Dave Hornung, Herb
Klassen, Tory Neald, Gord Schmidt, Ken Smith,
Call to Order.
The minutes of the
January 10, 2013 meeting were circulated to the group. The minutes were
accepted as the minutes of the annual meeting of the club.
Moved: Bob Dawson Seconded: Tory Neald
from the minutes.
for the club was discussed. It was agreed that the current insurance would
be maintained as different options were explored.
The 2013 Year-end
statement was reviewed.
The club had 41 members at the end of 2013.
Moved that the 2013 Statements are accepted as presented without audit or
Moved: Bob Dawson Seconded: Wayne Cann
The Introductory wood carving classes are going ahead as
planned and have been very well received. The first class will be an
Introduction to Wood Carving, instructed by Bill Dearborn on Friday evening
and Saturday Jan. 10th and 11th.
The second class will be Beginner Knife carving projects,
instructed by Bob Dawson on Friday evening and Saturday, January 17th and
18th, 2014. The projects will be a pumpkin, a mouse and a letter opener.
The cost for each class is $30.00. This cost will cover class
materials, tool loaners (if required) and wood carving gloves. If
participants already have wood carving gloves and bring them to use, from
the previous class, the class cost will be $25.00.
An Intermediate 'relief' wood carving class instructed by
Rick Brereton of Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba will be held on March 15, 16, & 17.
Cost for the class is $230. This includes the blank and lunch for all 3
days. Send your Registration to Herb Klassen.
Moved that the Regina
Whittlers and Wood Carvers donate $100 to the Alzheimer’s Society in lieu of
rent for the beginner carving classes.
Moved: Herb Klassen Seconded: Bob Dawson
The need for a set of tables to use for our carving classes
was also discussed. Tory Neald will be monitoring the marketplace and was
authorized to buy 4 tables.
The club thanks Samir for the work he is doing with the
Samir can always use content for the newsletter and members
are encouraged to submit articles and pictures.
Bill Dearborn reported on the usage of our website for the
period of May 10 – Dec 23.
Unique Visitors 1,515
Most of the visits originate from Google.
Bill requested that you let him know if you find issues on the website, and
also requested that members supply him with content for the website.
Good work, and Thanks Bill!
Linda reviewed 2013 from her point of view. She considered it
a successful year and has enjoyed her increased participation with the club.
Her personal hi-lite for the year was the Queen City Exhibition display. As
a club she encouraged us to increase our public presence and market who we
are. The beginner classes scheduled for January 2014 are also an excellent
Linda thanked the club and executive for 2013 and looks
forward to 2014.
Spring Show. May 3 & 4, 2014
Linda Anderson and Bryan Milne from the WoodTurners have met
and a poster advertising the show was distributed.
If you are interested in helping with the show, please let Linda know.
Moved that the
Chip Chats subscription be renewed for 3 years at a cost of $54 USD.
Moved: Bob Dawson Seconded: Bill Dearborn
A request to participate in Mosaic next year at the German
Club was discussed. This was left with the executive
Smith Seconded: Bob Dawson
Jan 16, 2014 7:00 Neil
Balkwill Carving Night $5
Feb 13, 2014 7:00 Neil Balkwill Club Meeting
Feb 20, 2014 7:00 Neil Balkwill Carving
Mar 13, 2014 7:00 Neil Balkwill Club Meeting
Mar 20, 2014 7:00 Neil Balkwill Carving
Apr 10, 2014 7:00 Neil Balkwill Club
2014 7:00 Neil Balkwill Carving Night $5
2014 7:00 Neil Balkwill Club Business Meeting
Regina Whittlers and Woodcarvers
Regular meetings are held at 7:00pm on the Second
Thursday of the month. The odd numbered months are formal business
Nov. 9, 2017 Club Meeting
Dec. 14, 2017, Christmas Gathering
Neil Balkwill Centre,
Elphinstone St. Regina
Monthly Carving Nights
On the third Thursday of the month at the Neil Balkwill Centre,
Elphinstone St. Regina at 7:00pm
Nov 16, 2017 Carving Project.
Project Blank Provided - Cost $5.00
Free Drop-In Carving
9:30am - Noon
Neil Balkwill Centre
Elphinstone St. Regina
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