Tucson Garden Club

Projects

Tucson Garden Club Continuing Projects

2015-2017

National

Tucson Garden Club members will buy Vision of Beauty Calendars produced by NGC. This benefits NGC by putting money in their treasury and getting their name out in the community.  We also donate $68.00 a year to Penny Pines.

State

Tucson Garden Club will contribute to the AFGC Life Membership Fund. This benefits students needing help in attending college and also helps get AFGC’s name out in the community.  We also support the AFGC President's Project.

Local

Tucson Garden Club gives a scholarship locally each year. Applications are sought from students in the field of horticulture and related subjects. It benefits the students and helps get Tucson Garden Club’s name known in the community.

We give a donation of $100 to Desert Survivors every year. It benefits their workers with disabilites program and gets Tucson Garden Club’s name known in the community.

We give a donation of $100 annually to the Community Gardens of Tucson. It helps them pay part of the water bill and benefits people in the community by helping them grow their own food.

Tucson Garden Club also supports the Food Bank of Tucson. We make an annual contribution, as well as, donate staple items. Our contributions help the disadvantaged in our community.

 

Tucson Garden Club New Projects

2015-2016

National  

In keeping with the NGC’s President's theme: "Service in Action."  We plan to promote this theme which is focused on pollinators and amphibians.  These are bio-indicators, who individually and as populations, are used to monitor environmental conditions.  Chairman, Karley Fahlsing.

Regional 

The Pacific Region project is "Look to the Garden Through the Eyes of a Child-A Kaleidescope of Possibilities." Chairman, Carol Mossholder

State  The AFGC President's theme is "Peoples, Plants and Projects."  She is focusing on the Blue Star Memorial Program "Sage and Roses."  Chairman, Sheila Parcel


Local

Tucson Garden Club plans on working with the Reid Park Rose Garden as their project.  Chairman, Karley Fahlsing

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