The members of the Independence Garden Club will meet on Dec. 12 to enjoy their annual Christmas dinner. The dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the holiday-decorated Sermon Center meeting room.

At their Nov. 13 meeting, after refreshments and hearing Master Gardner Lu Tarr's Power Point presentation on “Orchids,” the members voted to give a $175 gift to each of the following Independence organizations: Mother's Refuge, Tabitha's Closet and Community Service League.