Regina Whittlers and
Annual Meeting January 22, 2015
Linda Anderson, Bob Brann, Wayne Cann, Bob Dawson, Bill Dearborn, Peter
Dielschneider, Ken Smith, Alex Tivas.
We are required to hold an annual meeting as we are a non-profit club.
of the last annual meeting, January 9, 2014, were read and discussed.
The insurance has been done. There were no questions. These minutes were
accepted by the club.
Smith Seconded: Peter Dielschneider
Motion to donate $100.00 to the Alzheimer’s Society in lieu of rent for
Tory’s Shop for the Beginner’s Carving Classes and other classes and
events to be held in 2015.
Report: The club had
a basically a break-even year. It should also be noted that there
was $300.00 revenue from Beginner classes and $700.00 from the sale of blanks for the Thursday carving nights. A big KUDO to Andre
Beaudoin, that is a lot of blanks!!!
Treasurer’s 2014 year-end statement was reviewed.
club had 47 members.
that the 2014 Statements are accepted as presented without audit or
Moved: Bob Dawson
Seconded: Alex Tivas
Doris Sheldon’s Wood Spirit class went well.
On Oct 17th
Chris Hammack will be conducting a Caricature Carving class. His
take a look and see his carving style. Chris will have a number
of rough-outs available, at the class and you can take your pick of them
for your carving project, the cost for the rough-outs will be in
addition to the class fees and will be payable to the instructor. He
will have full figured rough-outs as well as 'Barfly' busts for the
There will be a Beginner’s Class January 30th
and 31st . There are six signed-up and one tentative. Leaving
room for one more. The second part of the Beginners Class, ‘Knife
Carving Projects’, instructed by Bob Dawson will be held February
6th and 7th. The club would like to
thank Bob Dawson for his hard work on program. KUDO’s
to you Bob. We are looking forward to Herb Klassen at this new position
The club cannot express enough thanks for the good work that Samir is
doing on the newsletter. GREAT JOB Samir.
It was agreed that Bill is doing a great job on our ‘professional
looking’ website. Bill would like to see more photos of members’
carvings. KUDO and THANKS to Bill Dearborn.
Report: This is
Linda’s second year as our hard-working and knowledgeable president.
2014 was a very good year for our club. The Spring Show was a success
and even generated a profit. The display that the club put on at the EX
generated a lot of interest in our club. Classes for beginners,
Introduction to Power Carving, Carving on Thursdays (3rd
Thursday of the month), and Wednesday morning drop-in at the Neil
Balkwill Centre are all successful programs. The club had a special
Saturday for carving comfort birds.
that she is talking with a Charitable Organization to see if they would
be interested in partnering with us to raffle for the Carousel Horse.
This organization is province wide. If this is a go it should
generate exposure for our club and recoup expenses incurred in carving
the carousel horse. Linda has another meeting with this organization the
2nd week of February. The carvers who carved and painted the
carousel horse will make any decisions needed. We will acquire a large
photo-poster(s) of the horse for display purposes. Perhaps the club will
need to purchase some eight foot and/or six foot tables
to Linda for being our President (at least for another year).
The club reviewed the meeting of the Planning Committee of the 2015
Woodcarvers and Woodturners Spring Show.
We are planning
on going back into the EX.
Secretary: Wayne Cann
Treasurer: Herb Klassen
Program: Herb Klassen
Newsletter: Samir Makar
Website: Bill Dearborn
Motion to accept this list-
Moved: Peter Dielschneider
Seconded: Bob Brann
At this time the
club would like to make a SPECIAL motion to THANK all
those members who volunteer their time and expertise to our
members. Members such as Tory Neald, Bob Dawson, Bill Dearborn, Samir
Makar, Andre Beardoin, Linda Anderson, Herb Klassen, Ken Smith, and
Emile Gaudet, Gerry Ford, just to name a few.
Gerry Ford is to
be commended for spear-heading the making of comfort birds for Chemo
patients. 300 birds have been delivered to the Cancer Society so far.
Wood Carving Illustrated Holiday Issue # 57 has the pattern and Holiday
Issue # 65 has poem.
adjourn. Moved Peter Dielschneider Seconded Bob Dawson
Feb 12, 2015 7:00 Neil Balkwill Gathering
Feb 19, 2015 7:00 Neil Balkwill Carving Night $5
Mar 12, 2015 7:00 Neil Balkwill Meeting
Mar 19, 2015 7:00 Neil Balkwill Carving Night $5
Apr 9, 2015 7:00 Neil Balkwill Gathering
Apr 16, 2015 7:00 Neil Balkwill Carving Night $5
Mar 14, 2015 7:00 Neil Balkwill 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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