The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc.

TENTATIVE CALENDAR of EVENTS

Through JUNE 2023 

Garden Clubs Make Things Happen

December 2022

1DEADLINE – Youth Award Contests entries due to designated GCM Chairman. (See Awards in Miss Gardener 2022 Directory.)
1GCM DEADLINE – Clubs’ Award Applications to designated GCM Chairman.  (See Awards in Miss Gardener 2022 Directory.)
1DEADLINE – GCM Chairmen forward ALL award applications received to GCM Awards Chairman Debby Cooper.

2023

January 2023 

TBAMeeting of Awards Committee 
17GCM Winter BOD Activities, Pearl Community Center, Pearl MS  
25DEADLINE – Club’s Publicity Press Book award application to GCM Chairman Jennifer C. Flautt

 

February 2023

1Special Award #39-State President’s Award applications due to GCM President Pat Young
10Arbor Day in Mississippi (Always 2nd Friday in February.)

March 2023 

1NOTICE DEADLINE – ALL making monetary donations for current 2022-2023 club year for Noncompetitive Recognition may send chairmen donations during the club year, but they must be received by and/or postmarked by the March 1, 2023 deadline; otherwise clubs will not receive credit on their 2021-2022 Club President’s Annual Report.  The President’s Report is due to club’s outgoing Director by June 1.
15DEADLINE – All GCM chairmen receiving checks during outgoing (Pat Young) administration must forward all checks, which were received for GCM programs/projects, to GCM Treasurer Amye Kelly by this date.                                            
TBADeep South Garden Club, Inc, Convention 
14-16Flower Show Judges School, Pearl MS 

April 2023  

17Pre-Convention BOD 
18-1994thGCM State Convention, Starkville, MS. Chairman: Kathryn Laughlin, 715 Hillbrook Drive, Starkville 39759kathrynlaughlin@ymail.com, 662-418-1433
20Post-Convention BOD

May 2023

1DEADLINE – President’s Name Form, even if same as previous year-Club/Council Pres. name, address and email contact to GCM Executive Secretary Angelia Wade. (ALL GCM information sent to address on file.)
2-5NGC Convention, The Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, WV
15DEADLINE – All 2021-2023 BOD members send authorized expenses, with receipts, to GCM                                        Treasurer Amy Kelly.  The fiscal year ends May 31; past expenses cannot be paid after that date.                                                                                                                                                                                

GCM SPRING DISTRICT WORKSHOPS 2023 BEGIN

16Spanish Trail Spring District Workshop-Bay Waveland GC, Bay St Louis, MS
17 Southern Pines Spring District Workshop-Forget-Me-Not and Dalewood GC, Meridian, MS
18Natchez Trace Spring District Workshop -Chautauqua GC, Crystal Springs, MS
23 River Road Spring District Workshop -Belzoni GC and Isola GC, Belzoni MS 
24 Tombigbee Valley Spring District Workshop-Aberdeen GC, Aberdeen, MS
25 Hills and Delta Spring District Workshop- Town and Country Water Valley, Water Valley, MS 

June 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 GCM Fiscal Year Begins June

June 2023 

1GCM Club/Council Dues Payable, $10 per club member – $5 per Council.  Please use current Membership Form provided by GCM Treasurer. 
1DEADLINE – Club President’s Annual Report for the recently completed 2022-2023 club year sent to their district’s OUTGOING Director.   
1DEADLINE – Each GCM Chairman and Treasurer receiving monetary donations for NoncompetitiveRecognition shall send a list of all making donations to each district’s outgoing Director by this date. This facilitates directors judging reports and verifying donations. 
1DEADLINE – Information due to Miss Gardener Editor for Directory issue. Each district’s new director shall send Editor ALL details for 2023 Fall District Meetings. (This directory is received in August 2023 before the Fall District Meetings.)  
1DEADLINE – Each GCM Chairman and Treasurer receiving monetary donations for NoncompetitiveRecognition shall send a list of all making donations to each district’s outgoing Director by this date. This facilitates directors judging reports and verifying donations.  
11-14Horticulture Summer Camp at MSU-Ages 15-17 

TBA      Lanoux Youth Nature Day Camp