About the Guild

The Greater Milwaukee Knitting Guild is open to anyone interested in knitting at any level. Our mission is to promote interest, appreciation, and skill in knitting. The Meetings are always the second Tuesday of every month except January and August. Social Hour begins at 6:15 pm. Our “Knitting Doctors” are also available at that time for advice and consultation on your knitting problems. The meeting begins at 7:oo pm followed by the Monthly Program. Address and location are: Harwood Place, 8220 W Harwood Ave, Wauwatosa, WI Please join us. If you wish to contact the Guild please email us at gmkg@prodigy.net

Sunday, August 30, 2009

GMKG Newsletter for Sept 2009

AUGUST MEETING MINUTES
Submitted by Karen P
August 11, 2009
Linda M called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.
New Guests –The Guild had three new guests present.
Sunshine- birthdays were acknowledged.
Secretary- No changes to the minutes were noted by Guild
Members from the July 2009 meeting. A motion was made by
Jean G to accept and approve the minutes as published
in the newsletter. Carolyn M seconded the motion.
Treasurer-Checking account balance is $3001.03.
Membership-No new members
Newsletter- Paper copies of the July newsletter are available at
tonights meeting.
Community Service-See newsletter for details.
Old Business- No new updates
New Business- The old website is still on the internet. Karen
R will assist in trying to close it down. Susan F is
keeping the blog up to date. Bookmarks are available for
members to distribute. New officers were introduced and will be
installed at the September meeting.
A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 7:25pm by Karen
R and seconded by Joanie Cannestra

BUS TRIP TO STITCHES
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 12th $30.00 per person.
This includes bus and entrance to Stitches.
Bus leaves from three different stops.
1. 8:00am leaves Watertown Plank Rd park and
ride. Please be there 10 minutes before , to load
onto bus.
2. 8:30am leaves Ryan Rd park and ride. Please be
there 10 minutes before to load.
3. 9:00am this is a rest stop at the McDonalds on
hwy 20 in Racine.
Bus should arrive at Stitches at 10:00 am. Shop and
lunch at your leisure.
Bus leaves from the conference center at 4:00pm.
Stops are in reverse

2009 Board of Directors and Committee
Chairs
President Linda M
Vice President Rose Ann K
Treasurer Joanie C
Secretary Karen P
Membership Ana
Charity Knitting Jean G
Newsletter Jeannie G
Dan J
Website Susan F
State Fair Carolyn M
Karen L
Knitting Doctors Karen L
Karen K
Historian Nancy K

WHAT’S AHEAD
September
8 Guild Meeting- State fair Winners and Induction of
New Officers
10-13 Stitches Midwest www.knittinguniverse.com
11-13 Wisconsin Sheep and Wool festival
21-24 Susanna Hansson workshops in Monticello Email
knitterstreat@wekz.net or phone 608-235-2835.
October
3 Yarn con, Pulaski Field House Chicago, Il
www.yarncon.com
13 Guild Meeting - Using Ravelry

Happy Birthday!
Terri S 9/13
Celeste M 9/16
Carole K 9/20
Patricia S 9/23
Sandra S 9/24

COMMUNITY KNITTING GROUPS
SUNDAY
-2:30 pm The 1 st Sunday of the month Lake
Geneva Caribou Coffee. Call 262-757-0960 for
more details.
M ON DAY
-1:00-3:00 pm weekly. Elm Grove Knitting Group
at the Elm Grove Library. If you would like
more information, contact Karen P at
262-7439-8739
-7:00-9:00 pm Barnes and Noble Café located on
South 76 Street.
-6:30 Pm The Yarnivores - John Harbors Coffee
Shop, Menomonee Falls
TUESDAY
-1:00-3:00 pm 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Crafters. The Church is
located near 78th and Grant.
-1:00-3:00 pm 3rd Tuesday of the month at
Brookfield Library
WEDNESDAY
-10:00-Noon weekly at Just 4 Ewe
-6:30 pm 1st Wednesday of each month Ernie’s
Wine Bar located at N49W5471 Portland Road,
Cedarburg, WI
THURSDAY
-6:30 pm The Knitting Knuts meet weekly at
Panera Bread located between Mooreland Road
and Sunny Slope Road. Contact Ellen at 262-
327-4451 for more details.
-FRIDAY
-6:00-9:00 pm weekly at Artistic Fibers.

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