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PGMS “Member-Get-A-Member” Campaign Results

Over the last few years YOU have helped increase membership in our “Member-Get-A-Member” Campaign and this year was no different. Click here to check out the results from this year’s campaign!

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PGMS Announces New CGM’s

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced its 158th CGM to be Brad Barbee, grounds manager for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga. PGMS has also announced Michael Gildea, garden and grounds manager at the Chevy Chase Club in Chevy Chase, Md. as its 159th CGM. Congratulations to both professionals! Click here to read more about Brad […]

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PGMS Announces Michael Gildea as the 159th CGM!

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Michael Gildea of Chevy Chase, Md. has become the 159th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Gildea currently serves as the garden and grounds manager at the Chevy Chase Club. PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM? Gildea: Becoming […]

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North Carolina Branch Hosts Successful Volunteer Cleanup Event for the Second Year in a Row

North Carolina Branch Hosts Successful Volunteer Cleanup Event for the Second Year in a Row

On a beautiful Saturday under a Carolina blue sky, the North Carolina Branch of PGMS made a difference in the community at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Winston Salem, N.C. The project was originally scheduled for February 21, but was delayed due to unusually cold temperatures and snow. Over 90 enthusiastic volunteers participated even though […]

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PGMS Announces Brad Barbee as the 158th CGM!

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Brad Barbee of Tifton, Ga. has become the 158th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Barbee currently serves as the grounds manager for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM? Barbee: I was asked by Greg Fear, CGM to join PGMS […]

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PGMS Announces Eugene Loew as the 157th CGM!

PGMS Announces Eugene Loew as the 157th CGM!

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Eugene Loew of Alexandria, Va. has become the 157th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Loew currently serves as the park manager for the City of Alexandria. PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM? Loew: It was almost six years ago when I first […]

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PGMS “Member-Get-A-Member” Campaign

Over the last few years PGMS has increased membership as well as the number of dynamic industry vendors who are supporting us as Elite Partners in Professionalism. One of the ways in which we accomplished this was through the help of many of YOU who participated in our past “Member-Get-A-Member” Campaigns. So, let’s keep the […]

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PGMS Accepting Scholarship Applications

Each year the PGMS scholarship committee awards monetary scholarships to students in horticulture or related fields. Applicants must be at least in their first year of college or may be recently graduated from high school (within the calendar year). The top recipient will also have the opportunity to attend the GIE+Expo in Louisville in the […]

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PGMS Announces Kevin Mercer as the 156th CGM!

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Kevin Mercer of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. has become the 156th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Mercer currently serves as the grounds manager for Vassar College. PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM? Mercer: I wanted to step up to the challenge and better myself as […]

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PGMS Announces Bob Boeren as the 155th CGM!

PGMS Announces Bob Boeren as the 155th CGM!

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Bob Boeren of Roanoke, Va. has become the 155th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Boeren currently serves as the landscape coordinator for the City of Roanoke-Transportation Division. PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM? Boeren: Starting four years ago […]

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