Garden Associates

The Garden Associates is a dynamic service organization that offers leadership, creative energy and support for Garden events and fundraisers. Associates volunteer their time and financial support to further the mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden. They annually assist in the planning and execution of the Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour and the Explorer's Plant Auction.

The benefits of Associate membership include exclusive tours, educational programs, special events, networking and the opportunity to work with others who share a strong commitment to the Garden. This diverse group has varied talents and interests, ranging from gardening, conservation, and education, to fundraising, event planning, and personal enrichment.

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Associates-only Events

Associates Fall Luncheon 2019 Date TBA
Associates Holiday Party 2019 Date TBA
Associates Spring Luncheon March 19, 2019

Associates Leadership

President Debbie Swann
President-Elect & Corresponding Secretary Beth Rummel
Recording Secretary Liza O'Hare
Treasurer Forrest Leef
Membership Susan Brooks
Education Sandy Kellam
Vice President, Associates Fundraising Suzy Godbersen
Advisory Chairman Mary Wayne Dixon

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