Gathering of Clubs (GoC)

The Gathering of Clubs 2023: Fall Frolic

CRG will be hosting it’s 2nd annual FALL FROLIC event on Tuesday, Sept 12th from 5:30pm to 8pm at the GRANGETTE BARN 1764 Squaw Prairie Rd,  Belvidere, IL
All CRG members and a guest (spouse, friend, relative) are invited for this Gathering of Clubs event. Please bring your favorite hors d’oeuvre to share.  Drinks will be provided. Seating is limited so you may wish to bring your own lawn chair as well.  This will be a unique opportunity to tour this magnificent barn being restored by our hosts Jim & Donna. 2 guided tours will be offered at 6-ish & 7-ish.  Special Thank You to Mary Jo & Steve Hall for arranging the venue for us! 


The Gathering of Clubs 2022: Fall Frolic
Our annual scholarship to Kishwaukee College was awarded.

Elaine Parrovechio presents Abby with continuing horticulture education scholarship to Kishwaukee College

Each year we organize an event to include all 4 clubs. We have had a fall presentation on heirloom apples, a spring presentation at Gensler Gardens of new annuals, a summer Garden Party at the home of one of our members, and a night of Peace in the Garden.

Members enjoyed a lovely, Peaceful evening at GoC 2019: 

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 ~ OUR GARDEN PARTY ~ August 14, 2018  The Gathering of Clubs (GOC) 
It was a lovely gathering in Arch Smith’s Garden for members of all 5 clubs. Thank you, Arch!! (Click on photos to enlarge)