Our History The club achieved federated status in June 1966, after Florence Traver decided the Lake George Community needed an organization to promote gardening & community service. Over the years, the club has grown and now has a total of 65 active, 1 associate and 9 honorary members from many communities - Glens Falls, Queensbury, Lake George, Warrensburg, and as far away as Elizabethtown, Minerva, Mechanicville, and more. Our Affiliations National Garden Club, Inc. Central Atlantic Region Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, Inc. New York State District IV www.fgcnys.com Our Purpose To encourage interest in all phases of home gardening and its allied arts, to promote civic beauty and the conservation of natural resources . 2017-2019 officers (left to right) Apryl Kingsley, Corresponding Secretary Deanna Payne, Recording Secretary, Ann Vannier, Asst. Treasurer Joan Jenkin, Treasurer Scheryl LoMonico, 2nd Vice-President., Carol McCarthy, 1st Vice-President, Charlanne McDonough, President Missing: Annette Newcomb, 1st Vice-President The LGCGC Planning Committee promises everyone a year filled with new,exciting programs and tours. Visit our calendar to check out the monthly meetings and program details. Events... 2019 February 20: Ann ual Covered Dish Luncheon May 14 : District IV Spring Luncheon, Lake George Club May 18: An nual Perennial Plant Sale, St. James Church, Lake George J uly 17: Salad and Dessert Luncheon; home of Kathy Shonewolf August 21: Br own bag Lunch; home of Diana Kambar December 4: Annual Holiday Luncheon at the Log Jam Restaurant 2019 February 6 : PP Up Yonda Snowshoe Day February 19: Covere d Dish Luncheon; Video: "How to Grow anything; Unusual Pots, Vertical Spaces, Shade Designs Workshops 2019 F ebruary 6: Perennial Planters; "Beneficial Houseplants/Houseplants in the Winter Home"; Presenter: Dorothy Burt November 20: Wr eath Workshop: Members decorate wreaths to donate to community sites Check below to see a quick overview of our 2019-2020 Schedule Tours 2019 May 8: Tulip Festival Tour, Washington Park, Albany September 18: Tour of The Wild Center, Tupper Lake Presentations 2019 March 6: Perennial Planters, Digital Program; Presenter: Betsy Birchenough March 20: Annual Meeting with Program: "Attracting Birds and Other Pollinators" Presenter: Amy Howansky April 17: "I mproving Soils for Better Results in All Locations" Presenter: Fred Breglia June 19: "He art Healthy Diets" Presenter: Marybeth Mitcham October 16: "Wildflowers - Faces, Facts, and Folklore" Presenter: Pam Taf 2020 January 15: "Gardening with Arthritis" Presenter: Jessica Holm March 18: "The Wild Parsnip and Other Toxic Plants" Presenter: Susan Bee April 15: "The Feeder Canal: Past, Present, and Future" Presenter: Jeanne Williams . Special Event: May 14 District IV Spring Luncheon
What a beautiful, fun day for snowshoeing! A new winter activity enjoyed by 9 adventuresome members.