Shore Garden Club Flower Show Awards
The Shore Garden Club's 50th Anniversary Celebration Flower Show was held on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 as part of the Rockaway Music and Art's Council Fall Festival at Riis Park.
The show was a result of many months of planning and hard work by Shore Chairperson Nadia Murphy and her committee, assisted by President Marge McCarthy.
The design division had 36 varied and exciting design entries covering a spectrum of arranging possibilities. The Flower Show winners were:
+ Design Choice Award: Margaret Bambury.
+ Table Artistry Award: Philiss Rogoff.
+ Petite Award- Kathy Holahan
Each of the three main sections had special awards for blue ribbon winners that were chosen for their achievements for Best in their Section of Show. They were:
+ Section One: "Those Were The Days" Margaret Bambury, Linda Kelly and Marilyn Walsh.
+ Section Two: "Dinner With Friends."
Judy Rothman, Marge McCarthy and Phillis Rogoff.
+ Section Three: "Treasured Memories" Nadia Murphy, Kathy Holahan and Fern Liberman.
In the horticultural division, the award of Horticultural Excellence and Arboreal went to Linda Kelly; the Award of Merit went to Marge McCarthy, Judy Rothman and Mary Meade.
In conjunction with the RMAC Festival, the Shore Garden Club had a raffle booth for a handmade quilt members of the club created. At the drawing at the end of the festival, Miriam Sohl was named the winner of the quilt. The money raised will go towards the beautification of the Rockaway community.