Save the date!!
Mosaic Community Land Trust
Cordially Invite You to Our
WINTER HOLIDAY GATHERING
Friday, December 11, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
254 East High Street Pottstown, Pennsylvania
We will celebrate this holiday season with great music, food, art and refreshments!
Please let us know if you are planning to join us:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610.326.2506
Don’t forget — go to Pine Hill Tree Farms in Pottstown to pick up your tree this year, and give a gift to MOSAIC Community Land Trust as well! Click on the link below to download and print out the flyer, fill out the form, and present it when you purchase your tree — purchase a tree priced $25 or more between now and December 24, and $10 of the total purchase price will be donated to Mosaic Community Land Trust Community Gardens! But you must present the flyer!! Thank you!!
Do you miss the gardens already? Yeah, we do too…but we’re still buzzin’ around town with events, workshops and working to plan a successful 2016 season! Let us all stay motivated to grow our gardens! Here are ways for you and your family or friends to play a part in garden growth or to simply celebrate:
Holiday Party, Mosaic has teamed up with ArtFusion19464
Please join us on Friday, December 11 from 6-8 PM for our annual holiday party. This year, we have teamed up with ArtFusion19464 (located at 254 E. High Street) to celebrate our great past and our blooming future! Learn what ArtFusion19464 is all about and see the conceptual design of their new location! Celebrate Mosaic’s past growing season and find out more about the affordable housing initiative! Our holiday party is absolutely free! Please RSVP via email at email@example.com or by calling 610-326-2506 if you plan to attend. We look forward to celebrating with you!
Holiday Tree Sales at Pine Hill
Pine Hill Tree Farm, a local tree grower, has committed to donating $10 for each tree purchased by Mosaic Community Land Trust supporters. The tree donations cards will hit the stores around Pottstown along with social media sites and Mosaic’s website by the end of next week! Electronic versions of the card will be sent out via email and other avenues. Pine Hill Tree Farm has been in the tree business for many years and has many varieties and sizes to offer. Please consider purchasing your tree at their location in support of local tree grower and “your favorite local non-profit”!
Call for Board Members
Mosaic is looking to grow its board membership in 2016. Are you interested in helping our community flourish? Please keep an eye open for an official solicitation letter and/or email. You can also visit our website for more information www.mosaicclt.org.
Call for Garden Committee Members
Mosaic provides more programs, events and gardening opportunities than ever before! We could sure use your help! Please use Facebook, Twitter, email or a simple telephone call to find out more about joining our garden committee. However, if joining a committee doesn’t work for you but you would like to volunteer throughout the growing season, please consider becoming a garden ambassador! Garden ambassadors who volunteer during 6 or more events or garden days will receive a beautiful Mosaic canvas tote along with an “Ambassador” apron!
Garden Contest 2016
Be on the lookout for more information about the 2016 garden contest! The contest just keeps growing! In the works are two contest this year! One open to all residents (renters or homeowners alike) living in the Borough of Pottstown and one open to all residents living in the Borough of Boyertown! There will be a garden contest website, Facebook page and a forum for folks to reach out for advice, information and other support. Thanks to the help and support of the Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation, the contest has taken root and is thriving! More information to come in January!
We are looking for you to let us know where you would like to see the next garden crop up! Mosaic is looking to collaborate with a local school, church or other organization who is interesting in popping in a community garden at their location. Please contact Mosaic with your interest or recommendation via our “contact us” page on our site at www.mosaicclt.org.
Canning Class Coming Up!
Another “Canning Basics2” workshop is in the works! Lookout for a separate communication regarding the details of the class.
We hope to see you throughout the winter…how can you resist?! But if we don’t…
Mosaic hopes that you and your family have a safe and happy winter season!
Mosaic is seeking two or three individuals who meet the criteria for membership and who have a sincere interest in helping the organization fulfill its purposes and mission. The Board meets monthly 11 times during the year and members are expected to participate as volunteers in various activities of the organization and to contribute financially as they are able. Information about Mosaic can be found here on the website and potential members will receive an orientation before making a commitment if they desire. Board elections will be held in May of 2016. Interested persons should contact Dave Garner, Board Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org or 484-945-0777 to follow up further.
Criteria for membership/for election to board
Any person at least 18 years old who supports the purposes of [Mosaic Community Land Trust], who completes the application and who has paid an annual membership fee set by the Board or received a waiver of the fee based on criteria established by the corporation including providing labor, goods or services.
Purposes of Mosaic
The corporation is formed to carry out educational and charitable activities within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code, including:
To provide permanently affordable access to land, homes and workplaces for current and future community members of low and moderate income.
To acquire and hold land in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
To prevent land and resource speculation which conflict with the community’s interest in conserving land and access to permanently affordable housing.
To develop and exercise responsible, ecological practices which preserve, protect, and enhance the land’s natural, scenic, recreational, and productive attributes.
To serve as a model in land stewardship and community development and to enable others to support and participate in these initiatives by providing information, resources, and expertise.
Mission of Mosaic
MOSAIC Community Land Trust provides permanently affordable housing and healthy living choices to people of modest means, and through education and participation, creates a vital community with a focus on arts and culture to stabilize neighborhoods and improve the quality of life in Pottstown.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
MOSAIC’s ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL
Mosaic Community Gardens
423 Chestnut Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Facebook: Mosaic Community Land Trust
Join Mosaic as we celebrate another great growing season! We will clean up for the first hour, officially closing our 2015 growing season. Then we will celebrate with warm apple cider, music, fall goodies and sweets, a fire pit for marshmallow roasting (no, marshmallows are not healthy but sure are fun to roast this time of year) and to keep warm….with lots and lots of wonderful conversation and community fellowship! Please plan to join us during this special event!
MOSAIC Community Land Trust Happily Announces the
Tri-County Networks October FUN (d) RAISER !!
BINGO PALOOZA & BASKET BINGO
T.C.N. is having a fun(d)raiser
And BINGO is it’s name-O.
And BINGO is its name-O.
Lots of gift cards, baskets and more from area merchants.
And – goodness gracious – a Wine Wagon that some lucky
person will win too – Ohhh.
And BINGO is its name-O.
You’ll dine on delectable soft pretzels, hotdogs
And tomato pie-O.
And BINGO is its name-O.
Only $25 per person for 20 games
And a chance to win the BIG ONE, see below-O.
Just buy a ticket and – GO !!!
Someone is gonna win Disney Park Hopper Passes for
four, Disney themed stuff too-O-my. May as well be
you-O !!! right??
Guaranteed, if you don’t buy a ticket you’ll never
get this song off your mind-O.
B-I-N-G-O B-I-N-G-O la la la la la
**Doors open at 6 PM on October 23, 2015. Bingo starts at 7 PM
**Limerick Fire Co. 390 W. Ridge Pike
**Tickets: $25 for 20 games
**Proceeds will benefit 10 area non-profits!! Get your tickets online at:
Scarecrow-Making in the Gardens
A few new “garden members” joined the gardens during our scarecrow workshop on the 27th! Thanks to Colonial Gardens for supplying the straw and to the families for their clothing donations which made the day a success! #happyautumn #communitygardens
Annual Honey Bee Festival
Mosaic was as busy as our bees in the gardens this weekend at the Annual Honey Bee Festival! Thanks to our table team, Margo, Tracy and a few other volunteers. We appreciate you!!! <3
Visit Colonial Gardens!