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

2019 - 2020 FHGC Board

President CHERYL McASKILL

1st Vice President PAT WILLIAMS

2nd Vice President DONNA ROSS

Secretary SANDY RIGGS

Corresponding Secretary KATHY FULLER

Treasurer MARILYN SMITH

Asst. Treasurer PAMELA DION


 

FHGC Committee Chairs - 2018-2019

COMMITTEE CHAIRS 2019-2020

 

Audit

Donna Ross - 743-218-1522

Kathy Fuller – 638-3981

 

Beacon Articles - TBA after Sept. General Meeting

 

Bus Trip -TBA after Sept. General Meeting

 

Set Up/ Break down for all FHGC Meetings - TBA after General Meeting

 

Community Center Flower Pots 

Lynn Stateham - 672-9171

Cheryl Stevenson - 571-3342

 

Door Prizes - Lucille Durst 634-1925

 

FHGC Arts & Craft (Raffle Basket) - Mary Ellen Purhamus-

649-2727/845-464-9567  Craft Fair-November 9th

 

Flyer/Website

Sandy Riggs -515-657-2318

Jean Huebner - 658-0585

 

Garden Maids

Jean Paladini - 638-2858

 

Historian/ Librarian

Lila Gillespie – 201-406-1099

 

Holiday Event

Pine Cone Bird Feeders - Kathy Fuller 638-3981

Parade

Christmas Tree Decoration

 

Horiculture

Audrey Von Dolln - 633-9747

 

Master Gardener Liaison

Jean Paladini - 415-290-4380

 

 

Membership

Mary Elizabeth Deckert - 514-5473

Margaret Heberlein - 637-5466

Jane Moore - 637-5547

 

Merchandise/ Cottonseed Meal

Jane Haeussler - 633-4561

Lucille Durst - 634-1925

 

Photographer-

Sharon Nasutovicz

 

Programs

Pat Williams - 631-2752

 

Scholarship-

Hazel Alcock - 637-2223

Bonnie Smith - 876-7538

Marilyn Smith - 603-986-8102

 

Social Events- Fall Pot Luck, Pres. Luncheon & End of year Brunch

Pam Kubik - 638-5216

Martha McCormick- 633-2793

 

Yard of the Month

Paula Phipps - 703-618-2850

Paula Saihaiti - 808-352-3810

 

Yearbook

Jane Moore - 637-5547

Lynn Stateham- 672-9171

 

FHGC – Committee 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 month’s activities

 

Bus Trip

·       January – April

·       Chooses Gardens to Visit

·       Arranges for bus & any activities

·       Collects money for trip

·       Purchases refreshments for trip

·       Organizes games for trip ride

 

Door Prizes

·       September thru June

·       Purchases Door Prize for monthly meetings

·       Hands out raffle tickets at meetings

 

Fall Bulb Sale

·       October – November

·       Provide sign-up sheets at meeting

·       Distribute bulbs & collects money

·       Sell bulbs at FH Craft Fair

 

FH Arts & Crafts Sale Raffle Baskets

·       September – November

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

·       Purchase any other 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 information for monthly flyers to members

 

Garden Maids 

·       All Year Long

·       Twice a month for one hour each – Consulation with Master Gardener &   Work Party

    

Historian/Librarian

·       All Year Long

·       Maintains binders of all club activities

     including Beacon Articles, Photos & Flyers

·       Maintain Garden Club Library

 

Holiday Events

·       November & December

·       Make pine cones to pass out at the

     FH Christmas Parade

 

Membership & Yearbook

·       All Year Long

·       Maintain list of all active members

·       Collect Annual Dues

·       Hand Out Membership Applications at

    monthly meetings

·       Pass out name tags at all monthly

     Meetings

·       Send welcome letter to new residents

·       Create and distribute annual yearbook

 

Programs

·       All Year Long

·       Work with 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 recipient

·       Present scholarship at President’s  Luncheon

 

Social

·       October, May & June

·       Organize Fall Harvest Luncheon,   President’s Luncheon, & End of Year

   Breakfast Social

·       Set-up and decorate for each event

 

Spring Home Tour

·       February – April

·       Work with New Bern Historical Society

·       Provide docents for Home for tour

 

Spring Home Tour Flowers

·       March & April

·       Provide flower arrangements for home that we provide docents -

   Includes purchasing flowers & making flower arrangements

 

Spring Plant Sale

·       March & April

·       Three sub-committees:  Purchasing Plants, Plant Divisions & Raffle

·       Purchase annuals & perennials

·       Re-pot plants into larger pots for sale

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

·       Solicit plants, trees, garden items for raffle

·       Set-up and work plant sale & raffle

 

 

Ways & Means

·       September thru 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

·       April thru December

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

·       Recognize winner at monthly meeting

·       Provide photo & article for Beacon

 

Horticulture/Master Gardener Liaison

·       September thru June

·       Botanical resource for gardens in the FH community