Knowing Annie

Ann Schandelmayer speaking at the Fort Lauderdale Junior Woman’s Club about her friendship with Annie Beck.  We were entertained with stories of Annie Beck’s life, and her championing to bring flowering plants to Fort Lauderdale.  Thank you, Ann, for sharing with us!

Photo and news article from the relocation of the Annie Beck House and Annie’s 60 year old Tabebuia Tree.  The Tabebuia just happens to be the official flower of the Fort Lauderdale Junior Woman’s Club.



And here are the program from the dedication of Annie Beck Park.  It was a birthday gift from Fort Lauderdale to Annie for her all of her contributions to the city.  They made sure to choose plants in such a way that something is always blooming, just the way Annie liked it.


And, finally, a picture of Annie herself.

Annie Beck

And of course, we love to mix and mingle before any meeting.