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REMINDER: SGC Meeting on Tuesday, 02/09/16 – 10 a.m.

Come join us for  the next Sunnyvale Garden Club meeting scheduled on Tuesday, February 9th, 10AM.  The meeting will be held at the Sunnyvale Community Center, 417 E. Tripp Road.

Our membership drive starts soon, so why not bring a friend or a family member who is interested in plants, gardening, eating delicious homemade food … and socializing with wonderful people?  Our meetings are a great place for people  to meet new friends and get involved in community activities!

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Program – to BEE or NOT to BEE – Presented by Janet D. Smith – Janet presents  over 40 presentations a year for DCMGA.

Learn about native and imported bees.  Why we need them and how we can keep them.

 

REMINDER;  Please bring your items for the Valentine Bags that we will be making and delivering  to the residents of the Christian Care Center!

Hostesses:   Darlene Eberwein (Lead), Sallyann Nevins, Sylvia Carter, Sharon Kinkel, Gayle Owen,  and Helen Etheridge

Activity

  • Collect money and food for Sharing Life.
  • Make and deliver Valentine’s Bags to the residents of the Christian Care Center.


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REMINDER: SGC Meeting on Tuesday, January 12th – 10 a.m.

Happy-New-Year-2016-Fireworks-Videos-in-USAHappy New Year!  Start the year off right by attending the next Sunnyvale Garden Club meeting scheduled on Tuesday, January 12th, 10AM.  The meeting will be held at the Sunnyvale Community Center, 417 E. Tripp Road.

Program – Water-Wise Gardening – Presented by Judy Fender – DCMGA since 2000.

Covers the basics of Water Wise gardening from the planning stages, bed preparation, plant selection, and maintenance.   Following the steps presented will transform a yard to a wonderful outdoor retreat.

Hostesses: Darlene Eberwein (Lead), Sylvia Carter, Sharon Kinkel, Gayle Owen,  and Helen Etheridge

Activity – Collect money and food for Sharing Life.

Submitted by:  Martha Billman, Communications Committee


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REMINDER – SGC Christmas Luncheon/Entertainment – Tues. – 12/08/15 – 10 a.m.

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Date/Time:  Tuesday, 12/08/15

Location:     Sunnyvale Community Center
417 E. Tripp Road, Sunnyvale, Texas

The annual SGC Christmas luncheon and entertainment is scheduled for Tuesday, 12/08/15, immediately following the monthly business meeting at the Sunnyvale Community Center.  Entertainment will be provided by the Sunnyvale Middle School Student Choir.

Tickets for the luncheon must have been purchased by 11/30/15. 

Hostesses:  Nancy Keim (Lead), Joann Burroughs, Suzie Duncan, Sallyann Nevins, and Deborah Stafford

Activity – Collect money for Sharing Life.

Reminders:

  • Start seed or cuttings for March Plant Exchange.
  • Turn in any remaining Home Tour funds.

Submitted by:  Martha Billman – Communications Committee


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Annual Christmas Tour of Homes, Gift and Bake Sale

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Sunnyvale Garden Club Presents Two Great Events

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

1:00 to 6:00 p.m.

 

Annual Christmas Tour of Homes – $15

Pre-purchase your tickets from a member of Sunnyvale Garden Club or at:

  • the Sunnyvale Library,
  • The Wild Orchid Floral Design and Gift in Sunnyvale or
  • Windsor Florist in Mesquite

Or

Buy your tickets on the day of the event at the Tour Headquarters in the Sunnyvale High School Cafeteria at 222 Collins Rd, Sunnyvale, TX 75182.

Maps will be distributed on the day of the event at the Gift and Bake Sale, located in the Sunnyvale High School Cafeteria. Tickets must be presented for admission to each of the homes.

Free Admission to Holiday Gift Shop and Bake Sale

Do your Christmas shopping in Sunnyvale this year! Local arts and crafts vendors will be set up in the Sunnyvale High School.

The Holiday Gift Shop and Bake Sale will be located Tour Headquarters in the SHS Cafeteria. Community members are welcome to shop at the Gift and Bake Sale even if they don’t take the tour.

