WACGC June Newsletter

The Council Newsletter is published monthly and distributed to WACGC Officers,
Standing Committee Chairmen, Garden Club Presidents, Council Representatives,
Arbor Day Committee Members, and WACGC Past Presidents. For a copy of the June 2018 newsletterWACGC Newsletter – Summer 2018

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The May WACGC General Meeting

The May General Meeting of Williamsburg Area Council Of Garden Clubs was held at Sentara Regional Medical Center, Robert Graves Room and hosted by the members of  Brandon Woods Garden Club  on Thursday, May 24,2018. The speaker was Gary Streb, Master Gardener and lead Gardener for Hospice House of Williamsburg. Members learned about volunteering, programs and support groups in addition to the gardens and walking trails at Hospice House.

Open House★-Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg –

Hospice House  invite you to tour their home and gardens and learn about all they do for the community. 

on the first Thursday of the month, 

drop by between the hours of 12-2p.m. to learn more about their organization. 

Tours offered: June 7, July5, August 2 and September 6

4445 Powhatan Parkways, Williamsburg VA 23188  

http://www.williamsburg hospice.org  

questions or to RSVP( not requiered): 757.345-5195 

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(Left to Right) WACGC Vice- President:Rosie Crocco, Gary Streb, WACGC President: Terry Sisto

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WACGC May Newsletter

The Council Newsletter is published monthly and distributed to WACGC Officers,
Standing Committee Chairmen, Garden Club Presidents, Council Representatives,
Arbor Day Committee Members, and WACGC Past Presidents. For a copy of the May 2018 newsletter WACGC Newsletter – 050118

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WACGC Nature Camp Scholarship Donation

Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs donates $500.00 to the Tidewater District-VFGC Nature Camp Scholarship Fund.  Each year Tidewater District Garden Clubs give Nature Camp scholarships to boys and girls, from 5th through 12th grade.  Nestled in a valley by Big Mary’s Creek in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Rockbridge County, Nature Camp specializes in natural history and environmental science education and is one of the oldest in the country.

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(From Left to Right) Glenda Knowles, Tidewater District-VFGC President; Terry Sisto, WACGC President; Audrey Kelly, Tidewater District Nature Camp Scholarship Chair; Betsy Edwards, WACGC Arbor Day Co-Chair.

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WACGC April Newsletter

The Council Newsletter is published monthly and distributed to WACGC Officers,
Standing Committee Chairmen, Garden Club Presidents, Council Representatives,
Arbor Day Committee Members, and WACGC Past Presidents. For a copy of the April 2018 newsletter WACGC Newsletter – 040118

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2018 Arbor Day 33nd Annual Ceremony and Reception

2018 Arbor Day 33nd Annual Ceremony and Reception presented by Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs and James City County were held at the Legacy Hall in New Town on Friday, March 9, 2018. The Council honored individuals, organizations, businesses, and institutions that have made a positive contribution by improving the quality of our environment in the areas of beautification, conservation, and service.

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(Left) Terry Sisto: President, WACGC and (Right) Our special guest Speaker, Scott Whyte: Landscape Planner James City County

 

The Arbor Day Individual Award

Susan Voigt, Virginia Native Plant Society and Williamsburg Garden Club

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The Arbor Day Garden Club Member Award

Kingsmill Garden Club

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The Arbor Day Certificates of Appreciation

・Cochon on 2nd

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・City Of Williamsburg’s

-The College Delly

-Intersection of Henry St. and Lafayette St.

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・College of William and Mary

-Admissions Building

-Integrated Science Center

-James & Beverly Kelly Garden

IMG_5391  ・Governor’s Land at Two Rivers

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・Holiday Inn Club Vacations Resort

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・Lazy Daisy

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・Morrison’s Flowers & Gifts

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・Whitley Virginia Peanut Factory

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・Williamsburg Drug Co.

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・Jamestown Feed & Seed

・The Settlement at Powhatan Creek

・Yankee Candle

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Arbor Day Chairmen: Betty Edwards and Patti Sager , Colonial Heritage Garden Club

Arbor Day Committee members also served as Reception Hostnesses, Greeters and Ushers. Refreshments were provided by the Arbor Day Committee and their Garden Club Members.

Floral designs was by Robert Hunt.

 

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Council Members Dedicate Yoshino Cherry Tree at the James City County Law Enforcement Center

Members of the Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs attended a tree dedication ceremony at the James City Country  Law  Enforcement Center prior to the 33nd Arbor Day Ceremony held in conjunction with James City County. A Yoshino Cherry tree was planted at the James City County Law Enforcement Center  under the supervision of Scott Whyte, Landscape Planner and Matt Austin, Park and Grounds superintendent, also Coordinated by Loy Holt and Ruth Maruca, Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs.

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