NER SYMPOSIUM - 2012
Return this portion of brochure with your check,
made payable to NER Symposium 2012, to:
1350 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809
No phone reservations accepted
Deadline: October 1, 2012
Includes two lunches
with Audit ( )or Exam ( )check one $130.00
without audit or exam ( ) $125.00
Monday-Allied Subject only ( ) $ 35.00
Tuesday only, includes lunch ( ) $ 75.00
Wednesday only, includes lunch ( ) $ 75.00
After Oct 1st add $10.00 late fee
Current date of ‘Good Standing’ 12/31/20____
Medical Dietary Needs:_____________________
MONDAY, OCTOBER 15
2:00-4:00 p.m. REGISTRATION
4:15 p.m. WELCOME
Sue Redden, Symposium Chair
Judy Hager, President, RIFGC
Joyce Kimball, NER Director
4:30-5:30 p.m. ALLIED SUBJECT
“So You Think You Know the Handbook”
DINNER ON YOUR OWN
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
7:00 a.m. REGISTRATION
8:00 a.m. ANNOUNCEMENTS
8:15 a.m. ALLIED SUBJECT
“Viva La Difference”
9:15 a.m. BREAK
9:30 a.m. DESIGN
“For Your Dining Pleasure”
Innovative Exhibition Tables
11:30 a.m. LUNCHEON
12:45 p.m. DESIGN (continued)
2:45 p.m. BREAK
3:00-5:00 p.m. DESIGN EXAM
YOUR EVENING IS FREE
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17
7:30 a.m. REGISTRATION
8:00 a.m. ANNOUNCEMENTS
8:15 a.m. HORTICULTURE
“A Different Take on Collections and Displays”
10:15 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. HORTICULTURE (continued)
11:30 a.m. LUNCHEON
12:45 p.m. HORTICULTURE (continued)
1:45 p.m. BREAK
AUDITS MAY LEAVE!
2:00-4:00 p.m. HORTICULTURE EXAM
HAVE A SAFE TRIP HOME
BARBARA D. MAY
A Past President of NGC, Barbara and her family lived in Needham, MA for 38 years before moving to Wayland. She is an Accredited Master Judge and an Instructor in Design, Procedure, and Symposium. She has served as a Trustee of the Massachusetts Horticulture Society and is a recipient of their Gold Medal. She has won many awards for her floral designs. We welcome Barbara to Rhode Island and the NER Symposium.
This is David’s first time in Rhode Island. He has been involved with NGC for many years in several capacities. Currently he is a FSS Accrediting Chairman. He has been a Garden Study Instructor since 1988, and was a Horticulture Educator at the University of Illinois Extension and now is an Extension Specialist in the Pesticide Safety Education Program. We are delighted that David is with us to instruct Horticulture.
PARKING IS FREE! Please register early! Fill out the registration form in detail. If you are registering for the Symposium you MUST have your Good-Standing Year on the form.
The Registration deadline for both meetings is OCTOBER 1, 2012
There will be a late fee of $10.00 for all registrations received after that date.
No refunds will be made after October 1st
Hotel reservations must be made directly with the Providence Marriott Hotel
One Orms Street, Providence, RI 02904
Room rates are $149.00 single or double + tax.
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m.
Check-out is Noon
To receive these special rates, please mention
NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL MEETING/SYMPOSIUM when reserving rooms.
NEW ENGLAND REGION ANNUAL MEETING
Immediately preceding the Symposium is the
NER Annual Meeting – October 14 & 15.
Why not make a hotel reservation for that meeting at the same time?
Deadline for reserving rooms is
September 24, 2012
Directions to Providence Marriott
From Rte. 95 N
Take State Capitol Exit 23. Stay to right fork in the road, then left at light (Orms Street) Hotel is on the left.
From Rte. 95 S
Take Charles Street, Exit 23, at bottom of ramp, turn right, and follow to fork in road. At fork turn left onto Ashburton Street for ½ mile. Hotel is on the right.
Lectures are open to all garden club members and to the public, upon payment of fees.
All judges taking the NER Symposium for credit must check with their State Flower Show Schools Chairman to verify eligibility, and have them notify:
16 Appian Way, Barrington, RI 02806
Judges must have their copy of The Handbook for Flower Shows, 2007 revised edition, with corrections, to obtain credit.
Those taking the exam MUST have a clipboard.
NER SYMPOSIUM COMMITTEE
RIFGC President Judy Hager
Symposium Chairman Sue Redden
Vice-Chairman Priscilla DiMarco
Registrar Vicki Iannuccillo
Treasurer Vera Bowen
Design Chairman De Feldman
Horticulture Chairman Marjorie DeAngelis
Staging Chairman Ann Huntoon
Proctors Doris Stephens
Clerks Darcy Scott
45TH NEW ENGLAND REGION SYMPOSIUM
OCTOBER 15-17, 2012
Connecticut Maine Massachusetts
New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont
RHODE ISLAND FEDERATION
OF GARDEN CLUBS, INC.
President, Judy Hager
NEW ENGLAND REGION
Director, Joyce Kimball (NH)
Symposium accredited by:
NATIONAL GARDEN CLUBS, INC.
President, Shirley Nicolai
NGC FLOWER SHOW SCHOOLS
Chairman, Jean Ohlmann
Chairman, Julia Clevett
R I SYMPOSIUM CHAIRMAN
One Orms Street
Providence, Rhode Island, 02904