Blithewold, Inc Annual Meeting & Volunteer Awards

WHEN: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 5:00PM - 7:00PM
WHERE: Special Events Tent

Blithewold, Inc.
Annual Meeting Agenda
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

5:00 PM Gardens Open and Refreshments
6:00 PM Business Meeting and Awards Presentation

Volunteer Awards
This year we honor the following individuals for their contributions to horticulture, historic preservation, and volunteer dedication.

Jean Erler, Victor R. Piccoli Service Award
Linda Becker, Anne Archibald Volunteer Service Award
Pam Gilpin, Julia L. Morris Horticultural Award
Alfred Bertsch, Board of Directors Service Award
Patricia Sisson, Marjorie Van Wickle Lyon Award

During the meeting we'll be sharing the details of our
Capital Campaign "Cultivating the Future--The Campaign
for Blithewold"


Please confirm your attendance by contacting Allan Millora, Program Registrar, at 401-253-2707 ext. 24 or amillora@blithewold.org


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