WCMG Officer Election – Christmas Dinner & Award Ceremony – 5 December 2017

WCMG OFFICER ELECTION, CHRISTMAS DINNER
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AWARD CEREMONY

5 December 2017 @ 6:30 PM in the Education Building

  • voteFirst and foremost, we will elect two officers for 2018-2019. Officers elected include president, and treasurer. Each newly elected officer will serve a two-year term.
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  • christmas_hamThe food theme will be heavy hors d’oeuvres & finger foods. Please bring food on a holiday plate to make the table look festive.
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  • baby-elfAlso, everyone is encouraged to wear Christmas attire or something festive. A prize will be given to the  most festively dressed.
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    Remember to wear your name badge!
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  • cookies-imagesAND we are having a cookie swap – everyone who brings 2 dozen cookies will be able to take home 2 dozen cookies. Be sure to bring a container for the cookies you take home. Nobody likes a stale cookie… except Greg. He likes all cookies.
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  • awards-1In addition, awards and certificates will be handed out to some of our busiest Master Gardeners. Likewise, several of our interns will receive their badges and be recognized for achieving certification as Master Gardeners.
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santa-clausFinally, we will be collecting for:

  1.  Wilson County Help Center
  2. Wilson County SCAN program.

If you wish to make a donation to SCAN, simply write a check made out to Wilson County SCAN and place it in the basket Tuesday night.

If you wish to contribute to Wilson County Help Center, bring: canned goods (high protein items are appreciated), personal care goods (towels, deodorant, grooming items, etc.) and new clothing items (socks, underclothing, etc.). Someone will deliver the goods to the Help Center on Wednesday.

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2017 Winter Tree ID Class A True Master Gardener Affair

The Winter Tree ID class held Saturday, Nov 4th turned out to be truly a Master Gardener affair. Amy Ritter brought labeled tree wood for bark identification. Norma Dee brought some of her diseased arborvitae to be diagnosed. Joan Sutherland had fun checking out the dogwood branches annual growth. And Carol Walenga was excited to learn some new information on wings of tree branches. Unfortunately Beth Wallis locked her keys in the car–so the class wasn’t so free for her after all. :-/ But all learned a lot from Jason Ellis and his excellent presentation. Here are a couple photos of the event.

 

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WCMG Meeting – Tuesday, 7 November 2017

The next meeting of the Wilson County Master Gardener Association will be Tuesday, 7 November 2017 at 6:30 PM in the Education Building, James E. Ward Ag. Center, 945 East Baddour Parkway, Lebanon TN 37087.

Our guest speaker will be David Cook, UT Extension Specialist who will be speaking on Garden & Lawn Pests. Our dinner theme is Soup & Salad night.

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WCMG Meeting – Tuesday, 3 October 2017

The next meeting of the Wilson County Master Gardener Association will be Tuesday, 3 October 2017 at 6:30 PM in the Education Building.

Our dinner theme for the evening is Oktoberfest (German food). Our guest speaker will be Linda Bird-Sonne from Washington State. Ms. Bird-Sonne will be speaking on Companion Planting.

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Mighty Oaks From Little Acorns Grow

Marianne discovers an acorn on the Bur Oak that the Williamson County Fair donated to Fiddlers Grove in honor of Hale Moss.

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