Shelter receives Christmas delivery from garden club

Barbara Chadwick, president of the Bloomer Girls Garden Club, and Carolyn Jacobs, secretary, show off items donated during Christmas to Domestic Violence Services.


The Bloomer Girls Garden Club recently played Santa Claus, providing a donation to Domestic Violence Services.

The club donated more than $100 in paper products, detergent, toiletries and other items for the organization’s shelter in Hermiston. Last year, the Bloomer Girls also gave more than $400 to the organization, which was raised through its annual plant sale.

The Bloomer Girls Garden Club meets the third Monday of each month to discuss gardening and learn more about planting in the Hermiston area. For more information about joining the club, contact President Barbara Chadwick at 541-567-2043.

A nonprofit organization, Domestic Violence Services provides support, including emergency shelter, to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Umatilla and Morrow counties. For more information, call 541-567-0424, 541-276-3322 or visit In addition, the toll-free crisis number is 800-833-1161.

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