The Garden Club of Oak Park and River Forest will hold their annual business meeting April 11, 2018 at Cheney Mansion at noon. After the short business meeting the program will be “Neighborhood Wildlife” with Irene Flebe of the Trailside Museum.
The business to be conducted includes the election of officers, approval of the budget, and approval of changes to the By-laws. President, Susan Milojevic has sent these agenda items complete via e-mail. Please real these materials before the meeting.
The proposed slate of officers are: President: Susan Milojevic; 2nd Vice Presidents: Joan Meister & Gayle Hedlund; 3rd Vice President: Cheryl Stein.
By-law changes are aimed at simplifying the standing committee structure.
The annual budget is prepared by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer has submitted the proposed budget to members via email.
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Help Wanted: Looking for club members who would be interested in helping plan trips/study groups of interest to club members. If interested please let Sue know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Garden Club Spring Luncheon : “Afternoon in the Garden” will be held Wednesday, May 9th at the Oak Park Country Club. Along with exciting raffles, prizes, delicious food and lovely company, we will be previewing fifty of this year’s best new flowers and garden plants. Landscape designer and Master Gardener Kim Hartman will present the latest varieties proven for this area and sure to add color and beautiful diversity to our outdoor spaces. Gather your friends, create a hat and join the fun! we look forward to seeing you there.
Members will be receiving invitations in the mail in April. Click on link to go to reservation payment page.
Services for Dr. Phyllis Bowen are at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Pilgrim Church at Scoville and Lake streets in Oak Park. Dr. Bowen’s roof top vegetable garden was in the 2017 Garden Walk. Following is a nice obituary: