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Summer flower show winners recognized

Flower power -  From left: president Vic Palmer, Isabel Senek and (far right) Blanche Freeman congratulated Barb Harris (holding plant) for her years of service to the Clifford and District Horticultural Society at the Aug. 22 meeting held at the community hall in Clifford.   Photo by Bonnie Whitehead

Summer flower show winners recognized

by Bonnie Whitehead

CLIFFORD - President Vic Palmer invited everyone to view the entries at the Clifford and District Horticultural Society summer flower show held Aug. 22 at the community hall in Clifford.

Barb Harris was thanked for her years of service to the society. She donated hundreds of hours serving on the board, caring for community gardens, and heading up the flower show over several years.

Isabel Senek reported 17 exhibitors entered 186 exhibits and youth from Ayton who were new to the flower show would be taking home a prize. Alexander, Quentin, and Izak Hergert won for gladiolas. Wayne E. Pfeffer won for cut flowers, roses and designs. Jean Yenssen won for potted plants. Carol Lange won for fruits and vegetables. Senek won for grasses and photography.

Guest speaker Murray Garrett and his wife Audrey took over 600 photos of their history-inspired journey to China last fall.

Doris Jaunzemis, Marion Derbecker, Helen Braun-Kreller and Joy Burnett set out a luncheon as Karen Dowler announced the winners in the draw – Doris Jaunzemis, Don Senek, Bruce Hutchison, Eleanor Litt, Yvonne Williams, Ross Derbecker, Marion Wylie, and Brenda Cummings.

The newsletter outlined summer events including winners of the 150th Community Anniversary and 2017 Clifford Homecoming Beautification contest.

Town winners are:

- 1st - Jim and Rita Measures;

- 2nd - Clint and Bobbi Jo Greenley; and

- 3rd - Jenn and Craig French.

Rural winners are:

- 1st - Barry and Cheryl Tobin;

- 2nd - Don and Isabel Senek; and

- 3rd - Bruce and Marg Shannon;

Business winners are:

- 1st - Gramma Jo’s Restaurant;

- 2nd - Jamesway Manor; and

- 3rd - Clifford Post Office.

Remember to keep your property tidy and keep Clifford blooming beautifully. We will soon learn how the village and Town of Minto fared at the Communities in Bloom competition.

September 1, 2017

 
 

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