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PGMS Announces Michael Gaudin CGM #179

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Gaudin: I became a Certified Grounds Manager to further my knowledge in my profession, as well as in current techniques and equipment. Also, PGMS gives you the ability and tools to set up a network of peers for insight, advice, exchange of ideas and help who are in […]

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2019 Member-Get-A-Member Campaign

January 8, 2019 – February 28, 2019
Invite fellow grounds professionals to join PGMS.
Share with them how your PGMS membership has benefited 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 Announces Milton Buchler III CGM #177

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Buchler: Receiving the CGM helps me stay current in the industry, while demonstrating the retention of knowledge to my peers. Being the Grounds Manager for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, we want to ensure that our landscapes are improving the environment, not harming it and felt CGM was the […]

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PGMS Announces Vincent Jagodzinski CGM #176

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Jagodzinski: I am a firm believer in continuing education and certifications for myself as well as my teams. The CGM is the epitome of professionalism in the green industry. To continue to strive for excellence and knowledge, makes our campus better and hopefully encourages my team to strive […]

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University of Kansas Medical Center Receives Accreditation

     
Forest Hill, MD (November 2018) – The University of Kansas Medical Center was granted a 3-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM.
Manager of Landscape Services Eric Tow said, “This was an excellent exercise that allowed […]

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PGMS Announces Nathan Lazinsky CGM #175

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Lazinsky: The reason I wanted to become a CGM is to add value to my team, my organization, and our industry. I feel that we must continue to grow our knowledge and collaborate with other professionals in the industry. With the advancements in technology, our industry is constantly […]

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2018 PGMS School of Grounds Management Annual Conference Recap

PGMS 2018 School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO
Oct. 16 – 19, 2018
Louisville, Ky.
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Jeff McManus, CGM Named President of PGMS
Jeff McManus, CGM of The University of Mississippi in University, Miss. 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 Thursday, Oct. […]

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PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO

Online Registration is NOW CLOSED. On-Site Registration will be available for the PGMS School of Grounds Management ONLY.  No On-site registrations for the Field Trip or the Awards Dinner will be available.
 The 2018 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+ […]

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Denison University Receives Accreditation

Forest Hill, MD (August 2018) – Denison University was granted a 2-star Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Accreditation Facilitator Joe Jackson, CGM.
Grounds and Landscape Manager Kevin Mercer, CGM, CSFM, LICM developed the accreditation submission and received the honor on behalf of the […]

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PGMS Announces Andrew Trimble as CGM #174

PGMS: Why did you want to become a CGM?
Trimble: With the encouragement from other CGM’s that I have great respect for, it is a milestone that basically validates 30+ years in the green industry. It also shows to my superiors and clients that there is a level of professionalism associated with our industry that we […]

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