Washington Garden Club in the Christmas spirit

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The Washington Garden Club, Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, recently held a meeting at Our Place restaurant in Washington C.H.

JoAnn Brady, president of the club, called a business meeting to order in the restaurant’s private room. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Esper, Winnie Gregory, Linda Warfield, and new member, Joan Rodgers, were in attendance.

There was discussion about the club going to Deer Creek State Park to decorate the lodge for Christmas. The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs meet at the lodge from Region 16 and Region 9 to decorate a dozen trees. The Washington Garden Club is one club out of 10 that is invited from Region 16. There will be multiple clubs decorating their own areas of the lodge.

Club members also discussed putting their flower beds and the flower pots to sleep for a long, winter nap.

The club will meet today at noon for a luncheon at Our Place restaurant. There will be a program pertaining to the beautiful flower, Amaryllis. The members will celebrate Christmas with a gift exchange ($10 value). The luncheon will be hosted by Linda Warfield.

On Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Deer Creek State Park Lodge will host a Christmas open house. Santa Claus will be there to talk to all the children. There will also be groups singing from schools, churches and different areas. If anyone is interested, please call Linda Warfield at 937-675-9029. It is free to the public.

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