DISTRICT III - Abbeville Garden Club Abbeville LA Deeds and Doings
Abbeville Garden Club Holds First Meeting of 2020–2021 Club Year
The Abbeville Garden Club held the first meeting of its 2020-2021 club year at the Abbeville Event Center on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. Co-hostesses for the event were Marrieta Clark and Patsy Hebert. Yearbooks for the new club year were distributed to all members. President Marietta Clark reviewed the information concerning the various AGC committees and continuing projects. Programs for the new club year were reviewed by Vice President of Programs Susan DesOrmeaux. Vice President of Membership Susan Wilhelm discussed membership information. Patsy Hebert presented information concerning the new NGC website and National Garden Club Member Resources. President Marietta Clark discussed the new AGC club logo featuring the Abbeville Red Iris which was designed for the club by Alison Miller of Alison Miller Design & Marketing Solutions. This logo can be used on signage, stationary, and clothing. New AGC formal shirts with the new embroidered logo by Stephanie Dartez with Maddie’s Creations were distributed to members. As part of the program, club members took part in a “Plant Swap”. Members exchanged plants which they had propagated and/or cared for. Information on plant name and care was provided with each plant. Members were excited to receive new plants to bring to their gardens.
Holding their new Abbeville Garden Club formal shirts featuring the new club logo designed by Alison Miller of Alison Miller Design & Marketing Solutions and embroidered by Stephanie Dartez with Maddie’s Creations are (pictured left to right) Abbeville Garden Club members Karen Hoyt, Joyce Thibodeaux, Susie Ledet, President Marietta Clark, Patsy Hebert, Liz Gremilion, Vice President of Programs Susan DesOrmeaux, Jeanell Duhon, and Secretary Brenda Cross (kneeling). Abbeville Garden Club is an affiliate of National Garden Clubs, Inc., Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., and Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc., District III.
New AGC Club Logo designed by Allison Miller of Alison Miller Design & Marketing Solutions:
Abbeville Garden Club Memorial Day Observance
Members of the Abbeville Garden Club and American Legion Post 29 gathered on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020, to honor all military personnel and their families for their service to our country. The ultimate sacrifice of those who have given their lives for our freedom was remembered. First responders, health care workers, essential workers, and victims of the Covid 19 virus were also recognized during the ceremony.
National Garden Week June 7 – 13, 2020
At the request of the Abbeville Garden Club, Mayor Mark Piazza signed a proclamation designating June 7 - 13, 2020, as National Garden Week in the City of Abbeville. Sponsored by National Garden Clubs, this is a special week designed to focus public attention on the, programs, projects, and activities promoted by garden clubs. Pictured with the Mayor Mark Piazza are Abbeville Garden Club President Marietta Clark (left) and Abbeville Garden Club National Garden Week Committee Chairman Patsy Hebert (right). Abbeville Garden Club is an affiliate of National Garden Clubs, Inc., Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., and Louisiana Garden Club Federation, District III.