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Master Gardeners January Meeting

February 28, 2016



Call to Order

Meeting was called to order by Vice President Al Winkeler.

Secretary’s Report- Minutes were approved and available on line.

Treasurer’s Report- Joe Walker reported balance in our account for January is $8833.24.

MU Extension Report – Rich Hoormann is now working as our Horticulture Specialist Program Coordinator in St. Charles County Extension Office.

Committee Reports

  • Meetings- Val Mertz advised she has speakers through May. Needs ideas for more, please let her know if you have something.

  • Membership- Waneta Parmenter was absent. Mary Medina presented awards out to people who were not present at January meeting

  • Hortline- Patti Kolek not present. More to come for volunteers in March.

  • Education- Mary Medina- Dig In is Saturday February 27. Set up Friday, February 26, 2016. Come in and help if available.  She says thanks to all that are speaking at Dig In.

  • Demonstration Gardens- Mary Carey- Garden Leads Meeting March 5, 2016, Room B at 9:00 AM.

New Business

  • Meeting Facilitators- Sharon Hedges. Not present. We had two meeting facilitators to volunteer for March meeting.

  • Plants Sale – Mary Medina.  Green House plans under way. Cool Season plant sale March 12, 2016. Big Plant Sale April 30, 2016.

  • 2016 Financial Plan- Joe Walker. Still being worked on.

  • Val Mertz advised that the 2016 World Daffodil Convention will be held in St Louis in April. For more information go to their web site:

Adjournment- Al Winkeler adjourned meeting.

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