ABOUT CAR-SGC

INTRODUCING OUR REGION & LEADERS

Central Atlantic Region of State Garden Clubs (CAR-SGC)

 

The Central Atlantic Region of State Garden Clubs, Inc., known as CAR-SGC, is a non-profit corporation that was formed in October 2016 to succeed the unincorporated Central Atlantic Region of National Garden Clubs (NGC). The previous regional organization was established in May 1929 by Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Ohio. Pennsylvania joined in 1931, followed by National Capital Area in 1954 and Delaware in 1958. 

Mission Statement: Central Atlantic Region of State Garden Clubs supports the mission of National Garden Clubs, Inc. to provide education, scholarships, and Region networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, and civic and environmental responsibility.

CAR-SGC Theme (2019-2021): Seven Together -- Planting America

CAR-SGC Outreach-Leadership Project (2019-2021): Growth by Sharing (Link to Synopsis)

CAR-SGC Objectives:

  • Coordinate and further the interests and activities of NGC and CAR-SGC member garden clubs.

  • Aid in the protection and conservation of natural resources, promote civic beauty and encourage the improvement of roadsides and parks.

  • Study and advance the fine arts of gardening, landscape design, floral design, horticulture and environmental protection.

  • Cooperate with other organizations in furthering these objectives and other activities that may be determined by the CAR-SGC Board of Directors.

  • Promote horticulture education, conservation, landscape design and related fields through scholarships and grants.

Meet our CAR-SGC Leaders (2019-2021)

The elected Director, Alternate Director, Presidents of member garden clubs, and the Secretary, Treasurer and Parliamentarian appointed by the Director serve on the CAR-SGC Executive Committee and Board of Directors.* Duties and responsibilities are listed in the CAR-SGC Standing Rules. (Contact information is on the Members Only page.)

Elected Officers:

GAIL CORLE MANNA

Director, 2019-2021

 

ANGELA RAITANO

Alternate Director, 2019-2021

Appointed Officers:

JANE KNEESSI, Secretary

MARY WILLIFORD, Treasurer

WANDA DAVIS Parliamentarian

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CAR-SGC Board of Directors

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Photo: Winterthur (DE) © Margaret Woda

CENTRAL ATLANTIC REGION of 
STATE GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (CAR-SGC)

Director Gail Corle Manna (2019-2021)
Mailing address: 9956 William Penn Road, Imler, PA 16655

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NATIONAL GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (NGC)

President Gay Lee Austin (2019-2021)

Mailing address: 4401 Magnolia Ave., 
St. Louis, Missouri  63110

Contact: NGC

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