Registration ends Feb 1st!

Paper registration still possible...

Call Ken Kelley for details: 318-235-2978

 

 

Gulf District

Mid-Winter Workshop 2019

Feb 8&9 2019 at the American Rose Center - Kilma Hall

8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport, LA 71119

 

Registration is open now!

Register by mail or online!

 

 

The Gulf District Board of the American Rose Society invites you to the annual Mid Winter Workshop at The American Rose Center – Klima Hall on Friday and Saturday, February 8-9, 2019.

 

Come join us on Friday afternoon, as registration will begin on at 1:00 pm.  A free rose arrangement workshop will begin at 3:00 pm in the Gift Shop of Klima Hall.  Make sure to browse the historical artwork from Civil War era Louisiana.  A wine social will begin at 5:00 pm, giving everyone time to visit with old friends and make new ones.

 

Friday evening dinner will be followed by a presentation: "The Year of the River 2019: How Steam Brought Gardens to the South” significance of the river transportation in the historical introduction of formal gardens to Louisiana.

 

Saturday morning will begin with registration opening at 7:30 am.  Coffee, juice, donuts and other goodies will be available!!! The day’s registration includes a great hot lunch, raffle ticket, and opportunity to bid in our silent auction. Saturday’s theme will focus on Making Your Garden Great with a wide range of speakers and conclude with our keynote speaker, Paul Zimmerman.

 

Complete Schedule (Download Doc of Schedule HERE)

 

Friday – February 8, 2019

9:00 – 12:00  American Rose Center Board of Director Meeting

  1:00 – 3:00  Gulf District Board of Director Meeting

               1:00  Registration Begins

3:00 – 5:00   Rose Arrangement Workshop (space limited)

5:00 – 5:30    Wine / Social

5:30 – 6:15     Dinner

6:15 – 7:00     Year of the River Evening Keynote - Kristopher Kelley

7:00 – 7:30    Great Garden Restoration – Ken Kelley

 

Saturday – February 9, 2019

08:15 – 08:30  Welcome – Ken Kelley

08:30 – 09:15  Understanding Soil Test – Mark Wilson

09:15 – 10:00  Soil Structure – Kristopher Kelley

10:00 – 10:15  Break

10:15 – 11:00   Garden Structures – Pam Smith

11:00 – 11:45   Insects / Disease – Gaye Hammond

11:45 – 12:00   District Awards

Noon – 12:45   Lunch

12:45 –  1:30    Chemical Safety – Dr. Allen Owings

  2:00 –  2:15   Break / Silent Auction

02:15 – 03:30  Keys to Garden Design - Paul Zimmerman

 

Closing and Silent Auction Payments

 

Note: Raffle winners MUST be present to win!

 

 

 

Meeting Location:

 

American Rose Center - Kilma Hall

8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport, LA 71119

 

 

 

Remember to mail your check for registration to: Kelly Texada, Gulf District Treasurer

5205 St. Germain Blvd.

Alexandria, LA 71303 by the deadline!

We have reserved a block of 30 rooms at:

Courtyard by Marriott

6001 Financial Plaza, Shreveport, LA

(Pine Street exit)

Phone 318-686-0880 ask for “Gulf District”

Rates:  $87 King with Sleeper Sofa

             $92 Double Queen Beds

Note: Discount rate no longer valid after 1/18/19, while rooms may still be available, rate may differ.

 

Rooms include free Wi-Fi, 24 hour fitness, and indoor pool.

 

 

 

Registration Online Via Eventbright:

 

Click Here to Register Online

 

 

Registration is limited and placed on first come basis!

Don't delay, register today!

 

Registration by mail:

Simply download registration form HERE

and mail to us with your check.

 

Remember to mail your check for registration to: Kelly Texada, Gulf District Treasurer

5205 St. Germain Blvd. Alexandria, LA 71303 by the deadline!

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