October 2011 Monthly Meeting

The Gwinnett Master Gardener October monthly meeting took place Monday, October 17th at our  temporary location at the George Pierce Park  Senior Activity Center, 55 Highway 23 NE (Buford Highway), Suwanee, GA 30024 (770) 822-5414.

The featured speaker for October was Linda Copeland, co-author with Allan Armitage of “Legends in the Garden: Who in the World is Nellie Stevens?”  In her presentation, Ms. Copeland related the stories behind Nellie Stevens, Jane Bath, George Tabor and many others and how she accomplished the research to write the Legends book and some information that is not included.

For our membership, this meeting also included a report from the 2012 Nominating Committee.  A membership vote for 2012 officers and committee chairs will take place at the November meeting.

Executive Committee officers nominated are: Hilary Wilson, President; Carole Teja , Vice President/Programs; Becky Wolery, Treasurer and Rosalie Tubre, Secretary