ADDRESS

5872 Naples Plaza, Long Beach, California
email: info@naplesislandsgardenclub.com

Sumera Wacker, Webmaster
Email: webmaster@naplesislandsgardenclub.com

Marianne Huntley, President

Email: president@naplesislandsgardenclub.com

Lynne Clarke, Membership Chair

Email: membership@naplesislandsgardenclub.com

© 2018 by Naples Islands Garden Club 

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Presidents Message
Dec 2019

Happy Holidays Everyone!

 

I am reminded with each encounter with every one of you what a special place Naples is. The women in this Club do such a remarkable job of every event they tackle and truly care about our community. I am so proud of our Club!

 

Our Holiday Luncheon, and “A Sleigh Ride Together”  “Spark of Love” Toy Drive at Virginia Country Club is just around the corner, Please fill out your reservation forms  December 11th.  and turn them in by December 2nd. This event is always popular and fills up fast. The fire truck will come again this year to pick up all the toys and gift cards that are donated to many needy families.

Our annual  is  at Luminaria Night Tuesday, December 10th 7:30pm. Please come and enjoy the night of singing Christmas Carols led by the Bayshore Community Choir.  It is always such a beautiful event.

I wish you and your families a safe and joyful holiday season. I hope you all are able to spend special time with your loved ones. Please keep those in need in your prayers and charity. I thank you all for your incredible commitment to our community and look forward to a very Happy New Year! 

Harmony in the garden

Marianne

NIGC History

The fertile soil and gentle climate of the South were perhaps the reason the first garden club in America was founded there. The Ladies Garden Club of America was formed in 1891 in Athens, GA.  Garden clubs quickly expanded throughout the South and then across our nation. The National Garden Club, of which we are members, was established in 1929.  These clubs were not just concerned with teas and genteel Flower Shows or improvement of members’ private gardens. Many clubs were the earliest advocates of civic beautification, planting of street trees, maintenance of parks, and campaigns against blight especially billboards.  Restoration and maintenance of nearby historic gardens was also a priority of many clubs.

14 Years as a "Blue Ribbon" Club

One that participates in and fulfills the objectives of the CIGCI and National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC), and demonstrates a well rounded program with many diverse activities and projects - all for the good of the community.  

NIGC Membership

133 Members

Meetings 2nd Monday of the Month

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. -  Social

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  -  Program

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 pm. - Business Meeting

 

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

5872 Naples Plaza

Long Beach, CA  90803

For membership information email info@naplesislandsgardenclub.com

 

Meetings are limited to members and their invited guests

Officers 2018-2019

President - Marianne Huntley

1st Vice President - Ginny Clark

2nd Vice-President - Lynne Clarke

Treasurer - Ducky Caswell

Corresponding Secretary - Ann Devlin-Snyder

Recording Secretary - Margaret Dineen-Kern

Past President - Barbara Jordon