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June Monthly Meeting: Gary Comer Youth Center

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Don't miss this special treat!!

We have arranged a real treat for you for our June meeting, a tour of the new premiere roof garden at the new Gary Comer Youth Center. You have read about it in all the papers and now you will have you own tour conducted by Marji Hess, Comer's lead gardener!

June Monthly Meeting

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 24

Cafeteria of Gary Comer Youth Center

7200 South Ingleside

(See below for directions to secured parking)

6:00 - Pot luck dinner

6:30 -Announcements

7:00 - Tour of the facility and ROOF TOP GARDEN.

Please note the earlier starting time. Comer is very busy serving their community and this dinner and tour is scheduled during one of their rare 'down times'.

(While you in the neighborhood, you should drive by another Master Gardener Project, GRANDMA'S GARDEN at 73rd and Cottage Grove.)

Marji Hess, our host, sends along this information on parking.

We would like to invite Master Gardeners to park in the Gary Comer Center' secure parking lot located at 7151 South Chicago Avenue. If you enter this address on Internet Map sites such as you will receive directions to the parking lot.

Once you enter the driveway, please press the red intercom button. Our security staff will be expecting Master Gardeners on the 24th.

Here is a link to a map showing the location of the parking lot on South Chicago Avenue:

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