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Join Us November 13 for our Famous November Luncheon & Boutique

Once again, plans for the November Luncheon and Boutique are underway, promising a great speaker, great food, great shopping, and great company! The holiday boutique opens to the public at 9am at the Redding Country Club. Everyone is welcome to shop until 11am -- no luncheon reservations necessary.

Our speaker is Susan Edgar of the floral design company Flowers Sticks and Stones in Brooklyn, NY. Susan will delight us with her holiday and winter arrangements.

Susan Edgar has been designing and producing high event decor for over thirty years. Her attention to detail and ability to connect with her clients creates custom tailored environments that perfectly represent the look and feel any given organization is trying to achieve. Flowers Sticks and Stones sources market fresh flowers from all over the world and perfectly prepares and delivers true floral perfection. For more information and photos, download Susan's pdf.

The chef at the Redding Country Club is Francois Kwaku-Dongo. Francois was voted one of the best upcoming young chefs in Los Angeles in 1992. In 1996, he opened Spago in Chicago. As Executive Chef and Partner, Francois oversaw the development and openings of Wolfgang Puck Catering and Events, Puck’s Restaurant at the MCA and Wolfgang Puck Catering at The University of Chicago Gleacher Center, Goldman Sachs, Citadel Investments and many of Chicago's premier event destinations and institutions

Download the registration form here or from the forms and links page to make sure you get a seat - this is often a sold out event.

Invasive Vines Alert for Monarch Butterflies

Two invasive vines —
black swallow-wort and pale swallow-wort — are affecting our Monarch butterfly. The female Monarch is laying her eggs on the toxic vines called black and pale swallow-wort.  The vines are toxic to the eggs and are harmful when eaten. Read and download more information:


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Click here to see a list of Deer Resistant Plants

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