Feb 12 to 15- Sewing Retreat. 


Mar 14- Bus Trip to Expo

The deadline for reservations is February 29, 2024.

Cost: $45

Contact Kathleen H to register. Room for 55 riders


Kathleen is organizing a bus trip to the Original Sewing and Quilt Expo in Lakeland, FL on March 14. 


The cost will cover the bus ride, entry to the event, one free class (lecture rather than hands-on) and an event tote bag. A 50/50 will be held on the bus before arriving at EXPO. Kathleen will pass an envelope during the trip for contributions for a tip for the driver. 

The bus will stop in Venice, Sarasota, and Bradenton to pick up attendees. The bus will make stops in Venice at 6:30 am, Sarasota at 7:30 and Bradenton. It will arrive in Lakeland about 9 to 9:15. The bus will leave Lakeland at 6:15 pm to return home to the same bus stops. 


April 6th Spring Fling: Contact Kathleen


Spring Fling will be held on Saturday April 6th at the Peridia Country Club, 4950 Peridia Blvd. E. Bradenton, FL 34203; phone: 758-2582. There will be a 50/50 drawing, donations to be raffled and baskets from NG’s to be raffled.

THEME: “April in Paris” 

TIME: 11am

COST: $45.00

MENU includes Bread & Butter, a House Salad with Balsamic Dressing, a Beverage, Roasted Red Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, a Beverage, your CHOICE of entrée and a desert option. 


Entrée Choices:

-- Beef Tenderloin Medallion with wild mushroom demi-glace.

-- Chicken Saltimbocca

-- Pasta Primavera (Vegetarian option) 


Dessert Option:

-- Assorted Pettit Fore's

-- Flourless Chocolate Cake (gluten free)


Your Neighborhood Group leader will take your reservation and money.  If you are unable to attend a NG, mail your registration to Kathleen. Checks are to be made Payable to “SGCASG".


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Community Service: We track our reported volunteer time and money donations and report the information to CAB. If you sew for local, national and international charity agencies and organizations please download and submit the form to your NG Leader. 

Social Media

Our Social Media Manager position is VACANT. Please contact us if you can fill it.

Website and IT Admin

Positions are now open! Qualifications: Basic computer skills and an interest in keeping members up to date with information. The ability to teach skills to others is plus. Training and ongoing mentorship will be provided.


Assistance is needed in these areas

Google WorkSpace: creating and managing domain email accounts & domain user groups

Website: domain verification, billing, website content and page management

Zoom: settings, billing & licensure

Tech Soup: billing & purchase orders

Google/You Tube: account settings & uploads

GroupWorks: user data base management

Smug Mug: upload photos and manage albums

Blast Out: pdf newsletter distribution

PC/Windows Support to CAB and members