The Ocean Ridge Garden Club kicked off the holiday season with a hat-wearing event that put all who attended in the spirit. Members reflected on the season and everything they accomplished, including raising money for the Ann Cody Camp Wekiva Scholar
By Eliot Kleinberg
OCEAN RIDGE — In small towns, leaders wear more than one hat. Gail Adams Aaskov was a condominium manager, a real estate broker, a longtime commissioner and mayor, and a newspaper publisher. Often at the same time.
Mrs. Aaskov, wh
The Ocean Ridge Garden Club’s season wrapped up with the installation of 2021-22 officers and recognition of those who
More than a dozen Ocean Ridge Garden Club members made 63 floral arrangements that were given to shut-ins, first responders and recipients identified by faith-based organizations. ABOVE: (l-r) Sylvie Glickstein, Lynn Allison and Christina Benisch org
Members of the Ocean Ridge Garden Club, including (l-r) Val Coz, Stella Kolb and Allison Adams, plant dune sunflowers in part of a dune plot that the Garden Club has maintained for the past decade and is turning into a demonstration pr
The Ocean Ridge Garden Club hosted a fundraising art show and raffle during a reception at Town Hall. Much of the artwork was created by local artists. The inaugural event was sold out, raising more than $4,000 to support the club’s funding of schola
Merrilee Lundquist, Ocean Ridge Garden Club sustainable project chairwoman, presents a plaque to Dr. Jim Weege in honor of his dedication and long-term service to sustaining the koi pond at Ocean Ridge Town Hall. Photo provided
ABOVE: Ocean Ridge Garden Club member Sylvie Glickstein climbs into a sea grape tree to attach an orchid. RIGHT: The gardeners use Liquid Nails to attach the seedlings to the trees. The Million Orchid program is experimenting with locations around th
Dedicated estate sale volunteers worked tirelessly to pull off another successful fundraising event Feb. 17 in the Ocean Ridge Town Hall. Many club members offered their time on multiple days and donated money and sale items to the annual sale. As a
The Ocean Ridge Garden Club gathered to create flower arrangements for the community. Eighteen members made 50 creative arrangements that were distributed to local senior centers, the Community Caring Center of Greater Boynton Beach and Town Hall. A
Ocean Ridge Garden Club marks 50 years
of creating beauty, relationships
The organization is celebrating 50 years of serving the community and developing fri
of its longtime members, Dottie Morrison, at its year-end luncheon May 7
at the Ocean Club of Florida in Ocean Ridge. Club president Kristine de Haseth
presents Morrison with an orchid a
INSET BELOW: Barbara Cook
By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley
“Barb is someone who always goes above and beyo
LEFT: Jose Arimatcia, an employee of Pugh’s Pools and Spas, installed a pair of tile mosaic sea turtles at the Ocean Ridge Town Hall. The installation is a joint project between the Ocean Ridge Garden Club and Mayor Pugh.
RIGHT: An early sea t
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