At the October Guild meeting the need for people to fill leadership positions was discussed. Without volunteers for these position it is likely the Guild will fold at the end of 2019.
The Open Positions are:
Contact us for additional information and/or to be put in touch with the current board members.
The Guild received an email today (Oct 2) from a producer of a TV Commercial that is seeking a hand-knitted scarf to use in on Saturday.
Anyone have something in their 'charity knitting' or 'gift knitting' stash that might work? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like the contact info.
Here is the request:
Knitting for groups in need will be the focus of our October meeting.
Please bring items you have been working on this year to donate to the groups we are supporting in 2019. We will make sure they get to the appropriate charities.
A few of the groups that we support (but not all) include:
In addition to knitting for these groups, we also received a special request from Sung K at our September meeting. Sung has taught a group from the 11th District CAPS meetings to knit, and now they are working on knitting baby hats for at-risk moms at Mount Sinai Hospital. Sung’s group will deliver the hats towards the end of November, so she will need any donations by the November meeting. These hats must be made with easy care yarn, such as cotton/bamboo/acrylic.