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VMQG Retreat – October 2018

Hello VMQG members! Our upcoming retreat is again at Edenvale – a lovely Retreat Centre in Abbotsford. The grounds and gardens are beautiful and include a walking trail through their own private small forest.

We’re doing the same extended retreat of three days and three nights, Friday to Monday and, since we got a couple of requests, we’re also offering a very limited number of 2 night stays (Friday to Sunday).

Here are the details:
Location:
Edenvale Retreat Centre
4330 Bradner Road, Abbotsford

Dates: Friday, October 12 – Monday, October 15, 2018**
Check-in:            10:00 am  on Friday
Check-out:          2:00 pm on Monday
** There are a very limited number of 2 night stays (Oct 12-14).
Note also that single rooms are limited and are on a first come, first-served basis (i.e. deposits must be paid).

Included: all meals (brunch on Monday), linens, work tables (everyone will have their own 6′ table to spread out on), ironing stations and power bars.

Cost for rooms:
Double:
3 nights: $390
2 nights (limited): $265

Single:
3 nights: $435
2 nights (limited): $320

Payment:
$120 non-refundable deposit by August meeting, final payment due at the September meeting.

Click the PayPal link below to pay your $120 deposit. Then email Elisabeth at Elisabeth_geller@vancity.com to indicate your room and night choices. Or bring payment (including, cheque, cash or credit card) to the next VMQG meeting.

There are only 18 spots so if more people sign up, we will hold a lottery for the available spaces. Sign ups are only reserved once your deposit has been received.




VMQG Edenvale Retreat! January 12 – 15, 2018

vmqg2016-retreatOur next weekend retreat will take place Friday January 12, 2018 28 to Monday January 15, 2018 at the Edenvale Retreat Centre.  We’re doing the same extended retreat of three days and three nights, Friday to Monday, so more sewing for everyone this time around!

If you want to join the retreat, please bring your non-refundable deposit of $120 to the October guild meeting.  Here are the full details:

LocationEdenvale Retreat Centre4330 Bradner Road, Abbotsford

Dates: Friday January 12 – Monday January 15, 2018

Check-in: 1 p.m. Friday

Check-out: 1:00 p.m. Monday (NO LUNCH served on Monday, however there will be a generous brunch.)

Included: all meals, bed linens and towels, work tables, ironing stations, extension cords and power bars

Accommodations :  2 – 3 persons sharing (no bunk beds) @ $390 for three nights; Single (limited number) @$435 for three nights

Payment: $120 non-refundable deposit at the October, final payment due at the November  2017 meeting.

WE CAN TAKE IT All: Cheque (preferred, because it’s easiest if we have over 20 applicants), Credit Card (earn those miles), or CASH.  OR Paypal!

***This Paypal Option is for the deposit amount only, $120.***




The limit on the number of participants is 20, so if more people sign up, we will hold a lottery for the available 20 spaces, plus create an additional 5 waiting list spaces (of course, if you don’t get a space, we will return your deposit). Sign ups cannot be taken via email or telephone, so if you can’t make the meeting, please send your cash or cheque with a friend.

VMQG member Elizabeth G. is coordinating the retreat, so if you have any questions, please speak to her at the guild meeting or send her an email Elisabeth_Geller@vancity.com

VMQG’s next weekend retreat: April 28-May 1, 2017

vmqg2016-retreatTired of the gloomy winter weather and dreaming of quilting this spring?  I know I am!  Our next weekend retreat will take place April 28 to May 1, when we can all enjoy brighter skies and 14-1/2 hours of daylight per day at the Edenvale Retreat Centre.  We’re doing an extended retreat of three days and three nights, Friday to Monday, so more sewing for everyone this time around!

If you want to join the retreat, please bring your non-refundable deposit of $120 to the December guild meeting.  Here are the full details:

LocationEdenvale Retreat Centre4330 Bradner Road, Abbotsford

Dates: Friday April 28 – Monday May 1, 2017

Check-in: 1 p.m. Friday

Check-out: 1:00 p.m. Monday (NO LUNCH served on Monday, however there will be a generous brunch.)

Included: all meals, bed linens and towels, work tables, ironing stations, extension cords and power bars

Accommodations :  2 – 3 persons sharing (no bunk beds) @ $390 for three nights; Single (limited number) @$435 for three nights

Payment: $120 non-refundable deposit at the December 19th meeting, final payment due at the January 16, 2017 meeting.

WE CAN TAKE IT All: Cheque (preferred, because it’s easiest if we have over 20 applicants), Credit Card (earn those miles), or CASH.

The limit on the number of participants is 20, so if more people sign up, we will hold a lottery for the available 20 spaces, plus create an additional 5 waiting list spaces (of course, if you don’t get a space, we will return your deposit). Sign ups cannot be taken via email or telephone, so if you can’t make the meeting, please send your cash or cheque with a friend.

VMQG member Jessica W. is coordinating the retreat, so if you have any questions, please speak to her at the guild meeting or send her an email atmomijistudio@gmail.com.