Monday Night Recap, November 21, 2022


Welcome – In-Person and Zoomers:
Remember: name badges on, phones off at meetings!!

Defirillator on the east wall in our meeting room, 2 fire exits.

CHRISTMASORNAMENTS**** Patterns attached with details from Don McFarland.

CLUB should be opening DEC 1st !!!!!! Yahoo!

We would also love to see some small seminar workshops, and will restart our Tues, Wed, Thurs evening hours, likely in the new year.

Chris Lapine will be running a turning 101 on consecutive Wednesday evenings, Kade doing Fridays 101 turning. starting in the new year.

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday Dec 12 in the church proper, which allows much better social distancing!

WE NEED at least 40 members to attend our AGM (to reach quorum) Review of the year, finances, future plans, constitution and bylaws, nominations forms available from Kade, election of executive, any new motions properly presented, PL AN TO ATTEND!

BUSY BEE nite for our club – email Paul Kidson with ideas about vendors/companies to bring in.

We DO NEED an ‘Elections Officer’ to run our elections at the AGM – YOU could volunteer!! Also, who are you going to nominate for being on the next executive? Contact anyone on the executive

Lotto report – we didn’t win the big one quite yet!

SCROLL saws are being extensively re-furbished by Bruce Cook – Thanks!

DUES are due on or before January first. Pay yours at or before the AGM and you could win back $80. Contact

Financial Report to be coming to you monthly starting in the new year, and at the AGM.

Mike Beaton preparing a draft proposal for cub groups to be temporarily covered as members, as they must be ‘members’ for our insurance to be of any use.

Larry J and Donna P are doing an ‘audit’ of our books tomorrow in conjunction with Mike B. Results will be sent to all in the near future.

You should have access to the membership list, with photos, and also our Constitution and Bylaws, which are on the website. Contact Doug R if you have any questions about this

Ongoing Education

Planning to start the various 101 shop courses in the new year – approach Paul K or Kade if you could assist with these, or learn to be a co-instructor

Community Activities

‘Neighbourhood Protect’ – they might come and do a presentation for us in 2023

Back Door Mission: donations continue to be needed- contact Chad Shaw or Calvin Perry for details.

Scouts Canada asking about ‘CUBCARS‘; may take place starting in February.

Gallery, Show & Tell

Steve Hutcheon – Merry Christmas scroll sawn signs, horses silhouette.

Kade Bolger– several cherry platters; eggs turned using a skew, oak and poplar and apple, with stands. Some discussion about various finishes.

Dale Coolidge – turned bowls displayed as wall art!

Bruce Hyslop – vertical measuring stick to measure the changing heights of growing children. Used various router bits to cut ‘T’ slot in the piece.

Tom Loftus – showed a caricature carving done by a member at the seniors center, as well as some turnings/carvings done from offcuts

Next Meeting

Monday, NOV 28th. see you there or on ZOOM! You can bring your show and tell/ Gallery items to the meeting, or show them on zoom using your computer camera!