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Awards

The Awards Committee keeps members of the Club aware of State, Regional and National awards available, and encourages participation in such
awards programs.  The Committee submits applications and required books of evidence in time for consideration.

Photos of some of the Club's many awards from previous years.
















2016 - 2017 Awards

BVGC received the following Arkansas  Federation of Garden Clubs (AFGC) Awards:
  
First place awards: Civic Beautification, National Garden Week, Publicity Press Book, History Book - 1 year, and Club Yearbook

Second place awards: Garden Therapy

AFGC Presidential Citation: “First Robin of Spring Workshop,” Tony LiCausi, BVGC

Individual Service Awards, Northwest District: Geri Hoerner, Linda Neymeyer

Bird Poster Contest Winners: four, first place; one, second place; one, third place winner

Vera Key Horticulture Roll with Great Honor

Standard of Excellence with Great Honor


BVGC received the following South Central Region (SCR) Awards:

First place awards: Press Book, Year Book, Garden Therapy and a $25 award for National Garden Week.

South Central Regional Director’s $300 Award for the Youth Butterfly Project.
(Member Alycyn Culbertson was given a ‘butterfly’ made from three one-hundred dollar bills on behalf of the club, in recognition of her work on this award.
She "flew" it to the treasurer.) 


BVGC received the following National Garden Club (NGC) Awards:

Award of Merit for the Press Book and a Certificate of Commendation for the Yearbook. 

The BVGC was declared Overall National Award Winner for National Garden Week for the 2016 
Art, Wine and Garden Party.
 Chair JB Portillo received a gift from the president in recognition of her work toward this high and rare honor.

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