Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs

www.delawaregardenclubs.org

President:  Connie Raymond

111 Pennwood Drive

Dover, DE  19901

Central Atlantic Region

www.car-sgc.org

Director:  Gail Corle    

9956 William Penn Road

Imler, PA  16655

National Garden Club, Inc.

www.gardenclub.org

President: Gay Austin

4401 Magnolia Avenue

St. Louis, MO  63110

GBTS has many committees who help the organization raise funding, give back to the community, find new members and keep our members happy.  Active members are encouraged to join in on one or more of the committees and/or community projects.

Awards – Responsible for the investigation and research to ascertain if any of the club activities merit recognition and/or monetary rewards from the State, Regional and National clubs or any other organization.

 

Community Projects - Responsible for identifying, coordinating and implementing beautification and community service activities. 

 

Historian - Responsible for keeping a scrapbook of any newspaper articles, photos, etc. pertaining to the Club, keeping a copy of each year’s yearbook and keeping an historical record of all events of the Club.

 

Horticulture - Responsible for coordinating the presentation of gardening and plant tips to the general membership at the monthly meetings.

 

Hospitality - Responsible for organizing and replenishing supplies (beverages, paper goods and cutlery are provided by the club), coordinating the lunch theme and menu, hostesses and flower arrangements for each meeting and hosting the welcome table ensuring all members and guests sign in and are issued name tags.

 

Membership - Responsible for enlisting new members and distribution of the annual book to the same, maintaining membership and waiting lists, providing and maintaining membership applications and name tags. Monitors member’s attendance and coordinates  committee listing to ensure members meet the bylaw requirements for each and notifies the board of any violations.  Host a yearly New Members Tea.

 

Nominating (chairman appointed by the President) - Responsible for recruiting and preparing a list of candidates for club office’s biennial election.

 

Programs (coordinated by the Vice President) - Responsible for planning and organizing meeting presentations, confirming and following up with speakers and/or demonstrators prior to actual program.

 

Publicity - Responsible for internal and external communication that promotes GBTS news and events by writing and distributing press releases, creating and distributing fliers in a timely manner and submitting an article quarterly for the DFGC Newsletter.

 

Ways and Means - Responsible for identifying, coordinating and implementing projects, trips, and events that will raise funds for the club.

 

Website - Responsible for maintaining and updating of the club website.

 

Yearbook - Responsible for producing a yearly publication highlighting information of club activities, DFGC, CAR and NGC events and leadership and membership details.