MINUTES Lakeside Garden Guild General Members’ Meeting November 17, 2022 Sol y Luna (MSC = Motion made, Seconded and Carried) Call to Order: President Willis called the meeting to order at 11:04 a.m. Roll Call: The roll called was taken. There were 21 members present and 13 members were absent. Present at the meeting were Jan Alswager, Justine Bertram, Kenée Campo, Janet Capetillo, Vickie Christensen, Susan Cole Bainbridge, Liz Durham, Connie Hayes, Lucille Johnstone, Janine Kirkland, Leslie Martin, Di Anne Maczko, Joyce McNiven, Bonnie Newman, Margaret Quinn, Cathy Sheehan, Merelyn Shore, Sharon Smith, Twig Smye, Linda Williams, and Allegra Willis. Birthdays this month: Justine Bertram, Liz Durham, Leslie Martin, Joyce McNiven and Allegra Willis. Minutes: Minutes by Jan Alswager from the October General Members’ meeting were approved. (MSC) President’s Comments: President Willis welcomed the members and guests. She thanked the members for all of their work to prepare for the flower sale including making the arrangements, the artwork, Facebook postings, advertisements in the Guadalajara Reporter and more. She encouraged members to tell their friends about the sale. If we need to continue our sale additional days, we will have an opportunity at the Lake Chapala Society in early December. Treasurer’s Report: Justine Kirkland gave the financials for (date) Treasurer's Report as of November 2022. Dues collected: Total Income: General Account: Graffiti Account: Cash on Hand: Total Balance: $900.00 $900.00 $82,867.26 $2,669.61 $2,350.00 $87,886.87
COMMITTEE REPORTS Membership: Diane Maczko reported we currently have approximately 32 active members and one lifetime member. Two members were recently reinstated: Lori Lynn and Olga Spragett. She reminded members there is a limit of 40 members, so if members know people who might be interested, please invite them to a future meeting. Susan Cole Bainbridge and Alicia Merrill were presented their membership materials at today’s meeting. Susan and Alicia shared some information about themselves with the members. Liz Durham also received her membership materials; she became a member some months ago but had not received her membership materials due to COVID. Publicity: Connie has been busy advertising the flower sale by posting on Facebook, creating banners for the building, and making signs to direct people to the sale. She has also placed ads in the Guadalajara Reporter. Programs: Due to the flower show, Bonnie Newman had nothing to report for Programs. Hospitality: Sharon Smith reported that there will be a December holiday luncheon so there will not be a regular membership meeting. The January meeting will be held at home of Jan Alswager. Community Project: Justine Bertram reported that Aurora is already starting to work on our beatification community project on the Carretera. Justine is working on acquiring the mulch and plants and will inform the membership of when the work will be done so that members may volunteer their help. Webmaster: There was no information to report. Sunshine: Joyce delivered chocolates to Mary Wolf. Joyce will take a gift to Celina who recently had hip surgery. They are continuing to try to reach Melinda Layton to deliver a gift to her. Twig shared her great medical health news that she is cancer free. Floral Design Show: Cathy stated that it would be greatly appreciated if members could help set up the flower sale at the end of the meeting. She asked members to sign up for two-hour shifts for the sale on Friday if they are available. The sale is from 10-4. Christmas Luncheon: Sharon Smith reported for Beth Fluke that the Christmas Luncheon will be Wednesday, December 7 at 1:00, at D’Shanti Restaurant. Sharon and Jan Alswager will be collecting money for Beth while she is away. Old Business: There was no Old Business. New Business: Election of officers: The Guild held their election of officers. The nominations committee, Sharon Smith, Joyce McNiven and Janet Capetillo, stated that their slate recommendation was as follows: President: Bonnie Newman Vice President: Susan Cole Bainbridge Recording Secretary: Jan Alswager Corresponding Secretary: Janet Capetillo Treasurer: Janine Kirkland A motion was made to accept the slate of officers as presented by the Nominations Committee. MSC There being no more business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 11:23 am.
