AWARDS

Awards at May 2016 Annual Meeting:

 

 

GCA Club Historic Preservation Commendation 2015 presented to Joslyn Castle Trust “In recognition of the ongoing efforts to restore and maintain the landscape of this Omaha Historical landmark and showcasing its beautiful garden history and design.”

President Anne Carter, Joslyn Castle Trust members, Babs Weinberg, Awards Chairman

President Anne Carter, Joslyn Castle Trust members, Babs Weinberg, Awards Chairman

GCA Club Civic Improvement Commendation awarded to Connie Spellman, former executive director of Omaha By Design “In recognition of leadership of Omaha by Design building a better Omaha by respecting the natural environment, fostering civic pride and celebrating neighborhood diversity.”

President Anne Carter, Connie Spellman, former executive director of Omaha By Design, Babs Weinberg, Awards Chairman

President Anne Carter, Connie Spellman, former executive director of Omaha By Design, Babs Weinberg, Awards Chairman

Loveland Garden Club Kimball Award

 The Kimball Award was created in memory of Kimball Lauritzen, beloved member, friend, community leader, and with her husband Bruce and their children, the namesake of Omaha’s Botanical Garden, Lauritzen Gardens. Loveland Garden Club honors those who demonstrate the same passion, love and commitment to the garden that Kimball did. This year’s recipient is Cindy Bay.

President Anne Carter, 2015 Kimball Award winner Cindy Bay, Awards Chairman Babs Weinberg

President Anne Carter, 2015 Kimball Award winner Cindy Bay, Awards Chairman Babs Weinberg

Honorary GCA Member Spencer Crews with Hani Kenefick, past award winner; Cindy Bay, 2015 award winner; Mary Seina, past award winner

Honorary GCA Member Spencer Crews with Hani Kenefick, past award winner; Cindy Bay, 2015 award winner; Mary Seina, past award winner