Meeting Minutes: 18-August-56

Baron and Baroness, Crispin and Gianna

Seneschal, Claricia

  • Masks are now required for all SCA activities that are held indoors, including combat. You must wear a mask if you go indoors at any point. Other current restrictions are: no shared food or drink, attendance must be taken at all SCA activities, pre-registrations are required for all weekend SCA events, and if you are hosting or posting invitations for any SCA activity you must include the Society disclaimer. Please contact Lady Claricia for additional information or with questions – seneschal@cleftlands.org
  • Baronial meetings will be held every other week until further notice. The next meetings will be Sept. 1 and Sept. 15.  There is no meeting on Sept. 29.
  • Please sign up for the September 1 Baronial meeting here:  https://forms.gle/qyj926Tk53MNEqc46
  • Updates on SCA and kingdom restrictions, and baronial updates, will be distributed via the Cleftlist email list and the baronial Facebook page.
  • In an effort to keep business meetings short, and to reduce the number of announcements, gentles who have announcements are asked to send them prior to the meeting to Chronicler THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org.
  • It has been reported that two individuals who attended Ragnarok Rampage: Fête of Freya on Aug. 13-15, 2021, have tested positive for COVID-19. The Kingdom encourages those who were at Ragnarok to follow CDC guidelines and self-isolate as applicable, and if they are able, receive a test for COVID-19.
  • A survey is underway to get an idea of how the Barony feels about returning back to activity. Please take a moment to fill out the survey at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Y5QKPNW
    We will collect replies until Sept. 1.
  • Willemus, a Cleftlands youth rapier fighter, received the Brendoken Golden Shield for his rapier activities at the recent Melee of the Knave.

 

Guilds and Guild Adjacent Activities

Some guilds are hosting virtual online activities; please contact the person in charge for details or see the Cleftlands Facebook group for more information. Guilds are permitted to meet in small groups, according to the guidelines that are available on the Cleftlands website, along with forms needed to do an official guild meeting. 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.

When hosted at a private location, the owners may have additional requirements and restrictions for attendance. Please check with them for details.

As always, please use the new online A&S Activities Tracker on the Midrealm Services Portal to note what you’ve been up to.

  • Armorers Guild: Contact Sir Calum via email.
  • Archery Guild: Contact Lady Gwyneth on Facebook.

Cleftlands Archery Practice!!

When: Every Monday, 6pm. Weather dependent.

Where: 411 Douglas Blvd, Richmond Heights OH

Sign up: https://forms.gle/9PhemdAZQWCFREUR9

We are happy to host archery practice once more. All SCA/Midrealm guidelines will be followed. Please bring your own refreshments / water.  The property owners will be requiring proof of vaccination. The owners will check for  completed vaccination cards. This is not a reflection of SCA policy but the requirements of t. the property owners.  If you require loaner equipment please pm Lady Gwyneth.

https://www.sca.org/…/uploads/2021/05/052021EventSign.pdf

  • Leatherworks Guild:  On hiatus until fall. Contact Master Oliver via email or on Facebook.
  • Anti-Social Guild: On hiatus for the next three months. Contact Baron Stephan Von Lübeck via email or on Facebook.
  • Needleworkers Guild:  Contact Lady Miriana via email.
  • Dance Guild — Contact Baroness Angharad via email.
  • Cooks Guild:  Contact Baroness Angharad via email.
  • Scribes Guild. Contact Master Milesent via email.
  •  Unofficial Potters’ Guild: Contact Mistress Aurelia via the Facebook group.
  • Northern Oaken Recorder Ensemble: Contact THL Jolicia atte Northcliffe via email.

Officers

  • Demo coordinator, Karl
  • Pursuivant, Njall
    • Enter your name and information on the services portal, and mark Cleftlands as your home group. Being on the services portal makes it easy to submit your friends for awards and find other SCAdians. See Njall for details (herald@cleftlands.org).
  • Rapier Marshall, Lupa
  • Armored Combat Marshall, Constanza
    • Because of the new law stating that combatants no longer need to be SCA members, all armored and rapier fighters and archers need to file new waiver forms with the marshallate. You can check the Midrealm authorization database to check on your status.
  • Archery Marshal, Cadfan
    • Archery practice will be held at the Sept. 1 meeting. See Cadfan for details, archery@cleftlands.org.
  • Chronicler, Jolicia
  • A&S Minister, Angharad
    • The class scheduled for Aug. 18, Creating a Name and Heraldry, has been rescheduled for Sept. 15 at  7:30 p.m. Instructor: Thory Vedarsdottir. Location: Classroom 10 (inside) or picnic tables (across the parking lot).
    • There will be a Tournament of Arts at Harvest Days on Sept. 18. Online registration is due by Sept. 6. No food or drink entries are permitted.
    • Lady Lyonnete will teach a Zoom class on Medieval Poetry, details to come. Students will learn how to write poems that can be submitted to Their Majesties to fulfill Their call for poems and stories.
    • Lord Rojhan will teach a class on Cree-Music on Sept. 1. Watch Facebook for details.
    • There will be a virtual Craftspersons Display on Sept 29. Participants will be able to send photos ahead of time, or use Zoom. See Baroness Angharad for details.
    • If you would like to teach a class, or have a topic you’d like to learn, let her know (moas@cleftlands.org).
  • Exchequer, Robert
  • Chatelaine, Jaquelinne
  • Iron Key, Tryggr
    • Some Iron Key items have been discarded. See Lord Tryggr Gillason (ironkey@cleftlands.org) if you have items to donate.
  • .Youth Minister, Rojhon

 

Other Announcements

  • Reminder! If you’re looking for information, news, and updates, past issues of the Internebbles newsletter are posted for your convenience. All in one place, and always available to answer your questions. Go here to see all posted issues: http://wiki.cleftlands.org/Publications
  • If anyone has ideas for articles for the newsletter, or a nomination for an interviewee for 5 Questions for a Cleftlander, please contact Claricia at clariciadlm@gmail.com

Events

  • The all-archery event Fletchings will be held Saturday, Sept. 11 at Punderson State Park. Lord Tarmach is event steward; see him with questions or to volunteer. The sign-up list is now available on the Cleftlands Facebook page.
  • There will be no meeting on Sept. 29, so the Baronial swap meet/rummage sale is moved to Oct. 6. At this time no shared food or drink are allowed, but bring items to sell and trade.
  • Regular Event will be held Oct. 23 in Broadview Heights.  Lady Jaqueline le Delcier is co-event steward; see her with questions or to volunteer. There will be a staff walk-through of the site at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25. Address is 5025 E. Mill Rd., Broadview Heights.
  • Standard Bearers will be held in January or February. Bids are being accepted; see a former event steward or Claricia (seneschal@cleftlands.org) for information.
  • See the Midrealm calendar for more upcoming events across the kingdom.

For updates or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook.