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Oklahoma Garden Clubs, Inc.

 
Breaking News for Important Dates for NGC & OGC by April Pratt, President, OGC
Dates to Remember (NATIONAL GARDEN CLUB)

As we PLANT AMERICA with membership DEC2019, JAN2020

Scholarship applications due March 1 to NGC Scholarship chairman Lisa Robinson: gardenlisava@gmail.com

Note:  Be sure you spell all info correctly, all emails and phone numbers must be correct, along with all names spelled correctly AND CLEARLY.

Flower Show Books of Evidence – if you want them back, make sure to include a SASE (with correct postage).  Otherwise, they will not be returned.

Printed materials MUST indicate you are a member of NGC on all publications.  Must include copies of 3 different newsletters

2 copies of application (copy attached) with 3-12 pages in your attachment

May 11, 2020                   Tri-Refresher – Milwaukee, WI (at the NGC Convention) 

 

Dates to Remember (OKLAHOMA gARDEN cLUBS & sOUTH cENTRAL rEGIOn)

 

Oklahoma Council of Flower Show Judges:  (3rd Monday of the months:  Sep, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr, May, Jun)

Ruby Atkinson Garden Center (RAGC), 1441 N. Key Blvd., Midwest City, OK, HQ

Breaking News for Important Dates for NGC & OGC by April Pratt, President, OGC

 

February 18, 2020, Tuesday        OGC State Board Meeting

OGC Board Meeting February 18, 2020

Ruby Atkinson Garden Center (RAGC), 1441 N. Key Blvd., Midwest City, OK, HQ

 

February 1, 2020           State Scholarship applications

Must be received by February 1, 2020, mail to Melanie Spence, 2nd VP & Scholarship Chairman.  Application is on the website.

 

February 20, 2020              Tulsa Council of Garden Clubs is sponsoring the annual Book Review and Style Show

They will also be hosting a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show being held March 3-7, 2020.

 

April 22-23, 2020               Little Rock, AR

We are looking forward to South Central Region’s Annual Convention being held in Little Rock, AR, on April 22 & 23, 2020. Remember, it will be our turn to host again in 2023!  Yes, I know, we just did it.  It rolls around very quickly.

 

May 01 & 02, 2020         91st Oklahoma Garden Club Convention, Atoka, OK:  “Plant Atoka & Bryan Counties”

  • Registration Form:  OGC STATE CONVENTION REGISTRATION 2020
  • Hosted by the Southeast District Garden Clubs
    Where: Kiamichi Technology Business Center, 1763 W. Liberty Rd, Atoka, OK 74525
    Hotel Accommodations: Best Western – 1120 S Mississippi – Atoka OK – Phone 1-580-889-5500 ($80 + tax)
    Breakfast included at hotel or On Your Own
    All rooms are in the name of Oklahoma State Garden Club
    Vangie Wingfield, Convention Chair, 580-916-0432

 

May 01 & 02, 2020          Orchid Society Show, Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Building

3400 NW 36th Street, OKC, OK 73112

 

91st Annual Convention May 12 – 16, 2020 — Milwaukee, WI
Perfect Vision 2020

You are cordially invited to attend the 2020 NGC Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, May 12 – 16, 2020. The Committee awaits your arrival and stands ready to help wherever we can.

Resources
Perfect Vision 2020 Flower Show Schedule
Photography Contest
Hotel & Transportation
You must make your own room reservations and transportation arrangements.
PERFECT VISION 2020

2020 National Garden Clubs Annual Convention
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
1611 West Canal Street Milwaukee, WI 53233

  • Room rate: $139/night, free parking
  • Call 1-800-729-7244
  • Registration code: National Garden Club 2020 National Convention
  • Click here to book online.
  • Ground transportation: Potawatomi Hotel does offer shuttle service from Milwaukee airport: pick up the hotel shuttle on the lower level of the Milwaukee airport. It departs every two hours from 6:32 am until 8:32 pm. Cab/ridesharing service is also available to and from the airports
  • Hotel reservation deadline: April 26, 2020
Airports
  • General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) – Milwaukee (10mi)
  • O’Hare International Airport (ORD) – Chicago (80mi)
  • Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) – Madison (76mi)
  • Midway International Airport (MDW) – Chicago (106mi)

 

SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2020         Environmental Schools III and IV  

Planned for Fall, 2020. The school will be held at the Wichita Mountain Education Center.