PROGRAM AGENDA President’s Report Treasurer’s Report Bylaws Report Norm Moll Scholarship Award Sponsorships Election of 2014 Board Members Speaker – Kelly Heidbreder 50/50 Raffle, OFA Drawing and Auction
2013 Board Members Jill Bench, Secretary Deb Bettinger, Treasurer Jeff Creque Robin Hawkins, V. President Bob Hoen Gene Klotz Walt Krueger, Past President Josh Miller Kirk Mizerek Beth Scheckelhoff Wade Smith Erik Stallkamp Tom Wardell, President
2013 Treasurer's Report Education/Events Committee Matt Brodbeck Current Balance = $13,750.00 MVGA Deb Bettinger Current Balance $ 51,621.29 Monrovia Income $ 4,880.69 Palmer Gas Income $ 21,959.81 Palmer Electric Inc. $1,954.15
Bylaws Committee Cindy Bench Don Bench Sandy Knitz Walt Krueger
Norm Moll Scholarship Don Bench, Chairman 2014 Recipients: Margaret Fuller Owens Community College Zach Avers The Ohio State University Zach Bussie Owens Community College
2013 Sponsorship PLATINUM ($500 or more) GOLD ($350-499) SILVER ($250 -$349) BRONZE ($150 to $249) Each sponsorship includes one membership and mailing per address. Sponsorship fees are exclusively used to support the following programs and events: Winter Conference Retail Roundtable and Workshops Bedding Plants Clinic Bus Tours Annual Meetings Norm Moll Scholarship
2013 Sponsorship Matt Brodbeck BRONZE ($150 to $249) Ag Credit Ball Seed Blackmore Eason Horticulture Grayhawk Greenhouse Supply Landmark Plastics Premier Tech USDA-ARS OSU Extension Leonard’s Auction
2013 Sponsorship Matt Brodbeck SILVER ($250 -$349) Berger Horticulture GOLD ($350-499) Syngenta PLATINUM ($500 or more) Palmer Energy Waldo and Associates Inc. OFA and OPGMA
A SPECIAL THANKS TO: Bob and Theresa Hoen of Hoen’s Greenhouse for donating tonight’s centerpieces Richard Leonard of Leonard’s for conducting tonight’s auction www.leonards.us
Nominating Committee Dick Bostdorff - Chairman Growers Vote for 3 1.Ralph KeefeBeroske Farm & Greenhouse 2.Walt KruegerLakewood Greenhouse 3.Brent MoyerNorth Branch Nursery 4.Wade SmithWhitehouse Specialty Crops 5.Sara Brick-SturtC.J. Brick Greenhouse 6.Tom WardellWardell’s Garden Center At large Vote for 1 ______ 1.Chris CurtFarmers & Merchants Bank 2.Anne SchenkPalmer Energy
Kelly Heidbreder GUEST SPEAKER Meteorologist Kelly Heidbreder is part of the 13ABC Storm Team. Kelly grew up in Riga, Michigan in Lenawee County just over the Ohio border. Kelly is an Advanced Master Gardener and shares that experience with her audience. Kelly is also the home and garden writer for the Toledo Blade. She is excited to share stories and weather with her friends and family here in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. She and her high school sweetheart live in Onsted. Her husband Paul is the publisher of the Adrian Daily Telegram. They have two children, two dogs and a cat. If they have any time between school sports, you can find them out weeding garden beds.
Inve$ting in Our Future 50/50 Raffle – Gene Klotz Prize Drawings– Beth Scheckelhoff Scholarship Auction – Richard Leonard
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