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2016 June Executive Board Motions

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Administrative, Board Mtg Motions/Minutes, The Executive Board

June 2, 2016 SUMMARY OF MOTIONS:

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by David Regal and seconded by Debbie DiMaggio to accept the minutes of May 4, 2016 with a correction on the 2nd page under Unfinished Business, to insert “tentatively” for the dates of the PIN Party and Holiday Party. The motion was unanimously approved.

Motion made by Mary Stewart and seconded by Althea Llewellyn to repair the two pergola
posts at a cost of $675. Vote was unanimously in favor of this motion.

A motion was made by Dave Regal and second by Mary Stewart to increase the 4H and
Vo-Tech Scholarships this year to $300 each. The vote was unanimously in favor.

A motion was made by David Regal and seconded by Debbie DiMaggio to purchase the new microscope for $850 with the Exxon Mobil gift. The vote was unanimously in favor of this motion.

A motion was also made by David Regal and seconded by Mary Stewart to send a letter to Libby Reiss from the Board recognizing her MG volunteer hours that made receiving this grant possible. The vote was unanimously in favor.
Motion made by David Regal and seconded by Mary Stewart to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m. Vote was unanimously in favor.

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2016 October 5 Proposed MG Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Administrative, Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

Our next meeting is Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. If you will not be attending the meeting, please advise the office and the president by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.

AGENDA

7:00 PM
• Approval of Minutes from Executive Board Meeting on September 7, 2016.
(Please review prior to meeting)
• Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
• Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
• Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
• State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Dolores Batz-Culp, Dennis Lenahan

VP REPORTS:

• First VP Althea Llewellyn: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation, Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Website
• Second VP David Regal: Spring Fair, All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. to Hort Therapy
• Third VP Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party (Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
• Budget for 2016-17
• Exec Board Schedule
• Pin Party on Thursday Sept 15 and the Holiday Party on Thursday December 15.
• Hours reporting
• Committees on web
• Vote on Garden plot

NEW BUSINESS
• Community Garden Request at Terry Lou Zoo

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Revised Agenda for Executive Board meeting Setpember 7, 2016

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in Administrative, Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

This is the revised agenda for the September 7, 2016 Executive Board Meeting:

Revsed AGENDA 9/7/2016 7pm

• Approval of Minutes from Executive Board Meeting on June 1, 2016.
(Please review prior to meeting)
• Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
• Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
• Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
• State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Dolores Batz-Culp, Dennis Lenahan

VP REPORTS:

• First VP Althea Llewellyn: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation, Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Website
• Second VP David Regal: Spring Fair, All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. to Hort Therapy
• Third VP Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party (Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
• Exec Board Schedule
• Pin Party on Thursday Sept 15 and the Holiday Party on Thursday December 15.
• Harvest Festival, September 25
• Hours reporting
• Committees on web

NEW BUSINESS
• Community Garden Request
• Chat room on internal website
• Garden plot at Demo Garden

The next Executive Board Meeting is Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
Please mail agenda item requests to the president no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2016 Award for Excellence

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Administrative, News and Events, The Executive Board

It is with great pleasure that the Master Gardeners Executive Board of Union County announces the 2016 Awards for Excellence:

Team Award: Rose Garden Committee
Barbara Russ
Barbara Klaus
Maria Henkel
Lan Murphy
Laurie Westra

Individual Award: Bridget Mracek-gardener of all places!!!!!

Congratulations to you all!!!!!

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September 2016 Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Administrative, News and Events, The Executive Board

Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 7, 2016, in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. If you will not be attending the meeting, please advise the office and the president by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.

AGENDA

7:00 PM
• Approval of Minutes from Executive Board Meeting on June 1, 2016.
(Please review prior to meeting)
• Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
• Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
• Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
• State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Dolores Batz-Culp, Dennis Lenahan

VP REPORTS:

• First VP Althea Llewellyn: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation, Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Website
• Second VP David Regal: Spring Fair, All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. to Hort Therapy
• Third VP Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party (Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
• Exec Board Schedule
• Pin Party on Thursday Sept 15 and the Holiday Party on Thursday December 15.
• Harvest Festival, September 25

NEW BUSINESS
• Community Garden Request
• Chat room on internal website
• Garden plot at Demo Garden

The next Executive Board Meeting is Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
Please mail agenda item requests to the president no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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Volunteer Hours

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Administrative

I cannot believe I am thinking about September already – BUT………….. I AM!!!

