FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 4:30pm

Please join us for the 176th Annual Meeting of the Worcester County Horticultural Society. Free admission, registration required. Members are welcome to bring guests; only Tower Hill Members may vote at the Business Meeting. Please register for the Annual Meeting here.


The Annual Meeting of the Worcester County Horticultural Society will include a presentation of the Society’s business over the past year and a vote on candidates for the Board of Trustees as well as special awards. Amendments to the Bylaws will be presented for consideration and vote. Please click here to view the report of the Governance Committee and Nominating Slate 2017.

Please view the bylaws changes here.

In addition, we will be introducing incoming CEO, Grace Elton, who will be commencing her tenure on April 3rd, 2017.

Members will be asked to vote to approve the minutes of the 175th Annual Meeting.


Tower Hill is pleased to introduce our new Master Plan, Agrarian Roots: A New Vision for Tower Hill Botanic Garden, presented by Guest Speaker, Stephen Stimson, FASLA, Principal and Owner, Stephen Stimson Associates.
A practicing landscape architect for more than 25 years, Stephen is the founding Principal of Stephen Stimson Associates. His design work has been recognized with a series of Merit and Honor Awards from the Boston Society of Landscape Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architecture. Significant design achievements include projects for Boston College, Bowdoin College, MIT, Harvard University and the Radcliffe Institute. In 2004 he was elected a fellow by the American Society of Landscape Architects for his outstanding achievements in the field of landscape architecture.


Please join us for a reception in the Great Hall immediately following the presentation.