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2019 May Officers’ Installation Luncheon

On Thursday, May 9th at Orange Tree Golf Club we had an 2019-2021 Officers’ Installation Luncheon.

At the short business meeting, Outgoing President Bonnie Baum informed everyone that our club won 1st place at both Florida Federation of Garden Club and at Deep South for our annual Arbor Day presentation featuring a presentation by the Windermere Union Church Preschool. With board approval, Bonnie presented 18 years member and current long time University/College Scholarship Chairman Jocelyn Deprez with a Windermere GC lifetime membership.

Jocelyn Deprez with Windermere GC’s life membership

Joan Prasky with a scrapbook of the horticulture show the club had recently.

Table arrangements at the luncheon by Joan P. and Paula R.

Members socializing and networking at the luncheon.

After a short business meeting, our new District VII Director Gwen Carter installed our club’s 2019-2021 officers. Thank you to Gwen for the inspiring installation and a thank you to our new and continuing officers for volunteering!

Left to Right: Incoming President Vicki Hearst, Dist. VII Director Gwen Carter, Continuing Treasurer Dale Boardman, Continuing Corresponding Sec. Jackie Rapport, standing in for Continuing Recording Sec. Janet Sgamma is Betty J., Continuing 2nd VP Sherri Ang and Continuing 1st VP Mary Black.

Gwen installing Incoming President Vicki Hearst.

Incoming President Vicki Hearst.

Gwen installing Continuing 1st VP Mary Black.

Gwen installing Continuing 2nd VP Sherri Ang

Gwen installing Continuing Treasurer Dale Boardman

Gwen installing Continuing Corresponding Sec. Jackie Rapport

After the installation, we had a wonderful lunch which included beef soup, quiche, fruit, green salad, and cake which was arranged by Special Events Chairmen Peggy C. and Jackie R. Thank you, ladies.

 

On left Outgoing President Bonnie Baum and Incoming President VIcki Heart at the transfer of the gavel.

Continuing 1st VP Mary Black presenting Outgoing President Bonnie Baum with a bouquet of roses from her fellow officers who served with Bonnie.

Nehrling Garden sold some caladium plants and bulb(s) at the luncheon and donated one of the plant/bulb(s) to the Outgoing President Bonnie B. and one to Incoming President Vicki H. in recognition our club’s support of Nehrling Gardens from early days of their organization until now.

 

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2018 Holiday Luncheon/Dec. General Meeting

On Dec. 13th at Orange Tree Golf Club, we had our annual holiday luncheon with a short business meeting. The food and company were wonderful.  Everyone has a wonderful time. Also we had a food drive for the Christian Service Center. Thank you for your donations.

Door prizes included: 7 centerpieces created by Vicki H., 2 boxes of a Lenox Christmas votive candle holders and 1 boxed amaryllis donated by Nehrling Gardens who also sold boxed and potted amaryllis for a discounted price.

Thank you to Special Event Co-chairmen Jackie R. and Peggy C. for organizing this event. Sorry that Peggy C. was not able to attend to enjoy herself after her hard work.

See below two group photos of just a few of the 26 members who attended.

2018 Xmas Luncheon Photo #1Left to right: Dell H., Betty J. and Vicki H.

2018 Xmas Luncheon Photo #3Left to Right: Carolyn B. and Ceme C.

2018 Xmas Luncheon Photo #2Vicki H. with one of the 7 beautiful floral arrangements she created that were part of the door prizes given away at the luncheon.  Thank you and a great job, Vicki.

 

 

2017 May Officers’ Installation Luncheon/General Meeting

On Thursday, May 11th, we had a 2017-2019 officers’ installation luncheon/general meeting at the Orange Tree Golf Club. This is the first time our club has installed officers’ for a two year term instead of just a one year term.

Our installing officer was our new District VII Director Sue Roberts. She gave an wonderful installation program which included giving flower corsages to all the incoming/continuing officers with colors representing their offices.