MINUTES October 20, 2022, 11:00 a.m. Lakeside Garden Guild General Members’ Meeting Sol y Luna, Ajijic (MSC = Motion made, Seconded and Carried) Present: Justine Bertram, Vickie Christensen, Susan Cole Bainbridge, Celina Haramis, Connie Hayes, Lucille Johnstone, Janine Kirkland, Leslie Martin, Di Anne Maczko, Joyce McNiven, Bonnie Newman, Jan Quarton, Margaret Quinn, Cathy Sheehan, Merelyn Shore, Allegra Willis. Zoom Attendees: Jan Alswager. Treasurer’s Report: The Treasurer’s report for September was presented by Janine Kirkland and approved. MSC General Account ....................................................82,360.68 Graffiti Account .......................................................2,656.47 Cash on Hand ..........................................................1,450.00 Total ...................................86,619.15 Call to Order: President Willis called the meeting to order at 11:00 a.m. Roll Call: The roll call was called. Minutes: Minutes from the September General Members’ meeting were approved. (MSC) President’s Comments: President Willis welcomed the members and guests.
COMMITTEE REPORTS Membership: Diane Maczko reported that Lucille Johnstone officially became a member at today’s meeting and Lucille introduced herself to the members. DiAnne shared that this is Susan Cole Bainbridge’s third meeting, and she will receive her membership information at the next meeting. Alicia Merrill is a prospective member but was unable to attend the meeting today. She needs to attend one more meeting to be eligible to become a member. Kenée Campo was unable to attend but wanted to sponsor Dee Karr, who attended the meeting. Connie Hayes introduced her to the members. Publicity: Connie reported that she is ready to put ads in the local papers when we have the dates finalized for the floral sale. She will post on Facebook and make posters to hang around town. Programs: This was discussed as part of the Floral Design Show (below). Hospitality: The November meeting will be held at Cathy Sheehan’s home. Community Project: Justine Bertram stated there was no new information to report. She is waiting to hear back from Aurora Michel. Webmaster: No report was given. Sunshine: Vicki Christensen reported she is trying to get flowers to Melinda Layton, former Guild member, who was in the hospital but has been unable to contact her. She asked for input from members so that Vickie can get flowers to Melinda. Floral Design Sale: President Willis proposed that the Guild have an independent floral sale event and advertise it in the local paper, rather than joining other groups’ functions. The group discussed this and agreed this was a good option. The event will be held at Sol y Luna. Allegra will contact them to make sure the date is available, and they are agreeable to hosting the event. It was also decided to keep the floral sale at LCS in early December to sell what is left, as previously discussed. Members shared what they have been doing to make their designs, how many they have completed, etc. Ideas were exchanged regarding where to find supplies and other resources. Some members brought supplies to complete the arrangements they were working on. The date for the show will be during the week so as to not compete with other planned sales and events but will be confirmed next week with Sol Y Luna. Christmas Luncheon: Beth Fluke was away. President Willis reported that the luncheon will be held December 7, at D’Shanti in West Ajijic. There will be two entrée choices, a salad, and a dessert. Drinks will also be served. Old Business: No old business was discussed. New Business: No new business was discussed. There being no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 12:05 p.m. (MSC)
Lakeside Garden Guild Meeting Date: September 15, 2022
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by President Willis at 10:30 a.m.
Present: Justine Bertram, Vickie Christensen, Connie Hayes, Joyce McNiven, Di Anne Maszko, Bonnie Newman, Margaret Quinn, Sharon Smith, Twig Smye, Lucille Johnston,and Allegra Willis. In addition Olga Spraggett, former member attended. Zoom was not available
President’s Comments: President Willis thanked members present for attending. She indicated that the business portion of the meeting would be brief in order to allow more time for today's program.
Minutes of August 2022 meeting were approved. Treasurer’s Report: Janine was out of town. Allegra reported we have approximately $82,000 pesos in the account at present.
Membership: Di Anne officially welcomed Lucille Johnstone who she sponsored as a regular member of the Guild. The two other prospective members, Susan Cole Bainbridge (Allegra Willis sponsor) and Alicia Merrell (Lezlie Martin sponsor), have been approved for membership pending their attendance at one additional meeting. Former member, Olga Spraggett, was welcomed back to the Guild. Publicity: Connie Hayes has been taking pictures at the meetings and writing captions for inclusion on the website. She will be writing some articles for the Guadalajara Reporter regarding the Holiday Arrangement Sale once the venue and dates have been set.
Programs: Bonnie Newman indicated programs for October and November will all be focused on ideas for and making the Holiday Arrangements for the Sale. Future meetings will focus on arrangements with succulents. We will work in groups of 3 or 4 per table. Bonnie encouraged members to submit several arrangements each.
