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UPCOMING EVENTS
South District Meeting at the Arlington Community House left to right:  Joanna Taylor (Arlington Garden Club member), Jean Freebern (South District Director), Flora Bell (Blue Star Marker state chair)  2nd row: Anna Rockwell (Arlington Garden Club member), Jo Fretz (Award state chair)

South District Meeting at the Arlington Community House
Left to Right: Joanna Taylor (Arlington Garden Club member), Jean Freebern (South District Director), and Flora Bell (Blue Star Marker state chair); 2nd row: Anna Rockwell (Arlington Garden Club member), Jo Fretz (Award state chair)

 FGCV District April Meetings a Success!

 

Garden Club Members met in three locations during April. The sharing of information, the open-mindedness, the receptiveness and responsiveness to each other, totally listening and sharing freely - opportunities and difficulties were heartwarming and valuable for those in attendance.

Flower Selection

VERMONT FLOWER SHOW

September 2024 – March 2025


The 2025 Vermont Flower Show will be held March 7 - 9 at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, VT.
Assist with planning of every other year FGCV Flower Show

EDUCATIONAL POSTER – BRING TO JUNE 11TH ANNUAL MEETING
Each FGCV club is invited to submit an educational poster(s) to be exhibited at the annual meeting. See guidelines.


Notify djvanmullen@gmail.com of your entry. The poster will be saved to place in the 2025 Vermont Flower Show. Clubs, please consider making a poster.
1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners will receive $25 for their club.

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2025 Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont Trip


New England Botanical Garden & Isabella Gardner Museum

Tour Dates:  TBD

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2024-2025

Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont Schedule*

June 1, 2024  

Deadline for payment of NEGC dues by the FGCV

 

July 22, 2024

FGCV Executive and Finance Meeting at 1:00 pm
(via zoom)

September 1, 2024
New England Garden Club Awards
Regional awards year which is June 1- May 31
Deadline for NEGC award applications to be in the hands of the FGCV chairperson is August 15, 2024
Awards Chair Jo Fretz

694 Upper Cold River Road, Cuttingsville, VT 05738
dfretz39@gmail.com
(802)773-2554 or (802) 345-1814

​September 15, 2024
FGCV The Leaf Newsletter Submission Deadline

Requesting club submission from:

  • Arlington Garden Club

  • Bennington Garden Club

  • Brattleboro Garden Club

  • Four Seasons Garden Club

  • Garden Club of Manchester

  • Middlebury Garden Club

  • Rutland Garden Club

  • Green Mountain Garden Club

October 15, 2024 – ready to post
The Leaf – FGCV Newsletter
FALL LEAF – Riina Viise  (rmviise@gmail.com)
 

September 23, 2024
FGCV Executive Meeting at 1:00 pm
(via zoom)

 

September 15 to October 31, 2024

Fall Photo Contest

Open to all garden club members
Theme: “Fall in its Glory” – Season 2
Send photo to Doris Van Mullen djvanmullen@gmail.com
1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners selected by expert photographer will each receive $25 for your club


October 1, 2024
Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont Fall Meeting
Host - North District
Location: The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium - 1302 Main Street - St. Johnsbury Vermont.

October 23-24, 2024
New England Garden Clubs Annual Meeting

The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI.

Register online at newenglandgc.org.

2025 Boston Trip
New England Botanical Garden & Isabella Gardner Museum

Learn More >

January 15, 2025
National Garden Club Award applications: “Celebrating 100 Years”
The award year is January 1 – December 31.
Deadline for FGCV award applications to be in the hands of the FGCV is January 15, 2025
Awards Chair Jo Fretz

694 Upper Cold River Road, Cuttingsville, VT 05738

dfretz39@gmail.com

(802)773-2554 or (802) 345-1814

January 27, 2025
FGCV Executive Meeting at 1:00 pm

(via zoom)

 

March 15, 2025

FGCV The Leaf Newsletter Submission Deadline
Requesting club submission from:

  • Burlington Garden Club

  • Granite Center Garden Club

  • Mountain Gardeners Garden Club

  • Seed and Weed Garden Club

  • Springfield Garden Club

  • St. Albans Garden Club

  • Randolph Garden Club

  • Weathersfield Garden Club

April 15, 2025
Ready to post
The Leaf – FGCV Newsletter
FALL LEAF – Riina Viise (rmviise@gmail.com)


April 15, 2025

FGCV Award Application
Deadline for FGCV award applications to be in the hands of the FGCV
Awards Chair Jo Fretz
694 Upper Cold River Road, Cuttingsville, VT 05738
dfretz39@gmail.com
802-773-2554 or 802-345-1814

April 2025 District Meetings
April 14, 2025 - North District – Karen Villanti – District Director
April 21, 2025 - Central District – Esther Swett – Central District Director
April 28, 2025 - South District – Jean Freebern – South District Director

Spring Photo Contest

Open to all garden club members
Theme: “Spring Unfolds its Beauty” – Season 2
Send photo to Doris Van Mullen djvanmullen@gmail.com
1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners selected by expert photographer will each receive $25 for your club.



 

May 19-23, 2025
NGC Convention - National Garden Club
Omaha, Nebraska

June 3, 2025
Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont Annual Meeting
Central District host
Location TBD

*Dates are subject to change.

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