Western New York Woodturners I

Newsletter- Minutes –Aug 6, 2009

Members Present  - 38


Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120

1050 Maryvale Dr., Cheektowaga, N.Y. 14225

Treasure’s Report:  by John Paulin

Expense: Printing                                                     $12.00        Previous Balance                 $3,372.57

Income:            50/50                                               $26.00       

Donation                                                                  $26.00        New Balance                       $4,012.57

Business Items:   


Barb Berger is back    Jim Hilburger & The Fair   Norm Kosmerl & salad servers

-Rich Mialki explained how the Fair works to the new people. No hard sell, talk & show special items such as stool samples, snappers and tops. Point out copy of last years check and  “All monies collected go to Make-A-Wish”. Rich also stated Gary Jones has done a great job and he auctioned off a gavel made by Frank Stanko for $500 that will go to Make-A-Wish. Bob Ball reported that pre Fair sales of items has raised over $1,000 as of this date.

   Jim Vasi demonstrated his expertise at the Erie County Historical Society with Jim Hilburger and others.

-The September meeting will be held in the Robert Binner Building at 777 Maryvale Dr. in room 207.

-Paul Mazuchowski is missing a spindle gouge from when he did the demo. If you see it or know where it might be, please contact Paul.

Show & Tell:  Thanks for sharing,  Bill Perry, Bob Ball,  Norm Kosmerl, Jim Rupracht,  Paul Mazuchowski & Jim Schnellinger. Check the photos on the web. 

Demo:  No demo, we had pizza & soda.

Next Meeting: Thursday September 3rd, 2009, 7:30 PM at 777 Maryvale

   Joe Reimer of West Seneca, winner of the bowl donated for the fair, will accept it at the meeting. The demo has not been announced.

Fair Update:We, the four clubs raised $13,239 for Make-A Wish in ‘09.

Previous totals are 01, $3,573, 02, $3,812, 03, $5,357, 04, $5,000, 05, $6,333, 06, $7,757, 07, $10,855,

08, $14,838 which totaled $57,525. Now with $13,239 for 09, our nine year total is $70,764.


                                                                          Respectfully,  Dick Radel                   8/31/09