I need your Volunteer hours (as many as you have for this year – and previous , if you have forgotten) so that all calculations will be correct for our Pin Party on September 29th.

I will make a final call for hours at the end of August – but wanted to give you all the “heads up” that I can take them NOW!!!!  I will take whatever you have – and then at the end of August I will ask for whatever you have left that gives me totals up to the END OF AUGUST 2015.

Start sending them as soon as you can!

THANKS ALL!!

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MG Committee Communication Meeting is Feb 25, 7 pm, RCE

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Administrative, Articles by and for MG, News and Events, The Executive Board

This meeting with all Committee chairs and Executive Board held twice a year on the last
Wednesday of February and October. Everyone is invited to attend and discuss any
concerns. Contact the President, Richard Leister @ 908-790-1552 or leisterr8@verizon.net
for more information.

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Profit and Loss, Budget vs Actual, Fiscal Year 2013-14

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Administrative, Financials, The Executive Board

Sorry for the delay in posting this information.

P&LSept13toAug14Final

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Profit & Loss, Budget vs Actual, September 2013 through February 2014

Posted by on Mar 20, 2014 in Administrative, Financials, The Executive Board

Profit & Loss Budget vs Actual Sept13toFeb14

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Master Gardener Recognition Awards

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Administrative, Articles by and for MG, News and Events, Newsletters and Bulletins

I’ve posted a selection of photos for your viewing at the following location:

http://tinyurl.com/lu8qkhu

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Wesley Philo Award for Volunteer Excellence

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Administrative, News and Events

Hello Master Gardeners,

The Executive Board is currently accepting nominations for our Wesley Philo Award for Volunteer Excellence.  This award in named in honor of our first MG President, Wesley Philo. 

Please click on the link for more details about the award and the nomination process.

Wesley Philo Award For Volunteer Excellence

  Please note that nominations are due August 30 to Carol Walczuk.  The Executive Board will select this year’s awardee at the September Executive Board meeting.  The Wesley Philo Award will be presented our 25th Anniversary Pin Party on September 24.

Madeline

 

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Master Gardener Executive Board March 6 Meeting Agenda

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in Administrative, News and Events

Hello Master Gardeners,

Attached is the agenda for the March Executive Board Meeting.

MG-AGENDA March 2013 R

 

Madeline

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Master Gardener Executive Board Meeting Feb. 6

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in Administrative, News and Events, The Executive Board

Hello Master Gardeners,

Attached is the agenda for the Feb. 6 Master Gardener Executive Board Meeting.

Madeline

MG-AGENDA Feb 2013Rev

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December General Membership Meeting and Holiday Party

Posted by on Nov 26, 2012 in Administrative, News and Events, Newsletters and Bulletins

Tuesday, December 11, 7:00 pm, Presbyterian Church, 140 Mountain Ave, Westfield

All Master Gardeners and guests are cordially invited. A donation of an unwrapped gift for a child would be appreciated.    Come meet the members of the new Master Gardener Class and renew old acquaintances. The current class  traditionally hosts and organizes this event and requests that you donate a door prize.     MG’s, please bring your favorite entree or appetizer. Current class members should bring their favorite entrée or  dessert. Sloppy Joe sandwiches will be provided by the Executive Board.  Abundance and variety of food depend  upon each Master Gardener’s contribution to our Holiday Party table, so bring something yummy and let’s party!    Please RSVP if you are coming, and let Judi Laganga know what dish you are bringing, an entree or appetizer.  Reply preferably by email, to Judi at jlaganga@ucnj.orgby Thursday, December 6, or leave a message on her voice-mail at (908) 654-9854, extension 7651.

HOLIDAY TOYS Every year at the holiday party, we collect toys to donate to Saint Joseph’s Crisis Center in Elizabeth, a nonsectarian group that helps the poor and homeless of Union County. Gifts to needy children help to make their Holidays happier. In these tough economic times, toys donated by Master Gardeners may be all some children will receive. So please, remember to bring your unwrapped toys to the holiday party. (No weapons toys.)  If you cannot make the party, then drop the toys off at the office in Westfield.

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MG Board Meeting

Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in Administrative, Committees & Projects, The Executive Board

The MG Board Meeting, originally scheduled for Nov 7 at 7 pm has been postponed.  The new date for the meeting is Thursday, Nov 15, at 7 pm.

Richard Leister for Carol Walczuk

 

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Reminder

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Administrative

Just a simple reminder that ALL hours are due to me by Friday Aug 31, 2012

 

Judi

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