Delaware Botanic Gardens holds grand opening dinner event

September 13, 2019 By Chris Flood in Cape Gazette

Former Delaware First Lady Carla Markell shows off a picture of the Meadow Garden presented to her by Delaware Botanic Gardens President Ray Sander and Executive Director Sheryl Swed. Shown are (l-r) Sander, Swed, Carla Markell and former Gov. Jack Markell. Photo by Chris Flood

Former Delaware First Lady Carla Markell shows off a picture of the Meadow Garden presented to her by Delaware Botanic Gardens President Ray Sander and Executive Director Sheryl Swed. Shown are (l-r) Sander, Swed, Carla Markell and former Gov. Jack Markell. Photo by Chris Flood

The Delaware Botanic Gardens started a week-long grand opening celebration with a memorable dinner party Sept. 12.

Just as the night’s festivities were about to begin – outdoors – a strong storm system rolled through and drenched everything. The rain brought everyone in under the tent, but it didn’t dampen the mood.

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