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Welcome To The Sand Lake Garden Club!

The mission of the Sand Lake Garden Club is to learn and provide education about gardening, houseplants
and conservation; stimulate interests in gardening; improve the appearance of the community and to promote
a spirit of friendship and cooperation among members of the Club.








(Definitions as described in SLGC By Laws)

Finance Committee: Finance/Audit - Joan Gross   

Finance Committee: This Committee shall:

(1) Study the reports of the Treasurer and advise the President of any action that should be taken to protect the financial condition of the Club.

(2) Review the financial condition and policies of the Club and recommend any steps deemed desirable to improve the financial status and operation of the Club.

(3) Audit the books each year allowing the Treasurer sufficient time to prepare the “end of the year” report for the annual meeting.

(4) Prepare the annual budget prior to November first (1) for submission by the President to the Club.


Program Committee: Ellen Dunn, Joan Gross

Program Committee: This Committee shall:

(1) Provide a varied choice of special programs of interest and value to the Club.

(2) Determine nature or type of all programs.

(3) Contract and arrange for speakers, participants or special guests.

(4) Notify the Club of all arrangements for the next meeting.


Public Relations Committee:  Becky Raymond, Joan Grusensky (FB), Guy Castine

Public Relations Committee: This Committee shall:

(1) Cause to be published, articles of interest to the public.

(2) Promote such public activities as to develop a better understanding of the Club. 

(3) Notify one (1) week in advance at least one (1) local newspaper and/or media, of each monthly meeting, emphasizing the program, speaker, or demonstration and extend an invitation to the public to attend.

(4) In the case of inclement weather members will be notified of meeting cancellation via email, posting on SLGC website or other means. 



 Hospitality Committee:  Joan Grusensky (Name Tags), Jean Chenette, (refreshments)

Hospitality Committee: This Committee shall:

(1) Prepare nametags for each

(2) Arrange for Club refreshments. Expenses to be borne by the Club.


Conservation & Preservation Committee: Joan Gross 

Conservation & Preservation Committee: This Committee shall:

(1)  Review the Cooperative Extension news bulletins and any other relevant publications and report briefly on any important features contained therein.



Horticulture Committee: Joan Gross  

 Horticulture Committee: This Committee shall:

(1) Inform members on Horticulture matters.

(2) Encourage members to bring plants to monthly meetings to share their knowledge with the membership.

(3) Inform members as to when to do their gardening projects (plant seeds, transplant perennials, do pruning, etc.).



Sunshine Committee:  Joan Gross, Janice Berryann

Sunshine Committee: This Committee shall:

(1)  Upon notification of hospitalization, illness or death of a member or their immediate family, send appropriate gifts.



Committees As Needed


Trips Committee:  Rose Dorr, Hollis McEvilly


Scholarship Committee:  Janice Berryann, Rose Dorr

Plant Sale Chairman:  

                    Raffle Committee for Plant Sale –

Community Clean up:                    
                    Triangle, AP – Cathy Welling, Connie Gatt

                    AP Post Office – Hollis McEvilly, Kim Tucci, Guy Castine, Mary Lee Kopache, Joan Grusensky
                    SL Arts Center – Janice Berryann, Mary Hall, Becky Bell, Joan Gross,

Bob Sherwood, Pat Mulligan,
                    SL Library – Joan Gross, Eileen VanOort

Holiday Party – JoanGross, Eileen VanOort, Anna Church

Web-Site -  Bill Glasser


Zoom – Cathy Welling

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