The Safety Harbor Garden Club Meeting October 17, 2018 A. The Safety Harbor Garden Club was called to order at 10:00 am by the President, Sharen Kuckkahn.
1. Guests and new members were introduced.
2. Hospitality folks were thanked along with members for the delightful food. B. The Treasurer report was given by Pat Gilliland. The balance in our treasure is $2,861.14. C. The President stated we need a Secretary, John McGrath resigned and there was a replacement for the position, unfortunately it didn’t work out. Sharen is acting Secretary and asked for a volunteer from the general assembly. No one came forward. D. Judy Zaccaria reported we have 66 members. She is resigning this coming year the membership aspect of her job, to do the web page. It would be a co-membership position. The Board voted on changing the date of yearly membership, January 1 to December 31. Sandy Huff said “It has to be announced to the assembly and voted on the next month”. E. Giesela Bennie spoke on the Moccasin Lake Expo, the date was changed from October to November. After the meeting the date was again changed, to December. F. Leslie reported on the work for the December plant sale. A group, meeting on Sunday morning 9am until about 11am at Sandy Huffs. She reported they are cleaning and repotting the left over plants. If anyone would like to bring plants, either ready to repot or repotted, they are welcome. Leslie also gave a quick rendition of types of plants that will sell. G. The Christmas luncheon will be held at Bon Appetit in Dunedin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, starting at 11:30 am. Members pay $15.00 and Guests $25. There are 3 choices of plated menus, Chicken Piccata, Pork Chop marinated in a Teriyaki Sauce and Chargrilled Salmon in a Cucumber Dill Sauce, and dessert, a Cheesecake with Strawberries. There will be no refunds. H. The Board voted on partnering with the Rare Plant Club and other garden clubs for the yearly bus trips. I. Carol DeBoer introduced Sandy Huff who spoke on “The flowers that have scents”. J. The 50/50 drawing was held and the plant exchange implemented. K. The meeting was ended at 11:20am