Shiner Heritage Quilt Guild
Six students attended the annual Youth Quilt Class sponsored by the Shiner Heritage Quilters Guild on June 26 – 29, 2023. They are pictured from the left: McKenzie Kessler, Madeline Collins and Hannah Machacek with their “Disappearing Nine-Patch” quilts and Rena Pierce, Ana Lowe and Alma Lowe with their “Rail Fence” quilts. Guild members who assisted are in the back row from the left: Irene Cerny, Mary Shafer, Bernadette Kresta, Benie Gerdes, Wilma Williams, Sarah Collins, Janet Zabranksy, Rose Mary Havlik and Debbie Novosad. Sherri Holland is not pictured.
The Guild recognizes the Shiner Methodist Church for the use of the Fellowship Hall, The Square Quilter for assisting with supplies and South Star Bank of Shiner for donating supply bags that the members decorated with quilt blocks.
To give support to health care workers during the COVID-19 virus pandemic, Shiner Heritage Quilters have made face masks for use in local hospitals.
Fifty masks were donated to Yoakum Community Hospital on April 1st. Pictured from left to right are: Guild members—Mary Shafer, Irene Cerny, Janet Ferguson and Yoakum Hospital—Lorren Cason-RT, Susan Kutzer-RN and Gwen Herchek-MA.
Shiner Heritage Quilters have stepped up to help caregivers during the COVID-19 Pandemic by using their quilt-making skills and fabric to sew face masks for use in area hospitals.
Fifty masks were donated to Memorial Hospital in Gonzales on March 31, 2020. Pictured from left to right are: Guild Members - Irene Cerny, Kathleen Schacherl, Janet Ferguson and Gonzales Healthcare Systems - Cerena Michalec RN, Lori Parker CNO, Sandy Johnston- Social Worker, Kelly Garcia RN, Jenae Cantu LVN, and Melissa Cowey- Director of Business Development.
Shiner Heritage Quilters donation
Pictured are Shiner Heritage Quilters President Janet Ferguson along with First United Methodist Church Pastor Rob Clopton, his wife, Sandra; Church Secretary Mary Kristynik and her husband, Kenneth, who were honored guests at the Guild's summer dinner held at the church on July 2nd.
The Guild presented a donation to the church in appreciation for the opportunity to use the Fellowship Hall and Activity Center for meetings and the biennial "Spring into Quilting" shows.
The Guild meets the first Tuesday of the month at the Methodist Fellowship Hall. Members come from Shiner and surrounding area towns. Visitors and new members are always welcomed at the meetings.
Shiner Heritage Quilters Guild has made a charitable donation to the Lavaca County Rescue Service.
Pictured are Guild Treasurer Rae Nell Janik and Chris Roznovsky from Shiner EMS.
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