A scholarship award (Margery Frey Memorial) will be presented to a deserving senior from Pal-Mac school pursuing an education in Horticulture or a related field.
Awards Chairperson: Fay Privatera
BLUE STAR BY-WAY MARKER PLANTING
The Macedon Garden Club placed a Blue Star By-Way Marker in Macedon in 2012 at the Town Complex. Using a grant from the 7th District for $350 we will be maintaining, planting and adding to the horticulture around the stone. The club members have designed a red, white & blue design for 2018-2019.
Macedon Garden Club also has a project located at Lock 30, Macedon, on the Erie Canal. A star shaped planter is planted and maintained every year with annuals and perennials. Visitors to the area can admire the beauty of the planting when they are visiting Lock 30 on the Erie Canal. We maintain the star at Lock 30 in Canal Park in honor of Barbara Herendeen. This Civic Beautification project means a great deal to us and a special handmade plaque was placed at the site for Barb.
GARDENING BAG FOR THE LIBRARY
Patrons of the Macedon Library will be able to borrow special bags that we will maintain containing a seasonal children's book on gardening, a shovel, seeds and gardening gloves for the parent and child.
We “Adopt” a family at Christmas and present them with gifts and food at Christmas. The proceeds from the “Info Fair” luncheon at the March Presidents’ Council meeting are used for this project.
Chairpersons: Janet Krest
Our January meeting is dedicated to making tray favors for the “Meals on Wheels” program. The tray favors are given to participants of the program and residents of Parkwood Heights, Macedon, New York, a senior living facility.
Chairperson: Joan Pfeil
Macedon Garden Club has been approached by Historian Linda Braun about a project in the cemetery. She has been attempting to preserve civil war monuments and has asked for our help in the landscaping.
LOCK 30 Macedon, New York
Members participate in the Canal Clean Sweep in the Spring to help the Butterfly Trail Volunteers and throughout the year maintain flowers at the entrance to the trail.
EDEN REFORESTATION PROJECT
We will be collecting our loose change to help plant trees. More information available at
WATER FOR SOUTH SUDAN
Our donation helps drill wells in South Sudan to use during the dry season.
Our donation helps Americans that don’t have clean water due to failing infrastructure on the Navajo reservation.