Master Gardeners Celebrate 2018 Accomplishments, Install Officers for 2019

Master Gardeners Celebrate 2018 Accomplishments, Install Officers for 2019

2019 Officers: Allen Hiller, Treasurer; Zahn Schlensker, Parlimentarian, Rebecca Morrow, Educational Enrichment Coordinator, Beverly Curtis, President-Elect; and Linda Wells, President. Photo: KCMGA.

The Kaufman County Master Gardener Association met on December 2, 2019 at The Porch at FBC Kaufman for their annual awards dinner. President Jim Burt opened the program with a review of the Association’s accomplishments for the past year. Projects mentioned included the Poor Farm Vegetable Garden, which won second place in the Project category at the annual Texas Master Gardener Convention, the redesign and renovation of the Garden Learning Center, and several others. Master Gardener Beverly Curtis was awarded second place Individual Master Gardener for medium counties.
Members received recognition for year of service:

19 Years Pam Corder and Sandra Stahlman
18 Years Frances Holmes and Ada O’Steen
16 years Hildegard Smith
15 Years Brad Ackerman and Nancy Bowman
10 Years Judy Barton, Rebecca Morrow, and Lisa Nalls

Seventeen members contribute over 100 volunteer hours in 2018: Marline Ballard, Don Mzyk, Zahnd Schlensker, Jim Burt, Sheila Stein, Frances Holmes, Cindy Rich, Vickie Aken, Kris Kumar, Tamara Stahlman, Michele Reeves, Billie Henderson, Lisa Nalls, Beverly Curtis, Sandy Stahlman, Linda Wells, and Rebecca Morrow. A total of 5,878.20 volunteer and training hours were recorded for 2019. At the Texas Comptroller’s hourly rate of $25.43, that is $149.482.60 contributed to Kaufman County.

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