June 2017 Newsletter


June Newsletter


Next Meeting

Tuesday June 13th at Lee Valley Tools will be the VIWG Annual General Meeting. The meeting will start at 7:15 pm and include the results of the Spring Tool Challange as well as a Silent Auction (see below). Members will be asked to vote on amendments to the VIWG Constitution and the VIWG Waiver Form. Three positions on the Executive Committee need to be filled.


Shop-Made Tool Challenge

The shop-made tool challenge ends at the June meeting. Bring your shop-made tool to have a chance to win a Lee Valley gift certificate. All of the challenge details are on the website.

 Silent Auction
The Guild will have a Silent Auction at the June meeting. Please see Geoff Burton to get auction forms for items that you want to donate or sell. Proceeds from donated items will go to the Guild whereas the proceeds from the sale items will be split 75% for the donating Member and 25% to the Guild.

 Membership Agreement

The Executive are proposing amendments to the VIWG Constitution . This amendment deals with the position of Secretary as an Executive Committee member. The VIWG Waiver Form is also being amended to give the VIWG premission to use images from VIWG meetings and activities for Guild advertising purposes and on the website. Both of these amendments require agreement from the Members which will be done by a vote of the Membership.

Executive Positions

The positions of Secretary, Door Prizes and Librarian need to be filled this year. Names have been put forward for the positions of Secretary and Librarian. Members interested in these positions should contact Rick Lloyd either by email or at the AGM.

 What's Happening

The Island Woodturners Guild will be having a show at the Tulista Art Centre in Sidney, August 28th to September 3rd.





Neil Bosdet

President, VIWG


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