WILTON GARDEN CLUB WELCOMES 25 NEW MEMBERS!
We welcomed 25 new members to the Club as a result of our fabulously successful membership drive. That represents an increase in ourmembership of nearly 20%!
Please welcome all our new members: Cari Apicella, Kara Ash, Pat Belote, Diane Caggiano, Libbie Caroll, Becky Castle, Denise Fritz, Brenda Froehlich, Libby Freeman, Yim Lai, Christy Leary, Lisa Lenskold, Electra Martin, Francine Murnane, Monica O’Connell, Laura Noble Perese, Marisa Parrotta, Frida Piazza, Barbara Rapkin, Susan Rance, Anne Richards, Connie Rinaldi, Lisa Stuart, Dunja Sypher and Jean Tompkins.
Interested in joining? More information and forms can be found under the "Join Us" tab on the home page.
2018 FGCCT AWARDS - CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WILTON GARDEN CLUB!
We are so proud and excited to announce the following awards that were presented to the Wilton Garden Club at the annaul awards banquet. Congratulations to all!
NATIONAL GARDEN CLUB AWARDS:
The NGC Award #57-A: An Achievement Award for Excellence of a Standard Flower Show in a Public Building – Wilton Garden Club’s 2017 Flower Show, “Art in Bloom”. This Certificate of Merit, represents the highest award in the nation in 2017 for Flower Show Excellence!!
Certificate of Appreciation Award MP-3Aiv: Membership/Promotion and Website
Certificate of Appreciation Award YR-2Aiv: Youth Environmental Education
NEW ENGLAND GARDEN CLUBS AWARD:
The NEGC Award #15-A: The Virginia Kenny/Maureen Colton Award/Certificate of Merit for the best Horticulture Division in in a Standard Flower Show – Wilton Garden Club’s 2017 Flower Show, “Art in Bloom”
FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS OF CONNECTICUT AWARDS:
“The Mary Loncin Flower Show Award” for the highest scoring Standard Flower Show in the State – Wilton Garden Club’s 2017 Flower Show, “Art in Bloom”.
FLOWER SHOW AWARD CERTIFICATES:
Citation for Excellence in Schedule, “Art in Bloom”
Citation for Excellence in Educational Exhibits, “Art in Bloom”
CIVIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD:
Certificate of Individual Achievement – Suzanne Knutson, awarded for her dedication to her community’s beautification and her excellence in overseeing the plethora of civics projects that her club takes part in each year.
GARDEN THERAPY AWARD:
Certificate of Individual Achievement – Bobbi Kahan, awarded for her excellent work on monthly programs in garden therapy and also for the delicious desserts she bakes! Her encouraging patience is appreciated and club members want her to know what a warm delight she is to have as part of their work.
Luckner Youth Award –a Certificate of Merit, awarded to a club for outstanding work with a youth group in a school setting or with other youth groups. Wilton Garden Club members worked for 25 weeks with middle school students in the Green Teens Gardening program at Trackside Teen Center.They also worked with Boy Scouts on their Gardening Merit Badge program and with the Girl Scouts, who created and displayed 22 Fairy Gardens at the Club’s flower show, “Art in Bloom.” Teens created vegetable gardens, studied healthy foods and sustainability and pollination. Giving back to the community, all 200 pounds of produce was donated to the Wilton Food Pantry and mason jars were filled with flowers for seniors. Students submitted various entries to the Club’s 2017 flower show, “Art in Bloom,” in areas of Design, Horticulture, Educational exhibits, and botanical arts, and won manysignificant awards.
PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS AWARD:
Certificate of Merit for Electronic Media - Website
Providing Community Service, Education, Horticulture,
Conservation and Artistry