Summary of Changes for 2023
*Awards must be e-mailed to awards chairman as .pdf documents
*Award #60 is no longer graded
at the state level
*New President's Award is Award #100
*New Awards Chairman is Kimberly Atkins
All awards are to be e-mailed in .pdf format by the deadline.
Illinois wins $500 for the NGC Award of Excellence for State Garden Clubs, Well done to all who helped make this happen!!
If you include the GCI Pledge in your yearbook, please use the current pledge at the right.
I pledge to uphold the principles
of the Garden Clubs of Illinois -
the beautification of our state,
kept void of litter,
the protection of all wildlife
and the conservation of its natural resources for present and future generations.
Awards for work accomplished in the 2023 calendar year will be presented at the April 2024 State Convention and Central Region Awards will be announced at the Central Region Meeting in Autumn 2023. Changes in National Awards will be printed in the Fall National Gardener. Updates to State & National Awards will be sent to all Club Presidents. All GCI award applications must be sent by e-mail in a .pdf on or before the due date. Except for awards designating "Book of Evidence" or other specific submission requirements most awards MUST be on 3 pages on 1 side only. The Award Application Cover Sheet is not counted as one of the 3 pages.
Questions should be addressed to Kimberly Atkins, GCI Awards Chairman. Gci2023awards@gmail.com, Telephone (757) 751-5965 or mail him at 7101 State Route 159 Millstadt, IL 62260
Award Forms - Click links below.
GCI Award Application Form - 2023 (at top of page) REQUIRED FOR ALL AWARD APPLICATIONS
Club Achievement Award # 62 - 2023
Club Horticulture Award # 63 - 2023