A Game Day Fund Raiser !!

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Come enjoy a day of Bridge or Bunco with your friends!

 Monday October 22nd 2018  10am -3pm  Kilgore-Lewis House

Tickets $20 per person or $80 for a table of 4

Light Lunch included ~  Prizes, Silent Auction & 50/50 Raffle 


Make checks payable to:

Greenville Council of Garden Clubs ~ c/o Margaret McCarter

 560 Academy Street Greenville, SC 29601

Please list your info and the names of your friends at your table


Deadline: October 18th 2018!  

Questions- call Margaret McCarter (864)-275-0324 or Alecia Elrod 864-915-0283   Space is limited!  


A message from your Council President….Joan Wilson

I hope all of our Council members had a wonderful and fun filled summer.  As we begin a new year for the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs I pray we have another good year!

We are looking forward to our annual fundraisers- “Fall Plant Sale” October 13th to be followed by “Bridge, Bunko and Bingo” October 22nd.  I hope all will participate in the Fun and Fundraising events. for a successful and exciting year. Thanks to all the Presidents for the beautiful yearbooks.  I am thoroughly enjoying reading them. We have some very talented ladies in our Council and as I read, I can tell that all of us are going to have an exciting year with very interesting programs and field trips.

Holidays are right around the corner!!!  I hope everyone is looking forward to decorating our historical Kilgore-Lewis House which will be open to the clubs, council and our community on Sunday, December 2nd from 2 – 4 p.m.

I’m looking forward to serving as your President again this year.  Together we can make a difference in our communities and be proud to be a part of the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs, Inc.

Share a Smile today,

Joan Wilson

Spotlight on.…Roberta Casaceli, Headquarters Chairman

In 2006 my husband and I decided it was time to retire from the business we had built in Florida. After twenty years we also decided retirement would not be in Florida. Not wanting to return to a cold climate we searched the South and discovered Greenville. It was the perfect choice for us, temperate but not as cold as the North. We are both life-long gardeners, and I joined a garden club right away to meet people of like minds and become a part of my new community. When I saw Kilgore Lewis House I fell in love with it. I got involved first as a docent for many years, later a hostess for rental events, and am presently the Second Vice-President of the Council. This position serves as Headquarters Chairman securing all service contracts necessary to the operation and maintenance of the house. It also means serving as the go-between with personnel and the Board of Directors. All of the wonderful members are a great help with this often weighty position. Along the way I became a Master Gardener which affords me a better understanding of the plants in this beautiful part of the world.


Click here for information on WEDDINGS & EVENTS. Click here for information on the HOUSE & GARDENS. Click here for information on GARDEN CLUBS.
Elegance and spaciousness make the Kilgore-Lewis property a favorite spot for weddings and other events. This lovely house and the spring in its gardens are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Kilgore-Lewis House serves as the headquarters of the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs.

Expecting THE ring soon? Kilgore-Lewis, a truly historic house with 3.5 acres of gardens on a small lake, is the ideal place for a wedding day that will be more beautiful than you can dream in a location that is close to downtown but feels like a secret romantic hideaway! Come see for yourself!

E-mail council@kilgore-lewis.org, call us at 864-232-3020 or drop by on Wednesdays through Fridays during the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


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