Delta Sigma Theta Sorority wins the Montgomery Botanical Gardens first Peace and Joy Contest
On Tuesday, December 17 the Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park had Cookies and Cider to announce the winners of the first Peace and Joy Contest in the garden. Three judges submitted their results on originality, best representation of the theme and beauty. The second portion of the voting was for the public who went online and voted $1 each for their favorite exhibit.
MBG Board President Dr. Tyna Davis announced the winners.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. won first place winning both the judges vote and the online voting. President Cassandra Brown accepted the plaque for them. Their exhibit was an angel spreading peace and joy.
CARATS came in second place with their exhibit of a dog spreading Joy at the mailbox. President Cathy Wright accepted the second place trophy for them.
Day Street Baptist Missionary Church received third place with their joyful snowman. Church member Lillie Grant was on hand to accept the award for them.
First Baptist Church received the honorable mention award with their Peace and Joy Christmas trees. Cathy Wright accepted the award for them.
The Montgomery Botanical Gardens appreciates these community leaders and organizations for participating in our Peace and Joy contest. Please come to the garden and see our holiday decorations and exhibits. They will be on display until December 22.
The Montgomery Botanical Gardens wishes everyone a Happy and Safe Holiday Season.
We appreciate your support this year with your attendance at events and classes, your membership and your donations. Please remember us in your end of the year giving. You can contribute online at our website montgomerybotanicalgardens.com.
Come celebrate Peace and Joy at the Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park.
Several area groups built displays that capture the Peace and Joy of the season. The judges have submitted their votes and it is now up to you to vote for your favorite display.
The final day for voting is December 15. Each vote is $1 and you can vote as much or as many times as you want. All proceeds will go towards maintaining and adding to the Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park.
We will have cookies and cider on Tuesday, December 17 at 3 pm to announce the winners. Please drop by.
The Displays are below and you can vote by clicking on the link under the picture of your favorite display.