|Garden Clubs bring holiday cheer to the Regional Medical Center
Local garden clubs recently brought holiday cheer to the Regional Medical Center by decorating Christmas trees in lobby areas and other public areas throughout the hospital.
For the past 28 years, local garden clubs have dedicated their time, creativity and resources in decorating Christmas trees for the hospital, a tradition that began after construction of the new hospital was completed in 1981. Each garden club contributes months of hard work in putting together their beautiful Christmas trees.
Many garden clubs participated in decorating trees at RMC this year. The following is a list of participating garden clubs and the respective locations of their trees: Magnolia Garden Club, Cafeteria; Dogwood Garden Club-Orangeburg, Main Visitors’ Entrance Lobby; Hoe ’N Hope Garden Club, Same Day Surgery Lobby; Bradford Village Garden Club, the Mabry Center for Cancer Care; Palmetto Gardeners, Admitting/Registration Lobby; Azalea Garden Club, Second Floor Visitors’ Elevator Lobby; Elloree Garden Club, Third Floor Visitors’ Elevator Lobby; Verdant Garden Club, Fourth Floor Visitors’ Elevator Lobby; Dogwood Club-St. Matthews, Annex Building Lobby; and Wisteria Garden Club, holiday arrangement in the Medical Staff Library.
Members of the Dogwood Garden Club-Orangeburg, (from left) Lynn Brock, Donna Medders and Phyllis Wilson, pose by their decorated tree in the Regional Medical Center’s Main Visitors’ Entrance Lobby. (Also participating in the decorating but absent from photo was Sue Thomas.
Members of the Magnolia Garden Club, (from left) Jane Bryant and Ethel Albergotti, pose beside their tree in the Regional Medical Center’s Cafeteria.
Members of the Azalea Garden Club, (from left) Judy Bonnette and Rose Marie Markiewicz, pose by their tree in the Regional Medical Center’s Second Floor Visitors’ Elevator Lobby.
Members of the Hoe ‘N Hope Garden Club, (from left) Susan Fields, Edna Fischer and Sadye Union, decorated the Christmas tree located in the Regional Medical Center’s Same Day Surgery Lobby.
Members of the Palmetto Gardeners, (from left) Billie Alexander, Donna McCullough, Cheryl Lawson and Faye Bilton, pose next to their decorated tree in the Regional Medical Center’s Admitting/Registration Lobby.