Newsletter- Minutes - Nov 2, 2006
Members Present - 38
Maryvale High School Woodshop Room 120
Treasure’s Report: by John Paulin
Income: 50/50 $25.00 Previous Balance $2,075.14
Expenses: Printing & mailing $225.00 New Balance $2,313.14
--Jim Vasi announced he will retire as president after 14 years of great leadership. At the December meeting YOU can nominate a member for the position of President and Recording Secretary, as both of the current officers would like to step down. The remaining officers have agreed to serve another year. PLEASE REMEMBER THIS IS YOUR CLUB AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SERVE IN ANY POSITION, JUST VOLUNTEER. THE ELECTION OF OFFICERS WILL BE AT THE JANUARY MEETING.
--With regard to the club incorporating, once we find a lawyer to work pro-bono, both clubs will incorporate.
--Marwin Feldman discussed his relationship with “The Roycrafters” and their need for some of our woodturners to teach others and/or make some items and sell them there. To become a Roycrafter you must submit a photo of your work on CD in December, and they will judge it in February. If your interested, talk to Marwin.
--The John Jordan Two
Day Demonstration at the
--The “KIDS DAY TURNING SEMINAR” at Barb’s Barn turning facilities has been
moved to November 4th, . Bob
Rosand will be teaching and the child will be turning with the help of his
--Jim Vasi is organizing a
trip to West Penn hardwoods in
--There will be an all-day, hands-on, turning fundamentals class at Barb's Barn on Sunday, November 12th. The class will cover tools, equipment, sharpening, basic turning skills, and safety. The instructor for the class will be Kurt Hertzog. For more details or to register, contact Barb Berger at 716.652.4156
--TOYS ARE NEEDED FOR THE CERABRAL PALSY KIDS. Tuesday Dec 12th, is the Christmas Party at Aspire. Bring your toys to the Nov or Dec meetings or to Jim Shimwell’s home. On Tuesday November 14th, the Aspire organization will host a luncheon at The Adams Mark Hotel honoring groups who have worked for the Christmas celebration in the past. Jim Shimwell and his wife plus Bob Ball, Steve Imerese, Rich Mialki, Jim Hilburger, Jim Vasi, Harry Vogel, and Ben Klinger will attend.
--John Paulin is collecting dues for 2007.
Show & Tell: Thanks for sharing their work to, Marwin Feldman – bowl with carved flutes, Don Hoffman – lidded box from sycamore tree, Kurt Hertzog – pierced tube for pens, rattlesnake skin & polyester pens, Tony Zielinski – 2 piece small mouth bowl, Dave Korn – 20 lumber trucks for Aspire Kids
Demo: Steve Imerese did a great job showing us the homemade turning and hollowing tools he and others have made. His attitude is, make the tool to do the job you are trying to do. It makes everything go better. Use old drill bits, sharpened to your need. Thanks Steve.
Thursday December 7th, 2006
Christmas Party, the club will supply pizza and pop, PLEASE BRING A SMALL DISH TO PASS.
Respectfully, Dick Radel