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Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, Inc.
Why send a report? What is this report used for? Each garden club is unique, with different goals and criteria. Most clubs are community service clubs, garden study groups, floral design groups or a combination of these interest. These reports help us learn more about your club, interests, activities, etc. This information is used to help us better serve your club.
This information is also used when making reports to Central Region and National Garden Clubs. Ideas or suggestions given by you, as president of your club, may also be used for future articles in the NEWS as a way to share with other clubs around Iowa.
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa ~ Forms
The following forms may be downloaded to your computer by clicking the links (in green). Save these forms to your computer as a Word document to complete, save, and print for submission. Each club is requested to return a President's report. Additional/Optional reports include the Blue Ribbon Club or Advance Club Rating Awards forms.
To qualify for this award, a club must have a minimum score of 100 on this form, and have a Blue Ribbon Yearbook. If more space is needed, use a separate sheet of paper. A Book of Evidence is NOT required for this Rating.
This form is sent to the Awards Chairperson by December 31. ~ Additional copies to be sent to the FGCI State President and your District Director.
To apply for this award, send a lightweight folder to the Awards Chairperson by December 31. This 8½ by 11 inch folder should be securely fastened together, with the name of your club, address and district number on the cover.
Put a copy of the President’s Report and the Advanced Rating score sheet in the front of the book, and follow with a complete explanation of each of the points earned, clippings, pictures etc. This folder will be returned to your club and is meant to be a history of the year’s activities.
Circle of Roses ~ FGCI Award
This award is designed to honor those garden club members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty for their garden club. This is a special pin that will only be presented at the FGCI State Meeting each year.
Listing of Award Winners:
Honor garden club members with a life membership!
Check Fall 2017 NEWS, pp. 16-17, for additional information on awards. Most are due by Dec. 31
(Exception-Local Pres. Project Award due June 1)
Send to State Awards Chair Walter Reemtsma
NGC Plant America Community
For grant informational guidelines and application