Awards

Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc.

2015 – 2016 Awards

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. Awards

1st Place
#71 – Conservation Award $25 for most comprehensive work
#112 – CFGC 60th Anniversary $25
#143 – Margie O’Keefe Award for Litter Control $25
#172 – Durham Council of Garden Clubs Website Award $25

2nd Place
#4C – Club of the Year $150
#16 – Vickie Kornegay Outstanding Entrance Decoration Award
#19 – Gertrude Thomas Award for Civic Development

#55 – Best One Year History
#171 – Large Club (100+ members) Publications for the Clippings

3rd Place
#30 – Martha Garrick Bird Award for bird protection and welfare
#183 – Arbor Day Award for outstanding Arbor Day activities

Honorable Mention
#16 – Vickie Kornegay (for Linda Snider)
#16 – Vickie Kornegay (for Mary Rose Brantham)

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
Youth Gardeners Awards
For club sponsored youth garden clubs:

1st Place
YA#7A – Cardinal Drawing – Clair C. $10
YA#11A – Arbor Day $10
Ya#13A – Special Needs – Logan C. $10

2nd Place
YA#10A – Scrapbook
YA#13A – Special Needs – Chance L.

3rd Place
YA#6A – Bluebird Drawing – Roman C.
YA#13A -Special Needs -Theo H.

Honorable Mention
YA#13A – Special Needs -Braiden T.
Certificate of Honor for Kinder Gardeners
Certificate of Honor for Friends of the Earth
Certificate of Participation in Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest and Honorable Mention for Reily J.

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2014 – 2015 Awards

National Awards

#16 – Yearbook Award for 100+ Member Clubs
#49 – Community Landscape Design

South Atlantic Region Awards

Club Yearbook Award for 300+ Members

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. Awards

1st Place
#32 – Frances Boyd Bluebird Award
#35 – Best One Year Club History
#126 – Lake Trace Garden Club Landscape Award
#195 – Elma K Porter Bowden Yearbook Award

2nd Place
#35 – Karen Suzanne Brenza Butterfly Award
#143 – Margie O’Keeffe Award for Litter Control

3rd Place
#102 – Asheville GC Award for Garden Therapy
#155 – National Garden Club Week Award

Honorable Mention
#12 – HM Viola Kiker Award for Civic Beautification

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2013 – 2014 Awards

District 11 Awards received on October 23, 2013.
Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. Awards received on April 15, 2014 at GCNC Annual Meeting, Winston Salem, NC.
National Garden Clubs, Inc. Awards received May 25, 2014 in Norman, OK.

National Awards

 #48 – Horticulture Therapy Garden Project – 1st Place
$25,000 grant to Lower Cape Fear Hospice – Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour©

 #73 – Civic Projects with Native Plants Award – 1st Place $500
$1,240 to replace Venus Fly Traps to The North Carolina Land Trust – Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour©

South Atlantic Region Awards

 #1 Bird Protection – 1st Place $25
Battery Island

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. Awards

 #4C – Club of the Year (Membership of 41 or more)
1st Place $300.00

#11 – Longleaf Garden Club Award for Habitat for Humanity Beautification & Civic Improvement Award
2nd Place

#12 – Viola Kiker Award for Civic Beautification
3rd Place

#15 – All Decked Out Award/Beautification & Civic Improvement
2nd Place

#17 –  Public School Beautification
3rd Place

#24B – Marcy Hege “Get Your Green On” Award/Beautification & Civic Improvement
1st Place (Clubs Membership of 50+) $50.00

#32 –  Frances Boyd Blue Bird Award
2nd Place

#55 – Award for Best One Year Club History
3rd Place

#102 – The Asheville Garden Club Award for Garden Therapy
Honorable Mention

#110 – Conservation and Preservation Award
2nd Place

#111 – Hannah McMillian Memorial Award
2nd Place

#155 – National Garden Week Award
3rd Place

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
Youth Gardeners Awards
For club sponsored youth garden clubs:

Little Sprouts Youth Garden Club, Pine Valley Methodist Church (K-3)
Leader: Barb Bittler
#6A – Bluebird Drawing Award – $10.00
#11A – Arbor Day – $10.00
Best All Round – $10.00
Honor Roll Youth Garden Club

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2012 – 2013 Awards

National Awards

Conservation – Appreciation Certificate

Planting for Public and Special Places – Participation Citation

National Youth Garden Award

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. Awards

 #55 – Best One Year Club History – Penelope Allison ($25.00)

 #195 – Elma K. Porter Bowden Yearbook Award (Club Over 71 Members)Second Place, Gloria Degnan, 2012-2013 CFGC Yearbook

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
Youth Gardeners Awards
For club sponsored youth garden clubs

Little Sprouts, Pine Valley Methodist Church, Pre-K.
Leader: Barb Bittler
#7A – Cardinal Drawing K-3 – Annabel Arnett
#8A- Bird Essay K-3 – Emma DelSavio
#11A – Arbor Day K-3
#12 – Butterfly
Youth Gardener Special Achievement Certificate

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2011 – 2012 Awards

National Awards

#8 – Certificate of Commendation – Youth Horticulture Education
1st Place

#13 A iii 4 – Publications, History
Greenfield Lake & Cape Fear Garden Club: A History by Susan Taylor Block
Submitted by Elaine Henson
1st Place

#16A – Yearbooks, Award of Merit Certificate, 300 or more members

South Atlantic Region Awards

#3iii – Civic Beautification
1st Place

#16 A 7 – Yearbook
1st Place

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. Awards

#14 – Pat Olejar Holiday Decoration Award
2nd Place, $100 given in memory of Pat Olejar

#32 – Frances Boyd Blue Bird Award for Blue Bird Trails at the Arboretum and Airlie
1st Place, $25.00

#104 – Alta Kornegay Award for Garden Therapy for Elderhaus
1st Place, $25.00

#111 – Hannah McMillan Memorial Gardens Award for the Japanese Garden at Airlie
1st Place, $25.00

#143 – Margie O’Keeffe Award for Litter Control for 2011 Litter Sweep
1st Place, $25.00

#181 – Barbara Williams Lee Tree Award for Treefest 2011
1st Place, $25.00

#195 – Elma K. Porter Bowden Yearbook Award for Clubs with over 71 Members
1st Place, $25.00

Certificate of Honor
In Appreciation of Outstanding Service to The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.

Award Recognition
Tomorrow’s Legacy Certificate

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
Youth Gardeners Awards
For club sponsored youth garden clubs:

#6-A Blue Bird Drawing
1st Place, $10
Keener Witmer of Little Sprouts of Wilmington Youth Garden Club

#7-A Cardinal Drawing
1st Place, $10
Keener Witmer of Little Sprouts of Wilmington Youth Garden Club

#8-A Bird Essay
1st Place, $10
Mason Jeenes of Little Sprouts of Wilmington Youth Garden Club

#10-A Scrapbook
1st Place, $10
Little Sprouts of Wilmington Youth Garden Club

#12-A Butterfly
1st Place, $10
Little Sprouts of Wilmington Youth Garden Club

#11Arbor Day
1st Place, $10
Little Sprouts of Wilmington Youth Garden Club

Youth Gardener Honor Roll Certificate
In Appreciation of Outstanding Service to The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
Little Sprouts of Wilmington Youth Garden Club

The Wilmington Garden Show

Certificate of Appreciation for Participation in the Wilmington Garden Show

Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Entryway to the Wilmington Garden Show

Pretty in Pink Foundation
“Beyond the Ribbon” Award

This award is given to those individuals or groups who have provided extraordinary care and support on behalf of a person who has traveled along the cancer journey.

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