hi All

Our Garden Tour is Saturday, August 13th 2016. We will meet at Krispy Kreme Donuts in South Seattle @ 9:30 AM. Address is : 1900 1st Avenue S (SE corner of 1st Ave and Holgate)
Seattle, WA 98134. From there we will caravan to Rick Kyper’s garden & home on South Beacon Hill. We will depart Rick’s and head to the Seattle Chinese Garden and South Seattle College Arboretum as our final stop. There will be no formal picnic this year.

Our next regular meeting will be Thursday, September 8th at the Seattle Police Athletic Association.

Draft Minutes from the July meeting taken by Susan Joyner who is assuming the secretary duties of here late father Don Stark. Thank you very much Sue!!

Cultural presentation on pinching and staking mid season

May minutes Minutes read by Steve Backstrom

Sydney Ogilvie not in attendance – no financial report.
Flowers for WinLuke museum – Rick Kuipers sent a letter to the museum explaining our organization and our willingness to provide Chrysanthemums this fall to commemorate the chinease year of the Chrysanthemum. Waiting for a response.

Picnic 8/13/16
Meet at Krispy Kreme on 1st Ave at 9:30 am
Caravan to Rick Kuipers house and then to the
Chinese garden and the arboretum at South Seattle community college
There was a discussion about catering the picnic meal
Decision was made that there would be no organized picnic this year
Those who would like to can go out to dinner afterwards

Read thank you note from Jane Stark and family

Respectfully submitted by Susan Joyner

Kudos are also due Rick Kyper for the great job on our Facebook Page. Thank you also to Kris Stephens, Club Photographer for her photos.

July and August Cultural notes are combined so please see the July notes for details.

Lastly, there was some discussion at the July meeting about changing the location of our annual banquet to a location other than Angelo’s. Do you have a suggestion? Please let Kris Stephens, Ronnie Elliot, or Steve Backstrom know your thoughts about our Thursday November 10th Banquet.