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PGMS Announces Philip Dierker as the 160th CGM

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has announced that Philip Dierker, CGM of Columbia, Missouri has become the 160th grounds management professional to successfully complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Dierker currently serves as the landscape gardener for the University of Missouri (Mizzou) Athletics Department. PGMS recently spent a few moments getting to know […]

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Western Michigan University Receives Landscape Accreditation

Western Michigan University was granted a 4-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by accreditation facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM. “Western Michigan University presented its case for the Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation Program in exemplary fashion. The Landscape Services Division was well organized and […]

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Three Campuses Honored with PGMS Accreditation

The University of California-Davis has become the first campus  to receive a 4-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Walt Bonvell, a Certified Grounds Manager (CGM), past president of PGMS and senior grounds lead of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. The University of […]

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PGMS Celebrates Successful 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO

PGMS 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO Oct. 22-25, 2014 Louisville, Ky. ————————————————————————————————————————- John Burns, CGM Named President of PGMS John Burns, CGM of the University of Texas in Austin 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 […]

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PGMS Announces 2014 Green Star Award Winners

The PGMS 2014 Green Star Award winners were announced and recognized at the PGMS Awards/Installation Reception & Dinner that took place in Louisville, Ky. on Friday, Oct. 24 as part of the 2014 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO. Congratulations to the following winners: Hospital or Institution Grand Award – Duke University Medical Center Honor […]

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PGMS Launches the Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation Program

PGMS has launched their Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation program. The PGMS Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation program is a dynamic evaluation tool that can be utilized by facilities and organizations that have a landscape services or grounds component. Click here for more information.

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2014 Summer Regional Seminar and Site Visit

PGMS will be spending a two full days this summer in the “City of Lakes” and we want you to join us! For the PGMS Summer Regional and Site Visit we are heading to Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 4-5! Attendees will be treated to an exclusive tour of Toro Headquarters, a PGMS Platinum Partner. Click here […]

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Do YOU Have What it Takes to be a 2014 Green Star?

We are almost halfway through 2014 and as you start planning for the rest of the year ahead, ask yourself one question…DO I HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A 2014 GREEN STAR AWARD WINNER? It’s time to start getting your photos taken, putting your presentation together and filling out the application form. The deadline […]

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PGMS Adds Supplier Member to Board of Directors

By a vote of 153-12, members of PGMS voted electronically to slightly amend the Society’s Bylaws in terms of how a Supplier Member is selected for the Board of Directors. Section 501 of the Society’s Bylaws defines the composition of the Board of Directors which includes “up to two (2) representative of the Supplier category […]

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2014 PGMS Spring Regional and Site Visit a Success!

It’s another successful PGMS event for the books! Grounds professionals from all across the country came together to learn, network, relax and recharge at the 2014 PGMS Spring Regional and Site Visit that took place March 3-4 in Orlando, Florida. Photos from the event are now posted on the PGMS Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ProfessionalGroundsManagementSociety. PGMS […]

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