Glad Garden Club ends season

by | May 31, 2018 4:45 pm

    On May 14, the Glad Garden Club held its last meeting of the season at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the campus of East Georgia State College. President Sylvia Durden welcomed members, and JoAnn Trammell gave a message about the origin and celebration of Mother’s Day. Glad Garden Club had the privilege of having June Thomas, Oleander District Director, along with Mary Ogden, judge and director of Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl projects, present a program on activities of Oleander District garden clubs.   

    It is a little-known fact that several Garden Club of Georgia grants were given to Savannah Area due to hurricane damage. Garden Club of Georgia also has projects and camps for youth such as Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl poster contests. The grand prize is a free round-trip airfare and accommodations for four to Washington, DC. A $100 U.S. savings bond will also be awarded to the first place national winners from each grade level. Older youth are awarded college scholarships if area of study is garden related, such as agribusiness, entomology, landscape architecture, or wildlife management. In the 2017-2018 year, the Garden Club of Georgia awarded $72,000 in scholarship awards.

   The Glad Garden Club in participation…

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