Woman's club brings home awards
Published 6:27 pm, Wednesday, July 30, 2014
At the May 16 to 17 annual convention, new state officers were installed and women's clubs throughout the state, including in New Milford, were honored.
A second-place award was received for partnership in fundraising for the club's fall bulb sale.
Another second-place award was received in the home life category, which recognized the club's Pink Angel Cut Off event, which took place at Joe's Salon, and the Stuff the Gazebo event, a food-collection drive for Thanksgiving baskets, which took place at the bandstand on the Village Green in partnership with the United Way of Western Connecticut.
The club received a first-place award for its fundraising projects, which included the annual Teddy Bear Festival and the Penny Plus Auction.
In addition, several members entered items into the state arts-and-crafts competition and won awards.
Carolyn King won a second-place award for a patchwork Christmas bear pillow, Bridget Schrenkel won a first-place award for a decorative painting project and Carol Immohr won a third-place award for a crocheted blanket and a first-place award for a crocheted penguin toy.