DuPage County master gardeners receive recognition

The University of Illinois Master Gardeners of DuPage County received second place honors at the International Master Gardener Committee's Search for Excellence awards on Sept. 7. The group was recognized for its "Gardening Year Round" project, which provides horticultural programs for residents at the DuPage Convalescent Center.

Back row, left to right: Marilyn Holysz, Donna Ryan, Julie Moore, Mary Ann Norton, Maris Listello, Bonnie Spark, a volunteer at the Convalescent Center, Karen Harris and Eileen Connolly. Front row, left to right: Barb DeCanio, Linda Kunesh, Karen Pachyn.