REFLECTIONS FROM THE PRESIDENT
I want to thank Bob Gough, our hard-working chairman of the show, for all the time and thought that went into one fantastic display.
For all the members who stepped up to the call for help & went the extra step, THANK YOU! The show would not have happened if you hadn't helped.
Neil Wesche, we all thank you for donating your carving to be given away by Ed Daily, plus the time you took to talk to him.
Jimee Hurst, you did a wonderful job on advertising, which I feel brought many people to the show. Len Daugherty, I was so glad to turn the money over to you, knowing you would take care of what had to be done.
Charlene Brown (with help from Ivan and a willing crew) you did a marvelous job on the raffle and the set-up for it. Now you can relax and get well.
Don Schnell, Patsy Bennett and Mark Green caught the interest of many people with the wood-burning display - and I know one lady bought a wood-burning machine to start doing just that.
Vi Hiltwein and Ellen Berg had a nice display of the projects that have been taught throughout the year and perhaps have sparked the interest of those who came through.
Thank you to all the members who did the demos throughout the weekend. I wish we could have had you out in the open a bit more.
I don't know how many of you bought new supplies or stacks of wood to work with, but I am so glad we had the vendors there. (Jim is probably wishing that they hadn't appealed to me quite so much.)
NOW WE CAN START THINKING ABOUT NEXT YEAR and what we want to happen. It takes a lot of work and people willing to help do their part. Once again, THANK YOU to all who helped make our show a huge success!!!