The 95th Annual Meeting, Thursday, May 10th 2018
took place at the Hathaway House in McGraw, NY.
Outstanding food, exceptional speakers, our very favorite venue, and of course convivial district members, all came together to make for an outstanding event.
Let us all thank Ed Mohring from the Endwell Garden Club. He furnished all the photos!
Thank you, Ed!
Speaking of awards, Here's the Endwell GC being recognized for contributing the most money to
World Gardening from our district.
Josh Cerra, our morning speaker, seen here with our Director, Tony Antes, and Molly Del Giacco, gave a well-received presentation on "Climate-Adaptive Designs" for environmentally-friendly gardening.
After our scrumptious luncheon, Nancy Schopf, FGCNYS Judges' Council President, designed numerous exceptional floral arrangements to the for all to admire.
Her program was titled "Something Old, Something New".
The Hill n' Dale Garden Club held a "Wreaths Across America" dedication on 15 December 2018 at the Chenango Town Hall.
It was a very moving, patriotic event. Please enjoy the photos below.
For more information about this program, please go to this link:
As is often the case, the event began with some very tasty finger foods.
Members of the Color Guard gathering
A "Wreaths Across America" proclamation was read by a Chenango spokesperson.
The Color Guard forms up.
Local dignitaries attended the event.
Seen here are Broome County Executive Jason Garner (looking Left) and Broome County Sheriff David Harder (looking Right).
The firing squad execute a 21-gun salute.
The oldest member of the Color Guard was given the honor of actually laying the wreath.
The Piper played "Amazing Grace. Very Moving!
Next, we move outside for the ceremony.
And, to complete the event, the wreath takes it place of honor beside the memorial.