Garden club plans for the coming year

During the summer, officers of the DeSoto Civic Garden Club for  2021-2022 met at the home of Emilie Michael in Southaven to make plans for the club’s new year. 

The officers for the year are: Co-Presidents, Lynn Dye and Emilie Michael: Gwen Savage, Historian, Gonda Riggs, Second Vice President, Sheila Deese, Corresponding Secretary, Andrea Michael, Recording Secretary, Amye Kelly, Parliamentarian, Sandy Noble, First Vice President and Carla Proctor, Treasurer.

All of the officers look forward to a year of fulfilling the garden club’s purpose which is to stimulate knowledge and the love of gardening among the members and the public in the fields of horticulture, botany, landscape and floral design, conservation of natural resources, civic beautification and nature studies. The DeSoto Civic Garden Club is a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., and The Garden Clubs of Mississippi.

Seated, from left: Co-Presidents, Lynn Dye and Emilie Michael.; Standing from left: Gwen Savage, Historian, Gonda Riggs, Second Vice President, Sheila Deese, Corresponding Secretary, Andrea Michael, Recording Secretary, Amye Kelly, Parliamentarian, Sandy Noble, First Vice President and Carla Proctor, Treasurer. (Courtesy photo)

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