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Welcome to the Central Pennsylvania Basket Weaver’s Guild

The Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild was founded in January 1997 for the purposes of perpetuating the art of basketry; stimulating public appreciation, knowledge of and interest in basketry; and emphasizing the importance of basketry as a heritage craft.

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2024 WEAVING ODYSSEY
September 19-22, 2024
Gettysburg, PA
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CPBWG BOARD     2022-2023

President

Sharon Schaeffer

Vice President/ Programs

 Marilyn Julius

Secretary

Stephanie Hamel

Treasurer

Darlene Laughman

Member at Large:
Communications

Suzanne Williamson

Member at Large:
Membership/Audit

Donna Kumpf

Member at Large:
Special Events

Anne Kelly

Membership to the Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild includes open attendance to all guild meetings. Monthly guild weaves are held in January, February, March, May, June, July, August, October, and November. An annual Weaving Retreat is held in April for current members only, fees extra. We also host a basket convention, A Weaving Odyssey each September. No guild meetings are scheduled in December. Membership dues are $20 per calendar year (January 1 to December 31). Dues cannot be prorated. New members are invited to join the Guild! Dues are $20. New members who join the guild in September at the Weaving Odyssey will receive four months free, as well as the following calendar year. The CPBWG’s members are from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, and several other states. We welcome new members! If you would like to attend one class before becoming a member, contact the Program Chair. 

CPBWG
EVENTS
 CALENDAR 

Please check the newsletter for more information on these monthly events. If you have any questions please contact Marilyn, the program chair.

25-28

April

2024

SPRING RETREAT

Spring Retreat held at the Gitt Library, Hanover, PA: This year’s retreat has been extended by one day! It will run from Thursday 4/25 through Sunday 4/28. Kathy Petronzio will be teaching a variety of classes. Information was emailed on February 13. Registrations should be post-marked March 1 or after. Contact Anne Kelly with any questions.


18

May

2024

Camp Hill Giant
9:00-4:00

 Mary Annunziato will be teaching her Autumn’s Cawing class that was rescheduled due to snow. If you already signed up you are ready to go. If you would like to sign up see p. 9 in the newsletter for more information.
Deadline is May 1.


9 Sunday

June

2024

Annual Dye Party at the home of Marilyn Julius: Look for more info in the June newsletter.

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The Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers' Guild has a quarterly newsletter which is emailed to their members. For current newsletter, please click link above.

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