Monday, October 24, 2016

Durham Council Business Meeting: Nov. 1

The Durham Council of Garden Clubs will convene on Tuesday, Nov. 1 for its second business meeting of the 2016-2017 fiscal year. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the John Sprunt Hill House, 900 S. Duke St, Durham, NC 27707.

Agenda items will include President Trish Stewart (DA) will present 2016-2017 projects and the March Joint Meeting. Council Committee Chairs will present their reports.

Guest speaking will be Durham Co. Cooperative Extension Agent Cheralyn Schmidt. Cheralyn will share her vision for adding a greenhouse to the Briggs Ave. Community Garden so that she can provide non-GMO plants seedlings to gardeners in community gardens. Steve Channing from The Durham Museum of History speak about "History Groves" being placed throughout the city with garden space, benches, and history spots dedicated to persons or organizations. Council Treasurer Shelley Dekker will present an update to the Maplewood Cemetery project, as well.

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