The ladies of Sunnyvale Garden Club are outstanding cooks, so come early for the best selection of holiday candies, cookies, breads, pies and cakes. Individual pieces/slices as well as full cakes/pies will be sold.

The Holiday Gift Shop will feature more than 20 vendors selling items that make great holiday gifts. Vendors will include:

 

  • Angelic Creations
  • CPM Designs
  • Creative Crafts
  • Designs by Diana
  • Girlfriends
  • Lavender Rose
  • Magical Memories
  • Momo’s Soap
  • NK Creations
  • Plexus Ambassador Rachel Doyle
  • Quirky Room
  • Scentsy
  • Stone Studio 3
  • Sylvia’s Wreaths
  • Timber Lodge Alpacas
  • Toni’s Treasures
  • ViVi’s Jewelry

 

Shoppers can buy baked items and/or gifts early and these items can be held for pickup at the end of the tour.

For up to the minute information about the tour, visit: www.thesunnyvalegardenclub.org

Many thanks to our sponsors:

Trinity Capital Bank, Christian Care Senior Living Community, Baker’s Ribs, Southern Pools, Farmers Insurance – Joe Frank, Adell Corporation, Girlfriends Boutique, Griswold Home Health, Adrian Chiropractic, Metzger Awards

For more information, visit

www.thesunnyvalegardenclub.org or www.facebook.sunnyvalegardenclub

 

Proceeds from the tour and gift/bake sale support Sunnyvale community service projects around town and youth and education projects for Sunnyvale ISD students.


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Christmas Luncheon Tickets Available Now!

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Come join our garden club family as we celebrate this very special time of the year at our annual Christmas Luncheon!  Guests are welcome.

When:   Tuesday, December 8, 2015 – 10:00 a.m.

Where:  Sunnyvale Community Center, 417 East Tripp Road, Sunnyvale, Texas

  • Tickets are $20.00 per person and includes a delicious ham and turkey dinner with all the trimmings provided by Baker’s Rib; homemade salads and desserts.
  • Entertainment will be provided by the Sunnyvale High School Varsity Women’s Choir.
  • Tickets may be purchased at the November 10th meeting.
  • Deadline to purchase tickets is Saturday, November 28th

For ticket information, please email Robin McMahan at rangerreader@hotmail.com.


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Reminder – SGC Meeting – Tues. – 11/10/15 – 10 AM

November 10, 2015 10:00 A.M.

Sunnyvale Community Center
417 E. Tripp Road, Sunnyvale, TX

Back Yard Florist – How to create holiday arrangements and decorations for Christmas using things from your garden, kitchen or grocery store, fresh or dried.christmas deco 1

Program Speaker:

C.A. Hiscock – Master Gardeners Speaker Bureau – DCMGA Speaker of year 2012

Hostesses: Jeanette Hobbs (Lead), Dorothy Bolton, Carole Duckworth, Faye Nabors & Vicki Slaton

Activity:

  • Collect money and food for Sharing Life.
  • Veterans Day Reception at Christian Care Center (2:00) – Deliver gift bags.
  • Distribute Christmas Home Tour Tickets.

REMINDERS:

  • Buy your tickets for Christmas Luncheon ($20) – Deadline is December 1st.
  • Bring toiletries for Veterans Gift Bags next month


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REMINDER – SGC Meeting – Tues. – 10/13/15 – 10 a.m.

October 13, 2015 10:00 A.M.

container-gardenSunnyvale Community Center
417 E. Tripp Road, Sunnyvale, TX

Container Gardening – The four elements of container
gardening – pots, soil, plants and time.

Program Speaker:
C.A. Hiscock – Master Gardeners Speaker Bureau – DCMGA Speaker of year 2012.

Hostesses: Meagan Skidmore (Lead), Mary Baughman, Rachel Doyle, Maud Hay & Georgeann Moss

Activity:

  • Collect money and food for Sharing Life.
  • Distribute Christmas Home Tour Tickets.

REMINDERS:

  • Buy your tickets for Christmas Luncheon ($25).
  • Bring toiletries for Veterans Gift Bags next month.
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