Location Changed For Green Thumb Garden Club Of Ooltewah June 25 Meeting

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Green Thumb Garden Club of Ooltewah is featuring Roland and Casandra Cansler MD, consulting rosarians and members of the TriState Rose Society and American Rose Society. They will speak on growing beautiful roses. 

The meeting will be held Monday, June 25, 7 p.m. at the Morning Pointe Assisted Living of Collegedale, 9450 Leyland Dr.

Following the presentation will be a Q&A period, a drawing for door prizes, Nature Nugget, and light refreshments. 

First-time visitors are always welcome free of cost.

  Memberships are $15 per person, $25 per family, and they are effective one year from date paid.




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