PRESS PHOTOS BY DANA GRUBB Approximately 140 members of garden clubs throughout Pennsylvania gathered on Sept. 13 for an annual meeting of Districts II/III of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania at the Hotel Bethlehem. The Bethlehem Garden Club hosted the event, which included a general meeting, luncheon, raffle and a self-guided garden tour. Seasonal displays and floral centerpieces decorated the hotel's lobby, mural room and main ballroom, adding color and beauty to the event. Above: Rosie Ebersole, chaplain for District II/III and president of the Allentown Garden Club, delivers an invocation at the start of the annual meeting.
Wendy-Webber Welsh and Sharon Smith co-chaired the annual meeting, which was held at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem.
A beautiful centerpiece and autumn-colored seating cards awaited attendees at lunch.
Garden club members sign in and socialize upon their arrival in the Hotel Bethlehem's lobby area.