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Annual Luncheon - Feb. 13, 2015
Cassina celebrated its 87th birthday at the Brunswick Country Club.

 

Our speaker this year was Dr. Wilf Nicholls,
the Director of Georgia's State Botanical Gardens

 

 

Arrangement Competition

1st Place Winner:    GeeGee Adams              2nd Place Winner:    Jennifer Broadus

     

 

 

 


3rd Place Winners - tied:    June Brown                              Sandy Storino

 

 

 

 

Children's Garden (June, 2014)
Pictures from Cassina's new Children's Garden
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Luncheon - Feb. 7, 2014
Cassina celebrated its 86th birthday at the Brunswick Country Club.

Our speaker this year was Bob Chabot, the Director of Horticulture and Facilities at the Jacksonville Zoo and
Botanical Gardens

 

Arrangement Competition

This year's winners were:    1st Place -    Jennifer Broadus
                                             2nd Place -   Neil Henry
                                             3rd Place -   Anne Aspinwall  

                    The Winner

               
                                        2nd Place

                                                                                       
                                                                                                            3rd Place

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Annual Luncheon - Feb. 15, 2013

Cassina celebrates its 85th Birthday!!

Cassina celebrated its 85th birthday at the Brunswick Country Club.  Our speaker this year was Dick Yarbrough, the most widely syndicated Columnist/Humorist in Georgia.

Arrangement Competition

This year's winners were:
        1st Place -    Lee Dillard
        2nd Place -   Phillis Harrell
                                           3rd Place -    Jennifer Broadus

 

                              First Place       

                    
Second Place                                              Third place

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Annual Luncheon - Feb. 9, 2012

Cassina celebrated its 84th birthday with
 

Guest Speaker Lee Dunn, 
member of the Georgia Historic Preservation
of Gardens and Sites Committee

 

 

The Photography contest winners were announced at the February Luncheon.  The winning photograph will be used as the official logo for this spring's
Garden Walk (May 5-6).

Photography Contest Winner

The winning entry held by Garden Walk chairs, Liz Demato and Elayne Zeyock
 was done by Connie Marcy

                Arrangement
                Competition

                          

        lst Place, Mary Lynch                 2nd Place, Jennifer Broadus      3rd Place, Mary Moore

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Annual Luncheon - Feb. 10, 2011
Cassina celebrated its 83nd birthday with Guest Speaker
Patricia Collins, Director of Gardens at Callaway Gardens

l-r. Dottie Fielder,
VP Programs, Patricia Collins, Speaker, Bev Nash, President

The Photography contest winners were announced at the February Luncheon.  The winning photograph will be used as the official logo for this spring's Garden Walk (May 7-8).

Photography Contest Winners

l.-r.  Ann Worthington, 1st place, Harlan Hambright, 2nd place, Sharon Flores, Photo Contest Chairman

As part of its Annual Luncheon entertainment, Cassina held its 8th Annual
Centerpiece Competition
.  This year we had 19 beautiful arrangements. 
The winner of the Arrangement Competition this year was Susan Haley.

l.-r.  Jennifer Broadus, 3rd place, Hillary Parker, 2nd place, Susan Haley, 1st place

Here are the Winning Arrangements

        1st Place, Susan Haley             2nd Place, Hillary Parker                 3rd Place, Jennifer Broadus  

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Scenes from the Garden Market (May 1-2, 2010)

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Photographic Exhibition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Luncheon - Feb. 11, 2010
Cassina celebrated its 82nd birthday with Guest Speaker
Patricia "Sister Schubert" Barnes. founder of Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls
Patricia “Sister Schcia      “       

President, Sharon Flores and Speaker, Patricia Barnes

Photographic Contest Winners

Joanne Scott, winner                                                            Joanne Scott, winner
                    Dottie Fielder, Garden Walk, chair                                Jackie Turbidy, runner-up

A few of our many Luncheon attendees:
 

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As part of its Annual Luncheon entertainment, Cassina held its 7th Annual
Centerpiece Competition.  This year we had 17 beautiful arrangements. 
The winner of the Arrangement Competition this year was Jennifer Broadus.

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Jennifer Broadus and her winning arrangement

Scenes from Heritage Days at Oglethorpe School, 2/5/10
As part of the Coastal Historical Society's celebration of Heritage Days, Cassina members spent a day at Oglethorpe Elementary School teaching  the first graders how to plant seeds.
 

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Heritage Days volunteers - Louise Ufer, Betty Davis, Jennifer Kuja, Rita Trudeau

 

Scenes from Halloween Happening, 10/25/09

                                Seated L-r: Jan Bone, Sharon Flores, Rita Trudeau, Jennifer Leavy
                                Standing L-r: Chair, Lee Baxter, Libby Hogan, Sudy Leavy, Ginger Sifford,
                                Frances Allen, Janis Rodriguez, Anne Caswell, Jennifer Kuja

              District Meeting in Jesup
October 15, 2009

More than 240 garden club members attended the meeting on October 15. 
Representing Cassina L-r:  Jennifer Kuja, Sharon Flores, Anne Aspinwall, Janis Rodriguez, Elizabeth Freyer, Anne Caswell and Caroline Fleetwood.

