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"Continuing the Gifts That Our Ancestors Gave"

June 3-5, 2011
Miracle Camp & Retreat Center
25281 80th Ave.
Lawton, MI 49065

The 2011 GLAAQN Retreat will be held at the Miracle Camp and Retreat Center in Lawton, MI ( The Retreat Center is approx. a 2 ½ hour drive from Detroit. There are quilt shops along with a Hobby Lobby and Joann's along the way and nearby.

Lodging and the workshops will be in the Bankson Lodge. Lodging is based on 2 or more women per room depending on the number of people attending. The rooms have a queen size bed, 2 twin beds (plus a trundle). Each room has its own private bathroom. Click here for more information on the accommodations. Rooms and workshops are on the upper and the lower levels. The facility has stairs and an elevator.

There will be full day workshops on Saturday and half day workshops on Sunday. The workshops that will be offered will be posted in January.

Friday evening shortly after arriving, dinner will be served. There will be a Welcome gathering on Friday including a make and take session. Saturday there will be breakfast, morning workshop, lunch and continued workshop in the afternoon. Saturday evening, there will be dinner and various events. Breakfast will be served Sunday and morning workshops before we leave for home. Packaged lunches will be provided for the trip home.

There will be raffles and door prizes throughout the weekend. There will be a challenge project which will need to be completed prior to the retreat. You will be given a pattern of a block and you will have to complete a project with the block as the main focus. Additional details of the project will be posted in January.

The cost for each member is $200.00. (Non-member costs and registration are $250.00 which includes GLAAQN membership fee.) The cost includes lodging, food, and workshops (supplies for the workshop maybe additional depending on the workshop and instructor).

You are welcome to pay for your spot at the retreat in its entirety at anytime, however, for those of us that need a payment plan, the mandatory registration fee of $50 is due by extended deadline of January 21, 2011. Installments of $75.00 each are due by March 12, 2011 and April 15, 2011.

Make checks payable to - GLAAQN-Retreat. Please include GLAAQN-Retreat on the note line of the check. Mail the registration form, fee, and future installments to: ATTN:GLAAQN-Retreat, PO Box 21081, Detroit, MI 48221-0081.

We look forward to a weekend full of fellowship and quilting. Please feel free to contact Dana Rankin ( or Lynette Holliday ( if you have any questions or need additional information.

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