Submitted by Sara Wolf
Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island!
The United States and the Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island, celebrates National Garden Week the first full week in June, which in 2021 was June 6th-11th.
Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island commemorated the special week by preparing floral designs and donating them to Marco Island civic and community buildings and businesses. The recipients of the Club members’ designs were the Marco Island YMCA, with the design made and donated by Sara Wolf; the City of Marco Island, with the design donated by Marianne Foley; the Marco Island Branch of Collier County Library, with the design donated by Opi DeFalco; the Collier County Tax Collector’s Office, with the design donated by Opi DeFalco and placed in Marianne Foley’s toy blue Ford pickup truck; Marco Island Historical Society with a planter donated by Barbara Messner.
The photos show Sara Wolf with Mara Madera at the Marco Island YMCA, Opi DeFalco with a clerk at the Tax Collector’s office, and Barbara Messner with Rebecca, a manager at Marco Island Historical Society.