Newsletter- Minutes – Feb 7, 2008
Members Present - 38
Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120
Treasure’s Report: by John Paulin
Expense: AWA Dues $270.00 Previous Balance $2,010.14
Income: 50/50 $23.00
Dues $360.00 New Balance $2,110.14
50/50 split draw was won by Bob Ball.
Steve Imerese stated that the “Audubon Library Display” will begin March 1, 2008. Should you want to display some of your work, bring it to the March 6th, meeting or get it to Jim Vasi or Steve Imerese.
Cherie Lesinski from
Aspire of WNY gave a great big THANK YOU to all who donated their work and time
to the Christmas Toy distribution. WNY Woodturners have given toys to the “Aspire Kids” for 17 years and a big
“THANK YOU” to Jim Shimwell.
Michael Holley, Director of Development added his thanks for our dedication to their
group. He then presented Steve with a plaque for the club. Next Ginni Basil of
Make-A-Wish presented the club with a plaque showing “Joey” a spina bifida young man, getting in and out of a pool with
the help of equipment purchased with the monies we raised at the
Norman Kosmerl, the new membership vice president, read the names of those who did not pay their 2008 dues. He then read the names of those on the waiting list and four joined our club. The 2008 membership list is included in this Newsletter. Pat Boggan volunteered to make name tags for the new members. Lyle Foell and Ken Miller were voted on and approved to be honorary members.
Steve Imerese stated that we need a 1st, Vice President and would appreciate it if someone would step up to the position. Please call Steve if your that special person. Rich Mialki informed all that the Fair dates this year are August 6th, thru the 17th. Think about making items now.
PLAN AHEAD. Don Geiger, a
master turner from
Note the School will not be
open for us in June, July and August. We
will meet at
Show & Tell: Thanks for sharing to, Jim Schnellinger, bowl, Norm Gibbonr – bowl, Marwin Feldman–covered bowl, James Rupracht –vase, bowl, Jake Debski – bowl, tooth pick holders, Steve Imerese – segmented bowl. Jim Vasi – wine corks, bowl,
Demo: Jim Rupracht demonstrated his turning and carving of bowls. He shared his safety tips and war stories of what can happen if you don’t pay attention. Thank You Jim.
Next Meeting: Thursday March 6th, 2008
The demonstration will be a surprise.
Respectively, Dick Radel