Article: Carolina Mountain Woodturners 2012 Highlights

January 25, 2013 16:04, submitted by Tucker Garrison

CMW 2012 HIGHLIGHTS

• Highest membership growth ever, 109 new members

• Total year end membership 434

• Fifty Nine “Above and Beyond” members contributed a record $7,200

• New website completed, online dues payments highly successful

• Hosted eleven world class demonstrators at the Folk Art Center in Asheville

• Held nine demonstrator classes with 89 participants

• Member Darrell Copeland selected for 2012 International Turning Exchange in PA

• Members Bill & Tina Collison and Darrell Copeland had pieces selected for AAW exhibit

• Twenty nine days of Turning Learning Center events/classes

• Sixty members helped with “Try Woodturning” event at WNC Fair, 1,361 participants

• Members auction set new record, $16,731 in sales, $7,400 to CMW

• Ornaments donated by CMW brought in $3,200 for CarePartners Hospice charity