Showing posts from June, 2013

Some Guild Changes and our June Meeting

Hey all! So we're making some changes at the Toronto Modern Quilt Guild; some of you may know that the international Modern Quilt Guild entity has decided to begin charging affiliate guilds a fee in exchange for some services, discounts, etc. In light of this, the TMQG has decided to start collecting dues, to add more officers to the board, and to draw up a set of guild by-laws. Dues will be $35 per year and will run the calendar year (January to December); since we need to pay our MQG fee next month, we will begin collecting dues now rather than in 2014. By unanimous vote at our May meeting, we have decided not to prorate dues for this year (i.e. they will still be $35 for 2013) in an effort to add a little money to the guild kitty. We are hoping that by collecting dues we will not only be able to pay our MQG fee, but will also be able to have speakers or put on our own show at some point in the future. We also may need to rent space from time to time for lectures and the guild