Past presidents of the Dirt Dabblers Garden Club were recently celebrated. Those present during the Feb. 18 gathering were (back from left) Joey Bechtel, Beth Hegge, Peggy Wallis, Dee St. Romain, Connie Ball, Jo Manny and (seated) Elinor Alkio.

A royal gathering was held recently during the Dirt Dabblers Garden Club‘s Feb. 18 meeting.

The luncheon meeting also served as a celebration of the group’s past presidents. Past presidents in attendance included Elinor Alkio, who served from 1953-54, Connie Ball, Joey Bechtel, Beth Hegge, Jo Manny, Dee St. Romain and Peggy Wallis. Each of the women received a gift thanking them for their years of service.

The gardening enthusiasts meet monthly in Pendleton. For more information about the club, contact Bechtel at

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