2013_10

*Old Business:*

2014 membership dues should be sent to Susan if you did not bring them to the meeting, or will not attend the November 18 meeting:

send $20 check made out to CCA to:

SUSAN COHEN THOMPSON
2188 Lowell Point Road
Camano Island, WA 98282

Raku Burn Party 2014 - discussion with the group about whether there should be an open invitation to the public or members only.  Safety / liability and quality / composition of pots to be fired were concerns that arose from the 2013 party.   Various ideas on how to manage / organize the day were presented.  Roger Cocke agreed to put together a committee to come up with a plan, after the first of the year.   Please let Roger know if you're willing to help plan and organize the 2014 raku party.

Holiday Party will be 12/9/13 at Comador Stewart's home, 6 - 9 PM.  We will have more details at the next meeting on 11/18/13 (at the SVC Ceramics Lab).  Traditionally we have a pottery gift exchange and potluck.

*New Business:
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Allied Arts show - the membership agreed that July would work for the show, although July 4 opening reception may not be well attended.  Dinah will check with Allied Arts on moving that date (update - Allied Arts is still planning to go with 7/4/13 for the opening reception, so member attendance will be optional).  Irene Lawson agreed to coordinate with Allied Arts on organization.  Three pieces, $15.00 participation fee.

Glaze Group will meet Friday, 11/22/13, 6 - 9 PM at Dinah Steveni's home:  403 S. 7th St., Mt Vernon.  Potluck - Dinah will make Chili.

Schack Art Center, Everett:  Kathy will discuss possibility with Carie Colver.

Gwen sent around a member presentation / program sign-up sheet.  Please consider signing up - just send Gwen an email if you have a program possibility, and which month(s) you might want to do it.

*Program:*
Comador Stewart demo of lids and handles.  Wonderful techniques - thank you for sharing with us, Comador!

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