If you are interested in starting or joining a Garden Club near you, please contact our District Membership Chairman, Pam Braak, firstname.lastname@example.org
- District dues are $10/club and due April 1st, delinquent after October 1st.
- Please mail check payable to District II to : Melva Bowles, 2809 Oak Hill Drive, Alvardo, 76009 Questions? call 817-790-8779 or email email@example.com
- Life Memberships into District II cost $50.00. 100% of the costs goes into the District II Scholarship Fund. For a Life Membership application contact Edie Williams, Life Membership Chairman Phone: 817-421-6794 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Life Membership into the Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. cost $100.00. Life Member will receive a membership card, certificate in a presentation folder and The Lone Star Gardener magazine for life. One-half of the TGC Life Membership fee benefits the Endowment Fund and General Fund. Please send completed application form and check to TGC Life Membership Chairman, Lee Taylor, email@example.com or call 830-741-2289.
SPONSOR A NEW CLUB
Provide a sign-up sheet at local nursery, community center, anywhere people gather and follow-up with phone calls or emails. Invite anyone interested to join your club or sponsor a new club.
Condo/Retirement Club: Form a Club for those who live in apartments, condos, retirement homes or assisted living facilities. Programs on houseplants, patio gardens, container gardens, flower arranging. For older members, make special efforts to keep in touch with those who are not well or unable to attend.
Habitat for Humanity Club: A good opportunity for a club in neighborhood that is being rehabbed. programs on simple landscaping, low water use, inexpensive pass-along plants, vegetable gardening.
Internet Garden Club: Create E-newletters, twitter, blogs, Flickr, etc. to keep in touch, share gardening information, then hold a few major meeting per year with guest speakers.
Couple Clubs: Create a Club which meets in the evening and/or weekends. Programs on neighborhood landscaping projects, community gardens. Arrange separate gardening activities for children.
Brown Bag Club: Hold meetings during the lunch hour at large businesses that have meeting facility.
Church Club: Members support church through landscaping, landscape maintenance, flower arranging, interior plants, horticulture outreach to elderly or needy, youth projects, environmental consciousness, continuing education, etc.
REMEMBER: You or your Club can make donations to the District II Arbor Day Fund or Scholarship Fund. You will receive a Certificate of Appreciation at the Spring Convention. Send your donations to District II Treasurer: Melva Bowles, 2809 Oak Hill Drive, Alvardo, 76009 Questions? call 817-790-8779 or email firstname.lastname@example.org