Garden club

The Nehalem Bay Garden Club is now accepting proposals for its 2019 gift program, with awards typically ranging up to $500.

NEHALEM – The Nehalem Bay Garden Club will award funding to local garden projects at the end of the year. The club is now accepting proposals for its 2019 gift program through Dec. 1.

Proposals should be submitted to PO Box 261, Wheeler, or emailed to

Strong proposals will be one page or shorter and align with the club’s mission to cultivate the knowledge and love of gardening through educational programs and activities, to aid in the protection of the environment, native plants and wildlife and to support public service through garden-related organizations and volunteer opportunities.

Proposals should include amount needed, specific use and benefit to the organization or public. North county projects will receive highest priority. Gifts are usually $500 or less, but larger gifts can be considered if sufficient funds are available.

For more information contact Constance Shimek at 503-936-1511 or

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