Garden club member hosts group’s monthly meeting

Greg Stevens

A tour of Rita Wischmeier’s beautiful wooded location was enjoyed by 13 members and two visitors, Jeanette Burbank and Debbie Rust, at the July conference of the All Seasons Backyard Club.

Peggy Broshears served as Wischmeier’s co-hostess. Several parts of the woods are embellished into rooms with shade-loving vegetation and components. The attendees loved sitting down in her spherical corn crib furnished with swings, gliders, classic garden chairs and twinkle lights and were entertained by a refrain of many bullfrogs from her spring-fed pond.

Later on, the members have been served a number of types of desserts, espresso, tea and other neat beverages on tables coated with vintage quilts. The table’s centerpieces were being wonderful bouquets of flowers from the quite a few gardens of the hostess.

President Jean Barkman commenced the company meeting noting larkspur and water lily are the bouquets of the thirty day period. “Happy Birthday” was sung to Wischmeier, and it also was stated Linda Kamman, who was not existing, has a July birthday.

Barkman asked Secretary Becky Hackman to study June’s minutes, and a single correction was built. A treasurer’s report was given by Wischmeier. Hackman then requested the club for permission to wipe out a number of a long time of minutes of the club, and it was accepted by all.

The club agreed to existing the truthful queen prospect, Addie Shelton, with a small present of gratitude in representing the group. Hackman will get treatment of having the present to her as shortly as probable.

Hackman also informed the team Tim Warren of Brownstown will be offering new minimize flowers from his numerous gardens, and Brenda Turner documented on the Madison in Bloom yard tour some of the group attended.

Julie Ballard gave an update on the situations of Joan Thompson and Jeanette Chastain, customers who are owning health and fitness issues.

Barkman asked Turner to remind members of the August conference, which will be held Aug. 1. Turner and Darlene Groseclose will be hostesses. The team is to satisfy at Groseclose’s house at 6:30 p.m. and carpool to Charles Calhoun’s house for a tour of his lovely landscapes and then return to Groseclose’s household for the relaxation of the assembly.

Kathy Hurry and Kathy Cunningham are the hostesses for the October assembly, which is to be held at Lee Ann Evans’ home in Freetown. It was agreed to have the meeting Oct. 1, and a dried flower arrangement for $15 can be manufactured by each of the users. Individuals wishing to do so should pay the fee at the August assembly.

Hackman gave a report about her and her husband’s vacation to the Kentucky Oaks Most cancers Survivor Parade in April. She inspired the group if they realized of any breast or ovarian cancer survivor who has not been a nominee to nominate them for subsequent year’s Oaks, which starts in February or March 2023.

Barkman told the group Vice President Charlotte Foster will perform the business enterprise meeting in August, and the company meeting was closed.

Door prizes of flower-adorned hats, other yard-related items and flower centerpieces were being awarded to Shirley Lewis, Burbank, Turner, Foster, Hurry and Cunningham. The rest of the evening was expended browsing and getting enjoyment.

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