January 2015 Minutes

<p>Meeting called to order at 6:30</p><p>Members present – 24</p><p>Minutes were read, Kathy made a motion to accept, Chris seconded, all were in favor</p><p>Treasurers report was read, Peggy made a motion to accept, Judy seconded, questions about the cost of 4H camp ensued, all were in favor</p><p>The January workshop is the Tessellated Cross Quilt, on Janaury 17, 2015 by June Tuper.</p><p>The Febraury workshop will done by Donna Hastings</p><p>Jan accepts the resignation of Tina Kingsley as guild treasurer&nbsp;due to personal issues on February 1, Peggy Lester has been appointed to the position until the next election&nbsp; (Aug 2016).</p><p>Jeanne has also indicated that she will not run again for the program coordinator at the end of her term December 31,2015.</p><p>Jan has also accepted a resignation from Sue Mathieson as Quilt Show Co-Chair, we are also looking for a new co-chair</p><p>Ruth Russell has agreed to do the boutique table</p><p>The Judge Coordinator position will now sit under the rules committee.</p><p>Raffle Quilt – Barb showed some examples of fabrics for the raffle quilts. &nbsp;</p><p>Civil War – 10</p><p>Red, White and Blue – 2</p><p>Blue and Burgundy – 6</p><p>With Barb abstaining due to conflict of interest.</p><p>Chris made a motion to advance Barb and Kathy $300 in advance for the purchase of the fabric, Louise seconded, all were of fabric.</p><p>We are going on to go over the changes in the bylaws, we have broken it down into sections, and will go over them for the next 3 meetings, and changes will be open for discussion.</p><p>Kathy made a motion to accept the first 3 articles, Chris seconded, discussion about the changes ensued. &nbsp;</p><p>24 – members in favor</p><p>0 – members against</p><p>Everyone was asked to look at the membership list, to check their contact information</p><p>The president and the rest of the guild wished Tina good luck, and thanked her for her service, and wished Peggy good luck on her in her new position.</p><p>Meeting adjourned at 7:05.</p><p>Following addition to the minutes added by Website Editor B. Singer</p><p>The following are&nbsp;the revised Adirondack Quilters Guild Articles 1-3 that were reviewed and adopted by the guild membership by a vote&nbsp;(24 in favor of adoption; 0 opposed to adoption; 0 abstentions) as listed in the minutes, above.&nbsp;Review and vote on adoption of revised Articles 4A and 4B&nbsp;will take place at the February 2015 meeting.</p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-outline-level: 1; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto;”><strong><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 24pt; mso-font-kerning: 18.0pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Bylaws of the </span><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Adirondack</span><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”> Quilters Guild</span></span></strong></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in;”><strong><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Article 1 – Guild Name</span></span></strong></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>The name of the guild shall be </span><strong><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Adirondack Quilters Guild</span></strong><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in;”><strong><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Article 2 – Mission Statement</span></span></strong></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>The purpose of the guild shall be:</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.25in; text-indent: -0.25in; tab-stops: .25in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>A. To stimulate interest in quilts and quilt making for guild members and the</span><span style=”mso-spacerun: yes;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>community.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.25in; text-indent: -0.25in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>B. To promote and advance the art of quilt making through educational programs and workshops, lectures.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.25in; text-indent: -0.25in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>C. To provide a fellowship for the sharing of ideas and abilities among quilters and aspiring quilters.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.25in; text-indent: -0.25in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>D. To act as an information clearing house for quilters’ supply sources and quilting events.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in;”><strong><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Article 3 – Membership</span></span></strong></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.25in; text-indent: -0.25in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>A. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in quilts and quilt making. A person need not be a proficient quilter in order to join; all that is necessary is an interest in quilts and a wish to learn and share ideas and abilities.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>B. Members agree to abide by the rules and bylaws of the guild.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.25in; text-indent: -0.25in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>C. The Business Year of the guild shall commence September 1 and end August 31 of each year.&nbsp;</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>D. Annual dues:</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><ol type=”1″ style=”margin-top: 0in;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span><li style=”margin: 5pt 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-list: l2 level1 lfo3;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”>Dues assessment:</span></li><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></ol><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.75in; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-list: l2 level2 lfo3;”><span style=”font-family: Symbol; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>·</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Annual membership dues shall be assessed at $15.00 per year for members under age 62</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.75in; text-indent: -0.25in; tab-stops: list .75in; mso-list: l2 level2 lfo3;”><span style=”font-family: Symbol; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>·</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Annual membership dues shall be $7.50 for members over the age of 62 to age 80</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.75in; text-indent: -0.25in; tab-stops: list .75in; mso-list: l2 level2 lfo3;”><span style=”font-family: Symbol; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>·</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Free Lifetime membership to any AQG member age 80 and over who has been a member of the guild for a minimum of 5 years).</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>2. Dues Renewal: Dues renewals are due at the September meeting of each year and will be at the rates listed in Article 3- paragraph D1. above “Dues Assessment” </span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 48pt; text-indent: -12pt; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1;”><span style=”font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>·</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>In order to maintain the status as a ‘member in good standing’ dues renewals must be paid by the November meeting of each year.&nbsp;</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 48pt; text-indent: -12pt; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1;”><span style=”font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>·</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Benefits as a member in good standing include:</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>the right to attend AQG monthly meetings; </span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>receive AQG member priority and pricing for all AQG workshops, quilt retreats and other AQG activities; </span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>access to the “Members Only” area of the AQG website, </span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>receipt of annual membership card that may be used at various quilt shops that accept membership cards for shopping discounts (discount eligibility is at the discretion of individual quilt shops)</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>nominate persons to stand for election to the AQG Executive Board</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>hold office on the AQG executive board, committee positions, etc </span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>take part in AQG Challenge contests</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>place items for exhibit at the biennial AQG quilt show</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 81pt; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt; mso-list: l1 level1 lfo2;”><span style=”font-family: Wingdings; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Wingdings; mso-bidi-font-family: Wingdings;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Ø</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>any other regular benefits extended to Adirondack Quilters Guild members</span><span style=”mso-spacerun: yes;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: 63.0pt 81.0pt;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 5pt 0in 5pt 0.25in;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>3. New Member Dues: dues proration</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 48pt; text-indent: -12pt; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1;”><span style=”font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>·</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Any new members joining the guild between September 1st and January 31st will pay the full $15 membership fee (There is a 50% reduction in the membership fee to $7.50 for senior quilters over the age of 62).</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 48pt; text-indent: -12pt; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1;”><span style=”font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.0pt;”><span style=”mso-list: Ignore;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>·</span><span style=’font: 7pt/normal “Times New Roman”; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;’><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></span><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>Any new members joining the guild from February 1st through the August 31st will pay $7.50 for the first year annual dues. There is no 50% senior quilter reduction for those senior quilters who join during this period of any year.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.25in; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>E. Membership cards and name tags will be issued annually by the AQG Treasurer</span><span style=”color: red;”> </span><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>to each member in good standing upon payment of annual dues.</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.25in; text-indent: -0.25in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto;”><span style=”font-family: Arial; mso-ansi-language: EN;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0);”>G. Members are urged to wear their name tags at all AQG meetings and workshops.&nbsp;</span></span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p><p style=”margin: 0in 0in 0pt;”><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”>&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman;”> </span></p>