Prior to the meeting everyone went outside donned a hat. A video was taken of the group wishing Safety Harbor a 100th Centennial Birthday. 🎉
1. The meeting was called to order at 10:01am. A. All guests were welcomed and a big thank you to Lori, our hospitality chairman and those that brought the delicious food.
B. Everyone was thanked for participating in our underwear drive for the children at the Sheriff Youth Ranch. Tom graciously accepted the donation.
C. Secretary’s report is on the web site. Leah resigned due to health problems and we are in need of a Secretary.
D. Treasure report given by Pat, we currently have $2497.41
E. Judy reported on the membership
F. Plant Sales Report 1. A group is going to Sandy’s each Sunday, organizing, cleaning and repotting plants for the sale.
2. Each person is requested to participate by bringing atleast 5 plants, A healthy plant was demonstrated along with a name marker with a sun, part sun and shade were noted.. 3. There were sign up sheets for time to work the sale and a sign up sheet to specify what plants each person is bringing. 4. Pots and labels were available. 5. Proceeds from the Plant Sale go to Mattie Williams and to Florida Sheriff Youth Ranch
G. Garden Art for Sale at the Plant Sale 1. A sample of garden art was shown, it can be painted or leave as is to let customer decorate. 2. Proceeds go to the Club
H. Christmas Party. 12/13/17. 12:30pm at Sheriff Youth Ranch 1. All decorations will be done by our members. It is suggested several people work together on a table, (total 6 tables). 2. Kay Broderick is in charge of the decorating committee and a sign up sheet is available at the membership table.
3. The menu for the party is a variety of Hors d" Oeuvres and shrimp which are being purchased. Suggestions, we are in need of a cheese tray, quiche and desserts. Pat Gilliland has a booklet from Publix of various suggestions of cheese trays, etc. If you would like to participate, we suggest a few people get together and purchase an item. Homemade/purchased desserts are also needed. The Board is bringing a fruit tray and Pat is making a punch. I. Nessie Johnson, our speaker was introduced, Edible Plants and she concentrated her talk on the moringa tree of which she had several moringa trees for sale.
J. The plant exchange, a plant is brought in and a number is given in order that it was brought in. Numbers are called and the person chooses a plant and the exchange begins.
Everyone was invited to go to lunch at Rodies after the meeting.