Committees

CommitteeDescriptionChaired By
Bylaws/ProceduresOnly sits when reviews are necessary and is appointed by the BoardSylvia Swartz
ChaplainLeads the prayer at the monthly meetingsCynthia Mahoney
Civic BeautificationTeams of members maintain:
Butterfly Garden at Cape Coral Library – meets weekly except Holidays
Rose Garden at the Historical Society on Cultural Park Blvd. (Two teams, one team every Tuesday and one every Friday except Holidays
Sherie Bleiler (Butterfly Garden)
Sylvia Swartz (Rose Garden)
Civic Projects1. Habitat - annual installation of landscape at the Habitat Women’s Build home
2. Habitat – as needed attending Habitat homes to present plant to the new owner
Sherie Bleiler
Club Service AwardRecognizes a member who has performed outstanding service to the Club over an extended period of yearsJean Shields
CommunicationPreparing monthly Newsletter and emailing info to membership and posting newsletter to websiteSylvia Swartz
Community OutreachSetting up info and manning tables at local events, e.g., Farmers Market, Sunset Celebration, Burrowing Owls Festival, to encourage interest/membership in the clubGinny Huffer
Cups of CheerMonthly visits to Coral Trace Senior living facility, making small flower arrangements with residents in coffee mugs/tea cupsSue Lawson
Directory/Yearbook PreparationCompilation of the Yearbook containing information about the Club and members’ contact detailsSylvia Swartz
Flower ShowsKathy Woodlock & Sylvia Swartz
Fun With Flowers4 times a year workshops for the public making a holiday themed arrangement (Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving)Sue Lawson
Garden AngelsGardening assistance to members who are temporarily incapacitatedMidge & Max Breckenridge
Holiday PartyArranging the Club’s annual holiday party, registering members, recording payments, booking caterer, planning, games, etc.Debbie Cooper & Connie Posl
HospitalityOrganizing roster for hosts and greeters at meetings. and organization of social get togethersDebbie Cooper
HistorianScrapbook preparationJudy Lindhorst
Horticultural1. Growing plants at home for various club needs. Participating in planting parties, bromeliad prep. parties and staghorn fern mounting parties.
2. Helping with planting, labeling etc., for our annual fund raiser, March in the Park
Dona Baliotis
Marty Ward Merit AwardsCanvassing and selecting worthy recipients from local High Schools for annual monetary awardsSally Stevens
MembershipCollecting dues, maintaining roster, providing info, membership table at each meetingSusan Noble
New Member OrientationNurturing of new membersLynne Viacava
Penny for PinesIntermittent collections at club meetings to benefit the NGC Penny for Pines programLinda Powers
PhotographyMembers take turns photographing meetings/tripsCheryl Byrd
ProgramsPlanning the program and obtaining speakers for our monthly meetingsElsa Schutzman & Nora Hoover
PublicityPreparing and distributing info to local pressPat Foote
RaffleAssembling prizes for raffle, selling tickets, doing the draw and counting proceeds to give to TreasurerKim White
Special EventsArranging our monthly trips – 5 per year and annual Garden Walk/New Members’ TeaDonna Schneider, Christina Prestella, and Lois Luber
Ways and MeansOrganization of March in the Park event, our annual fundraiser, and fundraising generallySue Lawson & Mona Hawes
Website, Facebook & Social MediaMaintain Website, Facebook and Social Media presenceLillian Peterson

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