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: September 11, 2014

Present: Linda Anderson, Bob Brann, Wayne Cann, Bob Dawson, Bill Dearborn, Bob & Jeannene Demenciuk, Gord Eistetter, Gerald Ford, Emile Gaudet, Dave Hornung, Tory Neald, Gord Schmidt, Alex Tivas

Introductions: Around the table with the question “What got you started in Woodcarving?”

Approval of the minutes of the last meeting, May 8th, 2014.
Moved – Bob Dawson
Seconded – Emile Gaudet
Carried

Membership and Financial:
We now have 42 members
Financially we are in good shape (Balance of $4625)
We are waiting for the final results from the Woodturners Raffle from Sask. Gaming.

Intro to Carving classes are going well. Last weekend and this weekend. More lessons will be offered in Oct., Nov., and possibly in Dec. or Jan.
The club now has 4 tables and 8 chairs in our assets.

Programming:
The club is endeavouring to procure instructors for carving classes.
When these classes are offered and you want to take these classes,
PLEASE let the club know right away along with a cheque or cash.
Discussions occurred re bringing in instructors
Meeting Schedule also discussed

Communication:
Always open for photos of members carvings

Queen City EX:
The club is very satisfied with the results of the show at the EX. Many people saw the display resulting in people signing up for the Intro to Carving classes and new members coming on board.

2015 Show at the Tartan Curling Club May 2nd & 3rd.
Our club will take the lead this year. Last year the Woodturners had the lead.
We need a Core Planning Committee and Task Groups
Please give this some thought.

Other:
Tory mentioned the he would be stepping down from his duties on Programming.
We encourage our members to give some serious thought to taking on some positions in January for the good of the club.

Alex Tivas shared with everyone his project that he is working for his daughter in Canmore.

Upcoming meetings:
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.

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

Wednesday Mornings

9:30am - Noon

Neil Balkwill Centre
Elphinstone St. Regina


 

 

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