17 Annual Luncheon

In the Garden with A Child’s Imagination was the theme for the 17th Annual Luncheon, Saturday, March 26.  A spectacular event were the talent and creativity of Ceres Garden Club members shine brilliantly.  20 unique table settings were on display.  Each setting was astonishing in details used to follow the theme.

California Garden Clubs, Inc certified Flower Show Judges were on hand to evaluate each setting on composition, color, balance, contrast, flower choices, and application of the theme.  The three member Judges Panel included Barbara Coehlo, Lee Miller and Master Flower Show Judge, Judy Picinini.  San Francisco photographer, Tarah Beaven, captured the magic of each table setting. To see her gallery of photos go to URL: http://www.tarahphotography.com/stylist/client-galleries/ceres-garden-club-2016-luncheon/.  Password is  CeresGardenClub


Judges Panel, left to right: Barbara Coehlo, Judy Picinini, and Lee Miller

Three students from Ceres Central Valley High School Agriculture Department spoke on their passion for agriculture and their goals for higher education.


Andrew Dias speaks as (right to left) Gabreilla Germann, Alondra Gonsalves, and Berni Hendrix look on.

Guest appearances included CGCI 1st Vice President, Krystal Migliore, and local resident and stand-up comedian, Dane Madden who entertained and officiated the raffle.


Krystal Migliore, CGCI 1st Vice President speaks on the rewards of Garden Club membership.


Laura Bravinder, Luncheon Chairman, gives a warm southern welcome.

Ted Judy laugh

Ted Hawkins (left) and Judy Sylvester greet guests and sale raffle tickets.