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Naples Garden Club Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Would Naples be as beautiful without the Naples Garden Club?  A review of its history shows probably not.    Established in 1953 by 34 gardening enthusiasts - it’s been at the forefront of numerous beautification as well an environmental initiatives ever since.  Club members marked their 60th anniversary today with a luncheon.  We spoke to its current president, Linda LaRue Brown.

The Naples Garden Club  Home and Garden Tour is Saturday February 1st.   Proceeds  support students attending Florida Gulf Coast University.  The annual Flower Show is March 28th and 29th at the Naples Botanical Gardens.

Valerie Alker hosts All Things Considered. She has been a Reporter/Producer and program host at WGCU since 1991. She reports on general news topics in Southwest Florida and has also produced documentaries for WGCU-TV’s former monthly environmental documentary programs In Focus on the Environment and Earth Edition. Valerie also helps supervise WGCU news interns and contributes to NPR programs.