you are cordially invited to attend


to benefit the grow greenwood fund


emeritus trustee

Greenwood Gardens
274 Old Short Hills Road, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Thank you for your interest, The Garden Luncheon at Greenwood has reached capacity. We are still accepting journal tributes, silent auction donations, and gifts in support of the luncheon.


Aimee Artzer
973.258.4026 Ext. 17

The Program

11:30 am


Registration and Silent Auction Open
Encore Orchestra of New Jersey Trio Performs

12:40 pm


Seated Luncheon and Program Begins

1:45 pm


Silent Auction Closes

2:00 pm


Luncheon Adjourns
Silent Auction Check-out Begins

– Following the Luncheon, guests are invited to stroll in the Garden. –


Passionate advocate, dedicated fundraiser, and generous donor, Emeritus Trustee Sofia A. Blanchard played critical roles during her 18-year tenure as Co-Founder, along with her husband, Peter P. Blanchard III, of Greenwood Gardens, a historic public garden in Short Hills, New Jersey. Before she retired from the Board of Trustees at the end of 2021, Sofia devoted tireless efforts to developing the vibrant community of Greenwood supporters that exists today. In addition to nurturing enduring relationships with supporters, she founded the first Development Committee, funded the renovation of the 1950 Main House kitchen, and was a driving force in the launch of the organization’s first long-term Strategic Plan. We are thrilled to recognize Sofia’s achievements at Greenwood Gardens, among the community she has worked so enthusiastically to bring together.

luncheon sponsors

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about the grow greenwood fund

The Grow Greenwood Fund sustains Greenwood’s year-round operations, making it possible for us to maintain our gardens, address short-term structural needs, and o er programs in horticulture, conservation, history, and the arts. It ensures our ability to carry out our mission of connecting people with nature in a historic garden oasis. All proceeds from The Garden Luncheon at Greenwood will be directed to The Grow Greenwood Fund.


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