For today’s meeting Bonnie brought many different dried flowers and supplies from her own collection and ones she purchased at the Flower Market to inspire members and give ideas for their holiday arrangements. It was an exciting meeting with much information sharing. Members took home supplies to work on arrangements at home. Hospitality: Sharon Smith reported programs for October will be held at Sol y Luna and the program for November will be at Cathy Sheehan’s house and she will be requesting volunteers to bring refreshments. Webmaster: No Report Sunshine: Joyce McNiven and Vickie Christensen worked on a dry flower arrangement for Leslie Martin who recently injured her leg in a fall. Community Project: Justine reported she has continued to be in touch with Aurora who indicated that she would not be available until after the 16th. In the meantime Justine will get some prices for new plants, mulch and other associated costs to refurbish an area of the ciclovia that may be addressed as a Guild project (one one with the recently installed mosaic dragon) With the information Justine will make a concrete proposal to the Board for approval. Justine also reported that Chapala Tree has a composting component to their business. Also, the Vivero del Gallo, where we met for Rosario's presentation, has bags of their own prepared soil for sale that appears to be rich a loamy. Floral Design-Cathy Sheehan was away. All Guild members are expected to contribute at least two arrangements for the Holiday Sale, hopefully more. Tentative dates for the Holiday Arrangement sale include the ASA sale at Garden of Dreams (November 12), the LCS holiday sale (Dec 2-3) and La Huerta Sale (Dec 8-10). Christmas Luncheon: Beth Fluke was away. She is working on finalizing the details with D’Shanti where the Luncheon will be held on Wednesday Dec. 7.
MINUTES Lakeside Garden Guild Board of Directors’ Meeting Date: Aug 4, 2022 (MSC = Motion made, Seconded and Carried)
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 11:07 a.m. by President Willis.
Present: Janet Capetillo, Cathy Sheehan, Justine Bertram, Sharon Smith, Bonnie Newman, Allegra Willis and Jan Alswager via zoom.
President’s Comments: President Willis welcomed the Board members.
Secretary’s Report: The Secretary’s report from the July 7, 2022, Board meeting was approved. MSC.
Treasurer’s Report: Janine Kirkland was unable to attend but sent a report.
General Account 81,467.23 Graffiti Account 2,624.52 Cash on Hand 960.00 Dues collected to Date 5,100.00 Expenses for July Zoom Account -1,500.00 TOTAL 88,651.75
Membership: Di Anne was away and sent a report. We have 29 members at present. Unfortunately Karen Lingo has resigned after many years as an active member. Also Melinda Layton submitted her resignation. Our 3 prospective members are on track to become full members in September and hopefully other members will be inviting friends or neighbours to future meetings so that our membership can start to grow. Membership forms can be downloaded from the website or I can send them out to members.
Publicity: Connie Hayes was away. She has done a great job at taking photos at meetings and doing write ups. Programs: Bonnie Newman discussed possible programs for the remainder of the year. The August program will be on garden design presented by Justine Bertram. Bonnie will speak to Cathy Sheehan regarding September and October as they will likely be focused on making Holiday arrangements.
Hospitality: Sharon Smith led discussion on locations for the next few meetings. It was decided that the next general meeting will be held at the Vivero El Gallo as we had in July. It is a large open area.
Community Project: Justine Bertram indicated she had a meeting this afternoon with Aurora Michele to further explore community projects of the Guild. Many members have expressed their interest in pursuing plans to refurbish the children's playground at the Ajijic Malecon.
Webmaster: Linda Hines did not attend. She has done a great job posting Connie’s meeting photos on the website. Sunshine: Neither Joyce McNiven nor Vickie Christensen could attend. Allegra mentioned that flowers had been delivered to Mary Bragg while she was ill. Sharon reported that Kari Higgings and Lucille(prospective member) had been diagnosed with Covid.
Floral Design Show: The members present had a lengthy discussion on the pros and cons of trying to have a Flower Show this year due to the contagious nature of Covid, the unpredictability, and the concerns expressed by many members. A decision was made to postpone the show till next year, possibly the spring. In its stead it was proposed we have a sale of Holiday arrangements that members can submit in order to raise funds to go for the Children’s playground equipment. Cathy Sheehan agreed to chair a committee to look into this proposal.
Christmas Luncheon: Beth Fluke was away and will resume plans for this event now that the date conflict with the flower show has been resolved. Beth will be back in town this month.
