McMinnville Garden Club
Organized in 1926
PO Box 386, McMinnville, Oregon, USA 97128
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The club’s next meeting is JUNE 15th.
Join us for our annual installation luncheon and year end activities.
Fun is on the agenda!!!
For ticket info please contact John B.
Our meetings are the 3rd Monday of most months at Hillside's Activity Room, 900 Hillside Parkway, 9:30 AM. Join us.
2014-15 Club Officers: President Judy E., VP Betty B., Secretary Jean L., Treasurer John B.
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State and international garden events are at the OSFGC website.
NEWS RELEASE: May 4, 2015 from Maxine Kilcrease
The McMinnville Garden Club is pleased to announce the 2015 scholarship winners. These outstanding students are pursuing degrees in agriculture or horticulture or related fields at a two or four year college in Oregon beginning fall term.
· Nathan Johnson will graduate from Willamina High School and plans to attend Linn Benton Community College for two years and then transfer to Oregon State University. Nathan participates in many activities and sports, is the Willamina FFA President, farms 30 cows and their calves, works ground for hay, and builds his own farm equipment. His references describe him as having a strong work ethic and he is characterized as honorable, respectful, insightful, honest, and someone who perseveres.
· Joanna Kubes will graduate from Dayton High School and plans to attend Oregon State University to major in Agribusiness and minor in Horticulture. Joanna participates in many activities and community service events. She is the student body president and has been FFA President for two years. She helps manage and operate the school’s nursery, works at a cannery and as a tractor operator during the summer, including maintaining and repairing the tractor. Her references describe her having an outstanding work ethic, driven, intellectually curious, dependable and trustworthy.
· Alexamanda Reyes will graduate from Dayton High School and plans to attend Chemeketa Community College and major in Agricultural Science. Alexamanda volunteers in many ways. She is deeply involved in her family’s farm, Palmer Creek Nursery, from handling office and finance tasks to working with plants. She is interested hybridizing and the science of plant diseases, especially disease resistant varieties. She dreams that her work will help feed the hungry of the world. Her references describe her as a hard worker who overcomes obstacles, tenacious, kind, and artistic.
We look forward to the future accomplishments of these students and their contributions to the community. The McMinnville Garden Club has given these scholarships for more than ten years.
Everyone is encouraged to attend the 15th Annual Garden Tour and Faire on June 28, which showcases five gardens and offers plenty of shopping at the Faire. Proceeds from this event fund the scholarships.
Last updated May 2015 Web Chair: Patty