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         Click to view your choice of Awards or scroll thru list:
          Note: Some winners to be posted later as available.

    Beautification Award (Home Garden)    
   Beautification Award (Organization) 
   Certificate of Appreciation     
   Creativity Award
   Bill Hull Memorial Cup                                
   Environmental & Conservation            
   Gardening from the Heart                   

 George Spader Award                                      
   Honor Clubs                                         
   Johnny Appleseed Award 
    Scholarship Awards     
    Service Club Awards       
    Silver Medal   
    Spade Awards    
    Spade Club Awards
    Trowel Awards
    Trowel Club Awards
    Woodson K. Jones Memorial Award
    Youth & Gardening Award

    National Past President Pins

Beautification Awards
(Home Garden):

       Maintained by member and family

Beautification Award (Organization):

Bill Hull Memorial Cup:

Certificate of Appreciation:

Creativity Award:

Environmental & Conservation
 Achievement Award:

Gardening from the Heart:

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George Spader Award: 2016
       For the greatest percent increase in membership over the previous year:

       Garden Club of Dallas, Dallas, TX

  Honor Clubs:
  Membership increase information was not presented at the 2015 convention.
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Johnny Appleseed Award:

Newsletters: 2016
               Newsletter    Club or Region    Editor

Class A Club Award:   (50 + members)
     1st place:    No entries

    2nd place:    No entries

    3rd place:     No entries       
Class B Club Award:    (25 to 49 members)                    
   1st place:    Shirley Winnes
                      The Gardeners of Green B ay, WI
   2nd place:   Frank Cooley
                      The Gardeners of Lima, OH 
   3rd place:   No entries

Class C Club Award:     (25 or less members)
    1st place:   Maggie Faley & Cheri Kessen
                       Fort Wayne GOA. IN
    2nd  place:  No entries 

    3rd place:    No entries

Region Newsletters:
    1st place:  No entries


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Photography: 2016
Best of Show Winners - 2016
   Best of Show:       Shirley Winnes  
                             Member The Gardeners of Green Bay, WI
   1st  Runner-up:     Richard States
                             Member MGC of Youngstown, OH


   2nd  Runner-up:    Debra Hoover
                     Member Gardeners of Central Lake County, IL
   Quercus rubra (red oaks)

   Sweepstakes Award:  Richard States   
                                Member MGC of Youngstown, OH
Click here to View Photos: Photography Competition Winners 

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Scholarship Awards: 2016
 Candidate                  University or College      
 Daniel Zellers                   Agricultural Technical Institute,
 GOG Akron                     The Ohio State University
 Holly VanKeuren              Agricultural Technical Institute,
 GOG Akron                     The Ohio State University

 Robert P. Ruman             Agricultural Technical Institute,
 GOG Akron                     The Ohio State University

Andrea Johnson               Kansas State University
Mo-Kan Region, GA

Karen Schneck                 Kansas State University
Mo-Kan Region, GA

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 Service Club Awards:


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  Spade Awards: 2016
  For recruiting the most new members:
The Gardeners of Lima, Lima, OH  

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 Spade Club Award:
Recognition of club with most members qualifying for the Spade Award.
 Trowel Awards:  2016
For recruiting new members who renew for a 2nd year,
       Gardeners of Greater Akron, Akron OH
       MGC of Des Moines, Des Moines, IA 

 Trowel Club Award:
Recognition of club with most members qualifying for the Trowel Award.
Silver Medal:
Recognition for a member of TGOA/MGCA who has rendered outstanding service to the national organization, The Gardeners of America, Inc. / The Men's Garden Clubs of America, Inc.

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Woodson K. Jones Memorial

To an affiliated TGOA/MGCA club in recognition of projects and outstanding service to the community and TGOA/MGCA

Youth & Gardening Award: 2016
     Stephen J. Thompson
     Gardeners of Greater Akron, OH

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National Past President Pins:
Presented in
R. Daniel Logan III       2014   (Year as President)
James L. Bagwell III     2013
John J. Kessen            2012
Hugh G. Earnhart         2011
Robert L. Grossman    2009
James A. Mack             2007
Dale G. Davies             2006
Honey Barneykoff       2004
Louis C. Jones            2003
William F. Lanning     1998
James A. Tracy           1992


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