There being no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 12.05pm
Lakeside Garden Guild General Members’ Meeting Sol y Luna, 11:00 a.m., June 16, 2022
MINUTES (MSC = Motion made, Seconded and Carried)
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by President Willis at 11:01 a.m.
Roll Call: President Willis called the roll. Present at the meeting were 20 regular members, and 12 members were absent. There were four prospective members and one guest attending the meeting.
In attendance were Justine Bertram, Mary Bragg, Kenée Campo, Janet Capetillo, Vickie Christensen, Liz Durham, Connie Hayes, Janine Kirkland, Leslie Martin, Di Anne Maczko, Joyce McNiven, Margaret Quinn, Linda Rudisell-Hines, Cathy Sheehan, Sharon Smith, Linda Williams, Allegra Willis, Mary Wolf. Zoom attendees: Jan Alswager and Lori Lynn. Four prospective members and 1 guest attended.
Birthdays this month: Janet Capetillo, Bonnie Newman, Margaret Quinn, Twig Smye, Mary Wolf, and Beth Fluke.
Minutes: Minutes from the May 10, 2022, General Members’ meeting were approved. (MSC)
President’s Comments: President Willis welcomed the members guests. She stated that we would be using the microphone so it would be easier for everyone to hear each other.
President Willis asked members to introduce their guests. Di Anne Mazcko, Joyce McNiven, Allegra Willis and Leslie Martin introduced guests as prospective members. Connie brought a friend from Florida.
Treasurer’s Report: Janine Kirkland gave the financials for June 2022 General Account ...................................................80,725.95
Graffiti Account ......................................................2,600.64 Cash on Hand ............................................................960.00
Dues of $300 were collected at the meeting.
Membership: Di Anne Maczko reported we currently have 32 active members, plus one lifetime member. Three members have recently resigned: Sharron King, Barb Corol and Rosario Haro. Di Anne reminded members that if they want to bring a prospective member, she has forms she can give them, or the forms are on the website. Mary Bragg and Lori Lynn have recently been reinstated as members and Di Anne presented membership materials to Mary Bragg and will give them to Lori Lynn when she is at the next meeting.
Publicity: Connie Hayes had no information to report.
Programs: Bonnie Newman was unable to attend.
Hospitality: Sharon Smith passed around a sign-up form for hosting, flower arrangements and fruits/breads for future meetings. She asked members to consider signing up for these. The meeting was at Sol y Luna.
Community Project: Justine Bertram reported that the committee recently met to consider ideas. They are trying to contact the person that represents the city to determine their ideas and thoughts. Mary Bragg offered to help make the connection.
Webmaster: Linda Rudisell-Hines reported that everything is up to date on the website. She requested that members review their contact information on the member portion of the website and send her information if it needs to be updated. She encouraged members to provide their cell phone numbers.
Sunshine: Vickie Christensen reported that she and Joyce McNiven would be meeting soon to talk about their committee work. They have no other information to report at this time.
Floral Design Show: Cathy Sheehan reported that the committee has met and has made progress preparing for the flower show. The show will take place on December 2, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. They have found a venue that has a beautiful garden and most of the designs will be placed in the garden on a pedestal or a table. The address of the venue is 105 Constitution, in the village, at the Garden of Dreams B & B. The committee has several volunteers to work at the show, however more are needed. Members will be asked to sell 300 tickets to the event.
The theme is very general this year, “In Full Bloom.” This will make it easier for members to come up with their design.
They have decided on a new concept to raise funds since it is close to Christmas. They plan to have a workshop, prior to the show, so members can make artificial Christmas arrangements that will be available at the show for purchase.
Most real flower designs will also be available for purchase. Please consider this when deciding on your arrangement as the purchaser will need to transport the arrangement.
Holiday Luncheon: Beth Fluke is out of town and will report at a future meeting.
Program: Linda Rudisell-Hines briefly highlighted the information on the website by giving a fun oral quiz to members. She reminded members to go to the website to view the wealth of information on the site.
Following the quiz, as part of the program, was a plant exchange. Members brought a plant to exchange and shared important information regarding growing and propagation.
