Ann Brown Speaks At Green Thumb Garden Club Oct. 28

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Green Thumb Garden Club of Ooltewah/Collegedale will meet at Morning Pointe at Greenbriar Cove, 9650 Leyland Dr., on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. 

Master Gardener Ann Brown will present "Where Have All the Butterflies and Bees Gone?" Ms. Brown is a member of the North American Butterfly Association and a Bee City USA advocate.

First-time visitors are welcome at no charge.  Annual memberships are $15 per person or $25 per family. 

For more information, contact Jean Ward at 385-5375 or chiphealth@gmail.com.


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