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Established 1967

The Dunwoody Garden Club was one of the first organized civic groups in Dunwoody.  We joined the Dekalb Federation of Garden Clubs and were actively involved when Rich's Garden Center moved into a trailer in Piedmont Park.  We became a part of the early growth of the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

In Memoriam

Carleen Robinson Savage, September 4, 1926 – January 12, 1922


Member Lana Proffit remembers her dear, dear friend: Carleen was an outstanding person and member of the Dunwoody Garden Club (DGC) for many years. She was able to accomplish anything she desired with grace and dignity and was admired and loved by all who knew her. She had one daughter, Linda McCord, one son, Don Savage, three grandchildren and many friends. She enjoyed gardening and loved flowers - most especially the daffodil which just happens to be the DGC flower.

Listed below are just a few of the capacities in which she served the club that she was so fond of and truly enjoyed.

  • Present of DGC 1976-1977; 1994-1995; 2003-2004; 2006- 2007

  • Second Vice President (Membership) 2004-2005

  • Treasurer 1999-2000; 2000-2001; 2001-2002

  • Awards Chairperson 1993-1994

  • Published the Dunwoody Garden Club Yearbook nine times between 1994-2009

  • Established the first Club Newsletter in1995-“The Blooming News

    ...here’s the dirt”

  • Spent many hours working on scrapbooks to be submitted for competition for the Club

  • Served on the committee for the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the DGC

  • Awarded the Award of Honor by the DGC members in 1995 and 2004

  • Was a Lifetime member of DeKalb County Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.