Rooms available at Hampton Inn & Suites (601) 249-4116. The room rate is $99 per night plus tax, 1 or 2 people for double queen rooms. This includes a full breakfast each morning. Rooms blocked for Symposium attendees will be held until January 1, 2014 for reservations.
Benton, AR, is a Master Judge and an Accredited National Garden Club Instructor of Design, Flower Show Procedure and Symposium. She has served on the National Flower Show Committee. She has served Arkansas as State Flower Show Schools and Accrediting Chairman, Ways and Means Chairman, District Director . For the 2005-2007 years she was State President. She has held many offices in garden clubs in Arkansas and in the South Central Region. She is a member of her local club in Benton and the Designers’ Study Club of Little Rock. Married with two sons, she is a Registered Radiological Technologist and has worked in this field for 20 years.
She will teach Design and Flower Show Procedure. GAY AUSTIN,
McComb, MS, is an Accredited NGC Horticulture Instructor for both Flower Show School and Symposium levels. She has been a member of McComb Garden Club for past 27 years, former State President of The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc. and is currently serving as NGC Third Vice-President. Gay lives in Pike County, with husband, Will. They have five children and 13 grand children, plus seven dogs and three cats.
She will teach Horticulture.
To receive credit for this Course, all scheduled sessions must be attended. There will be no exception to this regulation. Your attendance card MUST be punched after each session to verify your attendance.
If you or anyone in your club need information about Flower Show School, please contact Melanie Gousset at 662-229-8114 or 662-226-9666.
Out of state attendees must receive clearance from their Flower Show Schools or Credentials Chairman to take this course for credit.
Seats will be assigned in the order registrations are received with those judges taking the point scoring examination receiving preference.
Your nametag will be your meal ticket. Please wear it at all times. It will be in the folder with your outlines.