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  • BRIDGEPORT

    28 January 2021

    Beardsley Zoo Volunteer Association 1875 Noble Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06610 (203) 394-6565 www.beardsleyzoo.org/volunteer.html Did you know that volunteers perform an integral part of maintaining this popular zoo? Volunteer duties are varied and may include greeting and/or educating guests, maintaining the greenhouse collection or becoming a zoo docent. While visiting the…

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  • BRISTOL

    28 January 2021

    American Clock and Watch Museum 100 Maple Street Bristol, CT 06010 (860) 563-6070 www.clockandwatchmuseum.org An authentically restored colonial flower and herb garden is enclosed by a white picket fence centered with a sundial located next to the American Clock and Watch Museum. The garden, appropriate to a small townhouse built…

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  • Q. What else in the Directory might be of help to my club?

    1 July 2018

    A. There is a list of locations in the area that would make a great field trip for your club.  Please use these suggestions and add new ones as you visit interesting gardens or historic sites withing a reasonable traveling distance.

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  • Q. When can a speaker be added to the Directory?

    1 July 2018

    A. Anytime – now that it is online.  Once the information has been submitted to the Program Chair and the small fee collected from the speaker, the name, contact information and topics may be added to the Directory.

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  • Q. How are speakers selected for the Directory?

    1 July 2018

    A. The list of speakers is managed by the FGCCT Program Chair based on input from our membership.

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  • Q. What if my club’s evaluation of a speaker is terrible? Should I submit it?

    1 July 2018

    A.  Like judging a design in a flower show, there is always something positive to say.  Start with that and then kindly discuss what  would have improved the speaker’s presentation.  Also, remember that what wasn’t of interest to your club may still be of interest to another club.  Your review…

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  • Q. Why aren’t there any reviews in the Directory for the speaker that our club is considering?

    1 July 2018

    A. Reviews online are a fairly new thing.  Please send in evaluations for all the speakers your club has in the future.  This will make the list increasingly valuable.

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  • Q. We had a great speaker recently; why isn’t she/he on the list?

    1 July 2018

    A. Please send the information about that speaker to the Program Chair.  There is a form in the members-only area for  this purpose.  Speakers can be added to the list anytime now that it is online, rather than being printed annually.  Other Connecticut clubs will appreciate your recommendation, especially of…

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  • Photography

    11 September 2017

    Tribute Award for Photography:  Pin and certificate awarded to an individual member who has made outstanding contributions in this area.  Award Contact: secondvicepres@ctgardenclubs.org

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  • Special Recognition Awards

    2 September 2017

    Bronze Medal  (established 1935):  This is the highest award by The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc. It is awarded to an individual, couple, group or club for outstanding accomplishments in upholding the aims and purposes of The Federation. No officer, committee chairman, or member currently serving on the Board…

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