The Richland-Florence Garden Club held their first monthly meeting at the Richland Community Center. The speaker was Garden Clubs of Mississippi [GCM] Flower Show Judge May Hall. She explained the rules and guidelines associated with GCM flower shows. The hostesses for the meeting were Shannon Laseter, Beverly Hemphill and Beth Sanford. The focus for the month of September was reading and donating the book Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin to the Steen’s Creek Elementary and the Richland Lower Elementary schools.