DISTRICT II - Acres of Green Garden Club Metairie LA Deeds and Doings
May 12, 2021
Front row Madeline Polizzi, Yvette Gagnet, Phyllis Stacy . Back row, Millie Quick, Eleanore Hebert, Kay Allen, Pam Gemar and Pam Buchler
Acres of Green held its Awards luncheon at historic Ormond Plantation in Destrehan. Mary Crumb was awarded Garden of the Year and Phyllis Stacy runner-up. Coleen Landry was mentioned for her blue ribbon and Best of Show at Art in Bloom at New Orleans Museum of Art. Recycling projects, civic beautification projects and community service projects were given accolades. The highest award given to a club member, "The Marie Bradburn Award" was presented to Mary Ellen Miller.
Lunch in the dining room of Ormond Manor where John James Audubon dined for more than a year in the 1800's
President Coleen Perilloux Landry, Secretary Stephanie Olejanik, Corresponding Secretary Liz Bertucci, Garden of the Month Chairman Betty Spurlock
May 5-9, 2021
Coleen Perilloux Landry won a blue ribbon and "Best of Show" rosette for her arrangement in Art in Bloom 2021 at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Her painting was "The Blue Kimono".
District II Acres of Green Garden Club held its first meeting since the Pandemic lockdown in September at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan. Plans for continued civic beautification, garden of the month judging, and support for the Metropolitan Home for Women and Children were discussed. Gardens were judged throughout the summer months and winners are: Kay Allen, Marilyn Klotz (twice) and Lynne Ryan. Pictured are, from left, Coleen Perilloux Landry, president; Liz Bertucci, communications chairman; Eleanore Hebert, scheduling chairman and Betty Spurlock, garden of the month chairman.
Coleen Perilloux Landry, president; Liz Bertucci, communications chairman; Eleanore Hebert, scheduling chairman and Betty Spurlock, garden of the month chairman.
The American Bald Eagle has returned from its Canada migration to nest another season in Louisiana. Hurricane Isaac broke their first nest but they rebuilt 10 yards away in another tree. Coleen Perilloux Landry watched every stick that went in. Photos by Coleen Perilloux Landry.