Members Celebrate 40th Anniversary

The Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Baldwin Garden, named for Dr. John Baldwin a former professor at the College of William and Mary. John McFarlane and Ben Owen from the college were on hand to give members the history along with Ruth Maruca, Contiuing Projects Chairman for the Council. Glenda Knowles welcomed all in attendance and also furnished the refreshments.

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Also pictured are: back row-Loy Holt, Marijane Harper, Kate Wilhide, Ellen Schiavone, McFarlane, Karen Jamison, Owen, M’Liz Parkhurst, Beverley Smith. Front Row-Terry Sisto, Geneva Hunt, Maruca, and Knowles.

Members Celebrate 40th Anniversary

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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 2017 newsletter, click  here WACGC April 2017 newsltr

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Council Members Dedicate White Pine Tree in Bicentennial Park

Members of the Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs attended a tree dedication ceremony in Bi-Centennial Park prior to the 32nd Arbor Day Ceremony held in conjunction with the City of Williamsburg. A White Pine tree was plated in Bi-Centennial Park under the supervision of Will Fidler, Landscape Superintendent, City of Williamsburg, and Coordinated by Ruth Maruca, Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs.
Attending the dedication ceremony are:  Bev Baker-Berkeley Garden Club; Ruth Maruca-Berkeley Garden Club; Judy Casone-Berkeley Garden Club; Loy Holt-Berkeley Garden Club; Jane Filz-Green Spring Garden Club; Glenda Knowles-Berkeley and Colonial Heritage Garden Clubs; Geneva Hunt-Dogwood Garden Club of Queens Lake; Ellen Schiavone-Brandon Woods Garden Club; Betsy Edwards-Colonial Heritage Garden Club; Karen Jamison-Williamsburg Garden Club;Yuko Molineux-Kingspoint Garden Club;  From the City of Williamsburg-Will Fidler; Bob Iversen; and Lucas Jenne.
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2017 Arbor Day 32nd Annual Ceremony and Reception

2017 Arbor Day 32nd Annual Ceremony and Reception presented by Williamsburg Area Council of Garden Clubs and City of Williamsburg  were held at the Williamsburg Community Building on Friday, March 10, 2017. 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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(From Left to right) Geneva Hunt:Arbor Day Chairman; Will Fidler:Our special guest, Landscape Superintendent  City of Williamsburg;  Glenda Knowles: Predsident, WACGC; Ellen Schiavone: Arbot Day Chairman.

 

 

The Arbor Day Garden Club Member Award

Glenda Knowles, Berkeley and Colonial Heritage Garden Club

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The Arbor Day Individual

Will Fidler, Landscape Superintendent City of Williamsburg

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The Arbor Day Certificates of Appreciation

  • Blooms That Brighten

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  • Capital Pancake House

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  • City of Williamsburg-College Delly Corner

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  • College of William and Mary-College Corner, Sundial Garden, President’s House Garden

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  • Colonial Heritage

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  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation-Shields Tavern Garden,Visitor’s Center

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  • Figaro Hair Salon

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  • Founders Village

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  • Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg

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  • Patriot’s Colony

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  • Second Street Bistro

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  • Thomas Nelson Community College-Historic Triangle Campus

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  • Walnut Hills Baptist Church-Memorial Garden

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  • Williamsburg Botanical Garden

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  • WindsorMeade

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  • Historic Powhatan Resort
  • Norge Dental Center

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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.

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Special Thanks to :

Host Municipality, City of Williamsburg

Floral designs was by Robert Hunt.

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WACGC March 2017 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 March 2017 newsletter, click  heremarch-2017-newsletter

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Mayor presents Arbor Day Proclamation to Arbor Day 2017 Chairmen

Mayor presents Arbor Day Proclamation to Arbor Day 2017 Chairmen.

Left to right – Ellen Schiavone, Arbor Day Co-chairman, Mayor Paul Freiling, Glenda Knowles, Pres. WACGC, Geneva Hunt, Arbor Day Co-chairman.

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WACGC February 2017 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 February 2017 newsletter, click here WACGC February Newsletter.wacgc-feb-2017-newsltr-5

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