Conventions: SAR

South Atlantic Region 57th Annual Convention

Embassy Suites Cincinnati – River Center

10 East Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, KY 41011

“The Beauty of Nature: Protect, Preserve, Enjoy.”

 

Tentative schedule

March 18, 2018, Sunday

Complimentary cooked to order breakfast for overnight guests (7:00 – 11:00)

10:30 am – 6:00 pm Registration

11:00 pm – 12:00 pmLuncheon – Former SAR Directors, Finance Com. And Ex. Com.

12:10 pm – 1:10 pm Regional Finance Committee Meeting

1:20 pm – 2:20 pm Regional Executive Committee Meeting

2:30 pm – 5 pm Spring Grove Cemetery Tour

or

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Program – “Pollinators At The Park“- Joanna Kirby

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Complimentary Eve. Beverage & snacks (5:30 – 7:30)

6:30 pm Banquet & Program – “From the Garden to the Kitchen”With Ron Wilson and Rita

            Heikenfeld.

 

March 19, 2018, Monday

Complimentary cooked to order breakfast for overnight guests (6:30 – 10:00)

8:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration

9:00 am – 11:30 Official Opening

Noon – 2:30 pm Awards luncheon, NGC President

3 pm – 4:30 pm Program – “How To Become a Better Gardener Faster’” With Scott Beuerlein

or

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm Tour or Free time to tour or shop on your own

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Complimentary Eve. Beverage & snacks (5:30 – 7:30)

6:30 pm Banquet & KY Judges Design Program

Come join us for the South Atlantic Region Annual Convention. We have a fantastic tour, exciting speakers and a wonderful design program for all to enjoy!

A highlight will be a guided tour of the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum with over 733 acres offering picturesque landscapes, champion trees and world-class gardens. It is the 4th largest cemetery in the United States dating back to 1844.

From The Garden To The Kitchen” with Ron Wilson and Rita Heikenfeld. Join herbal expert Rita Heikenfeld and ‘yardening’ expert Ron Wilson for this very informal open formatted session to kick off the Spring 2018 ‘Yardening Season! They’ll take a look at new plants and gardening products, what’s hot and what’s not, timely topics and tips, and who knows what else they’ll have up their sleeves! Bring your gardening questions… they’re here to answer your questions as well!

Meet Scott Beuerlein for a lecture on “How To Become a Better Gardener Faster”. Scott is a horticulturist at the Cincinnati Zoo &  Botanical Garden. Scott is involved with the Zoo’s plant trials, educational and community outreach.

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SOUTH ATLANTIC REGION CONVENTION     

SOUTH ATLANTIC REGION CONVENTION

57th Annual Convention

March 18-19, 2018

“The Beauty of Nature: Protect, Preserve, Enjoy” Embassy Suites Cincinnati – River Center

Please complete form, make check payable to “SAR 2018 Convention” Mail both to: Kay Fisher, 1905 Port Royal Court, Lexington, KY 40504-2262     For info: kkay19@gmail.com Postmark by February 25, 2018

Last Name                                  First                              Middle Initial               Address                          Phone

City                                                  State                Zip                                        State GC                         E-mail address                                          Please check         if we may email your acknowledgment.

Check ALL that apply:

(  ) NGC Officer             (  ) SAR Director                       ( ) SAR Officer

(  ) NGC Chairman         ( ) Former SAR Director            ( ) SAR Chairman (  ) NGC Life Member   (  ) SAR Life Member         ( ) State President

(  ) Club President          (  ) Club Member                        ( ) Elected Delegate

( ) Guest                        ( ) Spouse

Please mark the plan of your choice:

(Full Convention includes: Registration, Sun. & Mon. banquets & Mon. lunch)

Full Convention (Out of KY) $185                         

GCKY Member -Full Convention $165                          

GCKY Spouse – Full Convention $155                                     

Sunday Lunch – Former SAR Directors, Finance com.. Ex. Com. $ 32                          

Sunday – Banquet & Program $ 58                         

Monday – Awards Lunch & Program $ 35                       

Monday – KY Judges Design Banquet $ 58                                              

One day registration $ 20    ____________  

Additional Late Registration fee after Feb. 25th, 2018 $ 20_______

Sunday – Tour to Spring Grove Cemetery $ 25                        

TOTAL ENCLOSED     $                                 

Please indicate special dietary requirements:           Diabetic__     Heart      Vegetarian                 Other

Hotel Reservations:

Embassy Suites Cincinnati – River Center, 10 East Rivercenter Blvd, Covington, KY Call: 859-261-8400 or call 1-800-EMBASSY- If calling the 800 # they will have to confirm our location and ask for group code GCK.  (Hotel cut-off date is: 2/25/18) The room rate is $149.00 includes: Free full breakfast, complimentary evening drink & snack, free parking.