So Cal Flame Surfers Meeting
December 3, 2016, 10am – 1:00pm
Pacific Art Glass
125 West 157th Street
Gardena, CA 90248
Potluck Theme: Healthy Comfort Foods
Demo: Heather Trimlett and Her World Famous
Big Hole Beads!
Come prepared to shop for Heather’s Stunning Beads and Fabulous Tools! Learn more about Heather at heathertrimlett.com
New President! We are blessed with a terrific new leader. The Board selected Steven Bay as our new President. We’ll officially confirm Steve, and give him a warm welcome at his first meeting as President! Read about him under the tab for Hall of Flame in socalflamesurfers.org .
The Raffles Are Back! There are two delightful Big prizes, as well as lots of other Glassy prizes donated by our generous Vendor Sponsors. Buy plenty of tickets to enter! The funds we raise will be used towards the educational goals of the club.
2016 Members Gift Basket Drawing: Drawn from the orange tickets for every meeting you’ve attended this year, including Holiday Bash 2016.
2017 Annual Membership Renewal
$20 to become a 2017 SCFS Member!
If you are not an annual 2016 SCFS member, it will cost $10 to participate in the 2016 Holiday Bash. Cash, or Check made out to So Cal Flame Surfers.
Bring your Child Friendly Beads! Mandrel Size Preferred is 3/32 inch. Strive for clean beads with soft donut shaped ends, so the kids don’t cut themselves, and their bead strings don’t fray. See important BOC guidelines below:
No: Sharp Edges, Broken Parts, Cracks, Bead Release, Delicate Parts, or Metals on the surface of the bead (like silver or reactive glass).
All skill levels and Interpretations welcomed.
Board Position Openings
Vendor Liaison: Contact vendors and request donations, be in charge of raffles, catalogue & keep a running record of club inventory.
Secretary: Attend Board meetings and record decisions reached or pending. Provide written notes to all Board Members for approval, and send a summary to the ISGB West Regional Director.
Featured Artist Author: Interview a SCFS Artist, & write up the article for our Hall of Flame, on the socalflamesurfers.org webpage. The goal is to write up 4 per year. This is not a Board position.
Next General Meeting: March 11, 2017, 10am – 1pm, at Pacific Art Glass.
Small Glass Treasures Exchange Theme: Springtime Renewal
Other General Meetings in 2017: June 10, September 9, and December 2.
Mark Your Calendars!
ISGB Gathering/Glass Craft and Bead Expo March 29 – April 2, Las Vegas
The ISGB Gathering will be at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, retaining the same Gathering events, but sharing the best of everything with Glass Craft and Bead Expo. This is an extraordinary opportunity, and just a drive away for the So Cal Flame Surfers! isgb.org
Pacific Art Glass – Sign-up at pacificartglass.com or call (310) 516-7828.
Keep checking the website for new classes.
Judy Carlson: Beginning Lampwork Class – 2 sessions. January 14th, and January 21st, Each session is from 9am-1pm. What a great way to start off the new year! Judy is one of the founding members of the So Cal Flame Surfers, was our President for 7 years, and is an accomplished and generous teacher. You’ll have fun and learn tons, even if you’ve been lampworking for a while!
CBS-Dichroic – Sign up at cbs-dichroic.com Or call (714) 538-0888.
Keep checking their website for new classes.
Josh Mazet: Flameworking (check soon for specific class) February 23, 24, 25, and 26th.