OLD BUSINESS: Refreshments-Judy Zaccaria explained the new signup procedure. The club will use the SignUpGenius app. All members have been informed of the new procedure by email. Mullet Creek Park- Gisela Bennie encouraged members to visit the park and enjoy the beauty of the garden. She and Joe Cassie could use more help in keeping the gardens beautiful.
Florida Gardening Magazine-An article about Crone’s Cradle, Citra,FL appeared in the recent edition . Sandy Huff, a member of the club, authored the article. Great job! Sandy. The club visited Crone’s Cradle in the spring
Christmas Party- the club’s Christmas party will be on December 13,2017 at the Sheriffs Youth Ranch. This year gifts for the children at the Youth Ranch will be brought to the November Meeting. Members of the club are ask to donate socks and underwear for the children between the ages of 3-18. This includes both boys and girls. Donations should be unwrapped. Please do not wrap!!
Sheriff’s Youth Ranch- members ask for more information about the youth ranch- such as children living there, purpose of the organization, etc.
Plant Sale- Nancy McClelland talked about the plant sale scheduled for Sunday,December10,2017. The club is looking for a chairperson for the plant sale. Members were encouraged to start gathering plants for the sale. It was mentioned that the club might think about including trees with the plants since trees are often so expensive to replace in our landscaping.
September speaker:”Good Bugs and Bad Bugs”.
Business meeting adjourned at 10:30.
Program- Carol DeBoer introduced Michael Polen from Art Stone Orchids. Mr. Polen spoke about common care for the different orchid types. There were many beautiful orchids for sale.