Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 7pm
Ward-Meade Mansion
at Historic Old Prairie Town
124 NW Fillmore

Note the date change to allow work on the Garden Show booth the following week

Welcome to TAWGS

Topeka Area Water Garden Society (TAWGS) is an active and friendly club for people who are interested in the study and enjoyment of water gardens.

Monthly meetings provide a variety of activities including lectures and pond tours as well as an opportunity to meet other pond enthusiasts. Read more...

November meeting minutes
Written by Sherry Reed   

A big ‘Thank You' goes out to all members who shared some wonderful food for the annual November potluck. It is always a fun to spend time with good friends and great food.
President Tom Platis called the meeting to order.

Jim Mowder presented the treasurer's report for October 30 through November 19, 2014, with a beginning balance of $1941.42, inflows of $95, outflows of $128.16, with ending balance of $1908.26. A motion to approve the report was made by Don Taliaferro and seconded by Tom Routh.

Further discussion was held on the slate of officers for 2015. Since Chris Newell is the only new member coming on board as Vice President, Linda Reynolds made a motion to approve Chris as Vice President and Don Taliaferro seconded the motion. Motion was approved.
Don Taliaferro made a motion to accept the slate of officers for 2015 and Jim Green seconded the motion. Motion was approved.

Since the Kansas Garden Show will be on February 13,14,15, it was discussed to change the date of the February meeting to an earlier date in order to plan for the show. Chris Newell made a motion to meet on February 4, 2015 at 7:00 at Ward Meade, Sandy Rieger seconded the motion; motion was approved. It was also decided to set up a planning meeting to discuss design of the booth on December 3, at 7:00 at Baker's Dozen Dounut .

Don Taliaferro volunteered to talk with Phil Thompson to see if he will continue to put the LilyPad on the website and if he wishes to continue to coordinate the pond tours for the club.
Discussion of things to think about for the new year were, how to revive the club, ponds for the pond tour and speakers for our meetings.

Linda Reynolds won the doorprize. Don Taliaferro made a motion to adjourn, Don Rieger seconded the motion