District Officers Workshop
Reidsville, GA July 21, 2009

 


Pictured are:  Sharon Flores, Cassina President, Winette Almon, District Director, Sara Lanier, outgoing President GCG, Anne Aspinwall, Cassina Recording Secretary

 




Annual Luncheon - Feb. 12, 2009

Cassina celebrated its 81th birthday with Guest Speaker Linda Langston Copeland Co-author of "Legends in the Garden - Who in the World is Nellie Stevens?"

A few of our many Luncheon attendees:
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The Winner of this year's Photography Contest for the 2009 Garden Walk was announced at the luncheon.  It was Ann Nermoe, with Joanne Scott as runnerup.

Photography Contest Winner, Ann Nermoe

Joanne Scott & Ann Nermoe

 As part of its Annual Luncheon entertainment, Cassina held its 6th Annual
Centerpiece Competition.  This year we had 15 beautiful arrangements. 
The winner of the Arrangement Competition this year was Alice Barlow.

Alice Barlow, winner & Suzanne Frehse, co-ordinator

Heritage Days - Oglethorpe School - (2/6/09)

As part of the Coastal Historical Society's celebration of Heritage Days, Cassina members spent a day at Oglethorpe Elementary School teaching  the first graders how to plant seeds.

January Trip to Little St. Simons Island

Gardeners Start Young
(Dottie Fielder and "Assistant")

2008 Christmas Tour of Homes
Cabin Events
 

House Pictures
 

Island Design & Architectural Center (IDAC)
 

Preparations
            
           

Tour Committee

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday Market Preparations


Tour Home Owners' Party

November Meeting - Orchids, Orchids, Orchids!

Halloween Happenings '08

Cassina Meetings, Sept. & Oct. '08

Tabby & Tillandsia Garden Walk and Garden Market
May 2-4, 2008

Pictures from the Gardens
Pictures from the Garden Market
Pictures from the Patrons' Party
 

 

 

In March, 2008, Phillis Harrell received the Community Award at the Coastal Heritage Exhibition for her painting of the Cassina Slave Cabins on Gascoigne Bluff.

 

 

 

 

Annual Luncheon - Feb. 14, 2008
Cassina celebrated its 80th birthday on Valentine's Day with former UGA Coach Vince Dooley, speaking on "From Gridiron to Gardening"

       

            Vince Dooley's Book Signing Table                      Two Irishmen
                                                                            Tom Delaney - Vince Dooley
A few of our many Luncheon attendees:

           

           
As part of its Annual Luncheon entertainment, Cassina held its 5th Annual Centerpiece Competition.  This year we had 18 beautiful arrangements.

                                                                  

                                                   Pictures of the other arrangements follow:

 

                            
                          
                    
                       

Heritage Days - Oglethorpe School - (2/12/08)
 As part of the Coastal Historical Society's celebration of Heritage Days, Cassina members spent a day at Oglethorpe Elementary School teaching  the first graders how to plant seeds.

       

Christmas Tour of Homes       (12/8/07)
Cassina held a very successful 23rd Christmas Tour on 12/8/07.  The 2007 Tour included six elegant island homes, Marsh's Edge, the most popular Bake Sale in the southeast and new this year, the Cassina Marketplace.

     

     

     

     

     

     

Halloween Happenings         (10/28/07)
Cassina holds an Open House for local children and their parents complete with Ghost Stories (by Sudy Leavy and Edward Armstrong),
Apple Bobbing, S'Mores and more

           
                  

 

60 Cassina Members prepare products during several workshops this fall for Cassina's new Marketplace to be held Dec. 8, 2007
  
  
  

  

 

30 Cassina Members and Guests took a Nature Cruise

on the Altamaha River (Oct. 18, 2007)
 

 

 

Annual Luncheon, February 15, 2007

Winners of the Centerpiece Competition

                            
                  1st place Arrangement                              lst place Arrangement Winner
                      by Suzanne Frehse                             Suzanne Frehse with Kay Harrell,
                                                                                       Arrangement Chairman                

                            
                 2nd place Arrangement                                    3rd place Arrangement
                     by Betsy Thwaite                                            by Anne Aspinwall

 

Cassina Gardens received official Wild Garden designation in late 2006.

First Graders from Frederica Academy learning about Peanuts, Cotton
and other plants growing in Cassina's gardens, Nov. 2006.

Participating in GCGA's Garden Therapy, members decorated Christmas
stockings for a local assisted-living facility in 2006.

Members & spouses on their visit to Sapelo Island, Dec. 2006

Sara Lanier (left) presenting the GCGA Sara Lewis Horticulture Award to
Kay Harrell for her establishment of roses at the cabins in 2005.

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