DUNNVILLE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
GENERAL MEETING

GRACE UNITED CHURCH

Thursday, March 18, 2010

MEETING OPENED BY PRESIDENT JUDY JEFFERY WITH  WELCOME TO ALL AND APPROX. 25 MEMBERS IN ATTENDENCE. INTRODUCTION OF BRENDA PICKVANCE OF WHISPERING GARDENS IN CAISTOR CENTRE WHO SPOKE ON ATTRACTING BIRDS, BEE’S AND BUTTERFLIES.

THANK YOU EXPRESSED TO OUR SPEAKER AND INTERMISSION  HELD TO ENJOY VARIOUS TREATS AND TEA AND COFFEE SERVED. BETTY BALLANGER CONDUCTED THE WAYS AND MEANS DRAW FOR VARIOUS PLANTS AND OTHER ITEMS. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO CONTRIBUTED ITEMS. PROFIT MADE OF $37.00

SECRETARY DORIS THOMSON READ THE MINUTES OF OUR LAST MEETING IN FEBRUARY AND THESE WERE 2ND BY HELEN EDL.

MAIL DISTRIBUTED INCLUDED MARCH NEWSLETTER AND COPIES OF LAST REGULAR MEETING IN FEBRUARY.

 

CORRESPONDENCE READ;

-CORRECT DATE OF LION’S HOME SHOW IS APRIL 23RD & 24TH.

-APRIL 24TH IS ALSO THE DATE OUR ANNUAL SPRING FORUM IN FORT ERIE.

-BILL OF $80.22 FROM U.P.S. FOR PHOTO COPYING  WAS GIVEN TO TREASURER TERESA BORODYN.

-BILL OF $33.86 FROM OSPREY MEDIA (CHRONICLE) WAS GIVEN TO TREASURER TERESA BORODYN.

-TRILLIUM NEWSLETTER WAS RECEIVED AND GIVEN TO PRESIDENT JUDY JEFFERY.

-REMINDER THAT THE O.H. A. CONVENTION WILL BE HELD AUG. 13TH & 14TH IN BARRIE.

– SEEDY SATURDAY, A FREE EVENT  WILL BE HELD SATURDAY 2:00—4:00  AT THE JAMESVILLE COMMUNITY CENTRE, 209 McNAB STREET NORTH, HAMILTON SATURDAY MARCH 13TH.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT WAS GIVEN BY TERESA BORODYN  AND 2ND BY BETTY BALLANGER.

 MEMBERSHIP IS 31.

 

PRESIDENT JUDY JEFFERY EXPRESSED HER THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO VOLUNTEERED THEIR TIME. AT THE HERITAGE DAY IN LIBRARY LAST MONTH. WE RECEIVED 4 NEW MEMBERSHIPS THAT DAY.

THE PHONING COMMITTEE OF BETTY BALLANGER & KIM CHRISTOFF REQUESTED AN UPDATED PHONE LIST EACH MONTH FROM TREASURER TERESA BORODYN. PRESIDENT JUDY ALSO REMINDED ANYONE THAT IF YOU HAVE SOLD A MEMBERSHIP, PLEASE GIVE THE NAME TO TREASURER SO THEY MAY ALSO BE CALLED.

THE LION’S HOME AND GARDEN SHOW, WILL BE APRIL 23RD AND 24TH AT THE DUNNVILLE ARENA WITH KIM CHRISTOFF AND MAURA COOPER IN CHARGE. DUE TO DATE CHANGE, PLEASE SEE KIM ABOUT VOLUNTEERING.

DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON THE T-SHIRTS. PAT TAYLOR VAN NATTER REPORTED THAT SHE CAN OBTAIN 50 T-SHIRTS AT COST OF $9.66 PLUS TAX EACH, 100 AT $7.85 THERE WILL BE A ONE TIME CHARGE OF $50.00  TOTE BAGS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE AT COST OF APPROX. $2.51 PLUS TAX FOR 50 AND $2.39 FOR 100 AND ALSO DIFFERENT APRONS WHERE DISCUSSED, WITH DIFFERENT PRICES DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON EMBROIDERY OR SCREEN PRINTING AND DECIDED UPON SCREEN PRINTING.

TERESA BORODYN DISPLAYED T-SHIRTS FROM MIRROR IMAGING WITH BUTTON NECKLINE.  NOTE THAT.AT LAST MONTH’S MEETING IT WAS PASSED TO ORDER LIME GREEN T-SHIRTS.

KIM CHRISTOFF ALSO DISPLAYED A YELLOW HALF APRON WITH GLOVES THAT SHE PURCHASED FROM HOME HARDWARE  AT COST OF $5.99 AND CHECKED THAT THEY HAD AT LEAST 1,000 IN STOCK IF WE ARE INTERESTED. PRESIDENT JUDY SUGGESTED WE GET TOGETHER LATER TO DECIDE.

THE SUGGESTION BOX HAD QUESTION ABOUT CONTROL OF MOLES, VOLES AND GROUNG HOGS.  HOPE TO HAVE ANSWERS NEXT MONTH CONCERNING THIS.

THE FREE  HELP YOURSELF TABLE HAS BEEN A BIG SUCCESS, WITH DIFFERENT SEEDS , BOOKS AND VARIOUS ITEMS AVAILABLE.

MEETING ADJUORNED BY PRESIDENT JUDY JEFFERY.

NEXT EXECUTIVE MEETING WILL BE APRIL 8TH AT 7:00 AT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUILDING.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING WILL BE APRIL 15TH AT 7:00 AT GRACE UNITED CHURCH WITH SPEAKER JACK KENT OF THE POTTING SHED.

Doris Thomson, DHS Secretary

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