Member News

Photography Contest 2022 Winners

Winners pictured left to right:

Darlene Wenhold - Plant Details

Nancy Smith - Garden Landscape and Wildlife in a Garden

Brenda Aubert - Summer Wildlife and Wildlife in a Garden

Barbara Campbell - Fall Landscape

Nancy Schrader - Insect and Wildlife in a Garden

Cynthia Dunton - Photography Chair

Helen Papathanasiou - Spring Landscape and Person in a Garden

Beautiful photos submitted below:

New Recording Secretary

Maria has stepped up to be Recording Secretary. She was inducted to the board by Sue, our Parliamentarian, at our October 10 meeting. Maria joined Parkland GC this year. She is in charge of our website and has revamped it. She and Darlene are maintaining the big planters in front of Jordan Lutheran Church. Maria is also part of the Butterfly Garden maintenance group. A BIG THANK YOU to Maria for volunteering to be our Recording Secretary!

Yard Sale September 24 & 25, 2022

A big thank you to all who participated in our Yard Sale on Friday and Saturday 9/24 and 25. Money earned will go towards Garden Club activities including Beautification, Outreach, and Civic Development in our community. 

Allentown Fair Winner September 2022

Barbara won Second and Third prize at the Allentown Fair. She won First prizes in the antiques category.

Carbon County Fair Winner August 2022

Nancy Smith won Best of Show at the Carbon County Fair!

New Member Tea June 13, 2022

On June 13th, PGC hosted a New Members Tea. Members that joined in 2020 and 2021 were also invited since the club did not hold a Tea since 2019. Donna (Butterfly Garden Chair), Brenda (Past President), Claire (President), Barbara (Garden Tour Chair) wore their finest hats to officially welcome the new members . The new members are Carol, Helen, Janet, Estelle, Joan (in the picture). New members Rose, Wilbur, Kendra, Maria, Gail were not present at the Tea. All new members were given a plant to take home.

New Board Member Installations May 9, 2022

At the May 9th meeting, Jane Kruse, the Director of District II/III of the Garden Club Federation of PA, formally inducted the new board members. She gave a strawberry plant to outgoing President Brenda Aubert. We had two wonderful years with Brenda serving as President. We will have two more wonderful years with Claire Kukielka, our new President. Helen Papathanasiou will be the new Vice-President. Cynthia Dunton will be Treasurer. Bonnie Keller will be Corresponding Secretary.

2021 Christmas Banquet