BUSINESS MEETING INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS MEETING

Thursday, April 11, 2019

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

APRIL— Daisy

“Epitomizing childlike joy and playfulness. 

It captures the essence of spring’s happy-go lucky, forever-young attitude.”

 

APRIL - “A Tea Party Fit for Royalty”

Please feel free to wear your tea hat, gloves

and pearls and bring a tea cup and saucer

 

Hosts:  Linda Miller, Head Hostess

Debbie Braun

Chris Snyder

Madeleine Friedman

Jenny Friedman

Janet Ferguson

Carolyn Sigeti

Barbara Wetzel

 

Floral Designer:  Betty Lamacchia

Gardener’s Prayer:  Gail Scharmach

Split Club: Barbara Bart

PROGRAM: “Buffalo Style Gardens” By: Sally Cunningham

Let Sally show you gardens through new eyes as you “garden walk” with her and learn

“What is a Buffalo-Style Garden?” 

Sally’s new book, Buffalo Style Gardening, will

be available for sale and signing.

 

APRIL ACTIVITIES: Figure 8 on Website

                        Earth Day and Arbor Day at Westwood

                          Erie County Fair sign up

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BUSINESS MEETING

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

MAY – Lily

“It represents virtue, conveys sweetness and humility and

expresses purity of heart, majesty and honor.”

 

 

MAY - “Fiesta Time” - Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a taco bar. 

Suggestions:  Tortillas to be filled with shredded chicken, seasoned beef,

guacamole, and Mexican desserts (churros,

Tres Leche cupcakes, Mexican wedding cakes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hosts: Sandy Wiess, Head Hostess Liz Tedlock

Debbie Page

Chris Batkowski

Judy Staly

Pauline Bauer

Barbara Bart

 

Floral Designer: Nancy Longnecker

Gardener’s Prayer: Gail Scharmach

 Split Club: Barbara Bart

 PROGRAM: "A Gift from the Heart” Hands-on floral arrangement

By:  Dorothy Julius, LGC Member

           Bring scissors or clippers

       Pre-pay fee in advance

 

MAY ACTIVITIES: Garden Therapy

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BUSINESS MEETING

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

JUNE - Rose

“Long a symbol of love and passion. 

It signifies beauty and perfection”.

  June - “It’s Time for a Picnic”

BBQ Theme—Suggestions: potato/macaroni salad, pulled pork or

chicken, baked beans & desserts

 

Hosts:  Christel Saxon, Head Hostess

Bonnie Nowicki

Jeannette Schiffler

Margaret Senko

Lynne Ruda

Joan Siudzinski

 

Floral Designer: Peg Riexinger

Gardener’s Prayer: Gail Scharmach

 

Split Club: Barbara Bart

 

PROGRAM: “10 Creative Ideas for

Summer Entertaining”

By: Carole Melnik from A Snail’s Place

Specializing in floral design—Society of American Florists.

 

 

JUNE ACTIVITIES: Plant Sale

National Garden Week

Erie County Fair Meeting

Summer Field Trips

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BUSINESS MEETING

July, 2019

No regular business meeting

 

 

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

JULY:  Delphinium

“Symbolizes an open heart and ardent attachment. 

It also signifies a feeling of lightness and levity.”

 

JULY ACTIVITIES:  Figure 8 on Website

                                                        LGC Garden Walk                        

                                     Summer Field Trips

                                               Erie County Fair Meeting

 

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BUSINESS MEETING

August, 2019

No regular business meeting

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

AUGUST:  Gladiola

“Represents strength and moral integrity.”

 

AUGUST ACTIVITIES: Erie County Fair Design & Horticulture

              Set-up and Dismantling

       Summer Field Trips

 

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BUSINESS MEETING

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

SEPTEMBER - Aster

“It is a known talisman of love and

an enduring symbol of elegance.”

 

September - “On the Lighter Side”

Soup and Salad Bar

Suggestions: Salad, cheese, salad

dressings, olives, crockpots of soup

and breads

 

Hosts: Barbara Reinard, Head Hostess

Florence Marzec

Christine Mauro

Paul Sprada

Carol Ottaviani

Milissa Jurewicz

 

Floral Designer: Marie Nadolny

Gardener’s Prayer: Gail Scharmach

 Split Club: Barbara Bart

 

PROGRAM:  “Drying Natural Flowers”

By: Martha Johnson of Ancestral Acres

Drying flowers using naturally grown flowers from her own

gardens and fields.

Dried flowers will be available for sale.

 

Horticultural Judging

Please bring in your horticulture plants that you lovingly

grew during the summer.

