St. Louis Water Garden Society
Pond-O-Rama Is Just Around the Corner
Just a friendly reminder to members who don’t have their Pond-O-Rama tickets yet to:
- Pick them up at our Tuesday, June 19 membership meeting,
- Arrange for a friend to pick them up for you, or
- Send a check ($6.00 for postage and handling) with the mail order form (Click here) to SLWGS, c/o Joan Ziskind, 1064 Charolais Dr, Ballwin, MO 63011 to have them mailed to you.
See the Pond-O-Rama page to order additional tickets and get group discount information.
NOTE: Mail order forms and PayPal orders MUST be received by Monday, June 18 to allow time for delivery.
Want to learn more?
LISTEN on June 20th 11:10 AM on KTRS 550 AM Radio:
When Ginny Mueller and Carol Greminger chat with Jennifer Blome and Jon Grayson about SLWGS’ signature event , the 18th Annual Pond-O-Rama tour and the St Louis Water Garden Society!
READ about Pond-O-Rama and see our ads in:
Gateway Gardener (May & June Issues)
St Louis Home and Lifestyles Magazine
Alive Summer Events
June 19: Extend Garden Interest Into Late Summer, Fall
Jack Lane, a Missouri Botanical Garden Master Gardener since 2001, will be our speaker for the June 19th meeting. His volunteer hours for 2018 are already up to 1,806 and include the Kemper Center Gardens, Reception Desk, Speakers Bureau, St. Louis County Extension Board, St. Louis County Parks, and St. Louis University Alumni Board and Executive Advisory Board.
This meeting will be in the Beaumont Room of the Missouri Botanical Gardens Ridgway Center and is free to both members and non-members. We hope you will join us!
Proposed changes to the SLWGS Bylaws
The Board of Directors of the St Louis Water Garden Society (SLWGS), functioning as the Bylaws Committee, is presenting a series of proposed Bylaws changes and one Resolution for consideration by the SLWGS membership. (Click here)
Article X – Amendment of Bylaws states: “These Bylaws may be changed only by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of members present and voting at a regular meeting of the Society. Any proposed amendments shall be presented to the general membership by publication in the newsletter and on the website, and in writing at the general meeting prior to the meeting at which the vote is taken.”
The proposed Bylaws changes and Resolution will be available in print at the June 19, 2018 meeting, where they will be presented. They will be discussed and voted upon at the July 17, 2018 meeting.
TICKETS ARE AVAILBLE NOW AT OUR LOCAL RETAIL CENTERS AND ONLINE!
EXCITING NEW ADDITION THIS YEAR FOR THE TOUR …….
Pond-O-Rama is a self-guided driving tour. This year there are 33 fantastic water features owned and maintained by our St Louis Water Garden Society members.
This year Gwin’s Travel is offering an alternative to driving (bus tour) and a lot of fun for the day!
Saturday, June 23, 2018, Gwin’s Travel is offering a fun day starting in Kirkwood, visiting a host site south for brunch, visiting 7-8 water features throughout the day with stops, and ending north with dinner at the final host site. If you are interested call Vicki Kopp at Gwin’s Travel 314-571-6920 for more information or to make your reservations. GWIN’S TRAVEL 212 N. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, Mo. 63122. The minimum needed for the bus is 22. Check it out!
HOST MEETING JUNE 19th at 6:00 PM
We’d love to hear from you. If you have a quick question or if you just want to say hi. For any inquiries feel free to use the contact form to the right. If you would like to touch base with any of our board members directly you can visit them here. We can’t wait to hear from you soon!