Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Geraniums Brighten Villa Therese Clinic.(Journal North)

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

Annual Flower Sale Starts Today

From pale white to nearly neon magenta, thousands of blooming geraniums are making a brief, colorful stop this week at the gardens of Villa Therese Catholic Clinic.

"It's been a lovely few days; I almost hate to see it end because we've been surrounded by color," said Mary Eileen Dixon, an organizer of the clinic's annual geranium sale.

For the 13th year, patrons of the clinic which provides free and low-cost medical care to needy children in the Santa Fe area have staged the fund-raising sale. Along with the clinic's annual gala, its Christmas raffle and an occasional concert by the Wombats, the plant sale generates funds for the clinic's operations. …

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