New Cumberland Garden Club receives district award at event
NEW CUMBERLAND — Two members of the New Cumberland Garden Club recently attended the state garden club’s fall district meeting held in Paden City, W.Va.
Club President George Hines and club Secretary Milli Hines were among the 30 state garden club members who represented the Old Trails District, which includes the four northern-most garden clubs in the state — New Cumberland, Moundsville, Washington Lands and Paden City.
At the end of the meeting, the district award was presented to the New Cumberland Garden Club in recognition of its efforts to promote gardening and beautification in the Northern Panhandle.
O behalf of the club, President George Hines accepted the award from W.Va. State Garden Club President Carolyn McCafferty.
At the meeting, the four club presidents reported on each club’s accomplishments during the past year. The afternoon program was presented by Jon and Lisa Dumars of the Garden Path Farm in Middlebourne, W.Va., who gave a slide show and talk about organic gardening and hot-house farming.
Lunch was served by the host club from Paden City.