FOMG Annual Meeting: January 16, 2019

Gardener’s Cottage, Alfred. B. Maclay Gardens State Park: 6:00 – 7:30 PM

All members of the Friends of Maclay Gardens, Inc. are invited to join us for the Annual Meeting of the Friends on Wednesday evening, January 16 from 6 until 7:30 at the Gardener’s Cottage inside Maclay State Park.

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Moon Over Maclay Ticket-buyers and Sponsors “Rock” to the Tune of $3,000 in Hurricane Michael Relief

As you are fully aware, October’s Hurricane Michael ravaged both the state parks and the lives of many park employees in its journey through the Florida panhandle. And here locally, Maclay Gardens State Park was heavily damaged with hundreds of trees down in the prized gardens, recreation area and the Lake Overstreet trails.

As a result, the October 21st Moon Over Maclay jazz concert was postponed and rescheduled for November 4. It was only through the relentless efforts of the Park staff and volunteers that the Park was readied for the November event. But, in a fall that was as strange weatherwise as any that I have been through in my 40 years here, the event had to be cancelled for the first time ever on the “make-up date” due to rain.

If that were the end of the story it would not be very uplifting, but the generosity and of our Moon Over Maclay sponsors and ticket-buyers helped to paint a brighter picture for those impacted by Michael.

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