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Minutes 3-27-2013
Chichester Garden Club
03/27/2013 Meeting Minutes

Present:  Frank Curatolo, Kay Snow, John Snow, Nancy Smith, Gene Smith, Ann Davis.
Absent:  Barbara Pappas.

Business Meeting  (7:00-8:00)

1.      Membership List distributed.

2.      a.  Grange building - no other landscaping drawings submitted; discussion to follow-up when snow disappears ñ a meeting will be held at the Grange for site review and measurements.  Frank suggested that we approach local nurseries and garden centers for donations and in turn we will install a sign to acknowledge the donation.

b.  Library gardens reviewed; more action to be taken when snow leaves.  

c.  Chichester Garden Tour  - reminder  Date set:  07/20/2013, 10:00am-3:00pm; ticket price:  $10?
Review Tour progress:  Nancy reported information from Mr. & Mrs. Dickey (Gilmanton) who suggested 10-3; they charge $15 in Gilmanton but suggested us to charge $10 for first time.  Discussions re greeters @ each site and provide maps, cold water, pretzels, sign-in clipboard; balloons on each sandwich board signs; include public bathrooms on map.   Tasks assigned:  Posters, Frank; Publicity Ads, Ann; Press Releases, Ann.

Handicap accessibility was discussed; certificate of appreciation for any business supporters; 07/20 Tour, Historical Society will be last garden site, refreshments and plant sale.  Ticket proceeds will be split among partner organizations; plant sale benefits the Garden Club.  Partner organizations:  Historical Society, Heritage Commission, Town Library; Photography Club.  Also, 07/13 Member & Host Site tour - members will meet @ Carpenter Park due to activity at Library.  Host Site Info Form was reviewed; some completed & turned in.  

Partial List of Garden Tour sites:              Lucille Noel, 92 Canterbury Rd
                                                        NH Animal Farm Sanctuary, 261 Horse Corner Rd
                                                        Patricia Humphrey, 78 Garvin Hill Rd
                                                        Martha Reinhardt, 79 Horse Corner Rd
                                                        Frank Curatolo, 13 Hillview Dr
                                                        Kay & John Snow, 103 Webster Mills Rd
                                                        Nancy & Gene Smith, 73 Swiggey Brook Rd
                                                        Chichester Historical Society, 49 Main St

Other Business:    

Adjourn Time:  8:05

Important Dates

Meetings:        Apr 10 & 24; May 8 & 22; June 12 & 26; July 10 & 24
Events:         Members & Host Sites Garden Tour ñ 8am, July 13; meet at Library
July Garden Tour ñ Sat, July 20


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