L to R: New 2nd VP Sherri A., 1st VP Mary B., Recording Sec. Janet S., Corresponding Sec. Jackie R., Treasurer Mary Ann “Dale” B., President Bonnie B., District VII Director Sue Roberts

After the installation and business meeting, we had a tasty buffet. At was a wonderfully social event and included 8 caladium plants as door prizes.

In the front L to R: Member Ceme C. and Member Dayle B..
In the back L to R: Recording Sec. Janet S.. District VII Director Sue Roberts, and 1st VP Mary B.

2016 May Officers’ Installation Luncheon/General meeting

On May 12, 2016, Windermere Garden Club had an officers’ installation luncheon and general meeting at Orange Tree Golf Club. We had a wonderful buffet.

L to R: Denise H., Maria H. and 2nd VP Maureen T.

L to R: Denise H., Maria H. & 2nd VP Maureen T.

L to R: Sandra W., Leah D. and Ann T.

L to R: Sandra W., Leah D. & Ann T.

President Bonnie B. applied for several Florida Federation of Garden Club (FFGC) 2016 awards and won four of them. They were presented to the current chairman/chairmen of the committees that won an award.

Left to right: Vicki H., 1st VP Mary B., Peggy C., Jackie R., and President Bonnie B. with the four awards that our club won at the 2016 FFGC Convention for some of our projects.

Left to right: Vicki H., 1st VP Mary B., Peggy C., Jackie R., & President Bonnie B. with the four awards that our club won at the 2016 FFGC Convention for some of our projects.

Community Design Service Award for Hospice Flowers- Rhenda Farley (Past Chairman & Current 1st VP Mary B. standing in)

Butterfly Sanctuary on School Grounds for the Windermere Elementary School Butterfly Garden- Jackie R. & Vicki H.

Left is Corresponding Sec. Jackie R. with Butterfly Sanctuary on School Grounds and on right is Vicki H. with Historical Preservation Award.

Left is Corresponding Sec. Jackie R. with Butterfly Sanctuary on School Grounds and on right is Vicki H. with Historical Preservation Award.

Historic Preservation Award for the Windermere 1887 Schoolhouse Restoration-Landscaping-Jackie R. & Vicki H.

Left Peggy C. with Arbor Day Celebration Award & on right Corresponding Sec. Jackie R. with Butterfly Sanctuary on School Grounds Award.

Left Peggy C. with Arbor Day Celebration Award & on right Corresponding Sec. Jackie R. with Butterfly Sanctuary on School Grounds Award.

Arbor Day Celebration Award-Peggy C. & Jackie R. This project also won 1st place in National Garden Club’s Deep South Region which includes the states of AL, FL, LA, MS & TN.

Also, the installation of the 2016-2017 club officers was conducted by Past President Peggy C. with plants provided by Jackie. All the officers installed were already currently serving. They were President Bonnie B., 1st VP Mary B., 2nd VP Maureen T., Treasurer Mary Ann “Dale” B., Recording Sec. Janet S. (Tanya C. standing in) and Corresponding Sec. Jackie R.

Past President Peggy C. on the left gives President Bonnie B. a blooming cactus for agreeing to another term as president.

Past President Peggy C. on the left gives President Bonnie B. a blooming cactus for her past work as president & for agreeing to another term.

Our next general meeting will be on Sept. 8th to begin our 2015-2016 club year.

Our first summer lunch will be at Crafted, Block and Brew in MetroWest right after the “change over” board meeting on Thursday, June 9th.  Contact Paula R. to sign up.

 

2015 May Officers’ Installation Luncheon/General Meeting

On May 14, 2015, Windermere Garden Club had its May general meeting and officers’ installation luncheon at Orange Tree Golf Club.

Newly installed Florida Federation of Garden Club’s (FFGC) Dist. VII Director Owaissa Vanderberg installed our 2015-2016 officers.

We have several new officers: President Bonnie B., 1st Vice President Mary B. and Recording Sec. Janet S.

