The Chip Chatter for October 2016

The Chip Chatter for October 2016
Published by Eastern Woodland Carvers Club Inc.

President – Jeff Moore
Jmoorecrna@aol.com
765-271-4534

Newsletter – Gary Freeman
carvers@comteck.com
765-251-3663

Website – Bob Freeman
caliburn@comteck.com
765-669-3121

Club Phone 765-251-3663

Club e-mail – ewcc@comteck.com

Web site – http://www.ewcc.wordpress.com

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Carvers Corner
(or Gary’s Gossip Column)

Many of us enjoyed the Artistry in Wood Show in Ohio. It was held in a new location this year and was a very nice place to hold a show. We have already been informed that we will go back to Wilmington once again next October 15th & 16th as a new date.

We are still continuing to work on Comfort Birds. Thanks again to all who have been helping us with getting these birds cut out and carved.  We are getting closer to our goal this year so any help would be appreciated.

The Board of Directors voted to suspend the December Show. We will still have our Carry-in and Live Auction as in the past. We can use some Live Auction items for our December Auction. If you have any carvings or carving items to donate bring them to the Club. Yes, I know it’s early but we sold everything we had at the July Auction.

Our Woodburning Weekend was really a success. All had a ball and even watched some of the Art auction here in town.

Dues are $10.00 + $1.00 per each family member. Due in December.

Your Ol’ carvin’ buddy,
Gary

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OUR RECIPE CORNER

APPLE PIE TACOS!
from the Kitchen of Mildred Freeman

INGREDIENTS:
4 Apples peeled & sliced
½ C Sugar
2 tsp Cinnamon
½ tsp Nutmeg
½ C Water
Tortilla’s (flour) 6″ size
Oil (for frying tortillas)
1/2 c sugar-cinnamon mixture
Whipped cream

DIRECTIONS:
Place apples, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and water in a sauce pan. Stir until well blended and cover and cook on medium stirring frequently for 10 minutes or until apples are semi soft. If needed, thicken sauce using 1 Table of cornstarch to 3-4 Table of water. Mix into sauce and stir until thickened. Heat oil on medium heat in a skillet and holding the tortilla folded in half, place the bottom of tortilla in the oil for a few seconds. Then lay it on one side until browned and then place other side down until browned. Remove from oil and Sprinkle browned tortilla with sugar-cinnamon mixture. Fill taco shells with apple pie filling and top with whipped cream, and sprinkle a little more of sugar-cinnamon mixture on top.

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Board Meeting

We will hold our Board meeting on December 6, 2016 to conduct business.

We’ll meet at 5:30. All are welcome at our meetings.  Board members we need five for a quorum and officers please come, if you have any ideas for the meeting just e-mail me.

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Calendar

October 15-16
Cincinnati Carvers Guild Show

October 29
Ornament Carve 10 – 5

October 31
Trick or Treat 4 – 8

December 10
December Show

2017

March 25
Raintree Woodcarvers Show

May 6-7
Linda Sales Class $80.00

July 15-16
29th July Show

July 19-22
Buckeye Woodcarvers Roundup

October 14-15
Artistry In Wood
Roberts Centre.
123 Gano Road, Wilmington

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Sunshine Corner

If you know about a club member who needs a get well card or a sympathy card please let us know? Many of our folks live away and without your help we may miss the chance to send a card.

Steve Fowler is getting daily infusions for a serious infection in his leg. He has been in the hospital in Ft Wayne but is now home. Lois Westfall underwent surgery on September 20th and is now home and improving.

Prayers appreciated.

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