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NEWS and EVENTS

DECEMBER After deciding to change things up this year and forego our traditional Holiday Luncheon, club members invited friends and family to the first annual Christmas Cheer, a cocktail party fundraiser. The evening party at Seatuck was a great success. Tabletop trees, decorated by garden club members, were auctioned to an appreciative group of guests,… Continue reading NEWS and EVENTS

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MAY – ZONE III MEETING

Soon after returning from the GCA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, South Side President Tina Mattimore, GCA Reps Cindy Mullin and Mary Miller, along with Delegate Barbara Keller, attended the Zone III Meeting in Cooperstown, NY on May 16-18. Our club was well represented at the Flower Show, "What's Brewing...?", presented by the Lake and Valley Garden Club,… Continue reading MAY – ZONE III MEETING

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APRIL – GCA 2018 ANNUAL MEETING

  The Garden Club of America held its Annual Meeting in San Francisco this year, and representing South Side were President Tina Mattimore, Club Delegate Jane Arbeiter, and Zone Reps. Cindy Mullin and Mary Miller.  The event was hosted by the 18 member clubs of Zone XII, who did a spectacular job of organizing the… Continue reading APRIL – GCA 2018 ANNUAL MEETING

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APRIL OUTING

On Thursday, April 12, a number of our members went to Farmingdale State College to meet with Michael Veracka, Associate Professor of Urban Horticulture & Design.  Professor Veracka supervises students in maintaining the Sustainable Garden, a half acre demonstration garden which he started in 2011.  Although the gardens were still in their winter drabs, we could… Continue reading APRIL OUTING