The Vision of the Regina Whittlers and Woodcarvers Club is to develop and maintain a fraternity of persons interested in all aspects of whittling and woodcarving.


Regina Whittlers and Woodcarvers

 Meeting September 14, 2017

Present:

Linda Anderson, Sharon Bender, Bob Brann, Leo Belanger, Keith Cheston, Jim Crawford, Bill Dearborn, Peter Dielschneider, Alan Egler, Emile Gaudet, Sheldon Jacob, Laura Jaeger, Herb Klassen, Ted MacPherson, Danny Maier, Ken Smith, Dale Wenman

 Introduction:

Peter asked us to introduce our selves and share a favorite summer memory.

A report from the last annual meeting, January 12, 2017, was circulated for information.

Treasurer's Report:  

           Membership:

The club currently has 49 members.

            Finances:

            Bank balance at the end of August was approx. $7,400.00.

Income for the year is currently at $1,000.

Programmer's Report:

We do not have anyone in charge of programming. Tim Caswell has indicated that he is interested in taking over Programming.

Motion to appoint Tim Caswell to the Executive in charge of Programming.

Moved: Bill Dearborn                      Seconded: Emile Gaudet                      Carried

A form with potential classes was circulated with a request for feedback.

Newsletter: No report.       

Website: No report.

Library: Dale Wenman updated the group on the use of the Library.

The Wood Carving Magazine from the UK is now stocked.

Queen City Ex

Peter reported that the Queen City Ex display was again a success. He thanked the carvers and volunteers.

A critique for need indicated that we need to get the carvers and the general public more interactive.

Thursday Evening Projects

Andre is welcoming ideas for the club carving evenings. Let him know if you have an idea.

 Breakout Session:

Bill Dearborn lead a quick introduction to woodcarving to those interested. The introduction dealt with the different types of carving, equipment and tools needed, and the resources available.

Meeting Adjourned.

 Upcoming Club events at the Neil Balkwill Centre from 7 to 9 pm:

 September 21, 2017           Carving Project ($5.00)

October 12, 2017                Club gathering for Program to be announced

October 19, 2017               Carving Project ($5.00)

November 9, 2017               Club gathering for Program to be announced

November 16, 2017            Carving Project ($5.00)

December 14, 2017            Christmas Gathering         

 

Club Happenings

Next Meetings:

Regina Whittlers and Woodcarvers

Regular meetings are held at 7:00pm on the Second Thursday of the month. The odd numbered months are formal business meetings.

Jan 11, 2018
Feb 8, 2018
Mar 8. 2018
Apr 12, 2018
May 10, 2018

Neil Balkwill Centre,
Elphinstone St. Regina


Monthly Carving Nights

On the third Thursday of the month at the Neil Balkwill Centre, Elphinstone St. Regina at 7:00pm

Jan. 18, 2018
Feb 15, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Apr 19, 2018

Project Blank Provided - Cost $5.00


Free Drop-In Carving

Wednesday Mornings

9:30am - Noon

Neil Balkwill Centre
Elphinstone St. Regina


 

 

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