May 1, 2015 Club meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at the Descanso Library or other announced location at 4:30 pm Guests are welcome! For more information about the Descanso Garden Club and to view our meeting schedule check out our website: DESCANSO GARDEN CLUB E-NEWS PRESIDENTS MESSAGE descansogardenclub.org Welcome to the monthly edition of the Descanso Garden Club E News. Descanso Garden Club Board Kerry Forrest, President Judy Inskeep, Vice President Sherree McGinley, Treasurer Susan DeMars, Secretary Marguerite English, Webmaster Inside this issue: Treasurer’ Report 2 Secretary’s Report 2 Member Renewal Form 3 Community Service 4 June Meeting 4 May 14 Club Meeting: Hosted by Club Member Lori Hemelehle at her Guatay Mountain Nursery, 27423 Old Highway 80, Guatay. The Nursery is on the south side of the road just after the 25 mph sign as you enter Guatay. Look for prominent white fencing on the right; the next property to the east is the nursery. Lori has a large selection of native and drought resistant plants which grow well in our climate. This is always a fun visit where you can see the plants, feel and smell the plants and if you wish, buy the plants. For more info on her Nursery go to: www.sandiegonativeplants.com. She has a very nice web site with lots of photos and information. June Marks the beginning of the Descanso Garden Club fiscal year. Each year the club members are requested to renew their club membership. Out of the membership fee of $15 the club pays for the annual yearbook and club expenses. Also paid are dues to the parent organization California Garden Cubs and the Palomar District which provides services in the form of tax exemption filing status, insurance coverage and educational activities. For more information about the California Garden Clubs and Palomar district please go to their web sites at: http://californiagardenclubs.com/ http://californiagardenclubs.com/palomardistrict On page 3 of this newsletter is the Descanso Garden Club Renewal Form. Please take the time to renew now so the Treasurer can process club membership information and monies to the district and state organizations of which we are a part. Thanks for being a member of the Descanso Garden Club Page 2 May 1, 2015 Treasurers Report- Sherree McGinley DESCANSO GARDEN CLUB Treasurer’s Report For Period April 1, 2015—April 30, 2015 Beginning Operating Balance Income $3734.94 $0.00 Expenses Reimbursement, Jessup, bird feeders End Operating Balance $27.74 $3707.20 Secretary’s Report– Susan De Mars Descanso Garden Club Meeting Minutes April 9th 2015 Jennifer Ford’s Home: Begin 4:30pm Elections/Pot Luck Business- Susie Kirkwood (retired CPA) will audit the Club account for a “good standing” practice. Next month meeting is at: The Guatay Nursery with Lori Hamelehle. Palomar District Meeting is in June 29 at Balboa Park. Elections: A Nomination was made to re-elect Kerry Forrest as President and Lee Quinn, as Vice-President for 2015- 2016. Approved by all. Motion was made to re-elect Sherree McGinley as continuing Treasurer, Approved by all. Shawna Kramer was nominated for Secretary, Approved by all. Plant Sale June 6th at the Library- Please bring plants and contributions to the Library on Friday June 5, the evening before from 6:007:00 PM and 7:00 AM on Saturday Morning. The sale is from 8:00am- 2:00pm. Do not donate cactus and succulents as they do not sell and are difficult to dispose of. Meeting adjourned at 6:53pm. Descanso Garden Club Membership Dues for June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016 _ _ _ _ _ $15.00 for single member Date Joined _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ $25.00 for family _ _ _ _ _ Donation Please print your name, address, telephone number and email address below: Name Address ___________________ __________________ Telephone Number _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Email ___________________ Make check payable to Descanso Garden Club. ............................................................................. (cut along dotted line) Please mail check and form to: Descanso Garden Club P. O. Box 824 Descanso, Ca., 91916 Meetings: Second Thursday each month: 4:30 to 6 pm. Descanso Public Library Member: California Garden Club, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization Receipt for annual dues June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016 Check # _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Amount $ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Dues and Donations are tax deductible. Keep this copy for your records. Questions? email: [email protected] Page 4 May 1, 2015 ANNUAL PLANT SALE FUNDRAISER Is Saturday June 6 from 8 to 3 Now is the time to start working on your plants or contribution to the Club’s Annual Plant Sale Fund Raiser held on June 6! Please do not donate cactus and succulents as they do not sell well and are difficult to dispose of! This sale funds all our activities for the year and it is important we have a great selection. Garden Crafts such as wind chimes, bird houses, bird feeders and other garden art as well a baked goods will be a welcome addition to our plant sale. The plant sale will occur on the same day as the Friends of the Library’s Rummage Sale. We will be in the Library garden and pavilion, like we were last year. There will be no June Club meeting as the plant sale takes a lot of our time and energy. ADOPT A HIGHWAY In honor of the Annual Great American Cleanup, Club members picked up roadside trash on April 23. Though it was cold and a bit rainy we powered though and made an impact to keeping our roadside clean.
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