25th Annual Meeting
Botanic Garden Society
March 7th, 2023
Join us for our Annual Meeting and Board Member Election.
NPBGS is hosting its 25th Annual Meeting at:
The Rourke Art Museum, 521 Main Ave, Moorhead, MN 56560.
ANNUAL REPORT: (Report will be available by mid-February...)
Our formal program will open with a koto (Japanese zither) demonstration by
Sarah Coomber. Our Keynote Speaker will be Sadafumi Uchiyama,
Chief Curator and Director of The International Japanese Garden Training
Center of Portland Japanese Garden in Oregon. He will speak about
"A Japanese Garden in Fargo".
Welcome 7:00 p.m. Jerry Raguse, President
Koto Performance by Sarah Coomber
Keynote Address: Sadafumi Uchiyama will speak on "A Japanese Garden in Fargo"
*** 8:15 p.m.: Break for Refreshments, Tour Hina Doll and Japanese Art Exhibits ***
Business Meeting Starts at 8:30 p.m. with President Jerry Raguse Presiding
Approval of March 15, 2022, Annual Meeting Minutes
Approval of Treasurer’s Report (vote)
Annual Report: Jerry Raguse, President
"State of the Society” Address: Jerry Raguse, President
Board Nominations & Elections: Teresa Jesten, Secretary
Recognition of Departing Board Members: Teresa Jesten, Secretary
Open Discussion, Questions, Suggestions: Jerry Raguse, President
Announcements: Ann Riley
Motion to adjourn the meeting (vote): Jerry Raguse, President
ACCESSIBILITY: Enter the East Door (6th Street South) for ground floor access to the elevator. The meeting will be held on the first floor exhibit room. All three floors are accessible by elevator and there is a wheelchair accessible restroom on the lower level of the building.
PARKING: Park in South Lot between The Rourke and Moorhead Public Library. Limited parking is available immediately adjacent to the accessible entrance.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Read our recent Newsletter for more information about the Annual Meeting and the Japanese Garden!
(Photo Credit: Nina Johnson)