Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6:45 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 3717 W. Main St. in McHenry unless otherwise noted.
2018 Programs January 18 – Business meeting. Hostesses: Marita Sension & Pat Leught Hospice Flowers: Traudl Koeberlein
February 15 – Speaker: Andy Klink (Composting at Midwest Organics & Recycling) Hostesses: Wanda Comin & Katie Granahan Hospice Flowers: Laurel Mayer & Edyta Greczek
SPECIAL EVENT – February 23 – Centegra Health Strong Women at D’Andres Banquets
March 15 – Speaker: Prairieland Disposal Company (Recycling & Food Organics) Hostesses: Debbie Hoffman & _______________ Hospice Flowers: Jane Thomas & Cathy Klink
SPECIAL EVENT – March 25 – April 7 Spring Flower Show at Macy’s, Downtown Chicago. Group will go on the train if anyone is interested. ??
SPECIAL EVENT – April 7 – MCC Gardenfest 7:30 am to 4 pm
April 19 – Speaker: Andrew Zeiger, Lost Valley Visitors Center (Frogs of McHenry County) Hostesses: Holly Bauernsmith & Connie Nelson Hospice Flowers: Wanda Comein & Gina Dunkley
SPECIAL EVENTS – Tuesday, April 24 – Spring Flower Show at McHenry West Campus Friday, April 27 – Arbor Day at McHenry City Hall April 29 – Ladies Spring Tea – McHenry Country Club. Noon to 4pm.
May 17 – Meeting at Jean & Vern Schillers’ garage. (Make a sign for your own Garden) Materials will be provided. Please RSVP if you are attending. Hostesses: Jean Schiller & Jackie Huber Hospice Flowers: Sandi Kelly & Holly Bauernsmith
June 21 – Meeting at Traudl & Freidl Koeberlein’s House. Speaker Joyce Matuszewich (What it means to become a Master Gardener) Also Rene will give a short presentation about the upcoming McHenry County Fair. Hostesses: Jane Thomas & Diane Boedecker Hospice Flowers: Edyta Greczek & Pat Schaefer
SPECIAL EVENT – June 24 – Peterson Farm Day
July 19 – Summer Picnic at Pat Leucht’s Home Hostesses: Pot Luck … BRING A DISH TO PASS Hospice Flowers: Dorothy Kowalczyk & Maureen Andrews
SPECIAL EVENT – July 14, Saturday 9:00 am – 7 pm – University of Illinois Extension’s Master Gardeners Annual Garden Walk. Walk includes Four of our very own Member’s Gardens!!!
August 16 – Meeting at the Home of Maureen & Rob Andrews House. View the beautiful garden & assemble your own Pizza. Hostesses: Eileen Lane & Pat Dicker Hospice Flowers: Debbie Hoffman & Jackie Homa
SPECIAL EVENT – August 2nd – 5th – McHenry County Fair
SPECIAL EVENT – September 9 – Sunday – Schiller’s Farm – Fall Family Potluck & Hayride
September 30 – Business Meeting Hostesses: Carol Haske & Sue Yazel Hospice Flowers: Connie Nelson & Joyce Matuszewich
SPECIAL EVENT – September 30, Sunday, McHenry County Farm Stroll
October 18 – Business Meeting Hostesses: Laurel Mayer & Edyta Greczek Hospice Flowers: Eileen Lane & Jackie Huber
November 15 – Business Meeting – Election of New Board Members (Corresponding Secretary, 2nd Vice President, & Treasurer) Hostesses: Jackie Homa & Priscilla Rutter Hospice Flowers: Marita Sension & Pat Leught
SPECIAL EVENT – November 18, Sunday, Advent Dinner, McHenry Country Club, SOTH
December 20 – Christmas Potluck Party at the home of Sandi Kelly, (Installation of New Board Members) Hospice Flowers: Priscilla Rutter & Kathy Klink
All programs are subject to change.