The Mason Garden Club hosted the District V, Zone I meeting on Tuesday October 30th at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Mason Mayor, Brent Hinkley, gave the welcome and Pastor Scheffel of St. Paul’s gave the invocation. The opening Response was given by Peggy Herbort, president of Goldthwaite Garden Club.
Prior to the meeting, the arriving guest were treated to a lovely breakfast prepared by Mason Garden Club members. There were ten surrounding garden clubs represented at this meeting; Brownwood, Browning Community, Gatesville, Goldthwaite, Killeen, Mason, L-M Garden Club, San Saba, and Temple. Also, Violet Garden Club from Austin was present to sell numerous plants and gardening items.
The Zone meeting began at 10:00 a.m. with Mason Garden Club President Sherrie Clarkson officiating. She is also the Zone I director. Following a catered luncheon, a wonderful program was presented by Mitch and Jane Stephens from M&J Lavender Farms of Marble Falls. The program was very informative about the many uses and benefits of lavender. Door prizes were awarded throughout the meeting.
The meeting was adjourned with numerous members taking home plants, and lots of good gardening information.