 

NOTE:  If you’re interested in participating in the October hands-on workshop,

a $25.00 fee will be collected at the

September meeting. 

 

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BUSINESS MEETING

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

OCTOBER – Marigold

“Brilliant and colorful, with a late-harvest

warmth and a broad open bloom. 

Marigolds signify affection and grace.”

 

October – “Getting Ready for

Hibernation” with comfort food. 

Suggestions: chili, casseroles, mac and cheese,

cornbread, buttermilk biscuits and desserts

 

Hosts: Peggy Maile, Head Hostess

Trudy Ackerman

Janet Heinemann

Mary Ann Gramza

Dawn Brennan

Mariette Miller

Marcia Myszka

Mary Beth Blatner

 

Floral Designer: Dorothy Julius

Gardener’s Prayer: Gail Scharmach

Split Club: Barbara Bart

 

 

PROGRAM: “Decorative Wooden Signs”

By: Sandy from Inspirit

She will help you create a beautiful wooden sign for yourself or to give as

a unique gift.

$25.00 Prepayment required

 

OCTOBER ACTIVITIES: Figure 8 on Website

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BUSINESS MEETING

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

 

 FLOWER OF THE MONTH

NOVEMBER - Chrysanthemum

“Signifying optimism and happiness, they represent perfection,

used as an object of meditation and encourage a long and healthy life”

 

November – “Preparing for the Holidays”

Suggestions:  Favorite appetizers and of course

bring your favorite holiday cookies

 

 Hosts: Kathy Blenk, Head Hostess

Phyllis Besch

Mary Alice Kotansky

Eleanor Berent

Janet Hunt

Diane Irwin

 

Floral Designer: Gail Scharmarch

 Gardener’s Prayer: Gail Scharmach

Split Club: Barbara Bart

 

PROGRAM: Essential Oils and You

Homeopathic Essential Oils Workshop By:  Sharon Ashcraft

Sharon will talk about aromatherapy and the art of using essential oils. 

She will also provide us with spray mist bottles, essential oils

to make and take home, and booklets of

recipes to make on your own.

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CHRISTMAS PARTY

 

December 11, 2019

At Bobby J.’s Restaurant

Como Park Boulevard

Chktg., NY—5:30 pm

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

DECEMBER—Poinsettia 

“Symbolizing good cheer and merriment. 

This flower is a fitting tribute to December’s joyful  celebration.”

 

 

Members are asked to make a holiday arrangement of fresh or dried

flowers to be brought to our party.

Arrangements will be voted on for prizes and then

exchanged…members who bring an arrangement will go home

with an arrangement another member has made. 

It’s always a pleasure to see the creativity of  all our members!

 

DECEMBER ACTIVITIES:  Decorating Lancaster Library

      Santa at Westwood Park

 

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BUSINESS MEETING

NO MEETING IN JANUARY 

 

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH

JANUARY – Carnation

“It represents pride, beauty,

admiration & gratitude.”

JANUARY ACTIVITIES:  Figure 8 on website

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BUSINESS MEETING

February 12, 2020

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH –

February, Iris

“Iris’s three upright petals symbolize

faith, valor and wisdom.”

 

February—”Romance is in the Air” Valentine’s Day Celebration

Suggestions:  appetizers and desserts,  candles,

wine and of course chocolates.

 

Hosts: Haline Waliger, Head Hostess

Sharon Tusznio

Devin Fialkowski

Ceil Myszka

Kelly Lubey

Nancy Kelly

 

Floral Designer: Betty LaMacchia

 Gardener’s Prayer: Gail Scharmach

Split Club: Barbara Bart

 

 

PROGRAM: Community Service Project

For Valentine’s Day

By:  Milissa Jurewicz, LGC Member

 

 

*Please bring in a canned good for

St. John’s Lutheran Food Pantry

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BUSINESS MEETING

March, 2020 –

DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

FLOWER OF THE MONTH—

March, Daffodil

“Symbolizing rebirth and new

beginnings.  Daffodils represent happiness and joy.

  

Hosts:   Carol Farrar, Head Hostess

Floral Designer:  Linda Schillinger

 

Each member is asked to bring in a dish to pass for Pot Luck Dinner

 

Gardener’s Prayer: Gail Scharmach

Split Club: Barbara Bart 

PROGRAM: Installation of Officers & Awards

  

Judging of Place Settings

Members are asked to bring a place setting, glass/cup and saucer, silverware,

napkin and a miniature or a small flower  arrangement. 

Place setting and arrangement will be judged as one unit.

 

Miniature 5 inches or under in all directions,

including container.

 

Small 12” inches or under in all directions,

including container.

 

Winter / Fall

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