|Scope & Content||
The Venice Area Garden Club collection spans the years 1957 to 2002 and holds a club history, treasurers' reports, flower show and event scrapbooks, photographs, tour of home booklets, board minutes, awards, flower show materials and news articles.
|Title||Venice Area Garden Club Records|
|Collection||Venice Area Garden Club Records|
|Year Range from||1959.0|
|Year Range to||2005.0|
|Notes on Related Objects||See also MS.201|
|Number of images||0.0|
Stofer, Robert H.
Muldoon, Nancy D.
Venice Garden Club
Wekiva Youth Group
Venice Hospital Foundation
Venice Area Garden Club
Music in the Air
Sarasota garden Club
Norfolk Botanical gardens
Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce
Venetian Waterway Park
In 1957, 15 men and women organized and adopted a constitution for the Venice Area Garden Club (VAGC). Men later dropped from active membership and were made honorary members. In February 1958 VAGC was admitted to the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs and introduced their annual flower show. City beautification has been a significant activity of the organization as well as the formation of junior gardening groups and scholarship programs. A Home and Garden Tour program began in 1990 and continues to be the club's major fundraising activity.
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