Official Press Release of the Coral Gables Garden Club
The Coral Gables Garden Club kicks off its 98th season with its first fundraiser, the” Holiday Floral Extravaganza,” on November 4th, 2022, at 10:00 AM. This year we will feature the Designs of Master Florist Mario Fernandez of Belle Fleur. The location is The Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, 3010 Desoto Blvd. Coral Gables, FL. 33134
The CGGC raises funds for conservation and environmental projects, the city of Coral Gables beautification projects, gardening therapy for the elderly, and scholarships for college and graduate students studying in the fields of the natural sciences. “The funds raised from this event will help plant a pollinator garden at Camp Mahachee, a local Girl Scout Camp serving the needs of Miami-Dade girls. Filled with native trees, shrubs, orchids, and native ferns,” says President Susan Rodriguez.
Watch as a master florist, Mario Fernandez, shares the art of floral design and creates arrangements for the holidays. Browse Belle Fleur’s Pop-Up Floral Shop to create your arrangement. Mario’s Floral Designs will also be raffled. Enjoy a Sparkling Reception with sweet and savory delights, take home some goodies from the Famous CGGC Bake Sale, and start your holiday shopping with beautiful gift items from the Fair-Trade shop. “It’s a perfect way to kick off the Holiday season,” says chair Marlene Riesco.
The ticket Price is $50. Tickets can be purchased on the Coral Gables Garden Club website at https://www.coralgablesgardenclub.org/event/holiday-floral/ or on Eventbrite searching for the Holiday Floral Extravaganza.