Comfort Quilts- one of our many community service projects.
Kenmore Quilters Guild
Meeting Place : Mang Cultural Bldg.
401 Mang Ave.
Meeting Time: 7 PM ~ 9 PM
Meeting Dates: 1st, 3rd, 4th Mondays of the month, September to June.
Yearly Dues: $25
Types of Meetings:
1st Monday of the month is a business meeting. New and old business is discussed and plans for workshops, shows and community service projects are discussed.
3rd Monday of the month is planned by the program committee and includes workshops, speakers, community service projects.
4th Monday of the month - circle group.
We work on our own projects and help one another. Give and get advice.
There is basting of quilts, raffle quilt work and general quilt related activities.
We highly encourage new members to actively participate in our program and have a willingness to learn new quilt techniques and share what they know as well!
A love and interest in quilting is our main prerequisite to be a member of our group. We will help and encourage all new members!
Kenmore Quilters Guild
Constitution & By-Laws
Article I Name of Society: Kenmore Quilters Guild
Article II Object: A. To help promote and preserve the interest and skill of quilting, both as a useful craft and an art form.
B. To donate our time and effort in community service, with various projects, as voted on by the officers and members.
Article III Duties of Members: Belonging to an organization carries with it certain responsibilities, including:
1. Loyalty to the objectives of the organization
2. Payment of dues and other financial obligations.
3. Acceptance of some responsibility for the growth, progress and accomplishments of the group.
4. Willingness to serve as chairman of a committee or to accept other office or responsibility when asked to do so.
5. Attendance at meetings as regularly as possible.
6. Participation in the meetings in the discussion of policies and problems.
7. Voting according to conscience on motions and at elections. Abiding by the decisions of majority vote until and unless proper steps are taken to change the action.
8. Arrive before the meeting begins.
9. Refrain from whispering or causing other disturbances during the meeting.
10. Express opinions IN the meeting, not afterward.
11. Second motions- without rising or addressing.
12. Remain until the meeting is declared adjourned by the chair.
Article IV Officers: President, Treasurer & Secretary. Officers are nominated in November, elected in December and take office in January of the new year, for a term of 3 years. Duties of the officers are listed on following pages.
Article V Meetings: Regular meetings are usually held the first, third and fourth Monday of the month from September through June, at the Mang Cultural building at 401 Mang Ave., Kenmore. N.Y. Dues are $25.00 a year.
Article VI Program Committee: A planning committee of 2 or 3 members may be appointed to plan and carry out project and programs.
Article VII Constitution and By-Laws may be amended by 2/3 vote or quorum present.
I- Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles the organization is organized exclusively for the following purposes: charitable and educational, and shall not carry on any activities not permitted to be carried on by an organization exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 ( C ) ( 3) or corresponding provisions of any subsequent Federal tax laws.
II- No substantial part of the activities of the organization shall be carring on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation (except as otherwise provided by Internal Revenue Code section 501 ( H ) or participating in, or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.
III- No part of the net earnings of the organization shall inure to the benefit of any member, trustee, director, officer of the organization, or any private individual (except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to the organization), or any private individual shall be entitled to share in the distribution of any of the assets on dissolution of the organization.
IV- In the event of dissolution, all of the remaining assets and property of the organization shall after necessary expenses thereof be distributed to the Kenmore-Tonawanda Historical Society, qualifying under section 501 ( C ) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding provisions of any subsequent Federal tax laws; or to the federal government, to a state or local government, for a public purpose.