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Morning Glory Garden Club News

Morning Glory Garden Club News

The Morning Glory Garden Club met on Tuesday, October 3, at the Lichterman Nature Center in Memphis. Sally Sutton and Judy Davis served as hostesses. Club members travelled to Lichterman to view the seasonal scarecrow displays, as well as many other features the Center has to offer.

Church of Christ supplied the bus and driver, Dan Simon, to the club. They were joined by Dan’s wife, Debbie. Lunch was provided by Panera Bread and a short business meeting was held before resuming the visit around the grounds.

President Gena Manner called the meeting to order and thanked the hostesses. Judy Winters shared two lovely poems for our “thought for the day.” Happy Birthday was sung to Sara Fitzgerald (in absentia). Deepest sympathy was given by the club for member Zia Locke with the loss of her sister Mickey.

Yard-of-the-Month for October was awarded to Todd and Melissa Walker at 436 Magnolia Avenue. The Walkers have placed four representative figures in their lawn honoring the generations of their family’s military service.

A motion was made to donate $100 to Racheff House (headquarters for the Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs) for their Adopt-A-Fence program.

Leslie Lewis will chair the Smokey Bear poster contest for elementary school participants.

The club also met Thursday, October, at the downtown Veterans Park to assemble a scarecrow display. The “rake lady” will be utilized this year with the theme “Plant America.”

The November meeting will be Tuesday, November, at 10 a.m. at Lakeside Retirement Center with hostesses Zia Locke and Sandi McMahen.

Members present were Lois Brazie, Judy Davis, Ann Dinkins, Joan Gibson, Donna Hodge, Leslie Lewis, Gena Manner, Sandi McMahen, Sally Sutton and Judy Winters.

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