Club End of Year Picnic 2024

The Garden Club at Palm Coast held their end of the year meeting/Potluck picnic gathering on May 13, 2024, at Herschel King Park.

There were several raffle items from the Creative Team, many plants from Propagation, nice weather and wonderful food and desserts.

Nancy Iandoli presented the May Selection of the Month, Patricia and Frank Perricelli, of Frankford Lane, who were unable to attend.

Denise Garcia, President, presented our 3 winning Awards:
Civic Beautification/Garden of the Month,
National Garden Club Week, and
Arbor Day Celebration

Jane Howells, our Second Year Director, presented the Distinguished Members Award to 3 club members:
Sue Bara
Judith Davies
Marinus Grootenboer

Kenetha Kilmurray introduced 3 High School Scholarships awarded to:
Raheem Rolle, Flagler Palm Coast,
Brayden Landi, Matanzas High School,
Nicholas Groth, Flagler Palm Coast, who was not able to attend due to prior commitments

New This Year: ACE Adult Continuing Education Scholarship, awarded to:
Carol Mini
Throughout the past 16 years, Carol Mini has assisted the Garden Club with many projects, such as Arbor Day, Spring Festival and Linear Park butterfly garden.
Her career in urban forestry and environmental issues in the city is commendable. Congratulations on your acceptance to the Master’s Program at Flagler College to further your education in Public Administration.

Our New 2024-2025 Slate of Officers were Installed:

President: Denise Garcia
1st VP: Kenetha Kilmurray (Programs)
2nd VP: Carrie Clark (Publicity- Secretary)
Treasurer: Nina Guiglotto
Assistant Treasurer: Sheila Duncan-Peters
Director 1: Marie Fabozzi
Director 2: Jane Howells
Director 3: Sue Bara

Lastly, several pins and 10-year bars were awarded to members with 10 years or more membership with the Garden Club.

Submitted by: Nancy Iandoli

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