PGC Civic Projects since 1923
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PIEDMONT GARDEN CLUB CIVIC PROJECTS
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1923 -
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YEARPROJECTCATEGORY 1 (e.g. time, treasure, talent? volunteer or $$?)CATEGORY 2 (e.g. local/city/national?)PBF collaboration?
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1923Flowers sent to National Leagues for Women’s Services, S.F.
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1923Plants and bulbs for replanting gardens destroyed in the Berkeley fire.
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1924Sidewalk tree planting started at Highland and Guilford Road and extending down into the Park.
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1924Lighting the Christmas tree at Mountain and Bellevue Avenues
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1924Contributed to successful removal of power poles and undergrounding the wires in Piedmont Civic Center
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1925Contributed to successful removal of power poles and undergrounding the wires in Piedmont Civic Center
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1926Contributed to successful removal of power poles and undergrounding the wires in Piedmont Civic Center
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1926Instrumental in forming Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District
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1927Contributed to successful removal of power poles and undergrounding the wires in Piedmont Civic Center
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1927Instrumental in forming Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District
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1927Poppies and Lupine planted at the Key Route Mall
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1928Contributed to successful removal of power poles and undergrounding the wires in Piedmont Civic Center
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1928Instrumental in forming Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District
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1928Support for the committee: “Restriction of Outdoor Advertising”
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1929Contriburted to successful removal of power poles and undergrounding the wires in Piedmont Civic Center
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1929Instrumental in forming Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District
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1932Assisted in establishing wildflower sanctuary for Alameda County Wildflowers in lower area of Piedmont Park
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1932ln celebration of the Bicentennial of George Washington’s Birthday, 17 Japanese cherry trees were planted at the entrance to the Community Center in Piedmont Park
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1933Plantings of park area at Guilford Road and street car tracks above the Community Hall on Highland
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1933Replanted War Memorial Cedars
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1933Established “Nature Work” in Piedmont schools (books/teachers to the Nature School in Santa Barbara)
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1934Established “Nature Work” in Piedmont schools (books/teachers to the Nature School in Santa Barbara)
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1935Established “Nature Work” in Piedmont schools (books/teachers to the Nature School in Santa Barbara)
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1936Established “Nature Work” in Piedmont schools (books/teachers to the Nature School in Santa Barbara)
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1936Representation on Citizen Committee which resulted in Oakland City Ordinance making outdoor advertising illegal within 1,000 feet of the approaches to Oakland-S.F. Bay Bridge
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1936Street tree plan and planting, 1000 trees planted on 21 different streets
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1937Established “Nature Work” in Piedmont schools (books/teachers to the Nature School in Santa Barbara)
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1937Street tree plan and planting, 1000 trees planted on 21 different streets
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1938Established “Nature Work” in Piedmont schools (books/teachers to the Nature School in Santa Barbara)
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1938Exedra maintenance and landscaping
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1938Street tree plan and planting, 1000 trees planted on 21 different streets
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1938Redesigned Crocker Park paths and steps
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1938Funded plantings at Yerba Buena Club at the Panama Pacific Exposition on Treasure Island
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1939Support for the committee: “Restriction of Outdoor Advertising"
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1939Established “Nature Work” in Piedmont schools (books/teachers to the Nature School in Santa Barbara)
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1940Support for the committee: “Restriction of Outdoor Advertising.”
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1940Established “Nature Work” in Piedmont schools (books/teachers to the Nature School in Santa Barbara)
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1941Contributed to Garden Club of America British Relief Fund
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1941Exhibited California Spring Flower Show
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1942Mrs. Everett Brown, Defense Chairman of the Garden Club, planned and planted hospital and chapel areas of Camp Roberts, Mather Field, Fort Ord, Camp Knight, Camp Stoneman, Treasure Island, and Oakland area Army Hospital.
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1942Red Cross Army Camp Planting Project
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1942Red Cross Disaster Fund
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1942Donation to Kings Daughters Home for plaque and planting designed by Julia Morgan honoring Mrs. C. G. Clay, founder and honorary PGCPresident
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1942Mrs. Clinton Walker was in charge of furnishing 52 recreation rooms at military camps in our area.
