The theme for the 20177-2018 is “Celebrating 90 years, planting seeds for the future”

      • Landscape renovation of the American Legion Post #5 on Kennedy Boulevard
      • Creating a review of our 90 year history to be shown at the Tampa History Museum in 2018 –
      • Hosting a speaker on nature photography and offering a prize award competition for middle school and high school students in nature photography
      • Continuing work on Fred Ball Park and hoped for extension of sidewalk around the perimeter – a project of Rose Circle
      • Continuing work with Tampa Heights Community on its projects to extend the landscape improvement to other sites near the community center and garden – a project of Old Fashioned Garden Circle
      • 90th Birthday project to be at the Tampa History Center  from Oct. – Dec. 2018
      • Butterfly and vegetable gardens at schools and communities throughout the city
      • Ecological and horticultural education series of speakers, open to the public, at Tampa Garden Club in the evening starting November 2017 – sponsored by a Louise Lykes Ferguson Education Fund who was a member of Founders Garden Circle
      • Donating to Fisher House items needed for the families of Wounded Veterans who are staying there – a TGC project and particularly an Azalea Circle Project
      • Continuing to provide a float and volunteers for the Veterans’ Day Parade – a project of Town and Country Circle
      • Providing Floral Design and Horticulture classes as well as a Flower Show competition for floral design (led by Old Fashioned members) in conjunction with a garden tour (a project of Rose Circle) in the spring

Building projects:

  • Sealing of frontage windows and placing handles on Conservatory doors
  • Renovation of the entrance on Rubideaux St. with lighting and new sign, a project of Founders Garden Circle.
  • New wifi throughout the building boosts internet use for corporate meetings completed October, 2016.
  • Completed installation of gutters at the roof line and repairs to the facade.
  • Completed renovation of the ladies room anteroom.
  • New air conditioner for ballroom completed June, 2016.
  • In 2015 the rest of the ladies room was renovated with new facilities and flooring.Wedding Garden Expansion in the summer of 2014;  Seats over 200 guests.

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Planned building projects:

  • Sanding and sealing of all terrazzo flooring
  • Renovation of North Side of building (kitchen, groom’s area, handicap bathroom and caterers’ bathroom) with replacement of air conditioning, ceiling panels, lighting, and cabinetry
  • 2 food warmers for the kitchen