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File #: 18-0981    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/13/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Supervisor Ranalli recommending the Board: 1) Receive presentation by Linda George, Founder of the El Dorado Quilt Trail Project, providing a history on Barn Quilts and how the American Quilt Trail Movement inspired the effort to establish "The Quilt Trail Project" in El Dorado County; 2) Accept from Linda George items created by Linda George on behalf of The Quilt Trail Project to be presented to dignitaries of El Dorado County's sister city, Warabi, Japan, as part of the El Dorado County Chapter of People to People's participation in the International Youth Summit 2018 in Warabi, Japan; 3) Receive a presentation from Janet Sambucetti, President of the El Dorado County Chapter of People to People on the history of El Dorado County's prosperous relationship with sister city Warabi, Japan that includes both El Dorado County and Warabi, Japan hosting cultural exchanges that allow youth from both "sister cities" to experience another culture; 4) Present to Janet Sambucetti the items cr...
Attachments: 1. A - The Quilt Trail Project, 2. B - The Quilt Trail Project-Map, 3. C - Linda George-Bio, 4. D - Warabi Ltr-Invitation to International Youth Summit, 5. E - Youth Summit 2018-Flyer, 6. F - Certificate of Recognition-Linda George
Related files: 13-0595, 09-1473, 09-1306, 15-1201, 18-1608, 18-1561
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Supervisor Ranalli recommending the Board:
1) Receive presentation by Linda George, Founder of the El Dorado Quilt Trail Project, providing a history on Barn Quilts and how the American Quilt Trail Movement inspired the effort to establish "The Quilt Trail Project" in El Dorado County;
2) Accept from Linda George items created by Linda George on behalf of The Quilt Trail Project to be presented to dignitaries of El Dorado County's sister city, Warabi, Japan, as part of the El Dorado County Chapter of People to People's participation in the International Youth Summit 2018 in Warabi, Japan;
3) Receive a presentation from Janet Sambucetti, President of the El Dorado County Chapter of People to People on the history of El Dorado County's prosperous relationship with sister city Warabi, Japan that includes both El Dorado County and Warabi, Japan hosting cultural exchanges that allow youth from both "sister cities" to experience another culture;
4) Present to Janet Sambucetti the items created by Linda George to present to Warabi, Japan dignitaries on behalf of El Dorado County to thank the City of Warabi for hosting youth from El Dorado County as part of this year's People to People Youth Summit; and
5) Approve and authorize the signatures of all five members of the Board on a Certificate of Recognition to acknowledge Linda George for her artistic work and contribution of the quilted items she created to represent El Dorado County's gratitude to the City of Warabi, Japan for graciously hosting youth from El Dorado County as part of this year's People to People International Youth Summit. (Est. Time: 20 Min.)
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The Quilt Trail Project

Local quilters and artists, inspired by author Suzi Parron's "Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement" have established a Quilt Trail Project in El Dorado County. The charter members of the El Dorado Quilt Trail Project worked with members of the arts and agricultural communities to share the idea of making "The...

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