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PGMS MEMBERS GIVE BACK TO U.S. VETERANS

The PGMS Georgia Branch is hosting their first outreach program at the VFW Post 658 in Macon, GA; the oldest chartered post in Georgia that has fallen into disrepair. PGMS is taking a systematic approach with work ranging from tree trimming, debris clean up, and mowing. Led by Branch President, Brad Barbee, CGM, PGMS anticipates […]

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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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PGMS Announces Aaron Martinez as CGM #170

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Aaron Martinez, CGM, of the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Tyler, Texas has become the 170th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program.
PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Martinez: I work at a large Healthcare system where many of […]

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PGMS Visits Charlotte, NC

Relive the journey:
Two Days of Education, Networking & Exclusive Tours Highlight the
2017 PGMS School of Grounds Management Summer Conference!
PGMS and over one hundred attendees enjoyed Southern hospitality in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 24-25 for a two day conference. Hosted by the North Carolina Branch, the 2017 Summer Conference featured multiple speaker sessions, exclusive tours, and […]

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Members In the News

Brad Barbee Named Incoming President of Keep Tift Beautiful
In July, Brad Barbee, CGM of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College was voted as the incoming president for the Keep Tift Beautiful board. Barbee was serving as an ABAC representative prior to the election.
Keep Tift Beautiful, an affiliate group of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Georgia Beautiful, focus […]

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PGMS Salary Survey is Now Available

PGMS Releases Highly Anticipated 2017 Grounds Compensation Survey Results
A compensation survey for grounds personnel has been completed for the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS®) by Industry Insights, Inc. The study is based on results and comments collected by a questionnaire sent to members from March to April 2017. Over 20% of the PGMS membership participated […]

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PGMS Extended Invitation to Participate in NALP’s Day of Renewal and Remembrance

PGMS has once again been extended an invitation to participate in NALP’s Day of Renewal and Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery on July 17th. Participation in this event is extremely rewarding and a great opportunity to give back. It is a difficult event to get in and PGMS receives 10 spots annually. The day starts […]

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