In the District
Summer Expo at Ebenezer Lutheran Church on 7-15-17
Left to Right : Wayne Deal -EPD Director , Elaine Wade EPD Co-Director , Mary Ann Kirby -GCSC Design Co-Ordinator , Lanie Trout -Advisor for Spartanburg Garden Club Council, Nancy O. Rayner -Ticket sales Chairman for Monticello trip for GCSC . These GCSC Members are members of the Spartanburg Garden Club Council serving on the Exe. Board . Clubs represented : Good Neighbors Garden Club , Upsy Daisy Garden Club , Indepth Study Club , Merry Tillers Garden Club , Fannie Louise Holcomb Garden Club , Judges Club of SC, Landscape Consultants of SC .Life Members in GCSC, SAR and National Garden Club , Inc.
Celebrating National Garden Week
Denie Crowder, President of The Spartanburg Garden Club Council and Emily Embry, Branch Librarian for Cyrill-Westside Library prepares “The National Garden Week ” Display using gardening books and the Beautiful Donated Plant from The Spartanburg Garden Club Council to Celebrate National Garden Week.
The Spartanburg Garden Club Council celebrating 82 years of Volunteer Service to the Beautification of Spartanburg and Surrounding Areas met on June 6,2017 and Mayor Junie White Signed the National Garden Week Proclamation . Officers and Chairmen who serve on The Spartanburg Garden Club Council attended : L. To R. Janet Adams – Parlimentarian, Laine Trout -Advisor , Elaine Wade -Co-Director of East Piedmont District , Wayne Deal -East Piedmont District Director, Denie Crowder – President of The Spartanburg Garden Club Council 2017-2019, Mary Ann Kirby – First Vice President, Nancy O. Rayner -Third Vice President , Anna Rickell-Corresponding Secretary .
Spartanburg Member Clubs are placing plants in Spartanburg which includes Westside Library Presented by President Denie Crowder. National Garden Week was Proclaimed for June 4-11-2017.
Member Clubs represented are : Ivy League Garden Club , Upsy Daisy Garden Club , Fannie Louise Holcombe Garden Club , Good Neighbor Garden Club , Reidville Garden Club , Indepth Study Club , Fairforest Garden Club , Cema Chreitzberg Garden Club and Merry Tillers Garden Club .
Organized on January 29,1935, Spartanburg Garden Club Council Purpose is exclusively educational and charitable: to stimulate the Knowledge and Love of Gardening among amateurs and children ; to promote education in Horticulture, Landscape Design and Floral Arts Design through schools and to promote conservation and protection of our wildlife and all natural resources; to promote civic beautification and development .
The Spartanburg Garden Club Council is a Member of East Piedmont District , Garden Club of South Carolina , South Atlantic Region and National Garden Club ,Inc.
Spartanburg Garden Club Council were the Hosts of East Piedmont District Meeting March 8,2017 at the Spartanburg Piedmont Club . Chairmen were Mary Ann Kirby and Beth Waddell. GCSC President Yvonne Morris and President Elect Donna Donnelly were special Guests.
Elaine Wade did a Horticulture Display and Mary Ann Kirby set up a Display of Small Designs for Self Study !
Mary Ann sits with Becky Crow from Laurens who received the “EPD Distinguished Service Award” also seated is President of Spartanburg Garden Club Council, Lanie Trout EPD Director :
Photos by Mary Ann Powell Kirby