Adopt-A-Highway

Denise Erenstone denisek9@gmail.com

Clean up debris along Highway 86 three times a year.

 

Arbor Day

Judy Shea jshea@northnet.org

Attend Lake Placid Tree Board's celebration on Arbor Day

to help package seedlings which will be given to all who attend.

 

Brewster Peninsula Trails

Barry Fitz-James bfitzjam@aol.com

In conjunction with DEC and the Adirondack Ski Touring Council,

the Garden Club is responsible for maintaining and supplying the Brewster Peninsula trailhead with updated brochures.

There are 14 interpretive signs,

which are Garden Club responsibilities as well. 

Access to the trails is off of Saranac Avenue

just before the light at Cold Brook Plaza.

Peninsula Way, a private road,

indicates the entrance to these trails.

 

Celebrations

Carol Fox cnyfox@aol.com

Plans party(s) for members and guests.

Check Calendar tab for locations.

Elderwood Workshops with Residents

Beth McLaughlin 

bmclaughlin@elderwood.com

Members assist Elderwood residents in planting, flower arranging

and seasonal decorations at workshops during the year.

E-Mails, Website and Membership

Helen Harris  hpatrick30@hotmail.com

Send e-mails for club communications

and necessary mailings throughout the year.

Maintain Garden Club Website including

membership list.

 

Green Thumb Awards

Cherise Bixler cherisebixler@gmail.com

Faith Brown moosewood3@yahoo.com

Awards are given to residents who have made

new or outstanding gardens.

Historian and Photographer

Sally Stoerr hss3040@gmail.com

Takes pictures at Club meetings and activities.

Provides pictures/CD to publicity chair

for newspaper articles about the Garden Club.

Hospitality

Mary Bigelow bigelowmary@gmail.com

Diane Collins DianeCollins55@gmail.com

Jan Maswick lookupbean@gmail.com

Claire Thayer thayerslp@gmail.com

Greet members and guests at all events.

Provide, update, and maintain name tags in coordination with the Membership Chair.

Display garden club banner at meetings.

Assist with raffle at monthly events.

Kate Smith Garden at the Fountain

Sally Urban stusls@hotmail.com

Continuation of garden design as well

as periodic garden maintenance.

 

Lake Colby Camp Camperships

Stephanie Quinn steffjq@yahoo.com

RoseAnn Hickey roseann0127@mac.com

Camperships awarded to Lake Placid Middle School students

for a week of summer camp

at the Lake Colby DEC Environmental Camp.

 

Memorial Garden at Elderwood

Sally Stoerr hss3040@gmail.com

This garden honors deceased Club members and provides

a beautiful, restful area for residents and their guests.

It is located at Elderwood of Uihlein in Lake Placid.

Members maintain this garden weekly.

Program Committee

Anita Cooney funnydaddy@aol.com

Carol Fox cnyfox@aol.com

Plans and makes arrangements

for monthly events, lunches, and speakers.

Publicity

Dot Beatty beatty4749@roadrunner.com

Monthly column about the Garden Club events

and gardening tips in local media.

 

4th of July Parade

Claire Thayer thayerslp@gmail.com

Organize for Garden Club 

representation in annual parade.

 

Reservationist

Mary Merrill mfrances515@aol.com

Receives and maintains reservation list for each event

requiring reservations in advance.

Communicates with the event Chair and President.

Maintains a sign-in sheet at each event

and forwards to the Membership Chair or President

at the conclusion of the event.

Small Gardens Coordinator

Faith Brown moosewood3@yahoo.com

Volunteers help in local, public gardens on an informal basis.

Town Holiday Swags

Cherise Bixler cherisebixler@gmail.com

Sally Urban stusls@hotmail.com

Club members in conjunction with Lake Placid Beautification

make winter swags to decorate various areas of the Village.

 

Triangle Garden

Paula Politi papoliti26@yahoo.com

Meets monthly at 4pm at the Triangle Garden

(opposite North Elba Show Grounds)

for garden maintenance.

Bring tools and gloves.

Refreshments follow by sponsoring pubs/restaurants

after an hour of work.

Village Clean-up

Tricia Garrett Griciatrout@yahoo.com

Andrea Grout androidaizg67@gmail.com

Clean-up of roads on a Saturday morning in May.

Please wear gloves.

Ways and Means

Sally Urban stusls@hotmail.com

Provides floral arrangement for monthly meeting.

In charge of all raffles.

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