The Federation, Connecticut garden clubs and individual Connecticut club members were all recognized with awards at the New England Garden Club’s Annual meeting on Halloween in Rhode Island. This represents the best of all entries from the 6 New England States. Congratulations to all winners!
At the FGCCT 88th Annual Awards Meeting on October 25, 2017, a total of 179 FGCCT Certificates, that included 41 silver awards; 9 Tribute Awards; 2 scholarships; 5 Special Certificates equivalent to a silver award; one Love-ly Garden Award; and 30 Public Relations awards were presented or announced. A complete list of National, Regional, and FGCCT Awards with more detailed descriptions may be found in the 2017 Awards Booklet, which was distributed at the Awards Meeting and may be found online below. See more photos of scholarship winners on the Scholarship Page and the Love-ly Garden Award on the Gardening Consultants Council Page.
It is with great enthusiasm that FGCCT President Inge Venus presented the Federation’s highest honor to Dr. Theodore G Andreadis, Director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station at the 2017 FGCCT Awards Meeting.
Cindy Golia, North Haven GC: All Around Excellence
Walter and Sally Brocket, North Haven GC and Daytime Gardeners: Youth
Shirley Kiely, Westbrook GC: Civic Development
FGCCT President Inge Venus
Dianne Roberts, Madison GC: Photography
Don Kelsey, Manchester GC: Conservation
Larry Huzi, GC of Orange: Design
Dottie Fox, Kensington GC: Garden Therapy
Vice President Polly Brooks holding Tribute pin for Marla Patterson, Litchfield GC: Landscape Design