Social Scene: Calusa Garden Club celebrates National Garden Week

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Sue Oldershaw and Lindy Kowalczyk, from left, with their design at Marco YMCA, with Deborah Passero and Lily Bardon.

Calusa Garden Club celebrates National Garden Week

Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island celebrated National Garden Week by donating floral designs made by their members to be displayed in five Marco Island public spaces. Participating Marco Island businesses and organizations were Marco Island Civic Association, City Hall, Mutual of Omaha Bank, Marco YMCA and Marco Island Branch of Collier County Public Library. Connie Lowery was chairperson of the event.

The Calusa Garden Club members who designed and donated the floral arrangements were Opi DeFalco, Connie Lowery, Sue Oldershaw, Lindy Kowalczyk, Sara Wolf and Marianne Foley. The photos show the designers placing their designs at the participating organizations that helped Calusa Garden Club publicize National Garden Week.

Marianne Foley’s design at Marco Island City Hall.
Sara Wolf with her design at Marco Island Civic Association with Rina Lazo.
Brenda Rasch, Marco Library manager, with Opi DeFalco’s design.
Connie Lowery at Mutual of Omaha Bank with her design and a bank employee.
Opi Defalco and her design at Marco Library.