Continuing officers include: 2nd Vice President Maureen T., Treasurer Mary Ann Boardman, and Corresponding Sec. Eleanor Nease.

Thank you to our new and continuing officers.

Also a thank you to our outgoing officers: 1st VP Jill T., Recording Sec. Joan Y. and most especially President Peggy C.

Also at this meeting/luncheon several garden club members won lovely caladium plants as door prizes.

See you at the plant exchange on FRIDAY, June 5th at 9:30am on the back porch of Windermere Town Hall.

2015-2016 Officers left to right: Corresponding Sec. Eleanor N., Treasurer Mary Ann B., Standing in for Recording Sec. Janet S. is Jackie R., 2nd VP Maureen T., 1st VP Mary B., and President Bonnie B.

2015-2016 Officers left to right: Corresponding Sec. Eleanor N., Treasurer Mary Ann B., Standing in for Recording Sec. Janet S. is Jackie R., 2nd VP Maureen T., 1st VP Mary B., and President Bonnie B.

Left to right: Incoming President Bonnie B. and Outgoing President Peggy C.

Left to right: Incoming President Bonnie B. and Outgoing President Peggy C.

FFGC's Dist. VII Director Owaissa V. and Incoming President Bonnie B.

FFGC’s Dist. VII Director Owaissa V. and Incoming President Bonnie B.

One of the caladium plant door prizes won by several of our members.

One of the caladium plant door prizes won by several of our members.

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Christmas Luncheon

On Thursday, Dec.11th Windermere Garden Club had its Dec. general meeting/Christmas luncheon at Orange Tree Golf Club. We also collected food for the West Orange Christian Service Center.

Thank you everyone!

See the photos of the event below.

Join us on Jan. 8th when we return to Windermere Town Hall for our next general meeting with our speaker Charisse Santoro speaking on vegetable and community gardening.

 

Standing in on left is Barbara B. and on right is Angela W. Sitting on left is Jackie R. and right is President Peggy C.

Standing in on left is Barbara B. and on right is Angela W.
Sitting on left is Jackie R. and right is President Peggy C.

Amaryllis Door Prizes

Amaryllis Door Prizes

Members socializing at the Christmas Luncheon

Members socializing at the Christmas Luncheon

2014 May 8th-Officers’ Installation Luncheon

On Thursday, May 8th, we had our installation of the 2014-2015 officers with a general meeting and a lovely luncheon at Westerly’s at MetroWest Golf Club. Members attending donated many bags of nonperishable food to the West Orange Christian Service Center.

Windermere Garden Club’s former president and current Nehrling Society President Angela Withers was our installation presenter. She gave each officer a bag of caladiums courtesy of the Nehrling Society.

 

Left to Right: Presenter Angela W., Interim President Peggy C., Corresponding Sec. Eleanor N., Recording Sec. Joan Y., 1st VP Maureen T., Jackie R. for 2nd VP Jill T., Treasurer Mary Ann b.

Left to Right: Presenter Angela W., Interim President Peggy C., Corresponding Sec. Eleanor N., Recording Sec. Joan Y., 1st VP Maureen T., Jackie R. for 2nd VP Jill T., Treasurer Mary Ann B.

 

L to R: Presenter Angela W., Interm President Peggy C., Corresponding Sec. Eleanor N. , Recording Sec. Joan Y.

L to R: Presenter Angela W., Interm President Peggy C., Corresponding Sec. Eleanor N. , Recording Sec. Joan Y.

L to R: 2nd VP Maureen T., Jackie R. for 1st VP Jill T., Treasurer Dale B.

L to R: 2nd VP Maureen T., Jackie R. for 1st VP Jill T., Treasurer Dale B.

Horticultural Chairman Barbara B. enjoying the installation luncheon.

Horticultural Chairman Barbara B. enjoying the installation luncheon.

L to R: Mary S., Joan Y. and Denise H.

L to R: Mary S., Incoming Recording Sec. Joan Y. and Denise H. enjoying the social time with each other.