Mission and Leadership

The Everglades Wonder Gardens opened in 1936, the historic attraction was purchased by Bonita Wonder Gardens, Inc., in April 2015. Bonita Wonder Gardens was established as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in September 2014 with the mission to purchase, operate and enhance the Everglades Wonder Gardens.

The Everglades Wonder Gardens is dedicated to offering our community and its visitors an educational, recreational, environmental and historical resource.

The following community members volunteer their time to provide stewardship for the organization.

Board of Directors


Westley Weidenmiller
Presstige Printing

Vice Chair

Donna Flammang, Esq.
Brennan Manna & Diamond PL


Beth Hagan, Ph.D.

Associates in Entrepreneurship Education

Past Chair

Trish Leonard
TLC Marketing & Creative Services

Russell Andersen
Northern Trust Securities

Debbie Braendle
Bonita Boarding Kennel & Pet Camp

Linda Gutshall
Best Moving and Storage