2000: The Club established the Ann Adams Mandeville Award to a long- standing member who consistently offers inspiration and encouragement to other Club members.
2000-2001: The Civic Committee installed 200 daffodils at the 1790 Burr Homestead in the Old Post Road Historic District. Work also continued at the Sherman Green.
2000-2001: The Club celebrated its 85th year with a gala celebration and memberships programs on flower arranging, orchids, as well as Long Island Sound conservation efforts.
2000: The Club created a Storm Drain Stenciling project as part of an initiative to Save the Sound.
2001: The Fairfield Garden Club presented “2001 – an Odyssey in Space,” a GCA flower show, at the Black Box theater on the Campus of Fairfield University. For the first time, an educational exhibit was displayed and won the Ann Lyon Crammond Award.
2003: The Club’s Horticultural Committee began a new tradition of floral design workshops for seniors at Grasmere by the Sea. This has continued to present day with the Club’s Civic Committee.
2003: The Garden Club of American launched its national website.
2003: The Club created the Marion Graves Award for excellence in exhibiting in flower shows.
2004: The Fairfield Garden Club presents “Jewels,” a GCA flower show, at the Black Box Theater on the Campus of Fairfield University. The Merritt Parkway Exhibit, “Emerald Isle of Connecticut” won the Marion Fuller Brown Conservation Award.
2005: The Club held an in-club flower show, “The Old South,” at homes on Old South Road.
2006: Arbor Day in Fairfield honored the memory of Ann Carter for her civic vision and planted a magnolia at the Greenfield Farm Open Space.
2008 The Fairfield Garden Club hosted the Zone II meeting in Southport. A GCA Zone F
flower show, “Harbor Reflections” was held at Trinity Church. For the first time, Photography was officially added to the schedule. The Club won GCA awards for both Conservation and Education.
2006: Civic Committee continued a longtime responsibility for cleaning up Sherman Green.
2007: The Civic Committee organized a Giant Steps planting day at this local school for children with learning differences as an outdoor garden classroom for hummingbirds. The garden plan was designed by Members in a design challenge at the September meeting.
2007: The newsletter was digitized.
2008: The Club created the Ann Shaw Carter Conservation Award for commitment to the cause of conservation.
2009: Marking the GCA’s Centennial Tree Project, the Club initiated a feasibility study for the planting of 100 American chestnut hybrids and worked with a plant pathology expert. The Club had a chestnut planting workshop with children at the Fairfield Museum.
2009: The Club returned to revamp the Ogden site in its entirety.
2009: The Club with Sasqua hosted a public symposium, “Going Green in your own Backyard” in Southport on lawn chemicals.