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Amon L. Cain, Jr. Memorial Trust makes donation to UGA Griffin Campus
Trustees from the Amon L. Cain, Jr., Memorial Trust have donated $10,000 to the UGA Griffin Campus. A Spalding County businessman, Cain established the trust to benefit children. The UGA Griffin Campus will use the funds specifically for programs and equipment that benefit students with special needs. Shown during the donation presentation are (l-r) Cain Trustee Bill Landrum, Cain Trustee Gary Cavanaugh, UGA Griffin Campus Major Gift Officer Montrese Adger-Fuller, and UGA Griffin Campus Assistant Dean Gerald Arkin (Cain Trustees Billy Carter, Warren Holder and Bill Slaton not shown in picture).
Campaign for Charities Fundraiser
The Annual Boston butt sale will be held Thursday, December 16, with pick-up time between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. Cost is $20 per ticket and may be purchased from Joe Hortz, Ken Manley, Jim Quick , Steve Sutton and Beth Horne. Each ticket purchased will qualify for a Kingsford grill giveaway!
Alfredo Martinez-Espinoza has been awarded the 2010 Spaniard National Association of Greenkeepers (AEdeG) “Honorific Greenkeeper of the Year” Award for his outstanding professional career and tireless cooperation, continuous support and efforts for the advancement of the Association. The award was given at the AEdeG annual congress which is attended by over 250 Turfgrass Scientists, Golf Course Superintendents, Sod Producers and Sports Field managers from the different provinces of Spain and the Canary Islands.
Georgia-grown Fraser fir Christmas trees on the horizon When it comes to Christmas trees, Fraser firs top the list. But Georgia Christmas tree farmers can’t grow the tree due to the state’s mild winters, and must buy Frasers from North Carolina to sell to their Georgia customers. Mark Czarnota, a UGA horticulturist wants to change that.
Agriculture & Natural Sciences
Get the most out of your home garden — whether
it's rooftop, roadside or five acres wide — with
science-based information provided through your
local UGA Cooperative Extension office.
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Family & Consumer Sciences
The holidays are fast approaching. The 2010 Holiday Section is a collection of holiday-related stories from healthy holiday foods to tips for selecting gifts or a Christmas tree.
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4-H & Youth Development
The Georgia 4-H camping program offers
great adventures at five 4-H centers across
the state. Contact your local Cooperative
Extension office to learn more about the 4-H
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