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Avalon Garden Club 2020 events!

Boxwood Workshop

Once again, at the 39th Street Club Greenhouse, Members attended a hands-on workshop led by Joan Matthews, VP, on how to make and maintain a traditional boxwood tree for the holidays. Using fresh boxwood greens, armed with garden shears, they cut and assembled, creating their holiday tree to personally decorate themselves at a later time. Wearing masks and maintaining social distancing didn’t keep Club Members from getting involved in this project, and having some fun. To allow for maximum participants, the workshop was held over 2 days, Nov 17 & 18.

Yard Sale

Chaired by Club Member Cheryl Mattson, the Club held a successful Yard Sale October 10 & 17 to raise funds. It was the 1st fundraiser the Club was able to do concerning Covid restrictions. It was held at the 39th St “Greenhouse” following Covid strict rules. Funds raised help defray the costs associated with the beautification of Avalon Islands, Parks & Gardens.

Club Members Create Floral Arrangements for Crest Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in CMCH, NJ.

Spearheaded by Joan Matthews, VP & Chair of the Annual Flower Show, Club Members spent the morning creating beautiful arrangements following the Sept 15 General Membership Meeting at the 39th Street Club Greenhouse. Wearing their masks and maintaining social distance did not keep Club Members from getting involved in this wonderful project, bringing joy to the residents of Crest Haven Nursing & Rehab.

Avalon Garden Club 2019 events!

Avalon Business District gets New Planters…

Nina Ansel, Chair of Parks-Gardens, and Anita Stenger, 2nd VP & Chair of Property, members of the Club’s Beautification Committee, plant newly installed “Planters” to beautify Avalon’s Business District. Donated by the Club, spearheaded by the Beautification Committee, the planters are located in front of the Rock-n-Chair, Sturdy Savings Bank, Ferguson-Dechert Real Estate, Avalon Freeze & Boro Hall. Check them out!!!

Line Dancing Event Fundraiser, August 18, 2019

July 23, 2019 – Mayor Marty Pagliughi Presents the Avalon Garden Club with a Pickup Truck for the Club’s use in their work in the beautification of Avalon boro. 

Avalon Mayor Marty Pagliughi, Co-Presidents Linda McCullough & Pat Coyle.

2019 Flower Show

Memorial Day Parade 2019

Getting ready and day of Parade

Installation of 2019 – 2021 Officers Event, June 18

Joan Matthews

Joan Matthews, 1st VP, installed June 2, 2020.  Due to the pandemic, the Club was unable to officially install Joan and current officers at the Annual Officers Installation Luncheon, June 16.

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