Minutes of the Historic Pullman Garden Club

Minutes of the Historic Pullman Garden Club Membership Meeting 

May 1, 2024

Present: Beverly Ash-Larson, Lorraine C. Brochu, Andy Bullen, Linda M. Bullen, Rebecca Conant, Arlene Echols, Sue James, Annie Lira, Melinda Moore, Lynn Smith, Ben Stanley, Norma Zarris

The meeting convened at 7:06 pm at 614 E 113th St.

The minutes of April 3rd, having been submitted in advance, were read approved with correction that Debbie Newman was not present. m/s/p LMB/NZ

Treasurer (LS): Debbie has paid our annual insurance and approved donation to the HPF for use of the building. Motion: to reimburse John Cwenkala for expenses for mower repair and gas. m/s/p AB/AE

Gardens (LS): Arcade looks good, with more trimming of boxwood on Thursday work day at 6 pm. Gateway will be targeted on Saturday 9 am.

Garden Walk: For the June 29th Walk, 2 gardens are confirmed (Spike’s and Andy Morgen’s) with Andy confirming a third, the McMahons’. The following additional gardens were suggested: Pat Brannon, Mary Zehnder,  Veronica Moraga, Georgia Vrohman (Front), Christies, Tyler and Jeff, JB and Amy.

Volunteers (RC): Rebecca confirmed there would be up to 150 folks from the DNC here on May 11, 12-1:30 pm to spread mulch at Arcade Park. Lynn, Beverly and Sue offered to supervise. Brooks HS has offered a service day on May 24 but Sue will request May 17.

Window box demo (LS): Lynn will demonstrate how she plants a successful window box May 19 at 2 pm at her house.

Website: Andy will work with Debbie to update the PayPal link.

Motion to adjourn at 8:06 pm m/s/p BS/AL/MM


Lorraine Brochu, Secretary