The Waterloo Garden Club has selected this year’s winners of the Yards Of Distinction program. The awards were presented during the July 15 meeting of the Waterloo City Council.
The winners are: Large Yard: first place, Jeff and Shannon Stiening (308 Liberty); and runner-up, Bruce and Ann Kohnz (409 Wedgwood).
Medium Yard: first place, Kraig and Brenda Tomiser (1202 Castle Green); and runner-up, Ken Weiler and Sharon Hirstein (734 Lakeview Dr.).
Small Yard: first place, Dennis and Jennifer Bullock (101 Evergreen Court); runner-up, Keith Embrich (4528 Fountain Brook); and nominee, Christie Fitzgibbons (626 Evansville).
“Each and every yard was well maintained with beautiful flowers, landscaping and hardscape,” said Steve Notheisen, Waterloo alderman and Garden Club president. Alderman Notheisen also thanked the Waterloo Chamber of Commerce for helping to sponsor the event.
photo – Attending the Waterloo Garden Club award presentation for the 2019 Yards Of Distinction are, left to right, first row, Chamber of Commerce Director Roberta Rohwedder, Large Yard winners Shannon and Jeff Stiening, Medium Yard winner Kraig Tomiser, Small Yard winners Jennifer and Dennis Bullock, Mayor Tom Smith and Large Yard runners-up Ann and Bruce Kohnz; and second row, Waterloo Garden Club President Steve Notheisen, Garden Club members Dan and Edna Krueger, Viv Horn, Carol Raeber and Ivan Horn.