The Vision of the Regina Whittlers and Woodcarvers Club is to develop and maintain a fraternity of persons interested in all aspects of whittling and woodcarving.


Regina Whittlers and Woodcarvers

Meeting:      May 8, 2014

 

Present:       Linda Anderson, Bob Dawson, Bill Dearborn, Peter Dielschnieder,

Gord Eistteter,  Emile Gaudet, Dave Hornung, Herb Klassen, Tory Neald

John Robertson, Ken Smith, Alex Tivas 

 Introductions. 

Approval of the Mar. 13, 2014 Minutes.

          Moved: Emile Gaudet                       Seconded: Ken Smith

          Carried 

Information/Questions/Concerns from or for:

          -Secretary/Treasurer

          The April Financial report was presented.

The current membership is 40. 

-Programs

More beginners classes will be scheduled for the fall. If anyone is interested in instructing, please let Tory or Bob know.

Emile Gaudet requested that Sask Culture be approached to develop a Grant request to bring in a “high level” instructor to teach a class.

A HUGE THANK-YOU goes out to Andre Beaudoin. Since Christmas, he has cut out over 65 blanks for the Thursday night carving sessions.

-Website

Bill reported that the website is up to date with pictures from the show.

-Newsletter

No report. Samir does a great job on the Newsletter but can always use help with content

-President

          -The majority of Linda’s remarks related to the next 2 items.

 

Spring Woodworking Show – May 3 & 4, 2014

-Help received was good and appreciated.

-Preliminary financial results indicate the show was financially successful as well.

-Tartan Curling Club is booked for May 2 & 3, 2015.

-A committee will be formed in the fall to divide up the work for next year’s show.

-General discussion on the things that worked and ideas for improvements for next year.

          -Banquet and caterers were excellent

-May want to consider moving the exhibitor’s parking spaces

-Is there someone else we can partner with?

-Advertising

 

Queen City Ex –July 30 – Aug 3, 2014

          -The club will have a display at the Ex again this year.

          -If you can help, please let Linda know.

          -Help is needed in several areas:

                   Carvings

                   Shifts

                   Ideas

                   Layout

                   Set-up and takedown

 

Other Business.

-Peter Dielschneider has a request for a carving demo at a library in Regina. 

-Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre is looking for carving instructors. Let Herb know if you are interested. 

-A show attendee has some wood available. Contact Herb Klassen if you would like his phone number. 

Adjourn

          Moved: Alex Tivas                  Seconded: Emile Gaudet

          Carried 

Following the meeting Dave Hornung did a short demo on making your own sanding drums.

THANK-YOU Dave!!

 

Upcoming meetings:

                             Sep 11, 2014   7:00       Neil Balkwill  Meeting 

Sep 18, 2014   7:00       Neil Balkwill  Carving Night $5 

Oct 9, 2014     7:00        Neil Balkwill  Gathering 

Oct 16, 2014    7:00       Neil Balkwill   Carving Night $5 

                             Nov 13, 2014   7:00       Neil Balkwill  Meeting  

Nov 20, 2014   7:00       Neil Balkwill  Carving Night $5

Dec 11, 2014   7:00       Neil Balkwill  Christmas Gathering

 

Club Happenings

Next Meetings:

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 meetings.

Sept. 14, 2017 Club Meeting
Oct. 12, 2017 Club Gathering
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

Sept 21, 2017 Carving Project
Oct 19, 2017 Carving Project
Nov 16, 2017 Carving Project.

Project Blank Provided - Cost $5.00


Free Drop-In Carving

Wednesday Mornings

9:30am - Noon

Neil Balkwill Centre
Elphinstone St. Regina


 

 

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