The Garden of Oz is an independent 501(c)3 formed by The Celina Garden Club, a 501(c)7, social club. The Celina Garden Club’s mission is to educate and stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening; to share our resources and experiences; and to enjoy fellowship with other gardeners through monthly meetings, field trips and projects.
•March 2014 Concept of Garden was devised by Pam Collins and Frannie Herbert
•April 2014, Celina Garden Club approved formation of an exploratory Committee
•May 2014-June 2015, Pam Collins’ Committee for the Garden Tour publicized the Children’s Garden as beneficiary of Garden Tour proceeds. Event raised over $10,000. The Dallas Morning News highlighted the upcoming event:
•May 2014-present Jennifer Golden’s committee has secured commitments in goods and services from many established businesses.
•June2016 Groundbreaking and begin building of the Garden, establish Friends of the Garden, establish the 501c3.
•Grand Opening is scheduled for October 22, 2016!