Despite heavy morning thunderstorms, on Tuesday, July 28th, the weather cleared allowing the Independence Garden Club to enjoy a potluck luncheon at Fontana.
Naturalist, Sondra Cabell presented information on butterflies and appropriate plant materials to attract and sustain them to seventeen members and two guests and gave a tour of the local floral beds.
President Dixie Bagby conducted the business meeting and reports were given on the Flower Show by Lynda Fiester. Eleanor Hand did roll call and read the previous minutes and Steve Pilcher gave the Treasurer’s report. Darlene Lorenz purchased name tags for club members and Vicky Pilcher decorated them.
Reservations for the October Central Region meeting in Cedar Rapids are to be in by September 11th. The Lamont Garden Club will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary during the town events on Saturday, August 1st.
Members were reminded to bring floral materials to the next meeting on August 25th. Bouquets will be made with the residents of the Long Term Care Unit following the noon meal. Keith Megonigle and Eleanor Hand will also display their framed photographs.
All are welcome to join us by calling Darlene Lorenz at 334-2623 for a reservation.
Contact Lynda Fiester @ 334-2234 with any questions on this article.