Texas Garden Clubs District III Spring Convention

March 24, 2015 - Center Garden Club member Jackie Hancock was installed as the 2015-2017 Texas Garden Clubs District III Treasurer at the District III Spring Convention March 19-20 in Kilgore.

83 members representing garden clubs from the Southern, Central, and Northern Zones of District III learned about Texas native plants with a program "Grow Native: Embrace Nature's Original Vintage Garden." Zone Directors gave reports on activities, program, and projects for the past year. Awards were then announced.

Center Garden Club won 40 awards for the past year taking 1st place in District III. Coming in for 2nd place was Polk County Garden Club of Livingston who won 35 awards.

Photo: District III Director, Nita Beale of Kilgore; District III Treasurer, Jackie Hancock of Center; and Center Garden Club members, Robbie Kerr, Carolyn Bounds, Cherry Jones, Linda Bordelon, and Judy Matthews.

Submitted by Linda Bordelon