There being no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 12:23 p.m. (MSC)
MINUTES Lakeside Garden Guild General Members’ Meeting: May 10, 2022, 10:30 a.m. (MSC = Motion made, Seconded and Carried) Jan Alswager*, Janet Capetillo, Vickie Christensen, Liz Durham, Beth Fluke*, Connie Hayes, Kari Higgins, Sharon King, Janine Kirkland, Lori Lynn*, Leslie Martin, Di Anne, Maczko, Margaret Quinn, Cathy Sheehan, Merelyn Shore, Twig Smye, Allegra Willis, Mary Wolf *Zoom attendees Birthdays this month: Barb Carol - 1st, Karen Lingo - 22nd, Jan Quarton - 17th, Vickie Christensen, 27th. President’s Comments: President Willis welcomed the members and guests. She shared that the mask mandate for Jalisco has been lifted. Call to Order: President Willis called the meeting to order at 10:31 a.m. Roll Call: Present at the meeting were 18 regular members. Minutes: Minutes from the April 12, 2022, General Members’ meeting were approved. (MSC) Treasurer’s Report: Janine gave a review of the financials for the last two years during COVID and ending balances as of May 9, 2022. February 2020 O’Rourke Balance Regular Account Expenses May 2020 Ajijic Food Bank - $40,000 Operation Feed - $20,000 December 2020 Sunshine - $1,720 $137,210.15
November 2021 Community Project - Bridge upkeep, Paid to Justine - $4,000 April 2022 Sunshine - $220 (Karen Lingo) Income Interest on Account 2/20 - 4/22 April 2022 O’Rourke Balance Regular Account: Cash on Hand Total Balance Graffiti Account February 2020 Interest on Account 2/20 - 4/22 April 2022 $3,951.17 $79,532.55 $960.00 $80,492.55 $2,497.07 $82.35
$2,579.42 President Willis reminded members that the yearly dues are currently set at $300.
She also stated that there will be two upcoming expenses; the Guild will be pay towards Jan Alswager’s premium Zoom account so that we are able to host Zoom meetings for members who are out-of-town. The Guild is also exploring options for a new microphone and speaker system. We willbegin collecting dues at the next meeting. Members are encouraged to bring the exactamount to make it easier for the Treasurer. COMMITTEE REPORTS Publicity: Connie Hayes asked that Board Members and others stay after the meeting so that she can take updated photos of the members. Connie is also contacting Auroa Michelle who replaced Hector, our liaison to the village, who will help Justine and her committee determine the projects needed by the village of Ajijic. Membership: DiAnne Maczko reported we have currently 34 active members. She asked that members inform her if anyone needs a new name tag. If a current member is interested in sponsoring a new member, they can find the form on the website, fill it out and give it to DiAnne. Programs: Bonnie Newman arranged for Cathy Sheehan to present today. She is currently working on setting up the programs for the remainder of the year. Hospitality: The meeting today was hosted by Mary Wolf. There were no refreshments due to COVID. Community Project: Justine is away but will be getting the committee together to suggest some projects for the community. Webmaster: Linda Rudisell-Hines was not able to attend. President Willis asked that members look at their contact information on the website and give updates to Linda. Members were encouraged to share the home and cell phone numbers so that they can be contacted more easily by phone. Vickie Christensen reported she and Joyce McNiven will get together to coordinate how they will work as a team. No Sunshine items to report. Floral Design Show: Cathy Sheehan stated that the Floral Show will be held in November and would like members’ ideas about venues. The theme will be simple and basic to make it easier for members to come up with a design as we ease back into normal activities. Christmas Luncheon: Beth Fluke reported that the Christmas party will be December 8 and likely be held at Di’ Shanti restaurant. Sunshine: Old Business: The week day for the general meeting was changed back to Thursdays. The time was changed slightly to accommodate some members schedules. The Social Hour will now begin at 10:30 a.m. and the meeting will start at 11:00 a.m. Future meetings will not require mandatory masks however members are encouraged to use them if they feel more comfortable. We will resume refreshments at the meetings and the lunch at a restaurant following the meetings. A request was made that we consider restaurants with outdoor spaces. We will remain flexible regarding the meetings and make whatever changes are necessary to ensure members safety. New Business: Mary Wolf read a letter from Mary Bragg that gave an update on her housing and location. It was mentioned that creating a What’s App group for the members should be a good idea so that we could more easily communicate on a casual basis. PROGRAM: Cathy Sheehan presented the basics of flower arranging. She outlined steps from beginning the design process to completing the arrangement. She presented the members with a handout. The handout will be placed on the website. There being no more business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 11:38 a.m. (MSC)
MINUTES Lakeside Garden Guild General Members’ Meeting Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. (MSC = Motion made, Seconded and Carried)
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by President Willis at 10:32 a.m.
