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The Garden Club of Madison was honored for their 100th anniversary at the Board of Selectmen meeting on January 22, 2024.
WHEREAS, for 100 years the Garden Club of Madison has been a vibrant and committed part of the community fabric; and
WHEREAS, the Garden Club of Madison has endured through the decades sharing the art, science and pleasure of gardening, horticulture, and environmental conservation with the community; and
WHEREAS, the Garden Club of Madison has enhanced the beauty of our community by developing and maintaining numerous perennial and seaside gardens and native plant walks throughout Town; and
WHEREAS, the Garden Club of Madison maintains the Veterans’ and 9/11 Memorial Gardens; and
WHEREAS, the Garden Club of Madison is responsible for the planting of more than 20,000 daffodil bulbs throughout town, and continues to expand the Daffodil Trail initiative each year; and
WHEREAS, the Garden Club of Madison manages the Bauer Park apple orchard, its bee hives and orchard expansion; and
WHEREAS, the Garden Club of Madison, exemplifies volunteerism and promotes a healthy lifestyle that lasts a lifetime, helps reduce stress from other areas of life, and teaches that rewards can come from diligent efforts; and
WHEREAS, the Board gratefully recognizes the achievements of the Garden Club of Madison. On behalf of the Town, and the Board of Selectmen, I express our appreciation for the Garden Club of Madison’s outstanding commitment to the Town and on its 100th anniversary.
NOW, THEREFORE, WE, the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Madison, do hereby recognizes the Garden Club of Madison’s 100th Anniversary. Dated at Madison, Connecticut this 22nd day of January 2024.
Garden Club Co-president Pippa Mannino, First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons, and Garden Club Co-president Pam Gallagher.
Left to right are Lindyl Arno, Selectman Scott Murphy, Selectwoman Jen Gordon, Pippa Mannino, First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons, Colleen Cummings, Pam Gallagher, Inger Connery, Selectman Bruce Wilson, Selectman Al Goldberg, and Elinor Griffith