In observance of Arbor Day, the Mason Garden Club presented the Mason Riata Service Organization with a check toward the planting and maintenance of trees at Heritage Park during their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 18 in the Stribling Room, Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library.
Heritage Park is one of the community projects that the Riata Club has been involved in for many years. Texas Garden Clubs, which the Mason Garden Club is a member, has been celebrating Arbor Day since its beginning. Arbor Day in Texas is observed from the third Friday in January to the fourth Friday in April Front row (l-r) Joan Lindley, president of the Mason Garden Club, Joan Whitaker and Judy Cordes, representatives from the Riata Club, and Gretchen Qualls. Second row (l-r) Christie Keller, Sherie Clarkson, Jan Appleby and Judy Koch. Back row (l-r) Laura Hansen Lynn Hedges, Rose Stein, Penny Peterson, Betsy Battey, Becky Mills, Rosemary Davis, Sande Shaw and Jutta Dreyer.