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Founded in 1924 and still Blooming

At Peoria Garden Club, we are dedicated to fostering a love of gardening in our community. We offer a range of educational programs and events, from flower shows to plant exchanges, to help spread the joy of gardening. Our members are passionate about being involved in the community and take on beautification projects to cultivate a thriving garden culture. Whether you're a seasoned green thumb or a beginner, we welcome you to join our community and share in the joys of gardening!

Objectives

  • To aid in the beautification of the City of Peoria and surrounding areas by encouraging more and better private and public plantings.

  • To aid in all phases of conservation and environmental preservation.                   

  • To stimulate an interest in the Art of Flower Arranging.

  • To encourage educational workshops whenever the need arises.

  • To give financial support to the projects in the furtherance of the foregoing objectives.

2023-2024  Peoria Garden Club Officers

Co-Presidents

Carroll Gorman

Carolyn Schelkopf

 

President-Elect

Barb Kane

First Vice President (programs)

Lori Gangloff       

 

Second Vice Presidents (membership)

Rita Lynn           

Joyce Trager   

 

Treasurer

Ella Maxwell    

Recording Secretary

Gayle Mirande   

 

Corresponding Secretary

Mary Christiansen           

 

Past President 

Janet Roth                

 

Directors at Large

 

Civic Projects

unfilled            

 

Historian

Linda Carr  

 

Newsletter Editor

Sandy Stemler   

Publicity

Julie Leonard

Social Chairs:

Barb Kane, Chair

Anne Bergstrom

Julie Carl

Kathy Fortner          

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