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Club Hubbub 01.28.16

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Theresa Schretzmann-Myers was the featured speaker at the Bloom and Grow Garden Society’s January meeting at Nerhrling Gardens.
by: Michael Eng Executive Editor
From left: Bloom and Grow Garden Society President Jimmie Atwill, program chair Jan Penrose and speaker Theresa Schretzmann-Myers

BLOOM AND GROW GARDEN SOCIETY
Theresa Schretzmann-Myers was the featured speaker at the Bloom and Grow Garden Society’s January meeting at Nerhrling Gardens.  

Schretzmann-Myers gave a presentation about amaryllis culture, care, fertilization and hybridization using Dr. Henry Nehrling’s research and methods from his 1908 essay, “The Amaryllis.”

She learned about amaryllis from her mother, an expert amaryllis grower, and serves as an officer and Garden Committee chair at Nehrling Gardens. AmericaN Legion, 

AMERICAN LEGION POST 63
The American Legion Post 63 in Winter Garden will host a steak night from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the legion, 271 W. Plant St., Winter Garden.

The menu includes steak, baked potato, salad and tea or water. Children under 10 will receive a free hotdog and fries.

Cost for adults is $15. The dinner is open to the public.

For more information or to RSVP, call Rob McLenagan, (321) 662-5883.

Dr. John Carrozzella, left, and Tracy Huggins

DR. PHILLIPS ROTARY CLUB
During a recent Dr. Phillips Rotary Club meeting, membership chair Pam Thomas welcomed Stephanie Cook, Dr. John Carrozzella and Tracy Huggins as new members.

Dr. Phillips Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Bay Hill Golf Club, 9000 Bay Hill Blvd., Orlando.

Pam Thomas and Stephanie Cook

PASTFINDERS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Pastfinders Genealogical Society will host its general meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at Cooper Memorial Library, Room 202, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont.

The guest speaker will be Michael W. Corradino, editor of the South Lake Tablet, who will share about his Italian heritage.

The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call (352) 989-4469.

CENTRAL FLORIDA WOMEN’S LEAGUE
The Central Florida Women’s League, a 28-year old community service organization, has added four new members. 

Agustina Grillo-Harris, Liz Madden, Julie Thompson and Martha Ritucci have joined the list of Central Florida women whose mission is to enrich the lives of their community through volunteer opportunities and various fundraising efforts. 

To learn more about the group, visit cfwl.org.

WEST ORANGE REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED
The next general meeting of West Orange Republican Women Federated is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at West Orange Country Club, 3300 West Orange Country Club Drive, Winter Garden. Lunch is $20.

The guest speaker is Dr. Stephen Gushov, executive director of Legal Immigrants for America. Pola Hansberger, founder of LIFA and a legal immigrant from Nicaragua, will be sharing her fascinating story, as well. 

RSVP to Carolyn Sparks at (407) 248-9559 or (407) 230-3856. Cancellations can be made before Sunday at 6 p.m. with no obligations. For information, email [email protected].

Windermere Garden Club sponsored Arbor Day for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds from Windermere Union Church.

WINDERMERE GARDEN CLUB
Windermere Garden Club sponsored Arbor Day for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds from Windermere Union Church. 

Mayor Gary Bruhn read a proclamation, and the Windermere Police presented the colors. The children performed four songs and then threw mulch and put the finishing touches on a newly planted tree. An arborist gave the children a tree education and a tree-climbing demonstration. Refreshments were served on the Town Hall porch.

WEST ORANGE DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB 
Results for Jan. 21.
N-S: 1. B. Ballenger – B. Cox 2. N. Fortin – S. Landis 3. M. and J. Chilton 4. L. and T. Saulino 5. L. Jones – J. Hebert; E-W: 1. A. Lowe – B. Young 2. L. and J. Pylman 3. L. Meador – J. Winegard 4. N. Brockman – R. Kerkhoff 5. M. and F. Schwartz

 

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