Protected: Pam Thompson Profile

Say hello to your new president Pam Thompson.

I asked Pam some questions that really didn’t reveal this amazing woman, so she allowed me to dig a little deeper and we finally uncovered the real Pam.  Below is her story:

“Fair and I do not have children together, but he is a wonderful step-father to my two–Darby McNeal Starnes, 44 and living in Charlotte, NC and Ryder P. McNeal, 48, and living in Manhattan. We have one grandson, Ryder S. McNeal in ...

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Protected: Introducing Deb Donaldson

I interviewed Deb Donaldson some time ago, but then the flower show arrived and I knew she didn’t want to talk to anyone except her precious succulents where she was preparing to make their debut at the 2016 PHS flower show.  The photo below is not recent, but Deb has captured these wine coolers so many times, the age of the photo doesn’t matter.  Here she is pictured with Wyn Coghlan a former Gardeners president at an awards ceremony at our ...

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Introducing Cathy Decker

Say Hello to Cathy Decker

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Cathy is a long-time member of The Gardeners and was president in 2005.  When she was new in the club, she remembered the welcoming nature of the membership; The Gardeners philosophy; how involved they were in the community; and that each member could be involved in The Gardeners based on the level of time that each could give—no pressure.  Cathy shared that since she joined ...

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The GCA Recognizes Joan Roberts for her 55 years with The Gardeners

The Gardeners membership applauded and were so proud at our May 2014 meeting when our president Wyn Coghlan presented Joan Roberts with a GCA award in recognition of her 55 years of dedicated service to The Gardeners.  In commemoration of this event, the following letter was sent to Joan from our GCA president, Katherine P. Hines:

Dear Joan,

It is with pride and admiration that I send my very best wishes and congratulations on the occasion of your 55th anniversary of membership ...

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Protected: Hello Peggy Shaver

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe are all looking forward to our 2014 annual party and fund-raiser at Peggy Shaver’s home. It is my pleasure to have interviewed her earlier and to introduce her to you now so that you will know something about her when you see her on Friday, April 4.  She and my husband both called Birmingham, Alabama their home before leaving for their careers.

Peggy, who brought you into The ...

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Carolyn Quinn

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Welcome Carolyn Quinn

Carolyn joined The Gardeners as a provisional member in July 2013. We are so fortunate to have someone with her energy and desire to participate in many aspects of club activities.

Who proposed you for our club and how do you know one another?

I am delighted that Peggy Shaver proposed me for membership in the Gardeners. I met Peggy and her husband at a Colonial Dames function ...

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Michele Jameson

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Welcome Michele Jameson

It was wonderful to interview Michele and get to know her better. Below is my interview with her. I know that she would appreciate meeting you so please introduce yourself soon.

Where were you living before moving to this area and why did you move? Was it recently?

I moved here from Winnetka, IL, a suburb of Chicago, two years ago when my husband, Larry, took the position of ...

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