Some of our Volunteers

Why things get done!

Plant Sale Volunteers

Volunteers in the Gardens

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Without our volunteers, this Society would not exist. As with any organization based on the goodwill of their volunteers, the more individuals who participate the less the work for all.

Our Society is renowned for the enthusiasm of its members, the hard work of our committee heads and Board, and the unstinting enthusiasm of our volunteers. Volunteer hours contribute so much to the success of the club. Please contact any of our Executive or Committee chairs to inquire about volunteering on any of the committees shown below:


Our committees are the engines that make our club hum. Participation is not onerous but always a lot of fun.

Advertising (In our yearbook): Janet Sedgwick and Brian Garrison

Archives (Our history is important-key events and photos are maintained): Alison Blodgett

Community Garden (Part of our mission to contribute to the beautification of our community):  Trish Whitney

Facebook (Follow our Cobourg Gardeners page):  Jill Witherspoon

Flower Shows (An important part of our heritage-all members can contribute):  Shelly Fredericks

Friendship (Give condolences and well wishes to our various members):  Teresa Herron

Library (A valuable resource to which all members have access and to which they can contribute):  Felicitas Hansen and Diane Chin

Membership (Maintains the database of our membership and analyzes according to the needs of the Board):  Bonnie Young

Newsletters (An important communication piece that keeps our membership informed of all pertinent events of interest): Martha Baldwin

Plant Sale (The organization and sale of this important revenue event is critical for our club):  Marion Castleton

Program Speakers (What brings our members back – critical to maintain interest in the club): Janet Sedgewick

Scholarships (An important way for our club to connect and support our youth who exhibit an interest in horticultural):  Jeanne Guillaume

Social Convenors (For the social part of our monthly general meetings): Susan and Bob Clement

Website (To take advantage of the advantages that new technology affords our club):  Dora Body

Yearbook (A summary of our year that has been and a look forward to the year that is coming):  Jenny Cheng-Burke