News and Announcements
Grow an Extra Row Giving and Learning Garden offers Free Gardening Classes
Our Chapter is the host agency for Seed to Supper classes starting on February 21 and completing on March 28th. Call 503-789-6970 (leave a message) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to the Grow an Extra Row page to learn more.
The January version of the Oregon Master Gardeners Association Newsletter is available to read online.
The Gardeners Pen is published three times a year, and focuses on the activities of Master Gardeners around our state. You will find lots of great features, announcements and articles of interest. Please follow this link: http://omga.org/january-2018-gardeners-pen-newsletter/
Gray Thompson Community Grants Project has posted a list of grants awarded for 2017. A total of six grants for $2233 were awarded this year. Check out the list and details on their page: Gray Thompson Community Projects.
Timber Press Discounts for Master Gardeners
Timber Press, a Portland publisher devoted to sharing the wonders of the natural world by publishing high quality and award-winning books in the fields of gardening, horticulture, and natural history, has established a discount program for all Master Gardeners. A 35% discount is offered for all online orders through their website at http://www.timberpress.com. Upon checkout, enter the discount code: master to receive your discount. This code has no expiration, so you can shop online anytime! Click here for more information.
Honoring our Members / 2017
The CCMG Awards and Nominations Committee is proud to present the following state and chapter awards and recognition to the membership. These members will be honored at the September chapter meeting. Congratulations to these shining stars!
Clackamas County Master Gardener of the Year: Marianne Kahl, class of 2005
CCMG Behind the Scenes: Laura Huckaba, class of 2006
Spring Garden Fair Behind the Scenes: Joby Duggan, class of 2007
Statewide Nominee for Master Gardener of the Year: Herb Davis, class of 1997
Statewide Nominee for Behind the Scenes: Sharon Andrews, class of 2009
Members Celebrating Milestones /2017
Each year Oregon Master Gardener Association recognizes Master Gardeners who have been with the program for 20, 30, and 40 years. The following Clackamas County Chapter members are celebrating milestones in their Master Gardener career. We have one member celebrating 30 years, Maggie Conley, class of 1987. We have eight members celebrating 20 years from the class of 1997 – Mickey Becker, Betty Buford, Niki Davis, Herb Davis, Muriel Dittler, Carla Kildahl, Linda Neff, and Karen Varty. An OMGA representative will be with us at our September chapter meeting to recognize these outstanding and dedicated members. Congratulations to these veteran members for their many years of support for the Master Gardener program!