Friday, April 19, 2013

NCA's New President - David Healy!

On Friday, April 19th, 2013 the National Capital Area held their Installation luncheon at the University of Maryland Golf Course.  Shirley Nicolai, National Garden Clubs, Inc. President and Jeanne Nelson, Central Atlantic Region Director were present for this momentous event!  Vickie Godwin pinned David Healy the 2013-2015 President of the NCA!
Other officers installed were Jo Sellers as First Vice-President, Karen O'Meara as Second Vice-President, Christine Getek as Recording Secretary, Paula Knepper as Treasurer, Mary Corley as Assistant Treasurer and Carolyn Casey Kneipp as Arbor House Treasurer.

Jeanne Nelson also installed the four District Directors:  Danielle Brabazon, District I, Angela Ganey, District II, Leigh Kitcher, District III and Robin Hammer, District IV.

Barbara Bullock of the US National Arboretum gave a phenominal and inspiriational talk about azelea's.  This is the time of year to visit the fabulous collection found at the Arboretum!

Enjoy the slideshows of the installation!

Above slideshow by Oliver Smith.

Members of all four districts created table arrangements which went home with a lucky person at each table.

Above slideshow by Bill Dean.