The SLGC Board is please to announce that the following women have accepted the Club's invitation to become new provisional members beginning in the 2019-2020 season. An impressive group of women!
Marcie Bergman proposed by Anne Ginn
Marcie has called Cleveland home since 1993. She has been very engaged in the community through various endeavors and was the Executive Director of the Cleveland Arts Prize. Marcie’s lovely home, formerly in Cleveland Heights on Arlington Road and presently on North Park Boulevard, reflects her knowledge and love of gardening and design. She has developed an interest in sustainable gardening and has worked diligently to create a woodland garden on a side lot adjacent to her home. Marcie has a talent for floral and garden design and feels that this is the time to join the Garden Club.
Susannah Doman proposed by Joanne Cowan
Susannah has lent her volunteering talent to a varied and impressive list of organizations. She has worked in interior design, marketing at Breezewood Gardens, secretary of the Womens Council of the CMA, Ronald McDonald House, Chagrin Falls Parent Teacher organization and others. She also has many interests in music, travel, sports, and, of course, gardening. Susannah is a life long Clevelander and, at present, finds herself with more available time now that her two daughters are off to college. She looks forward to pursuing her interest in gardening through Shaker Lakes Garden Club.
Mary Marshall proposed by Clara Rankin
Mary Marshall is a native Clevelander who has returned to her roots after working for many years in Massachusetts in club and conference center management. She is a graduate of Hathaway Brown School, Smith College, and holds a Masters degree in Hotel Management from Cornell University. Mary returned to Cleveland in 2013 and has become involved in developing a web-site that includes photography for e-commerce marketing. Mary loves gardening and has redone the plantings at her home in University Heights. She is interested in contributing her many skills to the club.
Sarah Morgan proposed by Judy Stuelpe
Sarah is a resident of Shaker Heights and has been very active in the school system where her two sons have attended. She has been an eager participant in the Shaker Schools Foundation and as a leader in their fund-raising activities. She has also served on the board of the Sunbeam Foundation. Sarah and her husband, Jay, along with their two sons, Teddy and Charlie, are active members of St Paul’s Church in Cleveland Heights. With Sarah’s one son now away at college, she has found herself with more time and would like to pursue her interest in gardening.
Laura Sullivan proposed by Amy Miller
Laura grew up in Mentor, Ohio. She previously worked as a Senior Account Representative at ThomasNet, utilizing her degrees in Telecommunications and a Masters of Legal Studies. Laura devotes her time to her family – husband, Shawn, and children, Ian, an eighth grader at University School, and Sarah, now living and working in New York City. Laura has been involved in a variety of local boards and organizations: Treasurer of the University School Parent Association, Operation Gratitude, the Cleveland Food Bank and Board of Directors of her homeowner’s association in Naples, Florida. Laura loves gardening, especially vegetable gardening and floral design.
Nan Webb proposed by Sandy Holmes
Nan is a busy woman who has found time to pursue a career in banking at Key Bank using her MBA. She later transitioned into owning her own business, “Bolt and Spool”, a fabric boutique in Little Italy. Nan offers sewing classes at her boutique that compliment her interest in fabrics and design. She is a member of the Cleveland Textile Alliance, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Shaker Nature Center. She has been active at her children’s schools through the Parent Associations. Nan is also an avid golfer and served on the board of the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association. She has a strong interest and love of gardening, especially organic gardening, and would love to share her passion with the Shaker Lakes Garden Club members.
Laurel Stack proposed by Amy Paine
Laurel grew up in Canton but has lived in Shaker Heights for the past 17 years. Laurel was an English major in college and went on to receive an MBA in marketing. Before returning to Cleveland to raise her family, she worked in Chicago for the Sara Lee Corporation in their Consumer Products Division. Laurel and her husband Sean have three children: Elizabeth, a sophomore at Bucknell, Meghan, a sophomore at Gilmour and John, an 8th grader at Gesu. In addition to her many volunteering activities at her children’s schools, Laurel served as president of the Sunbeam Board and chaired their annual Sunbeam Holiday Boutique and helped with the creation of Moonbeam Over Sunbeam event. Laurel is hoping to create gardens and plantings at her Shaker Heights home and the family’s vacation properties. She feels this is great time to join SLGC.