Awards Acknowledge Our Effort and Passion
Awards acknowledge members work to help their communities, educate youth on the importance of gardening and horticulture, and grow their clubs membership. Awards are given at the national, state, district and club levels.
National Garden Clubs grows leaders that strive to fulfill its mission and share its vision for a more beautiful tomorrow.
Frances C. Biddlecom Spirit Awards
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:
1999 Jane Clark 2006 Wonda Allain 2013 Sharon Lemke 2021 Karen Luzuriaga
2000 Patsy Sylvia 2007 Carolyn Ball 2014 A.C. Davis 2022 Debbie Gwaltney
2001 Barbara Shultz 2008 Rebecca Elston 2015 Roz Messing 2023 Kathie Truxall
2002 Katherine Jones 2009 Audrey Brainard 2016 Bobby Brogden
2003 Joan Clements 2010 Sandra Ehlert 2017 Lorraine VanWickler
2004 Wanda Boley 2011 Liz Campbell 2019 Susan Brandli
2005 Barbara Yinger 2012 Dody Douglas 2020 Debbie Boze
VFGC Life Membership Awards
C. J. Bonds
Susan E. Moore
David and Janet Shriver
Lorraine Van Wickler