Circle information, officers & chairmen, and program/events dates for the Whipporwill 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.

Whippoorwill Circle Information:

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

Program Dates

2018

September 11 “Native Plants” by Walter Bryant, IXIA Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society

October 9 “Succulents” by Care Valleau, Clay Co. Master Gardener, President of the Garden Club of Green Cove Springs

November 13 Joint meeting with the Towhee Circle - “Coleus and Basil Breeding at UF” by Dr. David G. Clark,University of Florida professor

December 11 Christmas Party Luncheon

2019

January 8 Joint meeting with the Hummingbird Circle -“African Violets” by Sharon Gartner, President of the Heart of Jacksonville African Violet Society

February12 “Fun with Flowers” by Whippoorwill members of the GCOP Arrangers Guild

March 11 (Monday) 9:30 Joint meeting with the Towhee Circle- “Ideas for Themed Gardens” by Evie Pankok, Duval County Extension Service

April 9 Field Trip to the Butterfly Rainforest at the FL Museum of Natural History - Gainesville, FL

May 14 I Installation of Officers and End of Year Luncheon

Officers

President ....................................... Michelle Hord

First Vice President........................ Ann Lee

Second Vice President...................Donna Smith

Recording Secretary.......................Mary Ann Baugh

Treasurer ........................................Betty Murphy

Committee Chairmen

Birds and Butterflies ..............................................Carolyn Warren

Garden Center Grounds..........................................Carol Polson

Garden Center House...............................................Karen Agana

Garden Therapy.........................................................Ann Lee

Donna Smith

Horticulture............................................................... .Donna Smith

Scrapbook.................................................................. Mary Ann Baugh

Sunshine..................................................................... .Carolyn Warren

Telephone................................................................... Barbara Hull (Chair)

Dorothy Gilliland

Ways & Means……….........................................….……..Dorothy Gilliland

Betty Murphy

Youth Gardening…………….........................................…Michelle Hord

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