Published May 4, 2011

Michel Franklin, sponsored by Connie Kappus, is from Greenburg, PA. Michel, who is proficient in desktop publishing and photography, is also very active in various art associations including the Westmoreland and Naples Museums of Art, the Von Liebig and Art League of Bonita Springs. This talented lady spent 12 years in Journalism, print and TV (ABC, NBC affiliates), as well as 8 years in public relations and marketing!

Ann Westerfield has sponsored Susan Brock from New Canaan, CT. A fellow League Club member, Susan is active in the New Canaan Garden Center as well as the NC Garden Club, where she has held the Program, Membership, Hospitality, Nominating and Directory Chair positions. Welcome Susan, you will be a wonderful asset to our club.

Joy Armbruster and Sue Synnott have sponsored their KAO sorority sister, Leona Curzi .An Educator from Longville, MN, Leona has been very involved with community gardens and maintenance and enjoys bridge and the GulfShore Theatre. This lovely lady enjoyed our recent Flower Show with her mother and Master Gardener husband.

Kirsten Ivancevic from Kennebunkport, Maine, sponsored by Dottie Meyer, has been very active in her Maine Garden Club. Her famous gardens have been featured on tours twice. We look forward to getting to know her.

The following have completed their provisional requirements and have become ACTIVE members: Bobbi Juster, Maureen Imes, Jane Corbly, Evie Packard, Gail Barry, Joy Armbruster, Linda Young, Carol Maus. Carol McCann, Pat O’Hara, Mitzi Nicholas, Jill Johnson, Sandy Snyder, and Joyce Buck.

by Arlette Bradley