First District, Federated Garden Clubs of New York State is one of 10 Districts of New York State Federated Garden Clubs, Inc. Our District is a coordinating body for Federated Garden Clubs located on Staten Island, NY. In addition to coordinating activities of our five clubs the Disrict itself engages in several projects during the year including an annual flower show, the Blue Star memorial program, maintenance of the Healing Garden. We hold a flower show each year as well as District luncheons in the Spring and the Fall.
FGCNYS is a member of the Central Atlantic Region of the National Garden Clubs whose mission is to promote the love of gardening, floral design and environmental responsibility.
The District Board is composed of the District Officers, Club Presidents and several Chairpersons. Meetings are held at the Great Kills Reformed Church and are generally only open to Board members.
District Officers for the period Jan. 1, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2019:
Graceann Morawek, District Director
Virginia Bodrate, Co-Director
Denise Solomon, Assistant Director
Bess Cordella, Recording Secretary
Bonnie Rogers, Treasurer
Marilyn Curcio, Corresponding Secretary
Theresa Corey, Assistant Treasurer
Chairpersons for District Committees
Awards, Lynne McNamara
Healing Garden, Carolyn Pinto
Water for South Sudan, Teresa Barbieri
Garden Line and Website, Robert Bauer
General Inquiries and Membership:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Click here to view District Flyer containing general and contacts information for our clubs.