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Event Season Preparation Includes a New Face at the Garden

NAPLES, FL July 21, 2010 –  Naples Botanical Garden today announced it has hired Meghan Clancy to the position of Special Events Manager.

"We are so pleased to have Meghan aboard as we prepare for our upcoming event season at the Garden,” said Brian Holley, executive director. “Our annual events, such as the Opening Celebration week of activities this November, require a great deal of planning and coordination, skills at which Meghan excels.”

In her new role Ms. Clancy will oversee Garden events such as the Opening Celebration, Hats in the Garden, Trunk Show, and the Swing into Spring Golf Tournament.

Ms. Clancy joins the Garden with over five years of experience in event planning and marketing. Prior to the Garden, this Naples, Florida native served as the Special Events Coordinator at a regional nonprofit, after holding marketing positions for Chicago area businesses for almost three years.  Ms. Clancy holds a B.A. of Arts in both Communications and Spanish from Ohio State University.

About Naples Botanical Garden

Naples Botanical Garden is a world-class tropical garden paradise that includes cultivated gardens of Brazil, the Caribbean, and a hands-on interactive Children’s Garden along with 90 acres of beautifully restored natural habitats. Founded in 1993, the Garden re-opened to the public on November 14, 2009 after an extensive expansion. Hours of operation are 9-5 every day.

Visit our website for more information www.naplesgarden.org.