Volunteering Group

Volunteer Opportunities

Archives
Archives

Archives Society activity, documents etc. to Google storage. Committee Chair - Christine Marvell

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Awards Celebration
Awards Celebration

Arranges for the venue, manages logistics, dinner and teardown. Committee Chair -Jonathon Smith Set up - Beverly Parnaby Silent Auction - OPEN! Awards - OPEN!

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Earth Day Tree Planting
Earth Day Tree Planting

Arranges for the tree to be planted, venue, and ceremony. Committee Chair - Roberta Roberts

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Fall Workshop
Fall Workshop

Liaises with DG Greenhouses to arrange for member planting of fall urns. Committee Chair - Beverly Parnaby

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Fundraising
Fundraising

Creates and manages fundraising events, to ensure sufficient funds for MDHS projects and operations. Committee Co Chairs - Angela Ley & Genana Kulla

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Garden Week
Garden Week

Describe your image: Books the venues, arranges marketing, organizes workshops, library talks and other events. Committee Co Chairs - Genana Kulla & Sandra Alva

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Garden Tour
Garden Tour

Searches for and obtains gardens, marketing and publicity of the event, occasionally assists homeowners with their garden, liaison with homeowners to keep them informed and comfortable, day of tour volunteer coverage and promotion of the Society. Committee Co-Chairs - Genana Kulla & Sandra Alva

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Marketing/Communications
Marketing/Communications

Creates and prints the newsletter, yearbook, etc. to ensure members are apprised of Society events. Promotes Society events where appropriate to the public via local media and online social media including Society Facebook page and website. Committee Chair - OPEN! Yearbook, Promotions etc. - OPEN! Newsletter - Angela Ley Distribution - Nancy McKenzie MDHS Website - Rachael Ley & Ellen Luccock Social Media - Rachael Ley & Aparna Mukherjee

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Refreshments
Refreshments

Arranges refreshments for the monthly meeting break. Committee Chair - Jonathon Smith

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Member Acknowledgement
Member Acknowledgement

Sends special occasion, get well cards and memorial plants etc. to members. Committee Chair - Maureen Murphy

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Membership
Membership

Maintains an accurate membership list, collects fees, arranges for the printing and issuing of membership cards, name tags and yearbook, newsletter and email blasts. Committee Chair - Gillian Burns membershipmdhs@gmail.com

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Monthly Flower Shows
Monthly Flower Shows

Manages logistics for set up and teardown, judging, prize list etc.. Records for Awards Celebration and yearbook. Committee Chair - Margot Johnson Show Design Schedules - Roberta Roberts Show Horticultural Schedules - Barbara Smith

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Plant Sale
Plant Sale

Acquires plant materials, arranges for the venue, organizes, and sets up tables, markets to the public and members, arranges for plant digs, manages volunteers, arranges for silent auction donations if applicable etc. Committee Chair - Brenda Ley

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Photo Contest
Photo Contest

Creates the photo classes for the year, collects the entries, arranges for the judging and displaying of prize winners. Committee Chair - Angela Ley

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Seedy Saturday
Seedy Saturday

Collects & packages seeds, arranges venue, publicizes and sells seeds. Committee Co-Chairs - Barbara Smith & Elise Clement

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Spring Flower Show
Spring Flower Show

Arranges for the venue, manages logistics for set up, show operation and teardown. Selects the categories and classes. Arranges for judging, prize list etc. Records for Awards Celebration and yearbook. Committee Chair - Barbara Smith Show Schedules Design - Elise Clement & Krys Good Show Schedules Horticultural - Barbara Smith

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Spring Workshop
Spring Workshop

Liaises with Julie Speck at The Flower Shed to arrange for member planting of spring urns and/or window boxes. Committee Chair - Marion Linkert

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Social Activities
Social Activities

Organizes any excursions. Recommends and organizes social activities. Committee Chair - OPEN!

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Summer Flower Show
Summer Flower Show

Arranges for the venue, marketing, manages logistics for set up, show operation and teardown. Arranges for judging, prize list etc.. Records for Awards Celebration and yearbook. Committee Chair - Beverly Parnaby Show Schedules Design - Elise Clement & Krys Good Show Schedules Horticultural - Barbara Smith

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Sunny Mount Community Garden
Sunny Mount Community Garden

Responsible for liaison with the Town of Milton, renting of garden plots, communication with gardeners and collection of rental fees and ensures the efficient running of the community garden. Committee Chair - Grace Moore

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Volunteer Gardens
Volunteer Gardens

Volunteer Gardens: Arranges for volunteers to maintain the community gardens. Purchases seasonal materials for the gardens around town. (See below.) Committee Co Chairs - Jennifer Mirosolin & Marilyn Meyer Deborah’s Home - Beverly Parnaby

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