2010

The officers and committee members as of March 2010 were as follows:

President  Jesse Terres   1st V.P. , Programs Neil Potash
2nd V.P., Membership Brian Swetnam   3rd V.P., Plant Exchange  Joan Walker
4th V.P., Public Relations Dorothy Bice   Treasurer Joan Walker
Secretary Kathleen Beres   Field Trips Karen Anadol
Historian Francisco Romain   Newsletter Donald Sminkey
Webmaster Donald Sminkey   Hospitality Barbara Eberstein
Sunshine Barbara Eberstein    Garden Tours Kent Winterson
Plant Sale Gaye Williams      

 

Membership: In March of 2010, the BCGC had 82 families in good standing and 108 total members.

New Website: In February of 2010, Brian Swetnam, the new 2nd V.P., Membership, added the BCGC to a new networking website called meetup.com. This site has over six million users and hopefully will give the BCGC more visibility.

Field Trips:

March 1, 2010:  Philadelphia Flower Show - “Passport to the World”


22th Annual Plant Sale: The sale was held on April 24th in front of Bowie Library on Route 450, Bowie, MD.

 


Some New Officers were installed in May 2010.

President      1st V.P. , Programs  
2nd V.P., Membership     3rd V.P., Plant Exchange   
4th V.P., Public Relations     Treasurer  
Secretary     Field Trips  
Historian     Newsletter  
Webmaster     Hospitality  
Sunshine        

Adopt-A-Highway Program: Cleanups of Route 197 continued during this year. Linda Snow is now heading up this effort. Cleanup were held on March 13th, May 15th, September 11th and November 6th.


Open Garden Tours:


 

Annual Holiday Party:


 

The meeting programs for 2010 were:


  • 01/26: Bert GF Shankman demonstrated his photographic floral art. "Flowers Contain the Essence of Life".

  • 02/23: Sandra Porterfield of Patuxent Nurseries, Bowie, is a Master Gardener. She discussed "New Plants and Ideas for your Spring Garden".

  • 03/30: Jesse Smith a BCGC member and Master Gardener presented her Pruning Demonstration.





 


04/27:

05/25:

07/27:

08/31:

09/28:

10/26:

11/30:

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2011

The officers and committee members as of January 2011 were as follows:

President      1st V.P. , Programs  
2nd V.P., Membership     3rd V.P., Plant Exchange   
4th V.P., Public Relations     Treasurer  
Secretary     Field Trips  
Historian     Newsletter  
Webmaster     Hospitality  
Sunshine      Garden Tours  

 

Membership:  As of January, the club had    families and     individual members in good standing.


Field Trips:


Annual Plant Sale


Adopt-A-Highway Program:


Annual Club Picnic

The officers and committee members installed in June 2011 were as follows:

President      1st V.P. , Programs  
2nd V.P., Membership     3rd V.P., Plant Exchange   
4th V.P., Public Relations     Treasurer  
Secretary     Field Trips  
Historian     Newsletter  
Webmaster     Hospitality  
Sunshine      Garden Tours  

 


Open Garden Tours: 


Holiday Party, December 7, 2011:


The speakers for 2011 were:


The officers and committee members at the end of 2011 were as follows:

President      1st V.P. , Programs  
2nd V.P., Membership     3rd V.P., Plant Exchange   
4th V.P., Public Relations     Treasurer  
Secretary     Field Trips  
Historian     Newsletter  
Webmaster     Hospitality  
Sunshine      Garden Tours  
Plant Sale      
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Bowie-Crofton Gardener,
Nov 12, 2011, 10:31 AM