A note from the president
As members of the Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont (FGCV), you are automatically members of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC), and of the New England Region (NER) of NGC. As bona fide members you are invited to attend any and all NER and NGC meetings and events. I strongly encourage all of you to attend as many as possible. The people you meet, the Guest Speakers, and Topics you learn are so valuable and interesting. Find out what other gardeners around the world are doing to say nothing of the beautiful parts of the country you will get to see. Save the following dates now to insure your availability for these upcoming events. Keep in mind most meetings require advance registration. More information is always available on the NGC and NER websites listed at the left. -—Rita B. Langlais
Upcoming Garden Club Events
September 23 – 28, 2014 NGC Fall Board Meeting
Marriott Downtown, Des Moines, IA
October 6, 2014 FGCV Fall Board Meeting
Central District - details TBA
October 14-16, Flower Show School
Course II, Reading, PA
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Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont
is proud to host these two events at the
Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center, Burlington, VT.
October 20-21, 2014
New England Region 80th Annual Meeting
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
October 21-23, 2014
New England Region 47th Symposium
Use the downloadable forms below to register for these events
Driving times to Burlington:
from Hartford CT & Boston, MA 3 1/2 hours;
Concord NH, 2 1/2 hours; Providence RI, 4 hours; Augusta ME, 4 1/2 hours.
You won’t find an NER meeting any closer to home.
Plan to attend now.
Click here to reserve a hotel room for these events.
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March 1-8, Philadelphia Flower Show
May 15-18 NGC Convention
Crowne Plaza, Louisville Airport, Louisville, KY
September, NGC Fall Board Meeting
St. Louis, MO (dates to be announced)
Maria Nahom, New England Regional Director, Linda Nelson, President National Garden Clubs, Inc. flank FGCV President Rita Langlais as she receives NGC's Jean Merriman Williams NGC Unified Project Award for the St Albans Garden Club and NER's Joyce A. Kimbal Container Gardening Award for the Rutland Garden Club at the meeting last October. (More on "Happenings.")