September 13 Meeting
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
General Meeting  ~  9:15 AM
Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church
9201 Brecksville Road
​Brecksville, OH 44141

     Barbara Richardson, Owner of the Emerald and Violet Studio shares her thoughts on "Art, Design and Color." 
     Barbara is the dynamic and creative owner of Emerald and Violet, an innovative design studio and creative workshop in Olmsted Falls. Sharing color, style insight and inspiration at the studio and through workshops is her highest priority. Her presentation wil give you ideas on how to live a more thoughtful, artful and
colorful life.

     As Director of Color Marketing until 2014, Barbara oversaw the development of all color programs for AkzoNobel in North America, which was headquartered in Strongsville. Barbara began her career in the Color Design Studio, as Color Consultant, where she spent more than 20 years working to develop all-encompassing color concepts for commercial applications for clients throughout North America. This was followed by five years as Manager of the Design Studio. Professional memberships included The Color Marketing Group [CMG], where Barbara held the position of Chairholder; The American Society of Interior Designers [ASID] and other industry related affiliations. Additionally, Barbara has been awarded three Patents for her work in the Design Industry.

Beth Schreibman-Gehring shared information on using and preserving herbs in her presentation "Conversations from the Stillroom." Beth is a member of the Western Reserve Herb Society, which will hold its annual herb festival at the Cleveland Botanic Garden on Saturday, October 13.
Guests are welcome. For more information, please contact Denise at 330-807-6448 or [email protected]

January 10  ~  Jeff Ramsey  ~ 
​Seeds of Friendship

Jeff Ramsey, Director of Partners in Conservation in collaboration with the Columbus Zoo,  presented a review of the work of the organization in Rwanda. ENGC's annual contribution of seed packets and monetary donations for Seeds of Friendship  benefits this program and provides an alternative means for Rwanda families to earn wages that are conservation friendly.

November 8, 2018

Make and Take Live Wreath or Candle Ring
with  Carol Braverman,  ​Instructor
Members created wreaths using German statice and wild rose hips on herb wreath bases pre-made by the instructor.