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:
Certificate of Merit:  Plant Sale Publication
Certificate of Merit:  Make It Bake It Program
Certificate of Merit:  Club Newsletter

CENTRAL REGION AWARDS:
1st Place: Caring Through Garden Therapy for Trinity House, a Community Integrated Living Arrangement for adult                                                                                  men with developmental disabilities
1st Place: Caring Through Garden Therapy for programs at Arista Rehabilitation Center
2nd place:  Planting Community Gardens  for plantings at Paw Paw Garden,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
Honorable Mention: Myrtle R Walgreen 
Mabel M.A. Fitzsimmons Memorial Award for a Home Garden or Nursing Home
3rd Place: Garden Club of Downers Grove Military Memorial Award
1st Place: Best yearbook  for our membership division
Club Achievement Certificate with purple seal
1st Place: Naperville Garden Club Scholarship
2nd Place: Publications - Website (tie)
1st Place: Publication - MIBI Program Guide
1st Place: Garden Therapy
Club VIP's:  Donna Anilotti, Sam Benes, Paulette Dominak, Barbara Llewellyn, Joanne Sapadin
2nd Place President's Choice Award: Make It Bake It