Contact Info & Application

Sogkonate Garden Club

P.O. Box 141
Little Compton, RI 02837
sogkonate@cox.net

Thinking of becoming a member:

Click Membership Application to view and print the form.

Below is a list & descriptions of the Club’s committees:

Archives – Members keep the Club’s records safe and up-to-date.

Awards – Members prepare information and applications for awards and submits them to the State and National Garden Clubs.

Civic Beautification – Members design landscaping to beautify our town, working in teams to maintain the Brownell House gardens and the Burchard Triangle.

Conservation – Members conduct monthly litter collection along selected town roads, participate in International Coastal Cleanup and organize Town Earth Day.

Finance – Members prepare an annual budget and submit it to the Board and Club members for approval.

Grade School – Members work with teachers to set up programs at the Wilbur & McMahon School and LCCC After School Club to enhance students’ knowledge and appreciation of gardening and nature

Horticulture – Members develop programs to educate Club members and the Community on aspects of gardening, emphasizing ecological methods; they play a key role in planning the Club’s occasional Flower Shows

Hospitality/Telephone – Members work in teams to provide refreshments at meetings; they phone members who don’t have email to keep them posted on special events

Membership/Nominating – Members process applications for membership, present applicants’ names to the Board/membership for approval, assist with new member orientation and recommend prospective candidates for executive positions

Programs – Members develop the yearly program schedule, contact speakers and organize projects and field trips; they also update and publish the Club’s Yearbook

Publicity– Members publicize Club programs/events by submitting articles to news outlets and distributing flyers at specific locations in town

Resources/Services – Members locate resources (i.e. hats, shirts, floral oasis) for Club members at cost, maintain a list of local providers of services for Club members’ use

Ways and Means – Members organize fundraising projects/events to provide funds that support the Club’s community work; examples include the Blossoms and Sweets sale, gardening gloves, bulbs and plants

Website – Members update the database, provide official Club information/announcements, and provide links to articles of interest to members and the public.
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