Kaufman County Master Gardeners Install New Officers
At the annual Christmas Party on December 7, 2009, Master Gardeners installed new officers for 2010: President Brad Ackerman, Treasurer Marvin Dietel, President Elect Bill McLain, and Secretary Margaret Ann Trail. Awards were presented to 19 Master Gardeners for completion of over 100 hours of volunteer service in 2009. Education hours and volunteer service hours to Kaufman County by all 34 member of the Kaufman County Master Gardeners totaled 5,056.25 hours for 2009. Ralph Davis welcomed 9 new interns to the group and presented 5 year pins to Master Gardeners Brad Ackerman, Lynn Ackerman, John Ballard and Nancy Bowman. Judge Wayne Gent congratulated 2008 Intern Bill McLain on completing the required course of study and community service to become a certified Master Gardener.