Sue called the meeting to order at the Willow Glen Community
Center. An inspiration was given.
Officer’s Reports • Secretary – The minutes were approved as read.
• Treasurer – The treasury amount was reported.
The California Garden Club District needs a representative
from our club to attend district meetings. Our club president
already attends, so this would be in addition to that. The
meetings are twice a year.
• Job Descriptions – Job descriptions exist for each job in the club.
Look online on our web site under files to review these
descriptions when thinking about volunteering for an office or
There was some discussion as to whether or not to keep the
web page. It was decided that it is very useful and more people
should avail themselves of the information on it.
We were reminded to submit expenses so they can be recorded.
The only reimbursed expenses are for supplies bought for big-
• Plant Sale -
Natalie announced that we might need a volunteer
coordinator to help Ruth. Patty B. volunteered.
We may also need a new person to head up the publicity
committee. Nan volunteered.
Plant tag information – Natalie will be sending out what
we need to put on tags going on plants for the sale.
We were reminded to start planting herbs, veggies, and
succulents, as these are always popular. We were also
reminded to start gathering up old tools, garden art, and clean
pots to sell at the sale, also. For those who can’t plant plants, or
who will not be here for the sale, money can be donated for
refreshments and supplies.
We need new signs for the sale. Pam volunteered to get a
group together to make signs.
Donations Chair – Patty C
Patty announced that she and her group have been
soliciting nurseries for donations for our raffle, etc. Not all
nurseries responded positively. She will name names! We were
reminded that when shopping at places that give us donations,
to be sure to mention the donation and thank the donor.
• Nominating Committee:
A nominating committee needs to be formed for new
committee chairs and officers.
• Program Planning Committee Chair – Pam:
Only eleven people have responded to Pam regarding
next year’s program. Get your choices in to her before the
March meeting. Pam also announced only two members have
tentatively signed up for garden tours for our June meeting. It
was mentioned that it would be nice to have a meeting where
we could just socialize. Ansilla volunteered to host a potluck
luncheon following the member garden tour.
• March Meeting: Hostess – Pat. W.
Get your check for $18 to Pat W. for lunch at Mexico Lindo
for the March luncheon following our meeting.
• Glove Sale Chair – Kathy A.
It was decided that Kathy will order more gloves for sale.
We sold about 50 pairs last year at the plant sale.
The meeting was adjourned and Nancy Garrison was
introduced for her presentation on cut flowers. A luncheon
followed at Tomato Thyme.