President’s Project 2018–2020
• Jennifer Fenderbosch
Plant America… Grow Our Future
Gay L. Austin, the 2019-2021 National Garden Club’s President will continue to support the “Plant America”projectthat isdesigned to educate the public about gardening. Marylou Smith, the 2019 – 2020 Garden Club of Ohio’s President project theme is “Plant America. Today’s Youth – Tomorrow’s Gardeners.“ Both have challenged local Garden Clubs to focus on programs that support education and the youth. The PollinatorGarden at Avon Lake’s Old Firehouse Community Center supports both themes. The 2019 – 2020 ALGC’s President’s Project theme is “Plant America… Grow Our Legacy”.To support “Grow Our Legacy”the ALGC President’s project will focus on local school involvement in the NGC and GCO Youth Projects: Youth Sculpture Contest, Youth Essay Contest, Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl Poster Contest, and the Preserving our Natural Habitats Contest. These projects are focused on K-12 students building upon the legacy that ALGC has developed within the community. Invite a child to partake in nature and the love of nature will never leave.
President’s Project 2016–2018: BeeGap
• Beth Murphy
Interview with former Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club president, Beth Murphy, about the BeeGap project.