The Chesapeake Garden Club of Calvert Countywas established in 1958 and Federated with Maryland in 1960Officers
Co-Presidents Susan Charbonneau & Kay Parris -Vice President Carol Hayden -Treasurer JoAnn Murianka Corresponding Secretary Phyllis Pierce - Recording Secretary Diane Tyrrell Parliamentarian Patti AtLee - Advisor Carol Orlando
The purpose of our club is to:
stimulate interest in horticultural and civic improvements throughout the County;
to promote all phases of Conservation;
to aid in the protection of trees, shrubs, wild flowers and birds;
and to study in all its aspects the fine art of gardening and floral design.
We are Members of theNational Garden Clubs, Inc.Central Atlantic RegionFederated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc.District IIMaryland Native Plant SocietyPatrons ofBattle Creek Cypress SwampCalvert County Public SchoolsCalvert County Public LibraryCalvert HospiceMaryland House and Garden PilgrimagePenny Pines (Patriotic Trees)
MARYLAND ROADSIDE AWARDRenovation and beautification of Roadside Library Gardenswith addition of colorful flowering pollinator loving plants.
CIVIC DEVELOPMENT2nd Place Medium Club Creation of Pollinator Garden at Local Library
DESSIE MOXLEY YOUTH INVOLVEMENT AWARD1st Place Girl Scout Project- pollinator and ecosystem education
FLOWER SHOWSCertificate of Recognition“Birds and the Bees” Small Standard Flower Show; 6/21/16“Mums at the Playground” Standard Flower Show: 10/22-10/23/16
LANDSCAPE DESIGN COUNCIL AWARDS 1st Place - $150 Addition of two new beds to East side of Fairview Library
THE PRESIDENTAL AWARDis presented to JoEllen Youngblud for her dedicated contributions and service to the FGCMD Website.
YEARBOOK2nd Place Chesapeake GC of Calvert Co.