Chesapeake Bay Garden Club
 Celebrating 65 Years in Reedville, Virginia

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Chair: Patsy Sylvia
Frances C. Biddlecomb Spirit Award

An award presented annually in recognition of a club member's outstanding service. The award epitomizes Spirit, Grace, Beauty, and Wisdom that was exemplified by the life of past President Frances C. Biddlecomb.
Members who have received this award are: 

2017-18 Club Awards

  1st Place - Helen Bell
  2nd Place - Loraine VanWickler
  3rd Place - Sharon Stieber
Floral Design
​  1st Place - Dody Douglas
  2nd Place - Sharon Lemke
  3rd Place - Jerry Jenkins

2017 VFGC Life Membership Award
  Lorraine VanWickler
1999 Jane Clark 
2000 Patsy Sylvia
2001 Barbara Shultz
2002 Katherine Jones
2003 Joan Clements
2004 Wanda Boley
2005 Barbara Yinger
2012  Dody Douglas
2013  Sharon Lemke
2014  A.C. Davis
2015  Roz Messing
2016  Bobby Brogden
2017  Lorraine VanWickler
VFGC Life Membership Awards: Judy Abenes, Wonda Allain, Janie Atkinson, Sylvia Baldwin, Carolyn Ball, Judy Becker, Helen Bell, Wanda Boley, C. J. Bonds, Angie Brack, Audrey Brainard, Susan Brandli, Bobby Brogden, Pat Brownell, Liz Campbell, Ethel Carpou, Susan Christopher, Joan Clements, Carol Cole, A.C. Davis, Dody Douglas, Sandra Ehlert, Rebecca Elston, Ruth Franck, Lien Groenwold, Barbara Groff, Susan Haugan, Tisha Hauser, Carol Henderson, Susan Hughes,Thelma Jensen, Maryalyce Johnsen, Carolyn King, Ellie Knight, Ann Kyker, Sharon Lemke, Deloris Lewis, Carol Medlin, Susan E. Moore, Moira Nalls, Liz Mesec,  Patricia Mrzyglod, Jane Peterson, Elaine Price, Marge Rankin, Susan Read, Jean Ryan, Sandy Saxer, Carolyn Shaw, David and Janet Shriver, Barbara Shultz, Charlotte Spears, Janet Steelman, Nancy Stogowski, Helen Swift, Patsy Sylvia, Nancy Thomas, Lucille Tutt, Lorraine Van Wickler, Nancy Wagner, Veda Watts, Janet Westburg, Amy Wilson, Barbara Yinger
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   Youth Programs
   Birds, Butterflies, & Bees
   Beyond The Garden

2017-18 STATE and SAR Awards

Youth Environmental Education: Blue
Publicity Press Book: Blue, and Pink Rosette
Club Website: Blue
Flower Show Schedule: Blue Ribbon
Flower Show Book of Evidence: Blue, and Rose Rosette
Youth Horticulture Education: Blue
Special Achievement: Blue, and White Rosette
Club Yearbook: Blue, and Orange Rosette

​SAR AWARDS (South Atlantic Region)
Club Yearbook: Blue

2017-18 District Awards
[as pictured left to right]

Youth Horticulture: Blue ribbon (Ready, Set, Grow!)
Club Yearbook: Blue ribbon and Orange Rosette 
Special Achievement: White ribbon (donation of floral   
         arrangements for Reedville Fishermen’s museum
         fund-raising auction) 
Club Website ( Blue ribbon 
Youth Environmental Education: Blue ribbon (Frightened
Historic Preservation: Red ribbon (care of gardens at 
         the Tavern)
Flower Show Schedule: Blue ribbon (June 2017 Flower Show)
2006  Wonda Allain 
2007  Carolyn Ball
2008  Rebecca Elston
2009 Audrey Brainard
2010 Sandra Ehlert
2011 Liz Campbell