On Thursday, Nov. 12th, Windermere Garden Club had an informal coffee and general meeting at Windermere Town Hall.
Tanya C. and Angela W. were our hostesses for the informal coffee right before the meeting. Great job and thank you.
Our speakers were Rilla Tomyn, owner of Betty J’s florist in Ocoee and Mary Beth, a floral designer at Betty J’s. See the link below to Betty J’s website:
Mary Beth had many helpful hints including using a floral knife instead of scissors to cut the flowers. To cut, you need to move the flower stem and keep the knife still. Using a knife prevents the stem from crushing and allows water to flow more easily to the flower.
Mary Beth completed 3 arrangements. Two of the arrangements had an autumn theme and one had a Christmas theme. Two of the arrangements were raffled off and one was given to past president, Peggy C.
Our next general meeting will be the FIRST Thursday of the month which is Dec. 3rd at Windermere Town Hall. It will be a business meeting at 10:30am with a Christmas potluck to follow. There will be no speaker or program.
If you would like to attend as a guest, please e-mail Tanya at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, Dec. 1st. You do not need to bring an item to share.
If you are a member, please contact Eleanor by Tuesday, Dec. 1st. and tell her what you are bringing to share. Also, we are collecting non perishable canned or boxed food items for West Orange Christian Service Center.
Hope to see you there.