Where can I help?
If you have a passion to help others, there are so many volunteer opportunities with the garden club and we need your help! See below for what you can get involved in. Follow the links for more information or to sign up. Note that some volunteer opportunities are seasonal and are not available to sign-up year round.
Please see those committees and respond via the links if you can help out.
Thank you, volunteers! Your leadership, time, skills and commitment are greatly appreciated!!!
Providing leadership and service to our club and community
Our executive committee provides oversight and guidance for our club, manages our finances and other tracking needed.
Vice President: Deanne Thebert
Treasurer: Sandhya Ravuri
Secretary: Rachel Haukoos
Each role is a 2 year service to the club.
Organizing club programs including monthly speakers and tours
Programs Committee plays a key role in organizing monthly events for the club including special guests. A lot of organizing, planning and communicating goes into hosting these.
COMMUNICATIONS & TECH COMMITTEE
Assisting with communications & tech tools --website, facebook, flyers...
The Communications Committee provides a variety of communications and social media services including newsletters, website technical management and updates, Facebook technical management and updates, and other mediums. This committee supports technology tools to allow other committees to be most effective in their responsibilities and communications.
PLANT SALE COMMITTEE
Managing our annual plant sale --our biggest fundraiser
Club members donate plants from their garden to sell as our primary fundraiser each year. Assistance is needed with setup, plant donations, hosting, wrap-up.
Tending community park gardens for the enjoyment of all
Every summer, we volunteer to tend to Aronson Park in Lakeville, including watering, planting, fertilizing and weeding. We request a one week commitment per sign-up.
SUNSHINE PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Sharing kindness and uplifting those in need in our club
Our Sunshine Program Committee accepts requests from club members to give to those in need within the club, such as a family loss.
PAN-O-PROG FLOWER SHOW
Hosting our annual Flower Show during Lakeville's Pan-O-Prog
The club hosts the Lakeville Panorama Of Progress (Pan-O-Prog) Flower Show in Downtown Lakeville. Help is needed in set up, hosting the day of, and take down.
Please see Events for the most up to date information.
HOLIDAY PARTY COMMITTEE
Celebrating the end of the season with great food and fellowship
Each year we end the year with a wonderful Holiday Party including food, door prizes, recognition of members and more.
GIFT CARD FUNDRAISERS COMMITTEE
Managing various fundraisers for the club...
Our annual gift card fundraiser in March raises money for our annual planting of our community gardens in Aronson Park in May. We support local greenhouses and in turn they give a percentage back to our club.
Managing the history of our club including photos, information, and more...
As a historian, the history of our club is captured in photos and documents, and the information is shared with others.
Learn more about Historian