Florida Club Arbor Day 2023 Ceremony was held on May 12, 2023.
A Redbud tree was planted by the Garden Club at Palm Coast, Inc. and the City of Palm Coast, in MEMORY of our Deceased members:
- Linda Thiele
- Norma Rizzo
- Donal March
The ceremony took place on Friday, May 12, 2023, at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Ct., Palm Coast, Fl 32137.
2022 Deceased Garden Club members and their relatives present were:
January 13, 2022 – Linda Thiele; husband Wayne present
January 22, 2022 – Norma Rizzo; daughter Megan present with her husband, daughter, and son
October 26, 2022 – Donal March; wife Connie, and daughter Donna present.
Denise Garcia, President of The Garden Club at Palm Coast, introduced:
Ellen Warner, Garden Club member, to lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
Kathleen Fuss, Garden Club member and Arbor Day Chair and organizer, gave open remarks and announced the following speakers:
Chaplain Dom Scardigno gave the invocation.
James Hirst, City of Palm Coast Parks and Recreation Director, represented the City.
Family members and friends shared their fond memories of their loved ones.
A special thank you was given to the city staff and Parks and Recreation for their help with planting the tree, mulch cover, and the memorial Plaque.
Submitted by: Nancy Iandoli and Kathleen Fuss
Photos submitted by: Nancy Iandoli