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CALL TO FALL CONFERENCE

Club Presidents, Garden Club Members and Guests

Please Join

President Betty Sanders

“Growing Togetherˮ

And the Board of Directors of

THE GARDEN CLUB FEDERATION OF MASSACHUSETTS, INC.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

At the

Holiday Inn – Boxborough

242 Adams Place

Boxborough, MA 01719

October 2016 Fall Conference Agenda and Registration (Printable Version click here)  

8:00 am – Registration, Continental Breakfast and Boutique Shopping

9:00 am – Call to Order – Welcome, Announcements, and Business Meeting

9:30 am – Floral Design Program (sponsored by Judges Council) will be with Gloria Freitas-Steidinger

10:15 am – Flower Show Awards Presentation

10:30 am – Breakout Session: (each registrant may choose one session)

  1. Getting Kids to Love Gardenening with Mary Ellen McCarthy

  2. Using Social Media to Build Membership with Betsy Howard

  3. Garden Therapy 201 with Lorraine Lee

11:30 am - Boutique Shopping and Socializing with Friends

12:30 pm – Luncheon

12:45 pm – State and National Awards Presentation

1:30 pm – Guest Speaker “Design-less Gardening” with Dan Jaffe from the NE Wildflower Society           

2:30 pm – Opportunity Drawing

2:45 pm – Final Credentials Report & Adjournment

 

For Boutique space contact Susanne McCance at sbmccance@verizon.net

 

For overnight accommodations please call the Boxborough Holiday Inn at (978) 263-8701

(Room rate at $109).

 

CALL TO FALL CONFERENCE

Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc.

Fall Conference Tuesday, October 25, 2016

REGISTRATION FORM

 ONE Registrant per Form Please

Name: ___________________________________________________________

 

Address: ___________________________________________________________

 

City/State/Zip: ___________________________________________________________

 

Phone & Cell: ___________________________________________________________

 

Email: ___________________________________________________________

 

Club: ___________________________________________________________

 

District: ___________________________________________________________

Breakout Session: (each registrant choose one session – please circle your choice)

1.  Getting Kids to Love Gardening  with Mary Ellen McCarthy

2.  Using Social Media to Build Membership with Betsy Howard

3.  Garden Therapy 201 with Lorraine Lee

 

Please check all that apply:

___Garden Club Member                    ___Former State President

___Club President                               ___State Life Member

___Guest                                             ___Regional Board Member   

___State Officer                                  ___National Board Member               

___State Board Member                      ___National Life Member                                          

                                                                       

Continental Breakfast:  Freshly Brewed Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee, Assorted Teas, and Breakfast Pastries.

 

Luncheon:   Butternut Squash Soup, Crispy Apple Salad with Grilled Chicken on a bed of Romaine Lettuce, Hot Bread Sticks, Apple Crisp for Dessert with Freshly Brewed Coffee & Tea

 

Vegetarian Meal available (Chef’s choice) __________________________________________________

 

Food /Medical Allergies: ________________________________________________________________

 

REGISTRATION/ LUNCHEON FEES:

$55.00 if postmarked on or before October 18, 2016

$65.00 if postmarked after October 18, 2016 or walk-in on the day of the meeting

 

Mail Check payable to GCFM, Inc. and mail to:      Betsy Howard

                                                                                    21 Hynes Lane

       SORRY NO REFUNDS                                        Harvard, MA 01451

howardbetsy@msn.com