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Martin Luther King Day of Service Thank You
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and every January in the past few years, Reeves-Reed Arboretum desired to get involved and remind each other of the importance of service. Summit's Day of Service is particularly special for organizing this. During these trying times, what can we do? Where can we go to help? How can we give back? How do we get our children involved? Some of us donate groceries to food banks and soup kitchens, and some of us ca...
ART in the Garden Virtual Gala and Auction
Saturday, September 26
ART in the Garden is our biggest fundraiser and we need your help now more than ever. COVID and Hurricane Isaias combined have put a tremendous strain on our financial resources:
- The cancellation of Daffodil Day and our spring programs and school field trips resulted in an estimated $26,000 loss in income.
I had an epiphany driving into work that one of the silver linings of this terrible pandemic is the possible reworking of how many of us view nature. Nature, and public gardens, and parks. Things we may have took for granted, yet now crave, and are being denied access to. I remember back in the Great Recession of 2008 that Horticulture took a hit because it was considered a luxury industry. Which I must admit chafed a bit, both personally and financially.