Anne Foss, Immediate Past Director of District I-Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. performed the installation ceremony of the Oxford Garden Club officers for the year 2019-2020 at their March meeting. Pictured above (L to R) are Secretary, Ginny Wagner, Treasurer, Susan Fitzgerald, Anne Foss, District I immediate Past Director, Vice President, Sandy Wrightson, and President, Dorothy Williams.
Awards were presented to the Oxford Garden Club by Chris Myles-Tochko which included a State Recognition Award for the NGC Small Standard Flower Show “Poems & Posies”, a 2nd Place State Yearbook Award for a Medium Sized Club (45-69 members) and the Central Atlantic Region (CAR) of State Garden Clubs, Inc., Violet S. Thoron Award for the Oxford Museum Garden renovation project.
Individual Awards were also presented which included the District Joanna Lloyd Tilghman Award of Special Service Recognition to Chris Myles-Tochko. To Marie Davis, a 3rd Place State Harry C. Reynolds Photography Award and 2nd place (tie) State Mary Fitzpatrick Photography Award. Ingrid Blanton was presented the 1st Place State Mary Fitzpatrick Photography Award for a Floral Design Excellence.
The club is busy preparing for two upcoming events. On May 27, the Garden Club will hold a special Memorial Day Service at 11:00 am in the Oxford Town Park. On June 1, starting at 9:00 am, the garden club will host the Tenth Oxford Secret Garden Tour and Garden Shed Sale in the Oxford Town Park.
Oxford Garden Club is a member of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. and National Garden Clubs, Inc. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. For additional information go to www.oxfordmdgc.org or email us at [email protected]