District Awards

Download WPD Awards List (PDF) and the WPD Awards Application Word

 

West Piedmont District Awards

2015-2017

Mary Alice Hall, District Director

Marguerite Warren, Co-Director (Awards Chairperson)

Awards, except where noted, should be applied for using the application form on the website.  Award applications may be completed online or on the form previously provided and a hard copy mailed to WPD Awards Chairman, Marguerite Warren,        119 Loblolly Lane, Greenville 29607, by January 15.

  1. FRANCES L. ALLEN HORTICULTURE AWARD ($25.00)

Awarded to a club for the most trees planted by a club and its members.  Seedling trees may not be included. Indicate if location is public or private.  Include pictures and publicity.    Donor:  Shamrock Garden Club, IVA   

  1. 2. WILLIAM GOULD, JR. AWARD ($25.00)

Awarded to an individual in the district receiving the most blue ribbons in the Horticulture Division of Standard Flower Shows.  Documentation must accompany application: copy of the ribbons and identify the show and its date and the Judge who signed the ribbon.  No narrative required.       Donor:  West Piedmont Director

  1. LILLIAN A. PETERSON AWARD ($25.00)

Awarded to an individual receiving the most blue ribbons in the Artistic Division of Standard Flower Shows.  Documentation must accompany application: copy of the ribbons, identify the show and its date, and the Judge who signed the ribbon.    No narrative required.         Donor:  Greenville Council of Garden Clubs

  1. 4. DAISY HAMMOND AWARD ($25.00)

Awarded to a Junior/Intermediate Garden Club for outstanding participation in gardening objectives.  It can be in any field, i.e. flower shows, gardening, birds, etc.  Sponsoring club should submit application.   Donor:  Hillcrest Garden Club of Greenville

  1. HESSIE MORRAH HORTICULTURE AWARD ($25.00)

Awarded to the club submitting the best program on horticulture presented at a club meeting.  Include a narrative of the program and pictures, if available.   Donor:  Yvonne Morris

  1. ESSIE WOOD CIVIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD ($25.00)

Awarded to a club or a group of clubs contributing the most in the field of Civic Development.  Include before and after photos.  Donor:  Rose Garden Club of Abbeville

  1. MARY MCPHAIL CONSERVATION AWARD ($25.00)

Awarded to a club for the most outstanding report of project, activity and/or promotion in the field of conservation.   Donors:  Pat Abercrombie and Irma Thrailkill

  1. FRANCES HART AWARD FOR STATE OBJECTIVES ($25.00)… no application required

 Awarded to the club that shows the best participation on the President’s Report Form for contributions to state projects such as Blue Star Memorials, Memorial Garden, State Headquarters, New Life Members, Land Trust, Camp Wildwood, etc.  Size of club will be considered, along with the contributions.  Be sure to mark these items on report form.      Donor:  Sandra Harper

  1. NATIONAL GARDEN WEEK AWARD ($25.00)

 Recognizes the club, group of clubs or council with the most outstanding project, exhibit, or activity to celebrate the National Garden Week.    Donor:  Fountain Inn Garden Club

  1. PLANTING NATIVE TREES AWARD ($40.00 1st , $20 2nd Place)

An Award for the Garden Club Planting the greatest number of Native Trees and/or Shrubs.  Submit an award documenting your club’s planting of native species of trees and/or shrubs in public places. Arbor Day plantings may be included, but all trees MUST be identified by their binomial name and included with the submission, i.e. Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida).  Any non-native tree submissions will be disqualified.  Donor:  Sandra Hamann

 11.Planting Native Plants Award ($40 1st, $20 2nd, $15 3rd Place

An Award for the Garden Club planting the greatest number of Native Plants.  Submit an award documenting your club’s planting of native species of Plants (not including trees or shrubs) in a public place.  All plants MUST be identified by their binomial name and included with the submission, i.e.  Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea).  A cultivar name is also encouraged, i.e. (Echinacea purpurea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’).  Donor:  Sandra Hamann

  1. CITY, HIGHWAY, OR ROADSIDE BEAUTIFICATION AWARD ($25.00)

Recognizes the club, group of clubs, or council with the most outstanding project utilizing native trees, shrubs and/or flowers.    Donor:  Greenville Council of Garden Clubs

  1. REBA WALL GARDEN THERAPY AWARD ($25.00 PER CATEGORY)

Awarded to a club for the most outstanding project or activity in the area of Garden Therapy.

           Club with membership of 40 or above.  Donor:  Greenville GC
           Club with membership under 40.  Donor:  Etta Greer GC