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2018 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO

The PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO is back and better than ever!

14 Education Sessions
3 Dynamic Breakfasts
Pre-Conference Field Trip to Bernheim Arboretum
GIE+EXPO – 850+ vendors and 20 acre outdoor demonstration area
And much more!

 
    
    
 Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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PGMS Announces Stephanie Krull as CGM #173

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Krull: I studied Landscape Architecture at Ball State with a high degree of passion and worked one year for the Fort Wayne Parks Department before taking several major detours in my career. The first was a four year tour in the US Air Force as an Intelligence […]

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PGMS Announces Don Crawford as CGM #172

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Don Crawford, CGM has become the 172nd grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM®) program.
PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Crawford: In 1998 my boss at the time, Bill Link took me to GIE in Nashville. We stayed at the […]

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DRAFT

Attendees will be treated to exclusive tours, top-notch education sessions featuring industry leading professionals and networking opportunities with fellow grounds professionals.
Click here to download the Summer Conference Brochure.
 
SCHEDULE:
Monday, August 6, 2018

7:00 a.m.
Breakfast at Hotel (on your own)

7:45 a.m.
Registration – Pick up your badge in the hotel lobby

8:15 a.m.
Buses departs for Lakeshore/Hope College

8:45 a.m.
Tour of Hope College

9:45 a.m.
Education Session 1:
Lee Mueller […]

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2018 Member-Get-A-Member Campaign

This Program has ended.
Invite fellow grounds professionals to join PGMS.
Share with them how your PGMS membership has benefitted you.
The more members you recruit, the more rewards you can earn!
Why?
They will benefit from the professional development, educational, and certification opportunities that membership provides.
You will benefit from an even larger PGMS network of like-minded peers.
You get a reward […]

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PGMS MEMBERS GIVE BACK TO U.S. VETERANS

        
The PGMS Georgia Branch hosted their first outreach program at the VFW Post 658 in Macon, Ga.; the oldest chartered post in Georgia. PGMS took a systematic approach with work ranging from tree trimming, debris clean up, and mowing. Led by Branch President, Brad Barbee, CGM, PGMS had 25 volunteers to show […]

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Grand Valley State University Landscape Management Honored with Prestigious PGMS Accreditation

Grand Valley State University – Allendale and Pew Campuses were awarded a 4-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM.
“The Grounds Service and Operations Departments have both done a great deal of really good work that is well documented and much […]

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2017 PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO Recap

PGMS 2017 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO
Oct. 18-21, 2017
Louisville, Ky.
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Gerald Landby Named President of PGMS
Gerald Landby of Roosevelt, Minn. was elected and installed as the new president of the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) during the Society’s annual Awards and Induction Dinner held on Friday, Oct. 20 in conjunction with the 2017 School of […]

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Don’t Miss the School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO

The 2017 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO is taking place October 18-21 in Louisville, KY!
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PGMS Announces Daniel Roush as CGM #171

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Daniel Roush, CGM, Park Manager of the City of Alexandria, Va. has become the 171st grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program.
PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Roush: I have been in the park maintenance field for over 9 years; I […]

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