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Women’s Fund to host 2nd Annual Garden Walk

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The second annual Posey County Women’s Fund Garden Walk will be held Saturday, June 8 from noon to 4 p.m. The gardens of Dennis and Carolyn Wintz, Shawn and Cindy Nix, Phil and Patty Ferguson, Mark and Mary Weintraut, Greg and Rosemary Knowles, and the St. John's prayer garden will be open for viewing during the garden walk. Light refreshments will be served at each garden.
In addition, Carol Peerman, Master Gardener, will be giving talks at the Riverfront Rain Garden.
The Women's Foundation is sponsoring this event in an effort to raise awareness and support for programs supporting women and children in Posey County. The organization is pleased to sponsor this second annual event sharing the beauty of Mount Vernon gardens with the possibility of expanding beyond Mount Vernon in the future.
Advanced tickets, $12, may be purchased at Golden Rose in New Harmony, Crazy Little Daisy in Poseyville, Compton's Flower Patch in Griffin, and Mount Vernon locations including Guilty Pleasures, Mount Vernon Flower Shop, Hastings Plants and McKim’s IGA.  Tickets will also be available on the day for the garden walk at the Riverfront in Mount Vernon for $15.
The Women's Fund of Posey County was established in 2004 with the goal of supporting programs that give opportunities, encouragement, knowledge and hope to women and children in Posey County. In the years since inception, the Women's Fund has granted more than $53,000 to organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters or Posey County, USI Go Robotics for Posey County girls, Willow Tree and numerous other non-profit organizations.