“Wedding Bells” a Big Success


PR Contact:  Joanne Mallon    ngcpublicity@gmail.com

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The Navesink Garden Club began their new season with a   Small Standard Flower Show titled “Wedding Bells” held at the Atrium at Navesink Harbor in Red Bank. The yearly event was a again a big success enjoyed by many garden enthusiasts. The Horticulture Division titled “Down the Aisle” walked us through  a splendid and colorful array of entries with 78 ribbons being awarded. Taking top honors were Marina Kerber with an Arboreal Award and Award of Merit,  Bernice Maguire winning 4 Awards of Merit plus 6 additional ribbons, and Pat Wotton who captured the Grower’s Choice Award and 9 additional ribbons. Janine Voell received an Award of Merit.   

In the  Design Division, 12 entries were submitted based on the playful theme “Going to the Chapel”.  Marina Kerber received the Designer’s Choice Award for her “Destination Wedding” design, Judy Alberse received a Blue ribbon for her American traditional petite design, “A Gift for the Bridesmaids”, and Pam Sutton received a Blue ribbon for “Brunch for the Bride and Groom”, an informal functional table for two. Red ribbons were awarded to Ronnie Lander, Joanne Mallon and Diana Rueda for their designs. Chairperson, Marina Kerber, is a NGC Accredited Judge, Master Gardener and former President of the Navesink Garden Club.

The Navesink Garden Club invites people interested in horticulture and design to attend a meeting, enjoy a warm and friendly welcome and learn what interesting projects the club is engaged in. Meetings are held at the Atrium at Navesink Harbor, 40 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, on the second Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from September to June. Join the list for this site for information on current happenings or contact Membership Chair, Terry, at cweed7@outlook.com.

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