“CALIFORNIA’S FIRST” 

CHAPTER OF ATHA (ASSOCIATION OF TRADITIONAL HOOKING ARTISTS)

 December 10, 2016 

MEETING NOTICE 

“There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm that is not to be doubted”. Washington Irving

Many thanks to outgoing President, Bonnie Applebee for generously providing the chapter with years of strong leadership. Also to outgoing Vice-President, Darlene Kincaid for many wonderful events & programs. Last but not least, thanks to Jane Artinian for serving as Recording Secretary.

 

Congratulations and a big thank you to our new 2017 board members! Marianne Jones – Chapter President, Sandra Grasso– Vice-President/Program Chair, and Patricia Beyer – Recording Secretary. The rest of the board officers remain the same.

 

************Congratulations go out to James Held! James will be graduating December 10!************

christmas-ballsChristmas Party: Our annual Christmas Party will be held December 10 (the second Saturday of the month) from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal, in our usual room. It will be a potluck luncheon (the chapter is providing a ham) and we’ll have our usual ornament (or other item) exchange . If you plan to attend and did not sign up at the November chapter meeting, please contact Jean Hyman so she knows how many to expect. Jean’s number is 909-793-4879.

Date Festival news flash:

Janelle Leslie will be collecting your entry forms and hooked entries (if completed) for the Riverside County Date Festival at the December 10 Christmas meeting. Entry fee is $3 per item, and entries should be completed within the last two years. If you are not coming to the December meeting, but wish to participate, please make arrangements to have the form, fee and entries at the January 14 Retreat in Desert Hot Springs. The.Festival runs February 17 to 26, 2017. For more information or to view the competition handbook, visit www.datefest.org

Aprons: We have custom-made aprons, featuring our chapter name and two hooks embroidered on the front. See Treva Dornaus to purchase…just a few left!! Available NOW for just $22.00!

 !!Reminder!! Darlene has arranged a 2017 field trip to the Miracle Springs Resort in Desert Hot Springs over Martin Luther King weekend of January 13, 14 and 15. We have a block of 10 rooms reserved, each with two queen beds. Saturday we’lll be hooking (you can come just for the day!); the rest of the time is on your own to relax, explore and hang out with friends. Room rates are $119/night (plus tax & fees). This trip is open to other chapters. Call Daniella Oliva at 760-251-6000 to book.

 

 We meet on the third Saturday of the month at

The TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH

419 S. 4th STREET

REDLANDS 92373

9:30-3:00 p.m.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE WWW.CA1STRUGHOOKING.COM

COME AND SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS

While our ATHA group meets the third Saturday, Angie’s class meets at the San Bernardino Senior Center every Wednesday morning. Janelle’s class meets at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert each Monday.