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1942Victory Gardens planted in vacant lots and demonstration classes given in City Hall Plaza
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1942PGC representatives in charge of war time Hospitality House in Oakland, production Work Room of Red Cross of Piedmont Community Church, Christmas decorations and gifts to Camp Knight and Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, and Christmas lights and gifts to 38 wards at Camp Stoneman
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1942Flower service Oak Knoll Naval Hospital
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1943Representatives in charge of war time Hospitality House in Oakland, production Work Room of Red Cross of Piedmont Community Church, Christmas decorations and gifts to Camp Knight and Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, and Christmas lights and gifts to 38 wards at Camp Stoneman
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1943Flower service Oak Knoll Naval Hospital
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1944Representatives in charge of war time Hospitality House in Oakland, production Work Room of Red Cross of Piedmont Community Church, Christmas decorations and gifts to Camp Knight and Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, and Christmas lights and gifts to 38 wards at Camp Stoneman
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1944Flower service Oak Knoll Naval Hospital
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1945Representatives in charge of war time Hospitality House in Oakland, production Work Room of Red Cross of Piedmont Community Church, Christmas decorations and gifts to Camp Knight and Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, and Christmas lights and gifts to 38 wards at Camp Stoneman
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1945Flower service Oak Knoll Naval Hospital
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1946Representatives in charge of war time Hospitality House in Oakland, production Work Room of Red Cross of Piedmont Community Church, Christmas decorations and gifts to Camp Knight and Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, and Christmas lights and gifts to 38 wards at Camp Stoneman.
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1946Flower service Oak Knoll Naval Hospital
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1946Donated to National Tribute Grove which was in remembrance of, and honoring all Piedmont Citizens who joined the armed services
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1947Representatives in charge of war time Hospitality House in Oakland, production Work Room of Red Cross of Piedmont Community Church, Christmas decorations and gifts to Camp Knight and Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, and Christmas lights and gifts to 38 wards at Camp Stoneman.
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1947Flower service Oak Knoll Naval Hospital
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1948Exhibited California Spring Flower Show
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1948Representatives in charge of war time Hospitality House in Oakland, production Work Room of Red Cross of Piedmont Community Church, Christmas decorations and gifts to Camp Knight and Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, and Christmas lights and gifts to 38 wards at Camp Stoneman.
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1948Flower service Oak Knoll Naval Hospital
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1949Topsoil for new lawn at Piedmont Park across from the stores, and plantings bordering the new lawn
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1951Planted Redwood Court, Piedmont Community Church
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1951Cherry trees planted in parking area of Guilford Road and Piedmont Park, also added to those planted in 1923 along the path from Highland and Guilford Road into Piedmont Park
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1952Topsoil for new lawn facing Magnolia
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1952Gift for planting trees, shrubs, Lincoln Home
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1952Gift to City-Planting to screen Girls’ Playing Field at Piedmont High School
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1953Gift for planting trees, shrubs, Lincoln Home
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1954Litter Bug Project
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1954Gift for planting Vista and Bonita frontage of Haven’s school
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1954Topsoil and plan for proposed planting the new Veterans Building
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1955Advisor to City Beautification Program
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1956Funds to plant flowering trees in Lakeside Park, Oakland
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1957California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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1958Maintenance
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1958Bus Stop Benches
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1958California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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1958Gift to the Building Fund, East Bay Garden Center
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1959Highland-Guilford Road Bus Shelter
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1959California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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1959Containers planted in front of the Piedmont stores
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1960California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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1961Litter Bug Project
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1961California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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1961Piedmont Street Tree Council-Pruning Program
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1962California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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196240 Chestnut trees planted and an aggregate curb strip put in front of the Community Hall
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1962Improvements to Community Hall
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1962Community Hall Improvements
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1963California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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1963Re-landscaped “Cherry Lane” adjacent to Community Hall
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1964Piedmont Beautification Foundation is founded by PGC to help the City of Piedmont fund civic projects
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1964California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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1964Founded Piedmont Beautification Foundation
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1965California Spring Garden Home Show entry
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1965Anti-Litter Campaign
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1965Hall Fenway planted
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