met at Admin Building, Martinsville. David Mow
was our speaker and gave us insights on edible
mushrooms. Cindy Vogel demonstrated Winter
Sowing, seeds that can be planted now.
following Officers were present:
President Cindy Vogel
Treasurer Becky Cothran
Secretary Lynda Funk
of the Order: We had 7 new Master Gardeners
present: Carol Gillespie, Theresa Heckman, Chet
Bohannon, Rosemary Peterson, Peggy Stevens, and
Phil & Signe Nicholson
Minutes of the December meeting minutes were
sent out with the meeting notice and approved.
Motion made by Ruth Pelouch, 2nd
Treasurer’s Report: – The Treasurers Report
were sent with the meeting notice. accepted by
Tom Flatt and 2nd by Ruth Pelouch,
subject to audit.
Purdue Educator for Morgan County,
Amanda Dixon, spoke on a few of the items
happening this year;
will go for a Fall Class.
one working with children will need to get Minor
Certification. This is Online and a quiz must be
taken and passed before doing events involving
youth, even if we have done the projects in the
-Online volunteer hour reporting may be coming
Programs- Next meeting will be with Tony
Education opportunities- Spring Clinic
February 27, GardenFest Speakers March 18 & 19.
Demo Gardens- new Chairperson is Dan
Hine, he will be starting committee
meetings up soon and is asking for volunteers.
Rosalie and him gave a video report on
activities from 2015. He also presented the
MCMG Association with a plaque from the Fair
Membership – Greg Christian Updated
directory is coming soon. Please remember to
sign in each meeting.
Boys & Girls Club-Beckie McGuire reports
Boys & Girls Clubs have asked us to host
Garden Club for the summer again this year.
She has had one meeting with Bridgette and how
important our role with the children is. She
is also asking volunteers to sign up on the
sheet on the welcome table.
Downtown Mooresville Planters-Beckie has
met with town personnel and they want us back
again this year. She will be meeting soon to
plan our plantings and asking for volunteers
to sign up on the sheet on the welcome table.
Theme will try to incorporate blue & gold
Mooresville Library – Beckie reported we
will continue identifying plants on the
library grounds and asking for volunteers to
sign up on the sheet on the welcome table. We
will try to incorporate a Fall Wreath making
class this year. It will be different from the
Christmas Wreath Make & Take.
GardenFest -Melody Ziele reports things
are on schedule. She has a signup book going
around, please consider taking several spots.
Daffodils- Diane Cockerham reports we are
still working on the "daffodil path" in the
medians leading to the Link Observatory in
honor of Helen Link. We will need docents for
the weekends in April.
Parks - David Mow reports the Waverly Park
will have its Grand Opening on September 24th.
There may be opportunities for landscaping and
planting beds. More info to come.
County Fair – David reports the theme will
be Container Gardening. We can plant
containers with blue & gold plants in honor of
the bicentennial to display at the fair.
Reminder: nothing can be sold.
Meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm
member meeting at Admin Building 6:30pm March 3,
OCB meeting March 31
Respectfully Submitted, Lynda Funk, 2016