The Edwardsville Garden Club on Thursday, Oct. 23, hosted the District V Presidents Council Meeting of the Garden Clubs of Illinois at the Sunset Hills Country Club. Past directors and current club presidents were honored at the event. Pam Baker of the Edwardsville Club was chairperson for the meeting. District V Director Chris Hemken presided over the meeting with about 63 members representing seven garden clubs in attendance. Members enjoyed viewing floral designs and horticulture exhibits, and awards were presented for the winning presentations. After lunch, Keith McMullen presented a Birds of Costa Rica program.