Posted: Sep 30, 2021 4:00 PM
For the publisher:
The Newtown Garden Club celebrated its 66th anniversary with a lunch at the charming Rock Ridge Country Club in Newtown on September 21.
Many local garden clubs and FGCCT members, First Selectman Dan Rosenthal and authors Sydney Eddison and Andrea Zimmerman joined in the celebration with a total attendance of 91 guests.
The highlight of the afternoon was our speaker, author, speaker and garden designer Ellen Ecker Ogden, speaking about her current book, The new heritage garden.
Raffle and auction items were on display.
Guests mingled to bid and place each raffle ticket in the hopes that they would take home the wide array of freebies donated by the following local businesses:
Aroma Touch Therapy, Art & Frame, Bagel Delight. Barn wood grill. Bed, Bath and Beyond, Bethel Automotive, Black Angus Grill, Black Swan, Body by Jackie, artist Richard Bramble, Bridgewater Chocolates, Caraluzzi’s, Carminuccio’s Pizza, artist Marcia Cavanaugh, Camomile, Ferris Acres Creamery, Ferris Mulch, Figs, Hero For Men , Hollandia Nursery, artist Alma Kearns, Lucas Local, My Place Restaurant, Nails and Beyond, New Morning Market, Newtown Hardware, Newtown Salt Spa, NYA Sport’s & Fitness Studio, Planter’s Choice, Premier Wine & Spirits, Prime Pub, Provisions, Quality Gem, Re / Max, Ben Keeney, Red Baron, Red Rooster Pub, Redding Roaster’s, Ricci’s Salon, Sal & Pepe, Simpson & Vail Tea Store, Tambascio’s, The Gift Box, The Villa Restaurant, Toy Tree, Tractor Barn, artist Don Troiani, True Value Hardware, UK Gourmet, Union Savings and Wild Birds Unlimited.
Additional thanks to our club members for their time, talent and donations.
So proud to be their president and president of this event.