Pottawatomie Garden Club
Est. 1928 ~ A spirited, award-winning group serving the community of St. Charles, Illinois.
Meetings: 4th Monday of the month, February though October
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About the Club...
Our objective is to cultivate the spirit of gardening in the broadest sense, to beautify home grounds and to encourage community beautification through gardening and education.

Since 1928, the members of the Pottawatomie Garden Club have made St. Charles a more beautiful community. We plant flowers on the Main Street and Illinois bridges, and around the Municipal building each spring and fall; we honor past members with a Memorial Tree Program; and we present an annual Landscape Commendation Award to businesses in the Township.

The Pottawatomie Garden Club also awards thousands of dollars to top horticulture students and provides significant financial support to gardening and environmental projects in the community. Annual fundraisers provide the funds to support these projects and the scholarship program.

At monthly meetings from February through October, we enjoy guest speakers, luncheons, or jaunts to points of interest. These are all great opportunities to socialize, share and learn with fellow garden club members. We welcome every level of gardener and every contribution of time and energy.  History of the Club >
We invite you to join us at a meeting or event!
"Green fingers are the extension of a verdant heart."  Russell Page
Organized 1928

116 Members

Club flower: Columbine
Club newsletter: The Columbine
General Meetings
Held on the 4th Monday of the month:

Baker Memorial Church
307 Cedar Ave., St. Charles, IL
11:30 am - Social time
Noon - Meeting begins, with program to follow

Check listing on Calendar page for off-site meetings.



2018 Board Meetings
Held on 2nd Monday of month
St. Charles Library
1 South 6th Ave., St. Charles
Huntley Rm.
9:30 am

February 12
March12
April 9
May 14
June 11
July 9
August 13 
September 10
October 8
November 12 - Joint Board meeting

2017-Past Presidents attending Spring Luncheon
President ..................................... Laurie Hildebrand
Vice President.............................. Karen Masus
Recording Secretary.................... Diane Conn
Corresponding Secretary............. Kathy Michelotti
Treasurer...................................... Jackie Docimo
Immediate Past President............ Jane Erickson

Pottawatomie Garden Club 
Executive Board -- 2018
River Corridor Project -- PGC Workday
Result of PGC Bridge Planting 2017
​Civic                                                                            Christa Bormann, Linda Miller
Community Outreach                            Helen Hogan, Kelly Potts & Betsy Anderson
Historian                                                                                                 Karen Boyce
Hospitality                                                        Lorin Long, MJ Timm & Lillian Tanzer
Landscape Commendation                                            Sandy Pfeiffer & Janet Cella
Membership                                 Linda Hoefener, Cathy Koch, & Marilyn Whetstone
                                                                                         Nametags: Shirlyn Grzesik
Memorials                                                                                              Diane Winkler
Newsletter                                            Karen Boyce & Sandy Menke (Conservation)
Programs                                                                           Sue Bortko & Kim Losurdo
Publicity                                                                                                  Christy Slack
Resource Development                 Christa Borman, Ellen Smith & Marce VanGlabek
River Corridor Project                                                       Jan Cassell & Mary Smoot
Scholarship                                                           Gaylene Doyle & Jeanne Marozzi
Social Media                                                                                     Mary Fasbender
Twilight Gardens                                                Julie Griffith & Denise Schardischau
​Yearbook                                                                                                Sherri Rinker

Audit of the Books                                                                                   Joan Joseph


PGC Board Committee Chairpersons