Published: September 2, 2010
Niles chapter sews up award: Jennie Roberts, center, accepted an award in August on behalf of the Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild at the national guild conference. The Niles chapter was named national “Chapter of the Year” for medium-size guilds. The award was given for outstanding performance by a chapter between 75 and 174 members in the areas of membership growth and development, service to members, outreach to retailers and community, publicity and information communication, and governance. Along with the national recognition, the Niles guild was awarded $1,000. Membership in the guild is open to all those interested in sewing.