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CHGC Members Win Garden-Related Photo Competitions!

October 30, 2014 6:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

CHGC Members Win Garden-Related Photo Competitions!


Capitol Hill Garden Club member Bill Dean received second place ribbons in all three photography classes in SCIENCE INTO NATURE EQUALS ART, the National Capital Area Garden Clubs’ standard flower show at the U.S. National Arboretum, October 18 and 19, 2014. His photograph in the “flowers” class received over 90 points, which meant he was eligible for the blue in that class.

Capitol Hill member and National Capital Area president David Healy received third place ribbons in two of the photography classes. There were a total of 25 photographs in the 3 classes.

In the horticulture division, Bill received a blue ribbon for his Habanero peppers and David received a blue ribbon for his marigolds. Bill received 3 second place ribbons, 1 third place ribbon and 1 honorable mention for 5 other entries. David received 3 second place ribbons and 1 third place ribbon for 4 other entries. There were 320 entries in the horticulture division.

The flower show was judged by 12 accredited judges from other states in accordance with the rules of the National Garden Clubs’ Handbook for Flower Shows.








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October 26, 2014: Capitol Hill Garden Club member Bill Dean received a first place ribbon for his photograph of Carmel Bay in BON VOYAGE, a standard flower show presented by the Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs in conjunction with Destination Delaware, the 2014 conference of the National Garden Clubs’ Central Atlantic Region. Bill’s photograph was in the Fall Landscape class.



David Healy, a Capitol Hill member and president of National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Inc., received a second place ribbon for his photograph of Fallingwater in the Spring Landscape class. He took the photograph during last May’s District I bus tour to Fallingwater, the iconic Kaufman home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

There were more than 50 entries in 10 photography classes.



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