The general nature and object of this non-profit corporation shall be:
(a) to organize themselves into non-profit association for the purpose of engaging in
activities which are charitable, educational and scientific within the meaning of Section
501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1952;
(b) To promote the beautification and improvement of Punta Gorda and the surrounding
(c) To participate actively in the conservation of natural resources;
(d) To encourage the growing of plants in public and private places;
(e) To further the education of members and the public in the fields of gardening, horticulture,
botany landscape design, conservation of natural resources, civic beautification, and
(f) To affiliate with and to participate in the work and projects of Florida Federation of
Garden Clubs, Incorporated; to cooperate with the garden clubs in the State of Florida
which are also affiliated with Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Incorporated,
and to participate in the activities of any national or international organization with which
said Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Incorporated, shall be affiliated;
(g) To do and perform all other acts necessary to carry out the purposes of this as
a Corporation not for profit in accordance with the law in such cases made and
(h) Membership in the Punta Gorda Garden Club is open to all regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity or religious affiliation.
History Park Garden at the Punta Gorda History Park
Administration’s Theme 2019-2021
Gardening Nourishes the Soul
Welcome to the Punta Gorda Garden Club’s website. The club was founded in 1949 and federated in 1950. We are members of Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. District IX; Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc; Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. and National Garden Clubs, Inc.
President Mary Yeomans ~ Co-President Carol Houston
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