Master Gardener Meeting Minutes 5/8/2014 Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church 1601 N. San Francisco
Continuing Education Dr. Tom Kolb - Future of the Ponderosa Pine Forests in Northern Arizona
Refreshments - Susan Thompson and Sherline Alexander
Raffle – Seasoned horse manure – winner Carol Hudenko
Business Meeting – Hunter Kemmet - need volunteers for fund raising committee and monthly meeting refreshments
2015 CMGA Calendar – Debi Stalvey – need pictures by the end of July. 4x6 examples
Financial report – Linda Guarino/Crys Wells
5 new memberships
$49 last meetings raffle
$108.50 total for the month
Bank balance ~$3750.00
MG Coordinator - Hattie Braun
Designated Campus Colleague - get a UofA email, covers liability insurance, there are more perks
State Conference – There’s more information to come. It is on 10-26-14 at the Casino in Prescott
Centennial Celebration – There are two celebrations 7-24-14 and 10-4-14. Tom DeGomez will rent two vans to go to ranch on 7-24-14. 10-4-14 is at the Phoenix Zoo
Continuing Education – Ed Skiba
June – Straw Bale Gardening – Sue Madden
July - History of the Extension in Arizona - Hattie Braun or talk on butterflies
August – Mushrooms - Rachael Edelstein
September – Annual barbeque
October – Probuild/Juli Littou Building an Inexpensive Greenhouse
November - Bees Dr. Kristen Porter, NAU
December – Holiday Party
Community Markets – Andrea Guerrette
Volunteers needed – sign-up sheet on table
Volunteer Support – Crys Wells
Reminder: please wear name tag or membership card. Can provide sleeves for membership cards.
In April, 40 people reported a total of 190.25 volunteer hours and 51.5 education hours. YTD totals are 682 volunteer hours and 168.5 education hours.
MG Projects/Blog - Loni Shapiro
Presentation: coconinomgassociation.blogspot.com navigation
Report hours, change personal information, pay membership online
Pages: documents and forms. There is also a search button.
Grants for MG Projects – Deadline May 31, application on website.
Ann Eagan’s memorial is 5-18-14 at 1:00pm
We need help for Garden Tours – vegetables, low water, flowers in July. Want MG at each site. Will send out mor information from Caleen Tucker.
Next meeting: June 12, 2013 Sue Madden, Master Gardener – Straw Bale Gardening