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Member Details for Kennebec Valley Garden Club

Name Ellen Jackson
Title President
Club Name Kennebec Valley Garden Club
Address 224 Maine Avenue
Farmingdale, ME  04344
Phone 207 712 2802
Web Address
Categories Kennebec District
Club Information Kennebec Valley Garden Club is one of the eight charter members of the Garden Club Federation of Maine. It was organized in 1928 and became federated in 1950. KVGC strives to stimulate interest in gardening, assist community programs through horticultural and other therapeutic programs. We maintain several gardens; the Cohen Center and the Hubbard Free Library in Hallowell; VA ME Togus facility and Alfond Center for Health and the provide educational opportunities through the Barrows Scholarship for Kennebec County students and teachers. Our 52 members live and garden throughout Kennebec County.

The club regularly meets monthly on Tuesdays at the Viles Foundation, 71 Stone St., Augusta. Our membership dues are $20 annually.

Our annual fundraisers include either a local garden tour or plant sale, and a fall homemade soup and bread sale at Longfellow''''''''''''''''s Greenhouses in Manchester.

Decorating the Governor''''''''''''''''s Mansion (Blaine House) is our annual celebration for the holidays.
Club Programs Thursday - November 29, 2018 - 8:30 AM
Blaine House, 192 State Street, Augusta
Decorate Blaine House
Theme: “A Holiday Tribute to our Armed Forces”
Tuesday - December 4, 2018
Blaine House, 192 State Street, Augusta
Holiday Social
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Thursday - January 3, 2019 - 9:00 AM
Blaine House, 192 State Street, Augusta
Remove Holiday Decorations
No Meeting in January
Tuesday - February 5, 2019 - 1:00 PM
Lithgow Library, 45 Winthrop Street
Final Planning Meeting for “Art in Bloom”
Sunday - February 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lithgow Library, 45 Winthrop Street
“Art in Bloom”
Members will design floral arrangements to compliment art work to be displayed jat the Lithgow Library. This event will be open to the public and light refreshments will be served.

Enjoy the splendor of spring and chase away the winter doldrums with creative imaginative flower designs inspired by works of art by local artists. KVGC and the Lithgow Library are hosting “Art in Bloom” that will include a box lunch, tour of the library and garden lecture to inspire your gardening passion.

Tickets will be available for sale in advance and the day of the show.

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