Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Minutes from the November Meeting

The meeting was held on November 12, 6:30 p.m., at the Bartlesville Public Library.

President, Jennifer McMurrain presided.

Sixteen people were present, 14 members and 2 guests. Please welcome Janis Lussmyer as a new member of WordWeavers.

Members and guests were introduced and OWFI news was recorded for the upcoming report.

OWFI President, Christine Denise Jarmola presented an overview of the OWFI Conference. Highlights of the conference include, baskets to fund OWFI scholarships, costume contest of favorite author or literary character, a networking lunch, bookstore with coffee bar, featured writers centerpiece giveaway,and guest speakers. She explained the numerous volunteer opportunities at the conference. Contests open December 1 and close February 1. She encouraged members to visit the website for more information, www.OWFI.org

Diana Purser gave the treasurer's report, the account balance is 817.14. There are now 30 WordWeaver members and of that 30, 24 are members of OWFI.

Jennifer McMurrain, reported 387 copies of Seasons Remembered are in the hands of readers.

Those present for critiques were Margery Warder and Cindy Molder.

The next meeting is December 17, 6:00 p.m. at Jennifer's home. It will be a holiday gathering but we will have a short meeting that includes critiques. She will send the details to the members.

Minutes posted by Cindy Molder

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