Central Atlantic Region Awards

October 26, 2010: Two District I clubs were recognized by the Central Atlantic Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc. for various achievements at the annual C.A.R. Conference.

Tanta Cove Garden Club received three awards for its Flights of Fancy Flower Show: first place and $50 for a standard flower show schedule, the American Horticultural Society Regional Perennial Award, and third place Outstanding Educational Exhibit Award for a flower show exhibit on native plants.

Capitol Hill Garden Club won first place in the large club category for the Jean Ladson Outstanding Achievement Award which is "awarded to a club or group of clubs presenting the most outstanding garden club work that is not eligible for any other C.A.R. award." Capitol Hill received the award for its annual bulb give away program, which has resulted in thousands of daffodil and crocus bulbs planted in public spaces on Capitol Hill over the past decade. The award came with a certificate and a $100 check.