MEMBERSHIP

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for membership, an applicant must have attended two meetings and must agree to abide by the membership requirements listed

below.  Meetings are held in January, February, March, May, September, and

October, usually on the third Monday, at American Legion Post 80,

4000 Saratoga, in Downers Grove at 12:30 p.m.

​​​​Requirements

An Active member is required to participate on three Committees each year, to include:

    

- House & Hospitality Committee:  Once a year, provide a dish to share and serve at a monthly meeting.

    

- Ways & Means Committee:  Be actively involved with the November

       fundraiser "Festive Touch" held at The Carlisle in Lombard.  

- Serve on at least one additional Committee of the member's choice: 

       Civic Development; Conservation, Environmental Education and

       Arbor Day; Garden Therapy; Horticulture; Scholarship; Bus Trip;

       Flower Show; or Nominating Committee

​Dues

Annual dues of $25 include membership in The Garden Clubs of Illinois, Inc. (GCI) and a subscription to the State publication “GardenGlories” issued in Summer, Fall and Winter by GCI.  In addition, members receive our Club newsletter, “The Garden Grapevine,” which is e-mailed to members six times each year.