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Berry Springs Annual Fall Clean-Up & Potluck Sat. Oct.5, 2019 8:30am-3:30pm

We are gathering to give the flower beds, trees, and shrubs @ Berry Springs Park & Preserve the TLC they love and deserve. It is also time to enjoy the fellowship of other volunteers and feast with a wonderful potluck luncheon to reward yourself for your hard work. 

Work Day Information:

  • Signing Up for the Fall Clean-UpMaster Naturalist & Individuals should email Susan Blackledge at [email protected]  to let her know you will be there so she can assign you a work area. Then go to the Pot Luck sign up genius link for the luncheon sign up. Read info. below under pot luck information.  Master Gardeners can go to the Master Gardener VMS General Event Calendar and click on Oct.5, 2019 Clean Up, Pot Luck Luncheon and sign up by clicking on Volunteer for Event at the end of the announcement information.  Or you can sign up by emailing  [email protected] and let her know you are coming.
  • Meet at the Tonkawa Pavilion located on top of the hill across from the restrooms at 8:30 am. If you coming later or have other circumstances than please let Susan know by email.
  • What to Bring: Bring a hand pruning tool, weeding tool, loppers, sharpshooter shovel or hand spade, work gloves, and a water bottle. (You may not need all of these tools depending on which area you are assigned to after you sign up.)  We do have some tools available but may not have enough for all.
  • Dress for the weather and for working outdoors.
  • Sat. Oct. 12th is our Rain Date for the event. You will be notified by email should the date change for the event.

Pot Luck Information:

  • Please sign up under the food category you are bringing.
  • If not attending the Pot Luck meal, sign up under the "Not Attending" category so we don't harass you about what to bring!) 
  • Bring serving utensils and put your name on your utensils/container.
  • We have electricity at the pavilion for hot dishes; bring an extension cord if needed.
  • If you are bringing something that needs to stay cold please put it in an ice chest w/ice. We will have some ice available on site to keep things cool but not enough to ice down everything including drinks.
  • Lemonade and ice water will be provided.

We need everyone's help to clean the pavilion after the luncheon, then we will continue to work til 3:30 pm.

Master Naturalists: The following VMS information pertains to your VMS not the Master Gardeners VMS .

VMS: Please report volunteer hours to one of the following Berry Springs Park opportunities (based on the activity performed) including up to 1 hour of travel time. Indicate work assignment in the comments.

Tree trimming, fence removal, trail work/maintenance, park clean-up, etc.

NPA: Berry Springs Park and Preserve

Invasive removal, prairie restoration, seed spreading, etc.

RM: Berry Springs Park and Preserve

Food for the potluck

CB: Administrative Work/Hospitality

If you have questions about the Clean Up Event contact Susan Blackledge @ [email protected] or call 512-930-0040.

For questions about the Pot Luck Luncheon contact Tonja Hamel @ [email protected] or call 207-949-2082

Date: 10/05/2019 (Sat.)

Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm CDT

Location: Berry Springs Park & Preserve, 1801 CR 152, Georgetown, Tx. 78626

Created by:   Tonja Hamel & Susan Blackledge

Will you be attending the event?
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Cups and Plates for 50
Catherine Nickle
50 cups & plates
Plastic Utensils (forks, spoons, knives) and napkins for 50
Catherine Nickle
50 utensil sets/napkins
Beverages (Please No Glass) (3) - Water and lemonade will be provided, please bring tea, juice, soda, or other desired beverage
  All slots filled
Catherine Nickle (3)
corn-free caffeinated soda
Breakfast Snack/Dish (3) - Such as pastry, donuts, kolaches
  1 of 3 slots filled
Jennifer Spiller
Appetizer Dish (6) - Such as chips and dip, veggie tray, hummus
  2 of 6 slots filled
Cheryl Frazier
Deviled eggs
Susan Blackledge
Crock pot of queso & chips
Salads (6)
  2 of 6 slots filled
Sharon Hedrick
Corn salad
Wayne Rhoden Rhoden
Broccoli Grape Salad
Sandwiches (3) - Can be mini sandwiches
  2 of 3 slots filled
Larry Hall
Dave Gage
Qty12-lunch-meat sliders and 6-pb&j(full size)
Bucket o' Chicken (2)
  1 of 2 slots filled
Jim Nelson
fried mixed ck
Main or Side Dish (6)
  1 of 6 slots filled
Sheryl Sabb
Main dish or side dish
Desserts (6)
  3 of 6 slots filled
Kim Herndon
Karen Schnell
Norman Hollis
large fruit tray
Other item not listed (6)
  4 of 6 slots filled
Catherine Nickle (3)
cut strawberries
Betty Jo Phillips
Not attending Pot Luck, but will be at work day (20)
  4 of 20 slots filled
Kate Knight
Not attending pot luck
Chris Tschirhart
concetta raymond (2)
not attending
12:30-3:30 Potluck and Afternoon Work - Anyone in the Fall Training Class that is interested in joining the clean up and pot luck in the afternoon.
  4 slots filled - more available
Gail Salazar
Krystal Hard (3)
chips and dip
Responses:     Yes: 20     No: 5     Maybe: 0     No Response: 184

Guest Count:    Confirmed: 31     Maybe: 0

YES (20) -  

concetta raymond (2 guests)
Doug will join me. Morning Shift only

Judy Van Cleve (1 guest)

Sheryl Sabb (3 guests)

Jennifer Spiller (1 guest)

Chris Tschirhart (1 guest)
Working morning only

Dave Gage (2 guests)

Larry Hall (4 guests)

Norman Hollis (1 guest)

Wayne Rhoden Rhoden (1 guest)

Krystal Hard (3 guests)

Karen Schnell (1 guest)

Catherine Nickle (3 guests)

Gail Salazar (1 guest)
class was canceled so I will be coming at 8:30 -3:30

Sharon Hedrick (1 guest)

Kim Herndon (1 guest)

Susan Blackledge (1 guest)

Kate Knight (1 guest)

Jim Nelson (1 guest)

Cheryl Frazier (1 guest)

Betty Jo Phillips (1 guest)

NO (5) +  

NO RESPONSE (184) +  

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