The Garden Club of Orange celebrated the end of the year activities with a luncheon held at the Grassy Hill Country Club in June. President Linda Bradford thanked the membership for its support and hard work during the year which included participation in the Orange Country Fair, the holiday decoration of the Case Memorial Library rotunda, Christmas wreaths for town buildings, the Osborne Museum Holiday event, the Holiday House Tour, restoration of the Stone-Otis Herb Garden, planting of the Town Green and an on-going garden therapy program at the Orange Rehabilitation Center.
Patti Logioco, Ellie Torello received 1st place awards, Teresa Evangeliste 2nd place and Linda Bradford 3rd place in the horticulture sweepstakes. Caroline Dirsa, Joanne Friedrichs, Jeannette Hafner, Dorothy Hine, Marion Rizzo and Dorothy Zolla were awarded Congratulatory Certificates for their years of active membership.
Joanne Friedrichs, membership chairperson announced and welcomed new members Vicki Grande and Ellen Brodell.
The Garden Club of Orange is a member of the FGCCT, the NEGC, and the NEC. For membership information, contact Eileen Eisenman at 203–878-9597.