PALMA CEIA - Linda Switalski was installed recently as president of the Beach Park Garden Club.
Switalski said her No. 1 goal for her presidency is "to increase the membership. I plan to encourage the members to bring friends, neighbors and guests to the our club meetings and events."
The club will kick off the 2013-14 club year Sept. 11 with a membership social, she said.
Switalski was presented the gavel by outgoing president Sharon Stoll at the May 1 Installation Luncheon at Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club.
Stoll is returning to the board as the first vice president. Other officers are Eileen Kovach and Mary Bessent, co-second vice presidents; Carol Garrett, treasurer; Betty Cox, corresponding secretary; and Lillian Spangler, recording secretary. Patte Ayala performed the installation ceremony, presenting each officer a flower.