YOUR KSC Garden Club–Jan Update 2018

Good Morning Garden Club!

A quick note to keep folks up-to-speed on all the “happenings”.

  • We had another highly successful Lobby Poinsettia Display (LPD) for the holidays.  2017 saw us pick-up 3-NASA Centers!!  LPD 2018 will see even MORE collaboration!
  • If you drive North on SR-3 (North of NASA Parkway East), you will notice on the East side of the roadway/shoulder across from Roberts Road survey stakes noting the NEW “No Mowing” wildflowers test site!  If you want to be involved in the worth-wild effort contact me.  We can always use some help/private funds.

 

  • Watch the KSC Daily News for the following:

We are organizing a Whiffle Ball Tournament for February 9th to raise funds for the Club’s SPRING PLANTINGS!!  I need a Project Manager so contact me if you want to volunteer.

Whiffle Ball Tournament for Spring Flowers-Fund Drive

Your KSC Garden Club is swinggin’ for the fences!  Spring planting season is right around the corner and we need funds to re-plant and refresh our 9-Gardens on Center!  We need funds or is that FUN?! To that end, we have procured an official whiffle-ball set and will organize a full tournament to be held 1-day, February 9th after work starting at 3pm. This tournament will last 2-hours with the winning team being crowned “KSC 2018 Whiffle-ball Champions!” Please visit our website for more details click here.  Cost is $3  CASH per person at time of event for teams of two to five.  ALL proceeds go directly into the ground!

 

  • We are scheduling a Plant Swap (#3) for March 16th.  FREE PLANTS & SMILES!  More to come!

 

  • KSC walk-run is KSC Walk-Run for March 13, 2018 and we will have an outreach display, signs, and need 2-folks to volunteer to chat and take e-mail addresses.  You get a FREE Walk-run Shirt!  J Contact me.

 

  • Finally, we are proud to unveil our NEW logo!  Some things are worth waiting for!

 

  • We continue to try and “Partner” with the Visitor’s Center.   If someone would like to help Project Manage this effort and/or create a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) please contact me.

 

I welcome your comments and ideas for innovation and collaboration as well as how best to grow our vision of “Flowers Make Humans Happy” in alignment with our CORE NASA Mission(s).

 

Respectfully,

Kevin

KSCGC President

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