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Club Projects

SCOTTSDALE GARDEN CLUB PROJECTS


 

Project 1

 State Life Memberships-SGC continues to achieve its goal of 100% State Life Memberships for all active members who have been in the club for two or more years.

Project Leader: Evie Campbell - 100% participation


*Project 2              

Horticulture and Design Moments-The Chair or a member provides gardening and esign tips at monthly meetings.

Project Leader: Millie Wilson - Horticulture Chair and Jen Donovan - Design Chair

*Project 3

Pennies for Pines

The Pennies for Pines jar is passed at all meetings to collect members’ loose change. Donations are used by the National Forest Service to reforest burn areas in Arizona. (100% participation)

*Project 4

Youth Gardening and Environmental Education: Woodsy Owl/Smokey Bear 

Gardening projects in elementary schools and NGC poster contest for grades 1-5.

Project Leader: Aurien Preiss

*Project 5

Membership Brochure

Members continue to distribute brochures to increase emebership and expand community awareness. 100% participation

Project 6

Hands on Garden Therapy

Weekly projects are planned for studnet participation in a special education class at a High School in a greenhouse.  Students learn soil preparation, composting, propagation, nourishment, harvesting.

Project Leader: Dawn Walter

Project 7

Hands-On Garden Therapy

Medication Recycling - Members donate unused medications for the New Birth Mexican Mission.

Project Leader: Evie Campbell

*Project 8

School Gardening - Students at Cochise Elementary School grades 1-6 plant and maintain gardens at the school campus.  Students learn soil preparation, composting, propagation, nourishment, harvesting.  AMES Garden Tools donated for this garden as a NGC project.

Project Leader: Aurien Preiss

Project 9

 Horticulture Therapy with nursing facility residents-Monthly hands on projects are planned for the residents of a Phoenix care facility.

Project Leaders: Joan Pagoda, Evie Campbell - 50% participation

Project 10

NGC Youth Container Gardening Contest

Students at a local school will plant and grow plants in a container and enter the NGC President's Project Contest "Birds-Butterflies-Bees".

Project Leader: Aurien Preiss

Project 11

Hygiene item collection for Homeless Veterans - Members will donate hygiene items for the local homeless veterans.

Project Leader: Barbara Mlnarik = 100% participation

Project 12

Recycling Glasses, hearing aids, and cell phones-Members will donate glasses, hearing aids and cell phones to the Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation.

Project Leader:  Judy Shelton - 100% participation

                            New Project

Project 13 - Mustang Library, 10101 N 90th Street, Scottsdale,  Saturday, March 25th, 12-6pm and Sunday, March 26th, 1-4pm.

Signs of Spring Standard Flower Show

Members will present a Standard Flower Show to be held at a local library/100% participation

Project Leader:  Lucy Samuels