BC Council of Garden Clubs Bulletin Sept. 15

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July/August 2015 Bulletin is now available!

Autumn is around the corner!

Hello and Welcome . . .

I hope everyone had a terrific summer in spite of the challenges this past summer had presented with the very hot weather, lack of rain, water restrictions and forest fire threats.

The Bulletin:
The September/October issue is out and has been sent out.  If you did not get your copy, you can download it from our website here.  Thanks to everyone who submitted articles and pictures to The Bulletin.  We looking forward to seeing more from other clubs as well.

First Ever Photo Contest:
And speaking of pictures . . . we are holding our First Ever Photo Contest.  Details can be found on our website and our Facebook Page.   There will be prizes for the three photos voted as the best submissions.  Enter by September 15 (you must be a member of a BCCGC affiliated garden club to enter.  Voting begins September 16 and is open to all to cast their votes (one per day), and the winner will be announced at the Fall Meeting of the BC Council of Garden Clubs.

Fall Meeting:
Registration forms for the Fall Meeting on October 24 are available on our website and will be mailed with the Bulletin to those clubs receiving it by Canada Post.  Early bird deadline is October4th.
And once again, you will be able to register online at EventBrite.com.

Club Events Listings:
Don’t forget that your club make advertise their upcoming events on our website by going to the Events page and entering the information in the Events Listing form.  It is super easy and listings will show up on the website immediately.

NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE:
We will be having elections at the March 2016 AGM for the positions of First Vice-President, Treasurer, Bulletin Editor and Scholarship – but before then we need a committee of at least two volunteers.  Details about the positions are given in more detail on the website on the Executive Board tab here.  If you’re interested in helping out, please email President@bcgardenclubs.com.

Is now available from our website:
The current issue can be downloaded from our website.  Copies of previous issues are also available.

Our first ever Photo Contest:
Details and entry form is available on our website as well as on our FaceBook Page.  Please check it out and share your favourite garden photo.
If you don’t entry, make sure you check it out on September 16 and vote for your favourite photo.

Fall Meeting October 24, 2015:
Don’t forget to register for our Fall Meeting.  Registration forms are available for download on our website.  Once again you will be able to register online at EventBrite.  Early Bird Deadline is October 4.
Our guest speakers will be Steve Whysall, Joshua Yu and Karen June Myskiw, and of course, we will also have our ever popular Lunch Buffet and our world famous Draw Table.  Agenda details are available on our website.
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