June 2015 – “Fly By”

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  • Martha Owen will have Music and Stories on Friday evening June 26, 2015 from 7-8:30 at Fellowship Church in the room we use on Saturdays. All Guild members are invited, Bring a guest and dessert to share.
  • Volunteers are needed to participate on the Dye Day Committee for our October 3 meeting. Please contact the Dye Day Committee if you are interested in helping with the organization and preparation for this event.

Upcoming Guild Programs:

  • July: Program: Spinning silk
  • August: Program: Spinning Demo
  • September: Program: Wheel sampling
  • October: Event: Dye Day at Patty Benton’s
  • November: Event: Stash Bash



From Nancy Shedden:

Small Ruminant Conference:  The 2015 Small Ruminant Conference will be held on July 30 through August 1 on the UT Ag Campus in Knoxville at the Brehm Animal Science Building. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $100 per individual or $160 per couple which covers the costs of the training sessions, education manuals, other teaching/instructional materials and lunch all three days. To see the agenda and for additional information please use the following link: https://extension.tennessee.edu