The Richmond Rose Garden Board would like to say a Huge Thank you to the Community and all our sponsors for supporting our Sixth Annual First Bloom and Glow Event.

We would like to especially Thank our Major Event Sponsor Ron McDaniel Foundation.

As well as, our other event Sponsors:

Vista Investment Partners, Us Bank, Belden, Health Care Professionals Federal Credit Union, Buckley Excavating, First Bank Richmond, Better Homes and Gardens Realty, Richmond Association of Realtors, and Wayne County Foundation.


We would also like to thank our Balloon Sponsors:

Richmond Art Museum, Johnson Chiropractic, Natco Credit Union, Earlham College, Wayne County Tourism Bureau, Hayes Foundation, Primex Plastics, Doan & Mills Funeral Home, The Secret Ingredient, Indiana University East, Recycling Center, West End Bank, Drs. Logan and Bailey, Bethany Seminary, J.W. Hutton, Just Love Studios, Reid Hospital, Stegall Berheide Orr Funeral Home, Brent Swinney DDS, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Luke Durbin Real Estate, Mc Donalds, Dudas Law, Hello Beautiful Salon, Hannah’s Garden, Marc & Rhonda Duning, The Olde North Chapel, Meijer, Ryan’s Flooring, Richmond Furniture Gallery, Richmond Shakespeare Festival, JenRoggero, Logue’s TLC Pet Hospital, Wetzel Auto, Ullery’s Ice Cream, Radford’s Meat Market and Deli, MCL, Van Vleet Insurance, Richmond Baking, Coldwell Banker Lingle, MacAllister Rentals, The UPS store, Palladium-Item,  Richmond Parks and Recreation, Dr. Brad & Mary Ann Barrett, David & Cheri Jetmore, George & Janie Mosey, Duane & Sandi Hodgin, Clemente Family, Dr. James & Anne Parliament, Sam & Sandy Witherby, Thom & Ann Herrman, Dr. John & Sandy Dehner, Dr. Gary & Lois Brown, and Doxpop.

And, Thank you to The First Bloom and Glow committee:

Ann Herrman: Chairman, Beth Van Der Burgt, Millie Martin Emery, Pat Jarvis, Cheryl Kleer, Sandi Hodgin, Anne Parliament, and Sandy Witherby for all their hard work.

Congratulations to our Volunteer of the year Elaine Tiernan and our Friend of the Rose Garden recipient Theresa Scruggs.

We look forward to next year’s event.


Beth A. Van Der Burgt, President Richmond Rose Garden Board