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Committees

The programs and activities of the Northfield Garden Club are accomplished through the hard work of several committees. There currently are eight committees authorized by the Board of Directors. The committees are organized and staffed by garden club member-volunteers.


Bridge Square Committee:

This group is in charge of maintaining the plantings of Bridge Square in downtown Northfield. This beautification work continues throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Northfield Area Garden Tour Committee:

This tour of local gardens, one of the major fund-raising events of the Garden Club, is open to the public. This committee organizes, advertises and hosts the two-day event, which is held each June.  Proceeds from the tour go to support the grants program and other charitable activities of the Garden Club.

Meals on Wheels Committee:
This committee provides meals to shut-ins in the Northfield area throughout the year.

Membership Committee:

This committee is charged with developing strategies to increase the club's membership.

Pergola Committee

This group is in charge of maintaining the plantings of the Pergola area in Riverside Park along the Canon River in Northfield. This beautification work continues throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Plant Sale Committee:

This committee organizes and staffs the annual plant sale, one of the major fund-raising events of the Garden Club. The plant sale is held each May in Bridge Square in downtown Northfield. Proceeds from the plant sale go to support the grants program and other charitable activities of the Garden Club.

Program Planning Committee:
This committee arranges the programs for the monthly meetings of the Garden Club. Members of this committee serve as lead hosts for each of the monthly meetings and chairs the meeting committee.
            
Work Crew:
These volunteers receive an email whenever work needs to be done in one of the parks or public areas overseen by the Garden Club. Participants come to help when they can.







Photo: Tallman

Gray-headed Coneflower
(Ratibida pinnata)

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