California Federation of
Summer Conference &
"Save the Water" Flower Show
Our Citrus Heritage
Friday, July 31, 2015
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. - Call to
Order: 9:30 a.m.
San Bernardino Women's Club
503 W. 31st Street, San Bernardino, CA
Link to CALL
PROGRAM: Reenactment performance "Eliza Tibbets and the
Parent Navel Orange Tree", by Nikki Ott. Eliza
Tibbets' success with the trees contributed to adoption
by farmers of this variety of orange tree and rapid
expansion of the citrus industry and the historic
cultural landscape of orange groves in California.
FLOWER SHOW: Since we have to conserve water during
this drought, why not have artificial flowers for
decorating?! Get your mind and hands working! Make
a bunch of flowers, arrange them and show off your
talent. Or buy some lovely silks and arrange them in a
container. There's so much we can do without growing
RULES FOR THE FLOWER SHOW
1. Fabric: cottons, satin, lace, ribbons, burlap, most
2. Yarn/thread: Any weight yarn, crochet thread, twine,
3. Paper: typing paper, card stock, newspaper,
magazines, old books, coffee filters, tissue paper,
4. Wire or metal: Crochet wire, cut soda cans, use your
5. Trash to treasure: egg cartons, plastic bottles,
plastic spoons, and more!
6. Purchased Flowers: Make a center piece from purchased
For inspiration signup at
Pinterest.com and check out the ideas for flowers
that fit the catagories above.
Clubs are requested to bring new bath towels and wash
cloths for the Salvation Army emergency / transitional
living center. A basket for donations of personal needs
items will be available at all conferences.
MEAL RESERVATIONS: Cost of meal $10.00, cost of
registration $3.00 : total cost $13.00. Call Claire at (909) 783-2176
or e-mail her
. Print the
Reservation form, complete it and mail it and one Club check, payable to
San Bernardino District – CFWC, to: District Financial Secretary,
Claire Kidd, 12740 Garden Ave., Grand Terrace, CA 92313. Reservations must be postmarked no
later than July 18, 2014.
FEDERATION FAIR: Clubs may rent table space at this conference
for your Ways and Means. Send a separate check for five dollars($5) made payable to
CFWC San Bernardino District to:
District Financial Secretary,
Claire Kidd, 12740 Garden Ave., Grand Terrace, CA 92313.
BE SURE TO BRING YOUR OWN TABLE!
There will be District Mailboxes available at this
conference for Club Presidents, District Chairmen and
Club Deans. Clubs may share future club activities by
bringing 45 copies of their flyers to the Mailbox
Chairman BEFORE the meeting begins.
(20 to go to other Clubs, 10
to go to members of the Executive Committee, 15
for the District Chairmen).
If a District
Chairman wishes to give a verbal report to the assembly she should contact
the District President, Stephanie Stark
and ask for
time on the agenda.
SIGN IN SHEETS will be at the registration table in the
clubhouse foyer. Be sure to sign in as this is our official list used by
the Recording Secretary to record attendance. Note: District and State
Officers and Chairmen, Club Officers and Members make reservations through
your clubs. Past District Presidents may send reservations through their
home club or through the WeBeenThere Club.
CLUB PRESIDENTS: If your club won a
State CFWC or GFWC Award please
bring it to this meeting so we may present it to you with San Bernardino
District members recognizing your club's achievements.
MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMEN: Our District Membership Chairman,
Wendy Curran, will recognize first time attendees. Each first-time
attendee will be given a District pin and a small token of
recognition. It is most important that you let Wendy know how many first time
attendees you will be bringing. Her phone number is 909-783-6808.
MOTIONS: if you wish to present a motion, please notify
Recording Secretary, Janet Tinkham at 909-987-5858 or e-mail her at
the meeting begins, and bring her three (3) copies of the
DISTRICT YEAR BOOKS:
The District will be taking orders for
the District Yearbook. It is free to District Officers, Club Presidents,
Past District Presidents, Chairmen of Programs within Departments, Chairmen
and Members of Standing Committees, Chairmen of Special Committees, State
Officers and State Chairmen residing within the District. The cost to others
to WC of San Bernardino Clubhouse:
From Rancho Cucamonga: Take 210
East (Pasadena/Running Springs) and exit H St. San Bernardino. Turn left
onto North H St, turn right onto W. 30th. Turn left onto N. E St and
turn left onto W 31st St. Destination on the left.
From Yucaipa, Redlands: Take the 210 West
and exit H St. Turn right on to H St. Then turn right onto W. 30th. Turn
left onto N. E St. and turn left onto W 31st St. Destination on the
From Barstow/Victor Valley:
Take I-15 S. to 210 E. and exit H St. San Bernardino. Turn left onto
North H St, turn right onto W. 30th. Turn left onto N. E St and turn
left onto W 31st St. Destination on the left.
Clubhouse phone number is 909-883-0710.