February 6, 2023

Rehoboth Garden Club February 2023 News

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The Rehoboth Garden Club is proud to announce that the winner of our $2,500 Pat Knowles Scholarship for 2022 is John (Jack) McCann. Jack is a senior at the University of Maine, Orono, majoring in Forestry Science. A Rehoboth resident, Jack is a graduate of Bishop Feehan High School. Congratulations Jack!

Applications for our 2023 scholarship will be available by contacting Linda Murphy at ljmurphy47bell@yahoo.com  or Mary Louise Pacheco at 508-252-3975. Applicants must have been accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college or graduate school, majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Floraculture or a related Environmental Science. The application deadline is April 15, 2023. The scholarship will be awarded in December 2023.

The public is invited to our February 6, 2023, meeting. Our guest speaker will be Laura Wilson from “Garden Endeavors”. Drawing from her experience with maintaining numerous private gardens, Laura will discuss the best ways to prepare our own gardens for the upcoming growing season. Please join us at the Rehoboth Congregational Church Fellowship Hall at 9:30 AM for this informative presentation.

This is a great time to join our garden club. You don’t need to have a green thumb, just the desire to be part of a happy group that enjoys learning, shares ideas and helps to make our communities more beautiful. Our membership includes residents from Rehoboth, Seekonk, Swansea and other surrounding towns. For more information, please contact Judith Doty at 508-567-5276.

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