Cress Creek Garden Club's activities and publications compete for awards in three levels of competition:

State Garden Clubs of Ill with 100 to 299 members

Central Region with clubs in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Missouri

National Garden Clubs

We are honored to have won the following awards:

National Awards Certificates of Merit for Plant Sale Publication, Make It Bake It Program, Club Newsletter

Central Region Awards: 1st place: Caring Through Garden Therapy (Trinity House, a Community Integrated Living Arrangement for adult men with developmental disabilities

2nd place:  Planting Community Gardens (Paw Paw Garden at Naper Settlement for 39 years.

GCI  State Awards:

1st place:Garden Club of the Year, Civic Concern, Military Award, Club Publication, Club Yearbook, Scholarship

2nd place: Club Newsletter, 

Honorable Mention: Club Website