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The Federated Garden
Clubs Of Connecticut,
Inc. Awards

THE FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS OF CONNECTICUT, INC. AWARDS

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
Gwen Berg, Greenhouses Chair.

CONSERVATION CITATION
For the monthly presentation of an endangered plant using display information from the Herbarium.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
 Silver tray awarded for Garden Therapy.

PUBLIC RELATIONS AWARDS
Publicity Pressbooks, third place in the Large Club category.

CITATIONS
1991 - For work with local organizations in construction and maintenance of island beds at the junction of Routes 7 and 33.
1992 - Horticulture Award for outstanding division, "Bouquets for 70 Years," a standard flower show.
1992 - Staging Award for distinguished staging, "Bouquets for 70 Years," a standard flower show.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
1992 - Silver tray awarded for Civic Development to a club with sixty or more members. "Keep Wilton Beautiful” campaign.

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
1992 "Bouquets for 70 Years,” a standard flower show.

PAULINE B. TYLER AWARD
1993 – For excellence in promoting conservation and/or legislation. Conservation Committee for Ferns & Flowering Plants of Wilton.

2016 - For excellence in promoting conservation or legislation, awarded to the Club’s Conservation Committee, for their work with Yale’s Peabody Museum Herbarium, in digitizing the images of over 1,200 preserved plant specimens and recording the data for the Marybeth Wheeler Herbarium.

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

1999 - "Lasting Impressions," a standard flower show

YEARBOOK AWARD
1999 - Class VI, First Place

CITATIONS
2001 - Publication Award for Monthly Newsletter, First Place for Extra Large Club
2003 - Publication Award for Monthly Newsletter, First Place for Extra Large Club

CERTIFICATE OF MERIT
2003 – Tommy Donnan Certificate of Merit for Club Publication of “Perennial Favorites, Recipes from Gardeners,” published May 2002

LUCILLE SCHAVOIR AWARD
2005 - Wilton Garden Club for outstanding garden club work

CITATIONS
2005 - Outstanding Horticulture Division, “Wicked Enchantment,” a standard flower show.  Superior Schedule, “Wicked Enchantment,” a standard flower show. Distinguished Staging, “Wicked Enchantment,” a standard flower show.

HORTICULTURAL EXCELLENCE AWARD
2007 - Green House, workshops and plant sale.

COMMUNITY AWARD
2007 - Wilton’s Wondrous Trees.

ELLEN CARDER AWARD
2007 – Bobbie Shavell, for overall excellence in horticulture.

LILLIAN M. RATHBURN AWARD 
2007 - Melinda Wolcott, for excellence in all areas of garden club work.

CERTIFICATE OF INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT
2007 – Garden Therapy Educational Exhibit on Solar/Geothermal installation at 11 Belden Hill Road during “Bountiful Fare” a Standard Flower Show and house tour.

TRIBUTE AWARD
2013 – Suzanne Knutson, for excellence in landscape design.

2016 - Pam Nobumoto, for her leadership in creating and continuing to organize the Club’s youth garending program, “Green Teens” for middle-schoolers at Trackside Teen Center.

2016 - Mya Smith, for leading seniors with care and devotion in unique and interesting garden oriented activities in the Club's Garden Therapy program

THE MARY LONCIN FLOWER SHOW AWARD
2014 - "Timeless Gatherings", the highest scoring flower show in the state

NGA AWARD # 57 -ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
2014 - Excellence of a Standard Flower Show in a Public Building, "Timeless Gatherings"

CITATIONS 
2014 - Excellence in Design,  "Timeless Gatherings"; Excellence in Horticulture,  "Timeless Gatherings"; Excellence in Educational Exhibits, "Timeless Gatherings": Excellence in Photography, "Timeless Gatherings"; Excellence in Schedule, "Timeless Gatherings"

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION 
2014- Michele Klink and Carole Steiner,  "New Year's Night" in "A Taste of the Holidays - Whimsical & Wonderful Tablescapes, "Timeless Gatherings"

CIVICS CREATIVITY AWARD

2016 - For an unusual or outstanding and creative project in the area of civic responsibility, awarded to the Club’s Civics Committee for its continued focus on civic beautification, especially its work at Horseshoe Pond, the Post Office, Veterans’ Memorial Green, Merwin Meadows, Town of Wilton signs, Hanging Flower Baskets, and Holiday wreaths and donated centerpieces.

JOYCE B. HARRIS AWARD

2016 - For outstanding horticulture achievement in the recipient’s club and community, awarded to Jerre Dawson, chair of the Club’s Horticulture Committee, for her continued efforts to educate members on propagation methods, managing the operation of the Club’s Greenhouse and leading the growing efforts for the plants that the Club sells at the Plant Sale.

LUCKINER YOUTH AWARD

2016 - For outstanding work with youth in areas of gardening, horticulture or conservation, awarded to the Club’s Youth Gardening Committee, for its “Green Teens” program, that gets middle-schoolers involved with creating and maintaining vegetable and flower gardens, teaches the importance of healthy foods, and encourages them to give back to the community by donating their produce and flowers to the Food Pantry and Senior Center.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS & CONSERVATION CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

2016 - Awarded to the Club’s Conservation Committee for their efforts in co-sponsoring the “Walk and Talk” series of lectures & guided hikes that promote the appreciation of the town’s open spaces.

HISTORIC, MEMORIAL & PUBLIC GARDENS CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

2016 - Awarded to the Club’s Conservation Committee for their continued efforts with the Wilton Historical Society to renovate and care for the Colonial Herb Garden.        

 

 
 

Providing Community Service, Education, Horticulture,
Conservation and Artistry