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Winner of the Stella J. Dearborn Award
Award winner Jan McIntyre, shown on the left, was presented with the Stella J. Dearborn Award by GCFM President, Suzanne Bushnell.
Jan McIntyre was awarded the prestigious Stella J. Dearborn Award at the June 2016 Garden Club Federation of Maine Convention.
The award is bestowed to the
‘Best All-Around GCFM Gardener’.
She is a member of the Bar Harbor Garden Club and her garden is described in The 2016 GCFM Stella J. Dearborn Award Winning Gardner application.
Check out our 2016-2017 Program schedule.
All Club Program meetings are open to the community, unless indicated otherwise.
Pie Sale Fundraiser Supports Community Projects
Michaeleen Ward and Jan McIntyre had fun selling pies at the Bar Harbor Rotary Club’s Fourth of July Celebration.
The Bar Harbor Garden Club is truly grateful to our MDI community for their support of the club’s Fourth of July Pie Sale held at the Bar Harbor Athletic Field. People told us that they look forward to eating our homemade pies every year.
Money from this fundraiser supports our student scholarships, and community projects like this year’s Student Conservation project in Acadia National Park. We’d like to acknowledge the donation of ice cream by the Acadia Corporation, and the loaning of tables by the Beatrix Farrand Society.
The Winners of the Inge C.B. Weber Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship winners Peter Kennell, Ezra Hallett with Helmut Weber who is shown seated.
The first two recipients of the Inge C.B. Weber Memorial Scholarship were announced at a small gathering on April 18th. Both students are juniors attending the College of the Atlantic. Members of the Weber Family and Bar Harbor Garden Club, as well as the College of the Atlantic were represented.
The purpose of the scholarship is to offer financial aid to those who are interested in majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design or botany. Applicants must be graduates of MDI High School, or be attending a 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university. Read more…