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Garden club taking orders for wreaths

TICONDEROGA - The members of the Carillon Garden Club of Ticonderoga and Hague are taking orders now for their annual holiday wreath sale.

A tradition for many years, the sale of holiday wreaths has become the club's main source of revenue to enable the club to carry out their many activities, programs and community beautification projects.

"Sincere appreciation is extended to the many businesses and individuals who have purchased wreaths in the past and will renew their orders again this year," said Betty Rettig, club president.

New orders will be accepted until Nov. 1 by calling wreath chairwoman Jackie Viestenz at 546-9855, Rettig at 585-7247 or any club member.

The locally-made balsam wreaths are available in 12 inch, 18 inch and 36 inch sizes. Orders may be placed for plain wreaths, wreaths with a red or burgundy bow only or wreaths decorated with cones, berries and a bow.

Prices range from $14 for a 12-inch plain wreath to $45 for a 36-inch decorated wreath. Club members individualize each decorated wreath and make the bows.

Wreaths ordered by Nov. 1 will be delivered starting Nov. 16.

The Carillon Garden Club is a member of the Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, District IV and a 501 (c) (3) organization. Meetings are held monthly March through December, generally on the third Thursday at 11a.m. at the Hague Community Center on Route 8 in Hague. New members are always welcome.

Besides a business meeting and lunch, members have special programs related to gardening, conservation, floral design, etc.

For more information about the club, contact Rettig or Vice President Joyce Cooper at 585-2640.

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