The meeting as called to order by President David Krause. The Pledge of Allegiance followed. Mary Jo Krause, Secretary, read the minutes of the January 11,2017 meeting. Martie Reynolds moved to accept the minutes as read. Carol Kunz seconded. Motion carried. Judi Nash gave the Treasurers Report. Total income for January was $10,557.77. Disbursements were $3,718.17. Net gain was $6,839.60. Total income is $50,963.37.
Membership: There are 212 members that have paid dues.
Rummage Sale: Kathy Schleh thanked all who helped. Total sales were $2583.30.
Spring Show: Kay Dixon encouraged members to sign up for the show. She reminded members that if they are displaying, they must work, and have their hours in for Feb. 2017.
Advanced classes: Judy Larson reminded members that once you paid for a class, you could not get your money back.
Yard Art: Next Yard Art Day is February 15 with a salad luncheon.
Shelf Monitors: Jessica Fisher reminded members that pieces must be picked up from the shelves within 10 days of firing. Pink slips must be visible.
Towels: Kay Dixon asked for another volunteer. Patty Baki offered to help.
Glaze Team. Sylvia Pinto stated that firebrick red was now available. Also, all glazes bought by the cup will be $3.00.
Kiln Team: Donna Kraft asked members to avoid excess glaze. March 18will be the last day to fire before the show.
Cleaning: Connie Sauer stated that the next cleaning day is February 13 from 9am-1pm.
Chairs are still needed for the holiday party, Fall Show and Treasure aid.
Suggestions were collected for Finance Committee and RCSC.
Guest Policy: Dale Lehrer made a motion to make the guest fee just $2.50, but reduce the number of guest days to three per year. Mary Engstrom seconded. Motion carried.
Refrigerator: Marti Snead will monitor the contents of the refrigerator.
Jean Buck asked for a committee for nominations for next years board, Lois Hoffman reminded members to work with new monitors to help make their job easier, Kathy Schleh will print and send minutes to members without internet.
Dates to remember: Bunco February 21, Doughnut Friday, February 24, and Juried Show February 25.
Raffle Drawing: Winner Diane Benstead
Adjournment. Dolly Bodenshok made a motion to adjourn. Diane Davis seconded.
Mary Jo Krause, Secretary