McMinnville Garden Club Yearbook 2011-2012
National Garden Clubs, Inc.
4401 Magnolia Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63110
2011-13, President Shirley Nicolai
Theme: "Proudly Serving Our Members and What We Can Do…Membership Communities"
Oregon State Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.
20011-13, President Garnet Ascher
Theme: “Just Imagine”
2011-13, Director Gaye Stewart
Theme: "The Garden - Nature's Palette"
McMinnville Garden Club
PO Box 386, McMinnville, OR 97128
Theme: Every Garden is a Gift
CLUB OFFICERS 2011 - 2012
President Merle Dean Feldman
Vice President Cozette Caster
Secretary Rosemary Vertgret
Treasurer Mike Stewart
2011 -2013 Committees & Leaders (coming soon)
CLUB CONTINUING SERVICE PROJECTS
We proudly present juried gardens for the public viewing and education and provide attendees with a Garden Faire
showcasing over 50 vendors in downtown for their enjoyment. Profits realized from Garden Tour ticket sales and the Garden Faire vendor fees
are used to fund all Club projects and donations.
Yamhill County Scholarship Recipients for 2010 - 2011
Aaron McLaughlin (from McMinnville), Philip Pursel (Lafayette), and Nikki Dorrell (Willamina).
Yamhill County Heritage Center
Landscape and Hardscape Improvements
Provide yearly support/Improvement of selected community locations
In June, floral contest arrangements will be created by members and placed at the McMinnville Public Library.
From April through September, a garden is selected for the
“Yard of the Month” award. Check them out at: http://mcminnvillegardenclub.org/Yardofthemonth.htm
Members provide and maintain all indoor plants at the library.
Members maintain the garden outside the front entry of Post Office.
Members provide yearly Spring clean-up of the trees and plants on Third Street.
Crafts, Christmas Parade Rakettes, Field Trips
Club provides hanging two baskets every summer on our lamp/flower pole at the entrance of Joe Dancer Park
and one on the flower pole at Cozine House, home of the McMinnville Downtown Association.
(The city is now providing the baskets at our historic lamp pole on Third Street.)
Monthly Meeting Information
Meeting Day – Third Monday of each month unless noted
Hillside Retirement Community in the “Activity Room”
at the Manor, 900 N. Hill Road, McMinnville, OR 97128
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Dessert and Beverage will be provided by hostesses (club members)
Links to other club resources: