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Fred Brooks Garden Club assisted by Mulberry 4-H

June 11, 2012
The Inter-Mountain

Members of the Fred Brooks Garden Club in Buckhannon were assisted recently by members of the Mulberry 4-H Club on a beatification project at the Upshur County Regional Airport.

Club members and 4-H'ers worked on a variety of beautification projects at the facility to add a touch of color there.

Garden Club members said they enjoy involving the county's youth in projects to create an interest in nature and giving back to the community.

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Members of the Fred Brooks Garden Club recently are assisted with a beautification project at the Upshur County Regional Airport by members of the Mulberry 4-H Club, shown here.

Club members and 4-H'ers involved in the airport project included Cory Hamner, Ethan Cutright, Caleb Hamner, Sandra McCutcheon, Amy Hall,Vickie Black, Helen Heater, Yvone Foster, Susie Miller and Allie Bradford.

During its regular May 21 meeting, members conducted their annual plant auction.

Plants were provided by members, and funds raised are to be used for various Garden Club projects.

Business was conducted by Foster, who serves as club president. Minutes were of the last meeting were read by Naomie Mathey. The treasurer's report was given by Carolyn Tenney. Included in the committee reports was information on the completion of the courthouse flower beds.

The strawberry yard and business yard have been selected. The health department and the Blue Star memorial were completed prior to the Strawberry Festival.

The Parish House yards were planted with flowers and shrubs with this project to be completed by the time of the Methodist Conference.

Parish House workers were Patty McComas, Jerry Carpenter, McCutcheon, Mathey, Foster and Heater.

The June 18 meeting will be the rose dinner at the performing arts center at West Virginia Wesleyan College.



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