Club digest: April 8, 2018

Posted 4/8/18

Sumter Art Association

President Patti Sosnowski called the annual business meeting of the Sumter Art Association to order on March 20 in the parish hall of the Church of the Holy Comforter. She welcomed the 39 members who were …

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Club digest: April 8, 2018

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Sumter Art Association

President Patti Sosnowski called the annual business meeting of the Sumter Art Association to order on March 20 in the parish hall of the Church of the Holy Comforter. She welcomed the 39 members who were present.

Rosemary Drakeford gave a devotional based on the image of God as the potter and us as the clay. She concluded with a prayer.

Andrena Ray read aloud the minutes from Feb. 20. There were no additions or corrections, and the minutes were approved as read.

Exhibits chairman Linda Hogon announced a wide variety of cultural events and activities taking place in Sumter and the surrounding area, particularly noting that Art Association member Linda Brown and her husband, David, will have their art on display at Covenant Place until June 8.

Nominating committee chairman Becky Pritchard reported that Susan Brabham has agreed to assume the duties of treasurer for 2018-19. Patti thanked Carla Young for her excellent service as treasurer during the past two years.

Awards chairman Kathy Creech asked that any suggestions for deserving award recipients be communicated to her as soon as possible.

Mary Gene White read aloud seven letters of nomination for new members. Mary Gene conducted the election by secret ballot and announced that all seven nominees were elected. They will receive letters of invitation and, if they accept, will be invited to attend our May meeting as new members.

Following the program, Patti announced that the next meeting will be April 17. She then adjourned the business meeting and invited everyone to the tea table, thanking the hostess committee for their hospitality. Chairwoman was Marjorie Hooks, who also created the beautiful table centerpiece. Randa Edmunds served as co-chairwoman. Committee members assisting were Jeanne Anne Baldwin, Susan Brabham, Anna Bynum, Rosemary Drakeford, Margaret Hunter, Jeannette Price, Marian Shaw, Janice Stavrou, Debbie Thomas and Dottie Todd.