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OH- Pollinator Garden Planting with the Marion Boys and Girls Club



Join the Ohio WiNUP Community Committee in hosting a pollinator garden planting with the children at the Marion County Boys and Girls Club! Prior to the students arriving, WiNUP members will prepare the garden beds and place plants at designated locations. When the children arrive, a short presentation will be given to the students along with a handout. Students (and WiNUP members) will learn about what pollination is, why it is important and how pollinator gardens can help. Instructions will then be given on how to plant, and students will be matched with an adult to complete the planting. We hope this event makes a positive impact on the community and gets the children’s minds Buzzing about pollinators! We hope to see many of you there for this exciting event! Volunteers will be capped at 15, so sign-up Now!!
This is an extension of the planting held in 2022! 

Full Event Schedule:
*Timing is subject to Change
12:30pm:
Meet at carpool location - Parking lot for bike trail access will be the meeting point for car pooling
Behind the Hills Market: 7860 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
2:00pm: Arrive at Marion Boys and Girls Club (565 Oak Street, Marion Ohio 43302)
2-3:30pm: Prepare the garden space before children arrive
3:30-4pm: Children arrive, and a short presentation is given about pollinators
4-5:30pm: Plant 2 garden beds with the children
5:30- 6pm: Clean-up
6:00pm: Leave Marion and head to carpool location
7:15pm: Arrive back at carpool location

*Rain Date: Friday May 10th 2024 from12:30pm-7:15pm *Please reserve your time for each date 

If you would like to help support this event, monetary donations will be accepted to help with the purchase of supplies, plants, and educational materials.  Maddy will be collecting funds that will be used towards purchasing items for the event.  Please include a note indicating the funds are for the Pollinator Event.
@Madeline-j-Moses or copy and paste:  https://venmo.com/u/Madeline-j-Moses
Thank you in advance for your support!

When:
Friday, May 03, 2024, 12:30 PM until 7:15 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Where:
Carpool Meet-up Address: 7860 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
Marion Boys & Girls Club 565 Oak Street
Marion, OH  43302
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Heidi M Hinton
 
Madeline J Miller
Category:
Chapter Professional/Personal Development
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Capacity:
12
Available Slots:
3
No Fee
No Fee

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