Circle information, officers & chairmen, and program/events dates for the Towhee Circle are shown below. This circle alternates with the other circles by providing hostessing for the general club meetings. For the general club meetings go to the Events & News page. Our club officers are listed on the About Us page.

Towhee Circle Information 2018-2019

THEME: Reaching Out - Let Us Count the Ways

OBJECTIVE: Through the love of plants and wildlife and the conservation of our environment, we will learn and serve our community thus strengthening ourselves while building friendships.

MEETING: Second Monday at Garden Center

Welcome/Refreshments at 9:30 AM Meeting at 10:00 AM

OFFICERS

President ..................................................Mary Lee Lacey

First Vice President ..................................Myra Evans

Second Vice President .............................Evelyn Biles

Secretary.................................................... Kay Earhart

Treasurer ...................................................Sylvia Jameson

Chaplain……………...........................…………Robert Miller

COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN

Birds, Bees and Butterflies....................Clarice Graybrook Civic Beautification................................. Shirley Weimer

Garden Center House............................ Sylvia Jameson

Garden Center Grounds.........................Thelma Ziel

Garden Therapy………….....................……Evelyn Biles

Horticulture............................................. Sarah Bedsole

Publicity.................................................... Evelyn Biles

Scrapbook…………........................………….Shirley Burnett

Telephone................................................. Claudia Ralls

Mary Miller

Ways and Means....................................... Sarah Bedsole

Program Dates:

2018

September 10 Welcome Back Potluck Luncheon

October 8 Field Trip to Another Blooming Nursery and lunch at Sweet Sensations

November 13 (Tuesday) Joint meeting with the Whippoorwill Circle

“Coleus and Basil Breeding at the University of FL” by Dr. David G. Clark - University of Florida Professor

December 10 Christmas Luncheon

2019

January 14 “Bluebirds in Florida” by Joanne Heinrich, Florida Bluebird Society

February 11 “Growing Roses in Florida” by Wayne Myers, Jacksonville Rose Society

March 11 Joint meeting with the Whippoorwill Circle

April 8 “Keyhole Gardening” by Glenn Thigpen, Clay County Master Gardener

May 13 End of Year Potluck Luncheon and Installation of Officers (2019 - 2021)


Are you interested in joining the Towhee Circle? Contact Susan Brecht, GCOP Membership Chairman at grambrech@gmail.com or (904) 716-6998 or send email to orangeparkgc@gmail.com