Friday, January 13, 2017

General Meeting - Jan 9, 2017

The January General Meeting of the RCWA was held on Monday Jan 9th at 7 pm at 910 Wood Ave in Rapid City, SD.  The agenda for the meeting was as follows:

1.       Guests/new members

2.       Treasurer’s Report- Reminder about Dues – $25/year

3.       Sign-in / Email / Newsletter Check / Blog

a.       Membership application online – will update for 2017 (Bob)

4.       Upcoming Events

a.       Jan 2017 General Meeting – Monday Jan 9th, 2017 – at 7 pm at 910 Wood Ave

b.       SS SIG – Thursday Jan 19th – Rick Weisbeck’s Shop – 7 pm

c.       Toy Workshops:  Jan 14th and 28th at Shop at Club for Boys

5.       Next Month’s General Meeting

a.       Date:  Feb 13th – at 7 pm at 910 Wood Ave

b.       Refreshments Person(s):  _________________________

6.       Events since last meeting (Report/Feedback/Discussion)

a.       Annual Family Christmas Potluck – feedback?

7.       Topics for Discussion

a.       General Meetings:  Any interest in demo/speaker at general meetings?

b.       Election of 2017 Officers – if you would like to help on a committee or run for office, please call the nominating committee (consisting of all current officers)

c.       Wood Sale/Clean up of wood at Danny’s RV Barn – time, details

d.       Extracurricular Events – match up events to monthly dates – see Table 3 on Page 3

e.       WW Show for 2017

                                                                                                               i.      Knecht Home Center has requested April timeframe - April 22nd

                                                                                                             ii.      WW Show – Suggestions – display area for projects made from the walnut tree

                                                                                                            iii.      WW Show – pick a theme for 2017

f.        TOY PROGRAM

                                                                                                               i.      Any suggestions for New Toys to add for 2017?

                                                                                                             ii.      Production Control:
                                                               iii.      Quality Control
                                                                iv.      Product Lines - Tasks available for 2017 Toymaking

1. Toy Program Toys (21 categories)

2. Parts Preparation – such as wheels, axles, etc.

3. Vans

4. Love Bugs

5. CFB Racers

8.       Woodworking Display Cases

a.       Dakota Star Credit Union

b.       AARP office at the Rushmore Mall – lease still okay.

9.       Wood Recovery Project

10.   Future Discussions

11.   SHOW and TELL

Table 1 - Schedule Of Monthly Events For 2017

General Meetings – see Table 2 for presentation details
910 Wood Ave, Rapid City, SD
Second Monday of the Month, 7 pm to 9 pm
Scroll Saw Special Interest Group
6704 Kimberly Dr,  Black Hawk, SD
Third Thursday of the Month, 7 pm to 9 pm
Toy Making Workshop – Parts Milling and Toy Assembly
Shop at The Club for Boys; 320 N 4th Street, Rapid City, SD
Two Saturdays per month – dates announced by EMAIL
Extra Curricular Activities
Various Locations - See Table 3 – pg 3
See Table 3 on page 3


Click on the link below to learn more about the Rapid City Woodworkers Association activities on the main page of the website:

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