Photos – 2016 Christmas Party & Holiday Dinner – 6 December 2016

These photos were taken at the Wilson County Master Gardener Association’s Christmas party on Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

Thank you to all those who worked to made this year’s Christmas gathering so much fun. Thank you to our hospitality committee members who always deliver: Ronnie Gammons, Doris Garrison, and Barbara Couturier. Thank you Linda Robertson for lining up the very entertaining entertainment last evening and for strewing enough dirt in the education building to grow greens (and maybe candy canes) this winter. And a special thank you to Andy May ( ) for the beautiful guitar accompaniment to our two singing groups, the Head of the Shed Quartet and the Pretty, Gritty Dirt Band.

Congratulations and thank you to Miss Olivia McDaniels for receiving the first ever Master Gardener Seedling recognition. Congratulations and thank you to all 19 Gold Leaf 100-hour pin recipients. Congratulations and thank you to our four class of 2006 10-year service award recipients: Lee Lyle, Stephen Lyle, Dr. James Morris, and Lynn Mouvery. Congratulations and thank you to all 13 of our class of 2016 Intern turned Certified Master Gardeners!

Congratulations to Marianne Pelletier on receiving the 2016 Pam Pulley Service Award, and congratulations to Carol Benson and Jan & Whit Whitaker on receiving the 2016 President’s Award. THANK YOU Marianne, Carol, Jan and Whit for all your hard work and dedication to the Wilson County Master Gardener Association and the Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program.

Thank you and congratulations to our new officers: Jan Littrell – Vice President, Marianne Smith – Secretary, and Carol Benson – Certification Officer. Also, thank you Lynn Mouvery for agreeing to serve as Treasurer for the next year.

If you were unable to attend last night, here is just a taste of what you missed:

Thanks again to everyone who contributed to SCAN and the Wilson County Community Help Center last evening. And thanks to everyone who made last night possible!b