East Boulder Senior Center Pocket Garden: Barb
Gardner chairs this activity. In 2004, the BGC adopted a
pocket garden at the entrance to the Senior Center. Members
plant and maintain this garden throughout the year.
CFGC Scholarship Fund: Member Jill Jagemann is the
CFGC Scholarship Chairman.
Penny Pines: The Club has donated to a Penny Pine
plantation in support of reforestation in Colorado. The
Forest Service uses our donation together with Federal funds
and provides protection from fires, insects and disease as
it does with all plantations. These are part of the regular
reforestation program that plants on burned-over and
brushed-covered areas which are potentially productive
timberlands, providing soil protection, watershed protection
and beauty and recreation benefits.
Growing Gardens: Lawrie Wilson is a regular volunteer
for this organization that educates children aged 4 through
10. Other members participate. This non-profit organization
creates community through gardening. In 2019 the club made a
$500 donation to receive fruit donor status and be
recognized on the orchard gate.
World of Wonder Museum: The WOW museum, in Lafayette,
is a hands-on learning museum for kids. The Club has donated
towards the purchase of plants for their new garden area.
City of Boulder Tree Donation: The Club donated a
Swamp White Oak tree that was planted at the East Boulder
Honorarium Donation: A member/speaker, who is a
breast cancer survivor, declined her Honorarium and asked
that we make a donation to breast cancer. We donated to
Anschutz Medical Center for breast cancer research.
Boulder Cycling Monument
Meals on Wheels (MOW):
Patty Rhodes, Chair
MOW was started in 1969 and delivers meals to people who
have limitations and cannot cook for themselves. BGC
bouquets are for those who have a birthday during the week
they receive a meal.
Each year more than 200 birthday bouquets are supplied and
delivered to the Boulder Meals on Wheels Program.
Annual Plant Sale:
Jill Jagemann, Chair.
he BGC Plant Sale is held on the Saturday morning before
Motherís Day at the Boulder Unitarian/Universalist Church,
5001 Pennsylvania Ave., Boulder, CO 80303.