VOLUME XVII       ISSUE 133     May 9, 2013

Meetings 7:30 PM; Second Thursday

Hamburg Middle School

360 Division Street

Hamburg, New York




The next scheduled meeting is Thursday June 6, 2013.


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Pres. Ron Hudson called the meeting to order at 7:30  


Guests:  Joanne Duggan

Treasurer, Pat Boggan

Report for month of April, 2013

Beginning Balance: $4,475.43

            50/50 ----- $11.00 Received

            Colored Wood ------$87.00 Received

            Petty Cash Balance ------ $401.00

            Club Balance -----$4,830.43


Vice President’s Report


The June meeting will be on June 6, which is the first Thursday of the month.

Librarian’s Report


            No report.






Old Business


            The remainder of the colored wood will be delivered at the June meeting.


            The July meeting will be held at Pat Delmonte’s house.


            The Hamburg Fair is fast approaching.  The Erie County Fair is August 7 thru 18.  We will need workers, turners and items for the fair for Make-A-Wish.  Large bowls are a big hit and are needed.  Please contact Richard Mialki to sign up.


            It’s June again.  Please bring in some projects to be judged.  The three judged best will be given to the school as appreciation for allowing us to use the facility at no charge.  There will also be a cash prize for the best project.


New Business


            There will be a barn session on Sept. 15, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  The cost of the session will be $5.00 per person.  John Cave is the instructor.  He will be demonstrating lidded boxes.  Barb will have the sign up sheet.


            There will be a beginners session @Barb’s Barn on the Sunday after the fair.  Please let Barb know if you are interested.




                        Brian Defoe –maple/oak vase

                        Rusty Ellis – bowl

                        John Lilley – cherry goblet

                                              spotted maple bowl

                        Ron Hudson – cherry bowl

            Pete Zaenglein – laminated bottle stopper

            Harry Gibbons – laminated candles

            Gerald Rucker – box elder bowl

                                       spaulded birch goblet & flower pot

            Muriel Kummer – black walnut pepper mill

                                         maple pepper mill 10”

                                         maple pepper mill 6”         




            50/50 Drawing – John Chavanne

            Rocklers Certificate – Pat Boggan

            Colored Wood – Pepper



            Gary Jone demonstrated how to make door stops and mushrooms.  The demo was enjoyed by all.  Thank you Gary.


Respectfully submitted,


Brian R. Defoe, Secretary