Who may join OAGC?

Membership is open to individuals and organizations (such as garden clubs, nature clubs, landscape of horticultural or nursery groups, civic organizations, conservation groups) who are interested in the purposes of The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc. (OAGC) and are willing to take part in its projects, adhere to its by-laws and pay annual dues. Members will receive the official quarterly magazine “The Garden Path,” and are encouraged to participate in the educational and recreational activities of OAGC. For information on joining a club, contact the OAGC State Secretary or find the appropriate Regional Director for your county of residence.

Club Membership

Members of OAGC affiliated garden clubs pay annual OAGC dues of $7.00 through their club treasurer.

Non-Club Membership

Individuals who are not members of an affiliated club may join OAGC as Member-at-Large by filling out a Member At Large form and paying annual dues of $10.00 to the OAGC State Membership Chair.

OAGC Life Membership

An OAGC Life Member is someone who makes a contribution of $100 or more to The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc.  New OAGC Life Members are recognized annually at the OAGC convention, receive an OAGC Life Membership card and a lifetime subscription to The Garden Path.  OAGC Life Members pay no additional state dues, though individual club, regional and county dues may be applicable. Additionally, an OAGC Life Membership is bestowed upon the state president upon completion of term. The OAGC Life Membership card is presented by the newly elected president at convention. An OAGC Life Membership may also be conferred upon a person by action of the board of directors as recommended by the executive committee as being worthy of such an honor.

OAGC Foundation Life Patron

Those who make a one-time contribution of $500 or more to The OAGC Foundation, Inc.), also become OAGC Life Members.