Arts and Crafts Winners!

We Have Winners!

The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs of GFWC held its convention last month at the Tropicana in Atlantic City. As part of the three-day convention, there were artistic entries under 23 categories from theĀ entire State of New Jersey on display and judged in competition for State Gold Ribbon Awards.

OurĀ ladies won ten Gold Ribbon Awards for their artistic entries in various categories which were chosen at the Garden District Arts Achievement Day, in April, at the Pennsauken Country Club and went on to win seven Gold Awards at the State Convention.

The outstanding achievements of our ladies depict an advanced degree of knowledge of the artistic category to which they entered their items. From baking to a dish garden; from paper art to holiday decorations; and from crocheting to afghans, we displayed our artistic creations. Excitement was evident at both venues as we cheered on our winners.

Here are our Arts/Environment winners at State Convention:


  • Peggy Grady, dish garden, horticulture, advanced
  • Debbie Hinkle, cake, baking
  • Linda Jones, Easter centerpiece, holiday decoration, advanced
  • Cheryl Fairchild, card, paper art, advanced
  • Margie Maines, crocheted, afghan, advanced
  • Joann Keefe, crocheted, baby hat, advanced
  • Denise Pitchford, crocheted afghan, beginner

Congratulations to our winners in their beautiful examples of enriched hobbies and artistic designs. Lovely work ladies!

Thank you to the twelve ladies who enjoyed attending our Garden District Spring Conference & Achievement Day. We had a full table, delicious luncheon, interesting speeches, and the most artistic Gold Award Winners in the district. Above is a picture of our club table at the Pennsauken Country Club.

Here are some pictures of our other beautiful entries by club members inĀ attendance that day.

Thank you everyone for your time and interest in being creative, artistic, and inventive with your beautiful entries!!