Seedling Garden Club enjoys picnic
by Halei Lamb | May 25, 2018 4:00 pm
Last Updated: May 24, 2018 at 2:13 pm
The Seedling Garden Club ended its physical year with a celebration picnic. The 17 members and three guests met at 5:30 p.m. at the Youmans Barn on Monday May 14.
President Lucille Braswell opened the meeting. She introduced special guests Oleander District Director June Thomas and Co-Director Mary Ogden of Odum.
Thomas presented the program for the evening. She gave an update on how active clubs in the Oleander District are and what a difference each club makes. Thomas gave dates for meetings and encouraged the club to attend. Also announced was The Garden Club of Georgia’s 90th birthday celebration in Athens on June 7. She presented the club with certificates of appreciation from GCG Natural Disasters and LeConte Woodmanston Conservation Project for their valuable contributions. Thomas presented a certificate of achievement for Seedling placing first in state for flower show schedule award division. This was for the 2017 flower show, “Leap Into Action With Flowers.”
The minutes of the last meting were read by Secretary Cheryl Goodman, and Sandra Thompson presented the treasurer’s report. Both were approved as read.
Members enjoyed a variety of salads and desserts brought by members. Hostesses Ann Lawson, Kay Stephens, and Brenda VanArsdale furnished beverages and table wear.
Members with perfect attendance for the year were awarded with Mandevilla plants. Members included were Yonna Bailey, Lucille Braswell, Cheryl Goodman, Judy McWhorter, Kay Peacock, Wanda Scarboro, and Sue Stockholm.
The picnic ended with the welcoming of new member Jan Hooks. Though there will be no formal meetings held during the summer, the club will remain active until the starting of its new year in September.
If interested in joining the club, contact one of the Seedling Garden Club members.
Seedling Garden Club is a member of National Garden Clubs, Deep South Region, The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., and Oleander District.