Fairfield Harbour Garden Club

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How to become a Member of the FHGC

Our garden club is open to all members of the community; not just residents of Fairfield Harbour.  If you would like to join the Fairfield Harbour Garden Club, please send an email to [email protected] requesting a membership form OR click on the COPY, PASTE, & PRINT tab and download the membership form OR come to a Garden Club meeting and join there. The membership year is July through June.  

Meetings are held monthly, the second Monday of the month, at 9:30 a.m. at the Community Center

EXCEPTIONS: 

no meetings in July & August

December - ?????


The annual dues (June through May) are $10.00 a year per household

2022-2023 FHGC OFFICERS (see MEET THE BOARD tab)

President - Susan (Soo) Klein
1st Vice President - Pam Kubik
2nd Vice President - Cheryl McAskill
Treasurer - Jan Reitzel
Assistant Treasurer - Kathy Hallquist
Secretary - Lucille Durst
Corresponding Secretary - Barbara Paulsen

FHGC Committee Chairs - 2022 - 2023

 COMMITTEE CHAIRS 2022-2023

 

Audit

Cheryl McAskill   631-2375

Barbara Paulsen 607-731-9727

 

Beacon Articles - Barbara Paulsen   607-731-9727

 

Bus Trip -   Cheryl McAskill 631-2375

Looking at: Sylvan Bird Sanctuary, Scotland Neck, NC

(96 min. Bus Ride) Then to Greenville to eat and shop. Then to Plant & See for plants to purchase


Community Center Flowerpots 

Corrine Burton 845-701-1101


Door Prizes-

Chair - Lucille Durst           634-1925

Co-Chair - Jane Haeussler  633-4561

 

FHGC Raffle Basket to be raffled off at Craft Fair (tentative date October 22, 2022)

Chair - Cheryl McAskill          631-2375

Co-Chair -  Dorothy Jones     636-1518

 

Flyer Chair - Lucille Durst- 634-1925

 

Historian/ Librarian - Kathy Trexler     540-409-7165 

 

Holiday Events: 3 Divisions

 

1)Pinecone Bird Feeders-

Kathy Fuller - 638-3981

 

2) Christmas Tree Decoration-

Jane Haeussler - 633-4561  

  

3) Parade- First Sunday in December (Dec 2022)

Sandy Riggs - 515-657-2318

Pat LePera-Manfredi - 637-4251


 

Horticulture

Master Gardener Emeritus

Audrey Von Dolln - 633-9747

 

Membership-

Chair- Carolyn Berry         315-719-5382

Co-Chair- Phyllis Godwin    229-7813


Merchandise

Chair: Jane Haeussler - 633-4561

Co-Chair: Lucille Durst - 634-1925

 

Photographer:  Barbara Paulsen 607-731-9727

 

Plant Divisions/Cottonseed Meal

Frank and Hazel Alcock - 637-2223

 

Programs-

Pam Kubik 638-5216

(List to Yearbook Committee by September’s Meeting)

 

Scholarship-

Hazel Alcock-        637-2223

Cheryl McAskill-    631-2375

Pam Kubik-           638-5216


 

Social Events- Fall Potluck, Pres. Luncheon & End of Year/Installation Brunch

Sandy Riggs -            515-657-2318

Kathy Fuller -             638-3981

Pat Lepera-Manfredi - 637-4251

 

Website-

Jean Huebner - 658-0585


 

Yard of the Month-

Carolyn Hansen - 288-4454


Yearbook-

Pam Kovaks -       802-272-0176

Lynn Stateham -   672-9171

FHGC – Committee Descriptions

FHGC Committee Chair Descriptions

 

Audit

          -Annually in July

          -Reviews Treasurer's records

          -Send Audit Report to President

 

Beacon Articles

          -Monthly-all year long

          -Write Garden Club Article for Beacon which includes

                    upcoming events and prior months activities

 

Bus Trip

          -January-April

          -Choose Gardens to Visit

          -Arranges for bus & any activities

          -Collects money for trip

          -Purchases Refreshments for Trip

          -Organizes games for Trip ride

 

Door Prizes

          -September – June

          -Purchase Door Prize for monthly meetings

          -Hands out Raffle tickets at meetings

 

FH Arts & Crafts Sale Raffle Baskets

          -September-November

          -Provide sign-up sheets at meeting for donation items for baskets

          -Solicit Gift Cards for baskets

          -Make up Baskets for Raffle

          -Sell Raffle tickets at November meeting and Crafts Fair

 

Flyers/Website

          -September thru June

          -Attend monthly Board Meeting

          -Provide Chairman with monthly Flyers to members

 

Historian/Librarian

          -All Year Long

          -Maintains binders of all Club Activities

                    including Beacon Articles, Photos & Flyers

          -Maintain Garden Club Library

Holiday Events- 3 Events:

          November & December

          1) Make Pinecone feeders to pass out in the FH Christmas Parade

          2) Decorate the Community Center Christmas Tree

          3) Organize for the Christmas Parade

 

Horticulture/Master Gardener Liaison

          -September-June

          -Botanical resource for Gardens in the FH Community

 

Membership/Yearbook

          -All Year Long

          -Maintain list of all active Membership

          -Collect Annual Dues

          -Hand out Membership Applications at monthly meetings

          -Pass out and Collect back name tags at all monthly meetings

          -Send Welcome letter to New FH Residents

          -Create and Distribute Annual Yearbook

 

Programs

          -All Year Long

          -Work with the VP to establish educational Programs, for the monthly meetings

          -Arrange a Local Garden related trip

 

Scholarship

          -March-May

          -Contact Local HS Counselors to solicit Applicants for Scholarship

          -Review applications and select a recipient

          -Present Scholarship at President's Luncheon (May)

 

Socials:

          -October, May & June

          -Organize Fall Harvest Luncheon, President's Luncheon, and

                    End of Year Breakfast Social

          -Set-up and decorate for each event

 

Spring Plant Sale (Not utilizing yet)

          -March & April-only when needed to raise funds

          -3 sub-committees:

                    Purchasing, Plant divisions, and Raffle

          -Purchase Annuals and Perennials

                    Re-pot plants into larger pots for sale

                    Collect bulbs and plant divisions from FH residents and re-pot

                    Solicit plants, trees, garden items for Raffle

          -Set-up and work plant sale and Raffle

 

Ways & Means (Merchandise Table)

          -September-June

          -Sell aprons, hats, garden gloves, kneel pads & Cottonseed Meal

                    at monthly meetings, Fall Craft Fair & Spring Plant Sale

          -Order new items as required

 

Yard of the Month

          -May- October

          -Drive through FH monthly to select Yard of the Month winner

          -Recognize Winner at monthly meetings

          -Provide photo & Article for Beacon