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Year books

guidelines

 

National Garden Clubs, Inc. –   #16 A,G Yearbooks for Garden Club and IA Garden Club

 

Check The National Garden Club website for National guidelines – http://gardenclub.org

 

DO’S AND DON’TS FOR YEARBOOK MAKING

 

1.      DO secure and study copies of guidelines to prepare a Club Yearbook for judging your Garden Club

Yearbook.  These are available with instructions and accompany this report.

 

2.      DO plan your programs to fit the needs of your members.  Plan your programs to involve member participation with workshops or possibly question and answer sessions.  Take advantage of the slide programs from the state Garden Club Chairman and the National Council. Club programs are available from the National Council.  Remember your yearbook is a blue print of your Club’s plan of action as a record of your club activities, projects, and accomplishments.  The National theme for Club Programs is “To Communicate with Club Programs.”

 

3.      DO make your book a convenient size.

 

 

4.      DO check your spelling before your book goes to the printer.  Remember points are taken off when names are misspelled especially the officers.

 

5.      DO remember you are a ‘member’ and not an affiliate of district, state, region and national organization.

 

 

6.      DO remember that all members should be counted.  All active, inactive, associate, life and any honorary.

7.      DO enter your yearbook for judging in the right year.

 

8.      DO remember that your yearbook may be accepted for competition either on the calendar year or club year but the same yearbook cannot be entered but one time and one time only.

 

9.      DO remember there must be seven months of meetings in a year.

 

10.  DO list some continuing as well as new projects Drop some continuing projects and add the new projects if you have too many.

1.      DON”T forget to put name of your ‘CLUB, TOWN, STATE, and YEAR’ on the front of your book cover

2.      DON”T forget to use the word ‘MEMBER’ instead of affiliate when listing your club lineage of the district state, region or the national

3.      DON”T forget the national judging scoring the calls for at least seven calendar months of meetings.

4.      DON”T forget to use the NATIONAL name correctly and in full (NATIONAL GARDEN CLUBS INC.)

5.      DON”T forget to give the place where the meetings are being held on your program page.

6.      DON”T forget to enter the yearbook in the proper year  (yearbook will be judged in October.  Award to be presented in the Spring)

7.      DON”T pick up former mistakes or errors from past books.  Always proof read a copy before sending to the printer.

8.      DON”T staple, glue or correct anything in the book such as a typographical error in the books sent in for judging.

9.      DON”T send yearbook to District or State without a cover.  If using a 3 ring binder make the 3 books sent in for judging a cover before sending.

 

click here to download NGC yearbook file

click here to download NGC yearbook Judging sheet