Newsletter  No 4

April 2017 Newsletter from Alford and District Horticultural Society

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Newsletter  No 3

March 2017 Newsletter from Alford and District Horticultural Society

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News Letter  No 2

February 2017 Newsletter from Alford and District Horticultural Society

AGM

Your committee for 2017-18 is:

President                     Brian Belcher                          Chairman        Ken Penson                           

Hon. Vice President    Mick Vickers                            Treasurer        Brian Belcher

Hon. Vice President    Carol Charlton                         Secretary        Gill Edwards

New helpers on the committee: Mr T. Hall; Mrs G. Docker; Mr M. Wheatley

The rest of the committee was approved en bloc.

MEMBERSHIP FEES ARE NOW DUE

The annual fee for membership is unchanged at £3.00 for a year, £10.00 for 5 years. Membership gives 10% off plants  at Mandy’s and Woodthorpe Garden Centres and also service at David Wells Mower Services when you show your card.

HOLIDAY 2017

The society holiday will be a visit to Chatsworth R.H.S. Flower Show, 7th – 11th June 2017, staying at a four star hotel. More details about the outing from Brian, contact details below.

FOR SALE

Compost bin, only £5. Please contact Brian for further details.

MARCH SOCIAL

The March Social will be held at the Masonic Hall, Alford on Wednesday March 22nd at 6.30 for 7.00pm start. The subject will be Firsby Fudge. The meal will be a choice between Pork in Apple Sauce and Ham or Cheese Ploughman’s.

Tickets cost £7.00 per person and are available from:

Brian Belcher, The Magpies, 60 Chauntry Road, Alford  LN13 9HW  Tel. 01507 462470.

Please make cheques payable to Alford & District Horticultural Society

Closing date for bookings is 15th March 2017 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

 

MARCH SOCIAL BOOKING FORM                                              

Please reserve me  .……  tickets at £7.00 per ticket for the March Social.  Please tick meal(s) required.

                                                                Pork in Apple Sauce  .…..  Ploughman’s  Ham  ….. /Cheese ……

NAME …………………………………………………………………   

TEL.NO. ………………………………………………………………….

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News Letter  No 1

January 2017 Newsletter from Alford and District Horticultural Society

 

A happy new year to all our members!  --- now is the time to start

planning your gardens for the coming season!

AGM

Our AGM is on 10 -1-17  at the Half Moon Hotel at 7.00 for 7.30pm start. Refreshments will be served. You will be able to renew your membership which will be due. For any new members it is £3 per year or £10 for 5 years and membership gives 10% off plants at Mandy’s and Woodthorpe Garden Centres and also service at David Wells Mower Services when you show your card.

We want to thank all members for their support for socials, trips, show etc. Without you we cannot do it!

JANUARY QUIZ/SOCIAL

Don’t forget that we will be holding a quiz at the Masonic Hall on Wednesday January 25th 2017 at 7.00pm. The meal will be Stew & Dumplings or Cheese or Ham Ploughman’s. CLOSING DATE 18th January.

2017 EVENTS

You will get an events calendar showing 2017 events arranged to date – if you have any ideas for the remaining dates have a word with Ken.

The subjects for photo entries in this year’s Annual Show are: COLOUR -  “My Favourite plant”; MONOCHROME – “ A Local Water Theme”. Get taking those photos!

FREE

One of our members has a compost bin which is no longer needed. Please contact Brian for further details.

FEBRUARY SOCIAL

The February Social will be held at the Masonic Hall, Alford on Wednesday February 22nd at 7.00pm. The subject will be Crime Prevention in the Home and it will be given by Lincolnshire Police. (Lots of info on how to make your life & home safer!) The meal will be a choice between Toad in the Hole and Ham or Cheese Ploughman’s.

Tickets cost £7.00 per person and are available from:

Brian Belcher, The Magpies, 60 Chauntry Road, Alford  LN13 9HW  Tel. 01507 462470.

Please make cheques payable to Alford & District Horticultural Society

Closing date for bookings is 15th February 2017 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

 

CHRISTMAS SOCIAL BOOKING FORM                                              

Please reserve me  .……  tickets at £7.00 per ticket for the February Social.  Please tick meal(s) required.

                                                                Toad in the Hole  .…..  Ploughman’s  Ham  ….. Cheese ……

NAME …………………………………………………………………   

TEL.NO. ………………………………………………………………….