Our Continuing Projects
PLANT/ YARD SALE - Chairmen: Flossie Reeves, Ruth Wilimek, Sheila Bryce and Lucille Houston
Sale will be held on February 23-24, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the home
of Lucille Houston, 3045 S Country Club Way, Tempe, AZ. Members donate
plants and yard sale items. 90 percent participation.
SCHOLARSHIPS - Chairman: LoAnn Bell
To further the study of horticulture and related subjects by making donations
to the Mary Leffler Cochran Scholarship fund at Mesa Community College.
100 percent participation.
PENNY PINES - Chairman: LoAnn Bell
The USDA Forest Service uses these donations to replant burnt or otherwise
damaged trees in conjunction with federal funds. Seedlings are replacements
of trees native to that particular area of the forest. The Forest Service gives a
Penny Pine certificate for each $68 contribution. 100 percent participation.
LIBRARY DONATIONS - Chairman: Shirley MacLellan
To continue donating gardening books to the Tempe Public Library, a project
since 1946. 100 percent participation.
PETERSEN HOUSE - Chairman: Kim Rosenlof
The Petersen House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Club
members will work with the staff at Tempe History Museum to prepare the
grounds for the annual Danish Christmas celebration. The chairman will recommend
the time schedule to the membership. 40 percent participation.
GO GREEN - Chairman: Jeanne Davis
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. The major focus will be conservation, education
and recycling. Please use your cloth bags to carry your groceries home. 100
TREES FOR TEMPE - Chairman: Josephine Vincze
Donation to City of Tempe’s program to replace community trees damaged or
lost due to storms. 100 percent participation.
CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING - Chairman: Connie Vizcarra
TGC will continue to decorate a Christmas tree at the Tempe History Museum.
40 percent participation.
TREASURES4TEACHERS - Chairman: Lucille Houston
Donations of miscellaneous items and supplies to support our local teachers
and students and at the same time, preserving our environment with items that
otherwise end up in a landfill. 80 percent participation.
SOCIAL MEDIA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE - Chairman: Kim Rosenlof
Tempe Garden Club will create new social media outlets to connect existing
members and draw new members to the club. Outlets will include Meetup,
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, etc. 40 percent participation