The Derry club received a Silver Seal Citation for club webmaster Frank Mulone. Life Membership awards went to Judy Motta and Bertha Donovan. For programs involving the youth at the Greater Derry Boys and Girls Club, the club received the Joyce Kimball Horticulture Award and The Take A Child By The Hand Award.
The club’s publicity book, put together by Kathy Bibeau, received a first-place award, as well as a National Garden Club certificate of commendation for placing second nationally. Second-place awards were given to the Derry Garden Club scrapbook designed by Deede Loffler designed and to the Club Yearbook.
Additionally, the Derry Garden Club was recognized for its growth in membership with a National Garden Club GROW Award.
Town applies for Wal-Mart grant
The Derry Human Services Department will apply for a $1,000 Wal-Mart Community Grant.
The town has received these grants for 10 years and money goes to offset the cost of the food pantry items and other personal items purchased by Human Services for clients in need.