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Volume 36, Number 4
Fall 1982

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Bronze Medal Awards

MIDDLE ATLANTIC CHAPTER
Austin C. Kennell
The Middle Atlantic Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents to Austin C. Kennell this Bronze Medal Award in recognition of dedicated service as a guiding force in the continuing development of this chapter; having given of himself diligently, faithfully, and selflessly in a wide range of activities and capacities, most recently as President and presently as District Director and his tireless commitment to inspire each to participate to the fullest and to derive the utmost from the benefits of membership.

Sandra and Ken McDonald
The Middle Atlantic Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents to Sandra and Ken McDonald this Bronze Medal Award in recognition of their many services as officers and directors on the Chapter, Regional, and National levels of The American Rhododendron Society; and their countless contributions of time and expense to all facets of our Chapter activities, this Chapter is proud to present this award along with our most grateful thanks.

SEATTLE CHAPTER
Bob Badger
For many years of always being generous and tireless in sharing your experience and vast knowledge of the genus Rhododendron through teaching, writing, as president and vice president, founding study groups, judging and show chairman, hybridizer, grower and nurseryman.

Marge Badger
For many years of always being generous and tireless in sharing your experience and vast knowledge of the genus Rhododendron, for an always cheerful, energetic and generous response to any member or committee for assistance.

Ralph Nichols
For your efforts on behalf of the Meerkerk Garden, your years as president and show chairman and your many other contributions within the Chapter throughout the years.

Ralph Nichols
For your efforts on behalf of the Meerkerk Garden, your years as president and show chairman and your many other contributions within the Chapter throughout the years.

Ray Tyson
For many years of spending your vacation as chairman of shows, staging and all the work that goes on before, during and after show, and your work with the Seattle Park Board on Discovery Park, study groups, committees, hybridizer group and your many concerned efforts on behalf of the Chapter.

Elsie Watson
For your years as Secretary for the Chapter, as awards and trophy chairperson, for clerking at shows and for being secretary to the Ratings committee, and for being "First Lady" to the hybridizer group.

Milt Tanggard
For always being enthusiastic and cheerful and ready to help make a show a success and for being Study Group Chairman, Early Show chairman, world traveler, plant collector and hybridizer, for serving on many committees, always with a twinkle in your eye and a bit of wit to make it special for all of us.

VANCOUVER CHAPTER
Ed and Francisca Darts
Both Ed and Francisca have given devoted service to the Vancouver Chapter during the many years that they have been members and have generously shared rare and interesting plants from their garden at practically every meeting no matter what time of the year.

PHILADELPHIA CHAPTER
Edward W. Collins
In recognition of his years of service to the chapter; continuing efforts to stimulate interest in improving propagating and growing techniques; implementation of our displays at Philadelphia Flower Show; and being the motivating force behind the annual cut truss shows.

TUALATIN VALLEY CHAPTER
Fran and Ed Egan
May 15, 1982 the Tualatin Valley Chapter presented the bronze medal to Fran & Ed Egan "for service as President, Vice President, Hostess Chairman, The Rhody Runner species color picture program, meeting program presenter, National Director, Journal Editor, Executive Secretary, and most of all for being sharing people.


Volume 36, Number 4
Fall 1982

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