Judy Rigsby, Beverly Norman and Linda Blosser are pictured at the flower show. Melanie Stethem received Best of Show honors. Linda Blosser received the Creativity Award. The “Wrap the Packages” junior winner was Cayden Stethem. Several junior artistic designs were on display at the show. The still like display first place went to Lorna Hart. Wreaths were on display at the flower show. The fist place table setting was by Josephine Hill. The first place luminary display. Wreaths and swags were on display at the flower show. SYRACUSE — Christmas came early to the Syracuse Community Center when the Meigs County Garden Clubs presented their annual Christmas Flower Show. As visitors entered the venue they were greeted by Meigs County Garden Club members who had prepared a display that included a tree with handmade ornaments and antique toys beneath it. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources had an adjacent display with educational materials. This year’s theme, “A Meigs County Bicentennial Christmas”, featured designers floral interpretation of the 12 Bicentennial Township Markers. Ohio Association of Garden Clubs Judge Beverly Norman assessed the exhibits based on rules for standard flower show practices as stated in the OAGC Exhibitors and Judges Handbook. This year’s winners are as follows: Division I: Adult Artistic Class 1: Chester Courthouse, An Old Fashion Christmas, Still Life — 1st Lorna Hart, 2nd Peggy Crane, 3rd Melanie Stethem, 4th Shelia Curtis; Class 2: Letart Township: Riverside Mill Company, using driftwood or treasured wood — 1st Melanie Stethem, 2nd Peggy Crane, 3rd Linda Blosser, 4th Shelia Curtis; Class 3: Sutton Township: Weaver Skiff Works, Traditional Christmas Arrangement — 1st Melanie Stethem, 2nd Peggy Crane, 3rd Linda Blosser, 4th Karen Werry; Class 4: Salisbury Township: Kerrs Run Colored School, Luminary — 1st Melanie Stethem, 2nd Shelia Curtis, 3rd Linda Blosser, […]