Board Meeting
Members are welcome!
Wednesday, December 5th, 9:15 am, Town Hall

Holiday Luncheon
Wednesday, December 12th, 12:00pm-2:00pm


 Calendar at a Glance

 December 5    Board Meeting, 9:15am, Town Hall
 December 11  Garden Therapy
 December 12  Holiday Luncheon – At the home of Maria Carvao 12:00pm-2:00pm

 January 9      Board Meeting, 9:15am, Town Hall
 January 16    General meeting – Glen Ticehurst - Winter landscape
 January 24    Winter Book Club I, 7:00pm at Melanie’s

 Monthly Membership Meetings
 Programs: Jennifer Prizer jennypri@aol.com 914.241.6923
 January 16th - Speaker: Glen Ticehurst from Benedict and Ticehurst, a landscape architect firm will speak
 to us about winter landscapes.
 Most Monthly Meetings start at 11:30am with a light lunch followed by our business meeting at 12 pm and a speaker at   12:15pm.

 Hospitality: Melissa Gomez mvongomez@yahoo.com 914.241.3247
 Lets celebrate 2018 at the Annual Holiday Potluck Luncheon
 Maria Carvao's Residence
 27 High Way, Chappaqua, NY
 RSVP to Me by Dec 5th
 Car Pooling is encouraged due to limited parking.
 All potluck dishes should arrive with a serving utensil (if needed) and ready to eat! Please let me know what dish you will bring   when you RSVP. Hope to see you there!

 Fundraising
 Winter Holiday and Spring Plant Sale (May 9-11)
 Contact: Christine Ruscigno cruscigno2@gmail.com 914.238.1837
 Thank you to all who participated in creating wreaths, evergreen arrangements and seasonal bow for the Holiday Wreath
 and Greens Sale. Many thanks to all who helped by completing the Pine Cone Pick Packs! A special thanks to Maria Carvao   who alone made 100 picks!

 Civic Improvement
 Emma Schifrin emmaschifrin@verizon.net 917.485.1465
 Gail Markels gail@markelsstrategies.com 917.364.4760 
 Design, plant, and maintain designated areas in New Castle to beautify green public spaces. Our efforts of town beautification   are coordinated with the Town of New Castle.

 Flower Arranging
 Mary Lynn McRee mcruglady@aol.com 914.238.8392
 Karen Scharf Kscharf5@yahoo.com 914.666.8508 
 January TBA – Creating a Tablescape Workshop
 Learn about the principles of floral design and create current arrangements for the home, flower shows, and   other Garden   Club activities. 4-6 seasonal workshops are held each year.

 Juniors
 Gwinne Porter Gwinne@msn.com 914.218.8494
 Hands-on monthly educational programs for children ages K-5 held at the Chappaqua Library. We strive to
 help children understand and relate to the natural world to provide a connection between what they do and the   impact it has   on our environment. Members can volunteer to assist with the monthly programs.

 Library Flowers
 Gwinne Porter gwinne@msn.com 914.218.8494
 Please sign up and provide a flower arrangement or houseplant for the library.
 Members volunteer to provide a flower arrangement or plant material to be displayed for a week at the   Chappaqua Library.   Please take plants/flowers to the main desk on either Sunday or Monday and pick up your arrangement the following   weekend. Please label your container.

 Flower Shows
 Pam Wright pam_wright@yahoo.com 914.242.3799

 Landscape Design and Horticulture
 Nance Greenberg nance19@optonline.net 914.218.3145
 Mark your calendar now for our January 24th Book Club meeting, 7:00pm at Melanie's. Bring your favorite tree, bird, or plant   identification book to discuss so that we can all become more knowledgeable gardeners! Explore garden design through     arranged local outings to both member and public gardens. Learn about   propagation, garden sustainability, cultivation and   conservation of flowers, trees, plants, (particularly native plant species), and issues in gardening practices.

 Garden Therapy
 Barbara Klein barbaragklein@gmail.com
 Monthly visits to the Victoria Home in Ossining to assist nursing home residents create seasonal floral   arrangements to bring   happiness into their environment. This interaction is a rewarding experience for both   member and resident. Visits generally   are approximately 60 minutes at Victoria Home. Victoria Home is located  at 25 N. Malcolm Street, Ossining, NY.
 Flower prep at Barbara’s home at 9:15 am followed by a visit to Victoria Home at 11 am.

 Membership
 There will be an evening wine and cheese meeting sometime in January. Not just for new members, but all are welcome to   come and learn more about the club. Please consider bringing a friend as well!


Please contact Gabriella Bagnato for Website and Newsleaf information.
Regular NEWSLEAF DEADLINE IS THE FRIDAY AFTER THE GENERAL MEETING
NEXT DEADLINE IS January 18th.

Email your information and pictures of events to
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