New England Garden Clubs Director, Susan Hinkel, led the annual business meeting on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. The evening before included a reception in her honor and an entertaining design challenge following a delicious dinner.
The business meeting included reports by the Director and the Presidents of all the New England States.
The morning program was an inspiring presentation by Leslie Martino titled Community Connections about the significance and requirements of Community Gardens and CSAs.
A buffet lunch was followed by the Awards Presentation conducted by Suzanne and Sue as all State Presidents or their representatives received awards for their states.
It was announced that Suzanne Bushnell from Maine, current NEGC Awards Chair, will follow Sue Hinkel as the next Regional Director. Maine is the next state in the two-year rotation through the New England States.