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2018 May General Meeting

On May 10th, we had a general meeting with an informal coffee at Windermere Town Hall.  I, Tanya C., was not able to attend so thank you to President Bonnie B. and Corresponding Sec. Jackie R. for information on the meeting and thanks to Dorie B. and Debra N. for the photos in this blog/post.

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Our hostess were Paula R. and Carolin W. with some wonderful snacks and a beautiful centerpiece.

The program was a mock horticultural show/contest. Our club will be having a horticultural show in Nov. to celebrate our club’s 60th year as a Florida Federation of Garden Club (FFGC) federated club. There were many members who brought some wonderful plants and clippings and it was very informative.

 

Some of the entries at our “mock” horticultural show.

 

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Maureen T. and Joan P. explaining how to enter a horticultural show and how to improve your chances of winning.

President Bonnie B. presented the two FFGC awards that our club won this year.

Decoration of Historical Buildings (Historic Preservation Award) was presented to Holiday Decorations Co-Chairman Carolin W. It was specifically awarded for the decoration of Windermere Town Hall for Christmas 2017. Not shown is co-chairman Vicki H.

Also, The Outstanding Service award for an individual who continuously sustains and develops any phase of garden club work was presented to Corresponding Jackie R. Only one person in the entire state of Florida wins this award every year. Jackie has helped develop and continues to work as a co-chairman or chairman on the elementary school gardens, old schoolhouse garden, and annual arbor day tree planting.

Left to Right: President Bonnie B., Corresponding Sec. Jackie R. and Carolin W.

2018 May General Meeting #3Left to Right: Barbara B. and Margret S.

 

 

 

 

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.