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Mission Statement

The CCAC Guild will promote arts and crafts in OnslowCounty, and surrounding areas, by providing a networking group that will encourage and nurture fellow artists and crafters through meetings, social functions, and sponsored events. The CCAC Guild will accomplish this mission through providing artists and crafters opportunities to share, show and demonstrate their creative talents; to participate in forums to exchange ideas with others; to engage in educational opportunities such as guest speakers and literature exploration; and to provide marketing opportunities for their craft.


2009 Officers

Laura Voss, President
Kay Lannoye, Vice President
Jan Manning, Treasurer
Vickie Lowder, Secretary



Monthly Meetings

The CCAC Guild meets the last Tuesday of every month at the Parks and Recreation Building, Northwoods, 621 Henderson Drive, Jacksonville, near the Northwoods Elementary School. Newcomers welcome! Light refreshments start at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. You are encouraged to bring business cards and samples of your work.
Hope to see you at the next meeting!


Dates and Information for future Guild Meetings

Feb 24th CCAC Guild Meeting.
Peter Rulon, Professional Photographer, presenting Basic Tips for photography for Internet Success.
Free and open to the public.

Contact Information

CCAC Guild, Laura Voss, P.O. Box 1044, Jacksonville, NC 28541
Phone: 910-938-7077, email: ccacguild@yahoo.com

Upcoming Courses/Classes of Interest

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Feb 2009 Artist of the Month

Vickie Lowder of a Crafters Dream was the Feb 2009 Artist of the Month.

How long have you been in this area? I have been in the area about 20 years this time. My husband, Bill, is a retired Marine. This has been our third time stationed here. * Tell us a little bit about yourself and about what you create. I taught myself to crochet and knit when my 4 girls were little. I made and sold things to make extra money. I also made gifts for Christmas, birthdays, etc. I knit, crochet, beading, scrap book, basically, whatever gets my attention. I won 10 ribbons in October 2008 at the Onslow County Fair for my entrys. I make hand crocheted necklaces, military bears, baby items, jewelry, and house accessories. *What motivated you to start your own business? I met a little lady in a cross stitch store that impressed me alot. I thought I wanted to do that - have my own shop (with rocking chairs), teach people, and make my own things. *How did you get started? I worked at McDonald's for 20 years and decided I no longer "had ketchup running thru my veins" and gave notice. Not knowing what I was going to do, my husband asked why didn't I go ahead and open my own shop and fulfill my dream. *What is some advice you could share with someone thinking about starting a business or preparing to start their own business? One should ALWAYS have a dream. Dreams can give you something to look forward to. Right now I am living MY DREAM! Believe in yourself and what you do.

4 comments:

Meredith Crosby said...

I am so proud of all ladies who follow their Dreams, I am trying. Thanks for the inspiring post!

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That One Girl said...

Is A Crafters Dream still open?