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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!

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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PGMS Announces New CGM’s

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced its 153rd CGM to be James Hogan, horticulturist at Chartwell Golf & Country Club in Severna Park, Md. PGMS has also announced Brandon Martin, grounds manager at Baylor University in Waco, Texas as its 154th CGM. Congratulations to both professionals! Click here to read more about James Hogan. Click here […]

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PGMS Announces Brandon Martin as the 154th CGM!

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Brandon Martin of Waco, Texas has become the 154th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Martin currently serves as the Grounds Manager at Baylor University. PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM? Martin: Starting four years ago I began my career as a Grounds Manager. […]

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PGMS Announces James Hogan as the 153rd CGM!

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that James Hogan of Severna Park, Md. has become the 153rd grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Hogan currently serves as the Horticulturist at Chartwell Golf & Country Club. PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM? Hogan: I wanted to become a CGM […]

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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 Jonathan Kavalier as the 152nd CGM!

PGMS Announces Jonathan Kavalier as the 152nd CGM!

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Jonathan Kavalier of Washington, D.C. has become the 152nd grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Kavalier currently serves as the Supervisory Horticulturist at Smithsonian Gardens. PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM? Kavalier: I am always looking for ways […]

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North Carolina Branch Hosts Successful Volunteer Cleanup Event

The PGMS North Carolina Branch hosted an outreach project on Feb. 22, 2014 at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, a landmark in Winston-Salem, N.C. that had fallen into disrepair and needed help. David Davis, CGM, associate director of landscaping services at Wake Forest University, organized the event. The event had over 200 volunteers that came out to […]

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2014 Scholarship Winners

PGMS ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS FOR 2014! The scholarship committee wants to congratulate all of the 2014 scholarship recipients. We wish them well in the future and hope the scholarships help to reduce their collegiate expenses. The scholarship program is a wonderful way to recognize interns that work for you or college students you meet in […]

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