About Us

Who We Are

 

The Pioneer District provides education, resources, and networking opportunities for it's members.  We promote the love of gardening, floral design, and civic and environmental responsibility.  We support causes such as Blue Star Memorial Markers, Oregon Roadside Council, Habitat for Humanity, Public Gardens, 4H, Flower Shows, Garden Study Programs, County Fairs, and Disaster Relief Funds such as "Greening of the Gulf" Hurricane relief.

 

One of the important projects of the Pioneer District is the annual $1000 scholarship offered to a legal resident of Columbia, Washington or Yamhill counties, which are within the boundaries of our district.

 

Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students as a second year student of a community college or sophomore, junior or senior year of a four-year college/university.

 

Majors of applicants include  horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, botany, environmental control, city planning, land management or related subjects and have a minimum 3.00 GPA.

 

For further information and an application form please contact Marcia Kay Whitelock at:marciawhitelock@icloud.com

                           

 

2017-2019 DISTRICT OFFICERS
 
GARDENING FOR LIFE - GARDENING FOR THE FUTURE
 

THE OFFICERS OF PIONEER DISTRICT:

Director: Cathy Weber

Assistant Director: Peggy Trees
Secretary: Peggy Schaller
Treasurer:  Sonya Rose-Hoatson
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doleyville@yahoo.comTHE  CLUBS AND PRESIDENTS OF PIONEER DISTRICT
Click on the President's name to reach their e-mail 
If the name of the Club is highlighted, click on it to get more information about that club

  

 

BEAVERTON GARDEN CLUB

President:  Kathee Edgington  

Meets Second Thursday of each month (September thru June) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Beaverton Community Center
12350 SW 5th St. Suite 100 
Across from the library


CEDAR MILL GARDEN CLUB

President: Garnet Ascher

Meets third Wednesday 11:30 am
Beaverton Community Center

CHEHALEM GARDEN CLUB
President: Suzanne Miller
Chehalem Senior Center
101 N. Foothills Dr. Newberg Or
Meets third Thursday 7:00pm

 

HILLSBORO GARDEN CLUB

President: Donna Soderberg
Meets 2nd Saturday 9:30 am

In members homes 

 

McMINNVILLE GARDEN CLUB

President: Elaine Pollak                                                                                         
Meets  3rd Monday 10:00 am

Hillsdale Activity Room 

 

NORTH PLAINS GARDEN CLUB

President: Ellen Vanasche

Meets 2nd Wednesday 9:00 am

Jessie Mays Center, North Plains 

 

OREGON CACTUS & SUCCULENT SOCIETY

President: Laura Watson
Meets 3rd Tuesday 7:00 pm

15th & Tacoma, Sellwood 
 

OREGON CAMELLIA SOCIETY
President:  Denis Dooley
Meets third Saturday
See calendar at www.oregoncamelliasociety.org for times and location


 

RAINIER GARDEN CLUB

Co-President: Kathy Rinck
 Candis Forrest

Meets 1st Wednesday 9:30 am

First Methodist Church Rainer 

 

ROBIN HOOD GARDEN CLUB

President Sandy Reid  

 Meets 2nd Friday 9:30 am

Sherwood Senior Center 

 

SCAPPOOSE GARDEN CLUB

President: Judy Thompson
Meets 4th Thursday 12:00 pm

Scappoose Library 

 

ST. HELENS GARDEN CLUB

President:Peggy Schaller

Meets 2nd Thursday 12:00 pm
Columbia County Ext. office 

 

‚ÄčTHE FIVE OAKS GARDEN CLUB

President:Kim Saville
Meets 4th Tuesday 10:00 am

Members homes 

 

TIGARD GARDEN CLUB

President: Gayle Alllen                                                                                                                                                     Meets 1st Wednesday 1:00 pm

Tigard Senior Center 

 

TUALATIN VALLEY GARDEN CLUB

President: Jerry Maasdam

Meets 3rd Monday 7:00 pm
Baptist Church
2nd & Lincoln, Hillsboro 

 

WEST POINT GARDEN CLUB

President:Sharon Shafer
Meets 1st Thursday 10:00- 12 noon

Members homes