Our club was very well represented at the FGCCT Awards Luncheon on Oct 24, 2017 at the Aqua Turf with 18 members attending AND -
KGC won 4 State Awards PLUS our own Dottie F. was honored with the CT Tribute Award for her work in Garden Therapy! Dottie certainly deserves this recognition for her inspirational enthusiasm and dedication to Garden Therapy not only for our community but also in her role as outgoing Chairwoman of Garden Therapy for the Federation of garden clubs in our state.
Here is a brief description of the awards our club as been honored with:
Silver Tray and Award of Excellence in Civic Development
"The Kensington Garden club is recognized for its numerous civic projects
throughout the town, but especially for the Veterans Tree Project that was
implemented to commemorate living, deceased and POW/MIA veterans. The tree was decorated by club members with star covered ribbons and flags for each military branch. During the public ceremony on Veteran’s Day seven Blue Star veterans were in attendance who hung their own ornaments."
We were also awarded:
The Historic, Memorial, and Public Garden Club
Certificate of Achievement for the Veteran's Tree Project
Civic Development Club Certificate of Achievement
"The Kensington on Garden Club is recognized for assuming the
responsibilities for the Berlin Garden Club."
Yearbook Award: First Place for our printed yearbook.
All of these awards were for the work done during the 2016 to 2017 year