Club Receives Proclamation from City

At the March 3rd McHenry City Council meeting Mayor Sue Low presented a proclamation to the McHenry Garden Club celebrating their 10th anniversary.  It cited the club’s many contributions to McHenry including beautifying entrances and parks of the city. providing educational programs for children at the library, making floral arrangements monthly for the hospice patients at Alden Terrace, awarding scholarships to senior high school graduates of McHenry who plan to major in some area of horticulture, and maintaining the gardens of Petersen Farm.  All projects are funded by the Holiday Floral Show in December and the Container Garden Gala which will be held on April 29th.

Pictured at the Council meeting are garden club members with the Mayor  from left:  Gloria Mellyn, Jeanne Smith, Gina Dunkley, Judy Walter, Mayor Sue Low, Jean Schiller, Jackie Homa, Suzanne Yazel, Priscilla Rutter

Pictured at the Council meeting are garden club members with the Mayor from left: Gloria Mellyn, Jeanne Smith, Gina Dunkley, Judy Walter, Mayor Sue Low, Jean Schiller, Jackie Homa, Suzanne Yazel, Priscilla Rutter

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