Garden Club of Norfolk Awards and Grants

Awarded by the National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Certificate of Merit, in Recognition of the Garden Club of Norfolk’s 30th Anniversary (1988-2018). June 6, 2018. 30th Anniversary Certificate of Merit.

The Garden Club of Norfolk received a Certificate of Merit Honoring it as a member of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts in recognition of their 30th Anniversary. Receiving the honor from GCFM President Suzanne McCance are NGC President Anne Prior, and Past Presidents Sharon Pierce and Helena Drolette.

First Place Television (Medium sized Club), Public Service Announcement, June 1, 2016,  First Place Television Award Certificate.

Exxon Civic Development Award. Tramp House Landscaping, First Place, $500.00, Sept 23, 1998.
Exxon Civic Development Award-First Place

Awarded by New England Region of State Garden Clubs, Inc.

The Excellence in Teamwork Award, Stony Brook Butterfly Garden, October 18, 2016.  Excellence in Teamwork Award Certificate

The Nancy Atwell Award, Library Display Case, October 30, 2019.
The Nancy H Atwell Award Certificate

The Nancy Atwell Award, Public Service Announcement, October 18, 2016.
Nancy Atwell Award Certificate

The Virginia Grandpre Wildlife Gardening Award, Girl Scout Monarch Way Station, October 18, 2016.
Virginia Grandpre Wildlife Gardening Award Certificate

Awarded by the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts

The Barbara May Website Award, October 2014, October 2016, June 5, 2019 and June 2022.
Emily Nicodemus, webmaster, Barbara May Website Award Certificate 2014, Certificate 2016, Certificate 2019,

Civic Projects Award, Memorial Gardens, Veterans Memorial Garden, June, 2022
Civic Projects – Memorial Gardens Award Certificate

Civic Project Award, Stony Brook Butterfly Garden Restoration and Enhancement, June 1, 2016.  Civic Project Award Certificate

The Continuing Civic Projects Award, Small Club, Herb Garden, 2020
Continuing Civic Projects Award, Small Club Certificate

Continuing Civic Projects Award, Monthly Flower Arrangements at the Norfolk Public Library, June 1, 2016.  Continuing Civic Projects Award Certificate

The Evelyn D. Cronin Horticulture Award, Winter Seeding and Seed Swap Workshop, October 30, 2019
The Evelyn D Cronin Horticulture Award Certificate

Helen Friedberg Award, Herb Program by Liz Davey on May 2019, 2020
Helen Freidberg Award Certificate

Garden Therapy Certificate, June 7, 2017.

Margaret R. Bell Newsletter Award, June 2015, June 2017 and 2020. Liz Davey (2015) and Emily Nicodemus (2017), Susan McCarthy (2020), Amy Ricci (2022) Editors.
2015 Margaret K Bell Newsletter Award, 2020 Margaret K Bell Newsletter Award
Margaret K Bell Newsletter Award 2022 Certificate

Membership Award, 34% increase, June 2022
Membership Award Certificate

Patricia C. Michaud Award, “Welcome Fall with Your Garden Treasures” Program, 2021.

Mitzi Belitsky Award, Girl Scout Monarch Project, 2020
Mitzi Belitsky Award Certificate

Publications Award, Native Plant handout, 2020
Publications Award Certificate

Publications Award, Bookmarks designed to increase membership and advertise programs, bake and plant sale, June 1, 2016,  Publication Award Certificate

Special Achievement Award, Food Pantry Baskets, 2020
Special Achievement Award  

Special Achievement Service Award,  Girl Scout Monarch Way Station, June 1, 2016,  Special Achievement Service Award Certificate

Twenty Year Certificate, 2008, 20 year certificate

Yearbook Award – 20-29 Members, June 5, 2019. Emily Nicodemus, Editor.
Yearbook Award – 20-29 Members Certificate

Grants Awarded the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts

Civic Development Grant, Veterans Memorial Garden Restoration, Sept 26, 2020
Civic Development Grant 2020 Certificate

Civic Development Grant, Memorial Rose Garden Project, October 25, 2017.

Awarded by the Massachusetts Master Gardener Association

Garden Club Horticultural Grant, Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary Butterfly Garden Phase III, April 28, 2016.  Horticultural Garden Club Grant Certificate

Awarded by the American Iris Society

Best Miniature Tall Bearded Iris, Williamson-White Medal, August 2015, Stephanie Markham, “Hot News” MTB iris.


Save an Heirloom Plant, First prize for a small garden club, June 7, 2017 – $50.00 gift certificate to Weston Nursery.