Westlake Garden Club Celebrates the Metroparks

Westlake Garden Club peaceroseThe Westlake Garden Club invites you to its annual Fête des Fleurs fundraiser luncheon on Wednesday, September 28, at Westwood Country Club, 22625 Detroit Road. The featured speaker will be Brian Zimmerman, CEO of the Cleveland Metroparks System, Ohio’s oldest park district encompassing more than 23,000 acres with 18 reservations, 8 golf courses, 6 nature centers, the 183 acre Cleveland Zoo – home to more than 2,000 animals – and more. Brian will discuss the importance of the Metroparks to Northeastern Ohio, recent enhancements, programs under development and his vision for the 2017 centennial year and beyond.

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. to view the gorgeous raffle baskets and to visit the Bake Shoppe. A delicious lunch will be served at Noon and the program begins at 1:00 p.m. The basket raffle and awarding of door prizes follow.

Tickets are $35, advance sale only, and include valet parking. Deadline for reservations is September 22. Proceeds support horticultural education, community projects and programs. Please call Marie McCarthy at 216‑221‑6365 for more information or to receive a flier with the ticket order form.

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