Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Merry Christmas!

A very jolly Santa was a most welcome guest at the Coffs Garden Club's Xmas function held 10 December 2019 at the Greenhouse Tavern.

Results of the Mega Raffle:
First Prize
Ora Smyth Emerald Beach - Bushranger 36V Chainsaw and Bushranger 36V Trimmer plus Lithium 4AH Samsung Battery donated by Woolgoolga Mowers 

Second Prize
Frank Duroux, Toormina - large flower pot filled to the brim with the very latest Mr Fothergill's garden tools

Third Prize
Pat Roser, Sawtell - 'From the Ground Up' a beautifully informative book for NSW gardeners written by Linda, Sandra and Graham Ross

Xmas Raffle Winners:
Mary Booth - Wine, donated by Greenhouse Tavern
Barb Fitzgerald - Pudding & Cake
Sonja Mitchell - Plant, donated by Mary Booth
David Hunt - Wine, donated by Greenhouse Tavern
Sue Young - Xmas treats

2019 Competition Table Results:
1st - Mary Booth - $100 Bunnings Voucher
2nd - Ruth Reynolds - $70 Bunnings Voucher
3rd - Brenda Mayled - $50 Bunnings Voucher
Winner of the random draw of all entrants during the year: 
Ann Slattery - $50 Bunnings Voucher

Mary Duroux looking very pleased to accept 2nd Prize in the Mega Raffle
from Woolgoolga Mower's Steve Barnes

Patron & Life Member Pat Roser accepting her
3rd prize in the Mega Raffle from Steve Barnes, Woolgoolga Mowers
President Coffs Garden Club Margaret Hunt accepting
1st prize on behalf of Ora Smyth from Steve Barnes, Woolgoolga Mowers
We were a bit remiss with photos during the day, however thanks to Marion Watts who attended the function representing Garden Clubs of Australia as Zone Coordinator for this region.

Santa was ably assisted by (L) Geoff Bell and (R) David Hunt,
digging for a present was Jeannine Young
Vice President Margaret Crawley & Acting Secretary
Maria Bell
Some of the happy party goers
Thank you to the Greenhouse Tavern for an amazing meal and also to the organisers for this year's function. We look forward to our first meeting on 18 January 2020.

Have a happy, safe and joyful Christmas with your family and friends.

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

2019 Christmas Party

A reminder that our end of year Christmas function is only a week away - Tues 10 December 2019, noon for 12:30pm at the Greenhouse Tavern, Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour.

There are some exciting events happening at this function including the prize giving for this year's Competition Table. Margaret Franks and her helpers throughout the year have done a brilliant job of judging the exhibits at our monthly meetings. Thanks to them and to all who have participated during 2019.

The Mega Raffle will also be drawn by Stephen from Woolgoolga Mowers (who donated the first prize chainsaw, hedge trimmer and battery). There are also other prizes as well in this major fundraising raffle. I have to remind everyone that ALL tickets have to be returned (even unsold ones - this is a legal requirement), so please don't forget to return your books and money please.

Our Zone Coordinator Marion Watts will be in attendance and will draw our Christmas Raffle - there are some lovely prizes in this, so don't forget to purchase your tickets on the way in. 

Also membership is due and you can pay your $15 membership on the day to our new Treasurer Geoff (he has his pencil sharpened at the ready)! 

Cost for the luncheon is $25 for members and $35 for non member guests, this is also payable to the Treasurer.