December 2009 Drubthwacket
The club was responsible for Christmas decorations in a room at Drumthwacket, the Governor's Mansion in Princeton.
Click Here to see photos of the room and the members that worked on it
2006 Sunflower Contest
The club supplied sunflower seeds to children at the St. John's on the Mountain preschool in
Bernardsville for a contest
for the largest sunflower.
Denise Hawkins, a club member, teaches there and promotes and supports the contest.
The winner was four year old Eliza Walters for a 5 inch sunflower.
Click Here for a note from Eliza's Mother.
Club members judging the flowers were Fred Swan and Mitch Greenbaum.
Eliza Walters holding her sunflower
Eliza's mother, Eliza, Fred Swan, and Denise Hawkins
Freedom Trail Bench
The club donated a bench to the Freedom Trail of Great Americans
as part of the National Garden Clubs nationwide project. The trail will be located at the Rutgers
Garden. Our bench will honor John Basilone. The "tea in the garden" ceremony for the Trail was held on
June 15, 2006.
Bench in memory of John Basilone
Some of our GOSV members attending tea: Georgette Gawlik , Ralph Maiwaldt, Jim Laubach, Gayle Stroh,
and in back - Larry Haas, Anita Haas, Cathy Mazauskas
Jim Laubach congratulated by Carol Iuso, president of Garden Club of NJ, for his award of the silver trowel
GOSV Garden Ladies - Gayle Stroh and Cathy Mazauskas
Dotties Teapot 1
Dotties Teapot 2