The Monroe Garden Club
The Monroe Garden Club held their August meeting at the home of member, Becky Howard. The business meeting was conducted by President Peggy Hesson. Awards Chairwoman, Ellen Kinsey announced Outstanding Landscaping Certificates were presented to Larry Presley, 295 Raymond Drive, Tom Gannon, 574 N. Sands and Mr. & Mrs. Corbett Harris, 861 S. Sands Ave., all of Monroe. Karen Branum was welcomed as a new member. Beth Heinkel was a guest of the group. The OAGC Installation of officers, Tree Ceremony was used when officers for the coming year took their oath of office. Officers for the 2009-2010 year are President Anna Hale, Vice President Jessie Hull, Secretary Marilyn Niebur and Treasurer Tina Torres. After the business meeting, the group toured the gardens of the hostess. The attendees enjoyed an appetizer and dessert course. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the James Monroe Community Room. The project will be making a “Hometown Scrapbook” for Monroe Active Duty Military. Guests are always welcome. If you would like to join us or for more information, please contact Peggy Abernathy at 513-539-7892.