Roll call was taken. Present at the meeting were 19 regular members, 16 members were absent.
Birthdays this month: Alswager, Jan - 6th, Campo, Kenee - 17th, Phyllis Middleton and Linda Williams.
Minutes: There were no minutes to be approved.
President’s Comments: President Willis welcomed the members. She thanked Merelyn Shore for opening up her home for the meeting.
As this was the first meeting since the COVID pandemic the meeting was held at an outside location with masks, with no guests or refreshments. members were offered the option to attend through Zoom but no one expressed an interest. President Willis shared recent events about the Guild. The Board met a few times last year and met once in March of 2022. She indicated that there were a few changes in membership positions:
● Sue Williams resigned as President due to health concerns. Her leadership was greatly appreciated. ● Barb Carol had offered to help as Vice President but now decided to resign due to health issues. Sharon Smith will take on this responsibility. ● Jan Alswager was asked to fill the Recording secretary position assisted by Sharon Smith when Jan is unavailable. ● Celina Haramis had been in charge of the Sunshine Committee for several years. She requested to be replaced and now Joyce McNiven and Vickie Christensen will share the role.
The Board has been working to assess the situation and the desires of the members related to meeting during the pandemic. Jan drafted a guide to survey the members, Board members contacted membership to get their perspectives and Jan compiled the information. Generally, the survey indicated that members want to meet as a group at regular meetings with safety precautions and are interested in a flower show in November. Treasurer’s Report: Janine Kirkland was away and sent a brief report. President Willis reported the financials for April 12, 2022.
Cash on Hand: $ 79,776.00 Graffiti Account: $ 2,570.65 Total Balance: $ 82,346.65
It was reported that some funds were given to the food bank during the beginning of COVID. Also $4,000 pesos were given to Hector España to help pay for the re-varnishing of the pedestrian bridge.
Membership: Di Anne Mazco was away and sent a report. We currently have 35 active members since the return of Mary Bragg and Lori Lynn. The Guild has opportunities for new members and President Willis encouraged members to invite potential members to future meetings. It was universally agreed that all potential members must be fully vaccinated.
Publicity: Connie said she would be taking photos after the meeting of any member who wanted to update their photos.
Programs: Bonnie indicated she would like members to submit ideas for programs.
Hospitality: Sharon asked for a volunteer to host the May meeting. Mary Wolf offered her home.
Community Project: Justine shared a few possible ideas for a community project. She was asked to put together a committee to propose future community projects.
Webmaster: Website up to date
Sunshine: It was reported that Karen Lingo had surgery on her back and chocolates were delivered to her by Joyce.
Floral Design Show: Cathy Sheehan was unable to attend the meeting. She is again willing to coordinate the Flower Show to be done this year. She asked for volunteers to help plan the floral show. Many members would like to move forward with the show. They were encouraged to think out-of-the-box in terms of the design and structure of the show with an emphasis on providing a safe environment for members and attendees.
Christmas Luncheon: Beth Fluke is traveling; no report was given.
Program: Members took turns to give a brief overview of what has happened in their lives since we last met. They also shared comments on program and flower show thoughts. It was universally held that we should move forward with the flower show with precautions as stated above.
Several program thoughts and ideas were shared: 1.Workshops instead of demonstrations 2.Trip to the orchid show across the lake 3.Go to Jocotopec to see various flower venues 4.Include horticulture presentations 5.Workshops that could help members prepare for the flower show 6.Add horticulture/variety to the programs 7.Cathy could do workshops to help prepare members for the flower show 8.Mentor people to help reduce member anxiety for the flower show 9.Horticulture/landscaping 10.Echo boxes-start seedlings 11.Go to the Guadalajara Zoo and tour the gardens 12.Trip to Guadalajara to see various gardens/viveros
A discussion took place to determine the regular standing time for future Guild meetings. It was agreed that future Board meetings would take place on the 2rd Tuesday of the month and general membership meetings would take place on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
For one time only, our next meeting will not follow that schedule and will take place on May 10, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Mary Wolfe’s home. The next Board meeting will be a zoom meeting on May 3 at 10:00 with more details to follow. President Willis will determine a gift/recognition for Past President, Sue Williams.
President Willis asked for volunteers to help Cathy Sheehan organize and designthe flower show. The individuals who volunteered were Justine, Twig, Linda, Allegra and Margaret. Sharon offered to assist but not be formally part of the committee.
There being no more business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 11:58 am.