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Alta Vista Garden Club celebrates 63 years of beautifying Prescott

Courtesy Photo<br>Former Alta Vista Garden Club President, Dianne Moyer and Michael Byrd, Prescott Creeks Preservation Association.

Courtesy Photo<br>Former Alta Vista Garden Club President, Dianne Moyer and Michael Byrd, Prescott Creeks Preservation Association.

June blows in with another birthday for the Alta Vista Garden Club, which was founded in 1951, making the club 63 this year. Through the years, Alta Vista has done fundraising to enable club members to donate to the Prescott area through beautification with planting of trees and flowers. The following are just a few of the projects to which the club has donated time and funds for 63 years:

Acker Park, ADOT "Operation Wildflower," annual Arbor Day plantings, Arizona Pioneers' Home, Habitat for Humanity homes, Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, Highlands Center for Natural History, Love Field, Margaret T. Morris Center, Miller Valley School, Nature Conservancy, Northern Arizona V.A. Healthcare System, Prescott city parks, Prescott Creeks Association, Prescott Center for the Arts, formerly the Prescott Fine Arts Association, Prescott Fire Station #1, Prescott Public Library, Prescott Rodeo Grounds, Sharlot Hall Museum gazebo and rose garden, Smoki Museum Native Garden Project, U.S. Forest Service through Penny Pines, Veterans Memorial Island, West Yavapai Guidance Clinic, Yavapai College Sculpture Garden & Adopt-A-Vine, Yavapai County complex, Yavapai Regional Medical Center, YMCA front entrance.

Upcoming is the Blue Star Veterans' Memorial Dedication at the Rowle P. Simmons Community Center in Prescott this September

For more information about the Alta Vista Garden Club, visit www.altavistagardenclub.org.

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