L to R: Beth Eaton-Koch and Wendy MacDonald, President of the Garden Club of Old Greenwich. contributed photo
The Garden Club of Old Greenwich received the Conservation Award for the Greenwich Point Butterfly Garden and the members work with the Old Greenwich Improvement Committee which beautifies Old Greenwich with plantings.
The Riverside Garden Club and Knollwood Club and Garden Club of Old Greenwich received the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Certificate of Achievement for their 2014 Small Standard Flower Show, “Space Odyssey.”
Beth Eaton-Koch, received for the Garden Therapy Committee, the Club Certificate of Achievement for their work with Pathways and Hill House.
The citation read:
“These ladies realize that the residents who are dealing with mental health issues need a regular program format while creating their seasonal themes. They also have conducted garden therapy program at Hill House for over 10 years; the elderly women, many of whom are former neighbors and friends, are offered multiple choices (e.g. wreaths, floral sprays or center pieces) to adapt to the changing group of participating women. Singing is included in all of there activities at both facilities to remind the residents of their family events.”