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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.

Membership is open to all interested gardeners.  Click on (Contact Us) to join

Our Affiliations

National Garden Club, Inc.
Central Atlantic Region

Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, Inc.
New York State District IV


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.
2021-2023 Club Officers
 President                              Charlanne McDonough
1st Vice-President                 Anita Cartin, Programs
1st vice-president                  Annette Newcomb, Hospitality
2nd Vice-President                Deanna Payne, Community Service
Corresponding Secretary      Apryl Kingsley
Recording Secretary             Diana Kambar
Treasurer                              Joan Jenkin
Assistant Treasurer               Janet Wilson                                        

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the LGCGC Executive Committee had to make a difficult decision in March, 2020.  All meetings were suspended until further notice. We never imagined the impact and devastation this virus would have throughout the entire world. 

The future IS looking better - citizens are rapidly being vaccinated and restriction are easing. However, in our area, active cases are still rising. 

The committee has made the decision to postpone the spring meetings until summer when the weather is beautiful and we can meet outside.  
In July, we can properly celebrate and meet together again for our Annual Salad & Dessert Luncheon on Lake George. 
We will keep everyone posted!!  Stay safe... 
2021 -2022 Meetings - 


​July 21:  Salad and Dessert Luncheon; home of Kim Cavarretta
                     on Assembly Point  

August 18: Brown bag Lunch; home of Theresa Rescorl, 
                    40 Mockingbird Rd., Lake George.

September 15: Jean Dearstyne, presenter: 
                "Think Outside the Vase"​

October 20:  Lois Geshiwim, presenter: 
                "Birds and Winter".

November 17: Annual Wreath Decorating Workshop

December 1: Annual Holiday Luncheon, the Log Jam Restaurant


January 19:  Martie Teumim, presenter:
                "Gardening in a Changing Climate".

February 16: Annual Covered Dish Luncheon​

March 16:  Luncheon:  SUNY Adirondack Seasoned Restaurant

April 20: Martie Teumim presenter:
                    "Awakening the Garden in Spring"
District IV Spring Luncheon at the Lake George Club
A beautiful, enjoyable event attended by 86 members! 
Open Gardens Tour at Ruel's extensive gardens 
​A perfect, sunny day enjoying Eileen's warm hospitality in their beautiful landscaped setting!

July Salad & Dessert Luncheon.                                       A rainy day, but Kathy Schonewolf made sure it didn't dampen the spirits of the 39 members that enjoyed all the gourmet salads and desserts! 

August Brown Bag Luncheon at the home of  Diana Kambar  A beautiful day, enjoyed by everyone on Diana's outdoor decks overlooking scenic Lake George  

December Holiday  Luncheon at the Log Jam   
Every year, members enjoy a wonderful afternoon together celebrating the season, while contributing with donations and food to donate to local charities. Entertainment was especially fun this year with music and an oldies contest presented by popular Bobby Dick and Suzie Q.