West Virginia Garden Club Incorporated
88th Annual Convention
Hosted by Kanawha District
“Sowing Seeds For The Future”
Charleston Marriott Town Center, Charleston, West Virginia
Thursday, April 12th through Saturday, April 14th, 2018
All reservations should be made directly with the Charleston Marriott Town Center at 200 Lee Street, E., Charleston, West Virginia,25301. 304-345-6500 or 1-800-228-9290
Room rates are $94. plus tax for king or two double beds. This includes parking. Reservations must be received on or before March 28th , 2018.
Please complete the registration form and return it along with check made payable to WVGI 2018 Convention . Mail to Bobbi Holland, Convention Registrar, 906 Maple Road, Charleston, WV, 24302. She can also be reached at 304-542-1712 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday April 12th, 2018.
1:00-6:00 P M-Registration desk open.
1:00-2:00 P M – Finance Committee
2:00-3:00 P M- District Directors
2:00-3:00 P M – Past Presidents
3:00-4:00 P M – Executive Board Meeting
4:30-6:00 P M- Board of Directors Meeting
6:30- Dinner Board Reception
Friday, April 13th, 2018.
6:30 A M open for breakfast- on your own.
8:00 A M -5:00 P M- Registration and Vendors open.
9:00 A M – Business Meeting
12:00 P M – Lunch
2:00-2:45 P M -Workshop
3:00-3:45 P M – Workshop
6:00-P M – Banquet
9:30 P M -Dessert Reception
Saturday April 14th, 2018.
8:00 – 9:00 A M – Registration
9:00 -11:00 A M – Awards Breakfast
2018 WVGCI Convention Workshops
Jane Powell “What not to do when designing garden beds”
Jane combines her love of gardens, fashion and design.With a history in retail and an eye for display and color plus experience as a long time West Virginia Extension Service Master Gardener (Kanawha County Chapter), she brings a unique perspective to the garden.
Jane is active in the community and volunteers with several nonprofits, as well as Kanawha County Master Gardeners. She is also one of the regular columnists for the Good to Grow column in the Sunday Charleston Gazette- Mail newspaper. Her garden has sunny spots and shady beds where she grows perennials, vegetables and herbs, all of this in the midst of dogs, deer and other creatures of the woods.
J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works “ A History of the Salt Works in Kanawha County….Past and Present”
Siblings Nancy Bruns and Lewis Payne have revived the family salt works that has become nationally famous. They will share the fascinating history of one of the oldest industries in the Kanawha valley and explain how the salt is produced today.
“A 7th generation salt-making family harvests an all-natural salt by hand, from an ancient ocean trapped below the Appalachian Mountains of the Kanawha Valley in West Virginia.
Diane Law “ A Succulent Flower Arrangement”
Attendees will be instructed on how to create a lasting flower arrangement using succulents that they can take home with them . There is a $20.00 additional charge for materials, payable with your registration fee.
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West Virginia Garden Club Incorporated
88th Annual Convention Registration
Please complete the registration form and return with your check made payable to – WVGI 2018 Convention to: :Bobbi Holland, Convention Register, 906 Maple Road, Charleston, West Virginia. 25302. If you have any questions please call me at: 304-346-2772 or email@example.com
Name: Mailing Address:
City: State Zip: E-Mail: Phone#
May we confirm your reservation via e-mail Yes No
Please check all that are currently applicable :
National Office National Chairman National Life Member
SAR Director Past SAR Director SAR Chairman
SAR Life Member State President Past State President
State Officer State Chairman District Director or Assistant
State Life Member Flower Show Judge
Environmental Consultant Landscape Design Consultant
Gardening Studies Consultant Council President
Club President Club Member Guest Spouse
Please indicate which workshops you wish to attend and the session time you prefer. Some workshops will be limited in number of attendees.
What not to do when designing a garden bed . With Jane Powell. 2:00-2:45 P M. 3:00-3:45 P M
Dickinson Salt Works 2:00-2:45 P M. 3:00-3:45 P M
__ Succulent Arrangement Hands on workshop with WV Flower Show Judges- $20 materials fee.
2:00-2:45 P M. 3:00-3:45 P M
Are you staying at the Marriott Yes No Arrival Date Departure Date
Please check the events you will be attending:
|Everyone attending any event must register
Thursday evening Board of Directors Dinner.
|Italian Dinner Buffet
|Friday evening Banquet.||$46.00|
Saturday Awards Breakfast.
|Convention Registration Fee paid by March 23 2018||
|One day only fee. Date .||$15.00|
|Late Registration Fee if Paid after
March 23, 2018.
TOTAL. ENCLOSED $
Any dietary restrictions allergies?
Thursday Board Dinner Italian Buffet Friday luncheon
Vegetable Wrap Friday Evening Banquet
Honey Lager Brined Roast Chicken
Grilled Sirloin with Mustard Demi Saturday Morning Breakfast Buffet