LOCAL

Gonzales Garden Club donates tree

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Youth Development Chairman and Louisiana Master Gardener, Marilyn Rice of Gonzales Garden Club along with Troop #10040 and Mr. Curt Rice planted a Savannah Holly on the grounds of Oak Grove Baptist Church. The Gonzales Garden Club sponsored the tree in conjunction with a course Mrs. Rice taught to the Cadet level Girl Scouts at the church this winter. The girls each obtained the National Garden Club patch “Nurture the Earth – Plant Natives”. Shown panting the tree are, from left, first row: Curt Rice, Avery Anderson, Susannah Thibodeaux, Benay Johnson, Alea Cocke; and back row: Leader Kim Bourgeois, Claire Bourgeois and Carlie Shaules.