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Meeting Minutes: 13-Jun-53

Seneschal

Preregistration for Pennsic, and for Pennsic land, ends this Saturday.

Events

  • June Dessert Revel: 27-Jun
    • The theme will be “It’s Summer: Relax!”
  • Brawl at the Crooked Dragon Inn/TOC
    • It’s three weeks until the TOC at Brawl at the Crooked Dragon Inn, again in Falcon’s Quarry. Check out the newly updated website: https://falconsquarry.midrealm.org/events/brawl-at-the-crooked-dragon/

Officers

  • A&S Minister, Runa: We have classes scheduled for meetings through June. There will be no classes during July and August. You can find the upcoming class listings on the Cleftlands website or on Facebook’s event calendar:
    • 20-Jun: Making a Chainmail Bracelet: Yang
  • Robert: You have one more week to get receipts to Robert for reimbursement.

Guilds

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild does NOT meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Unofficial Fencing Practice is occurring this Sunday now that NOWM is past. They meet again on 16-Jun. You can contact Cynwrig for details at jimpretz@sbcglobal.net..
  • Archery Guild normally meets Monday around 5:30 pm. They’ll also be meeting this Sunday, 17-Jun, at 10 am, in Punderson State Park, to shoot the seasonal Society Challenge. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm . Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Cook’s Guild will be holding a ‘Cooking over Fire’ get together on Sun, 24-Jun: details to follow. Please check the Cleftlands Cooks Facebook page for details.
  • Needleworkers will meet next on Tue, 26-Jun at Madelaine’s home to work on the war-booty banners. They normally meet second and fourth Tuesdays. Details will be posted online, or you can contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net.
  • The Schola Petrae, Cleftlands Chant group, will be beginning practices again. Please contact Meridian at  arndtvocals@gmail.com .
  • Equestrian Practice at Half Oaks Farm normally meets on Sundays, depending on weather. If you have questions, please contact Tina Layne or James Layne on Facebook.
  • Woodworker’s Guild is on indefinite hiatus due to life conflicts. If you’d like help with a project, please contact Meinhard directly at Meinhard.hammerschmidt@gmail.com for directions or with questions.

Other Announcements

  • Sirius’s Two-Man Melee Tourney was won by the only team of two unbelts: Muldonney and Edricsson. They received the prize of two hand-made axes.
  • The Northern Oaken Archery Champion, chosen by competition at NOWM, is Gladius the Alchemist.

Barons

There were many activities and champions at NOWM.

  • Challenge of the Noble Cup was won by Meridian, the same day as Schola Petrae premiered.
  • The victor of the Baroness’ Bocce Ball Tournament was Vlad.
  • There were several Cleftlanders who received awards in Court at NOWM.
    • Glenn of Cleftlands – Award of the Dragon’s Treasure
    • Fjalar Hrafnsson – Award of Arms
    • Gudrun Andresdottir – Award of Arms
    • Meridian of the Woods – Award of Arms
    • Torsten Korta Klinge – Award of Arms
    • Wrin the Red – Award of Arms
    • Eve of Cleftlands – Award of the Purple Fret
    • Tariq al Sanna Al Fjall – Award of the Purple Fret
    • Gregor of Vito’s Minions – Order of the Dragon’s Tooth
  • Awards given at Baronial Court
    • Jaquelinne de la Deicier – Award of Saint Alfred
    • Rayfezda of Bloodjack – Award of Saint Alfred
    • Sirius of Cleftlands – Award of Saint Alfred
    • Æthelwynn Skerra Dimma – Award of the Azure Trident
    • Runa Æikibrandskona – Premier of the new Order of the Azure Trident
  • The Azure Trident is a new award to be given to those actively involved on promoting combative activities: armored combat, rapier combat, or archery.