JARS v9n1 - Bronze Medal Awards

Bronze Medal Awards

Rosalie M. Nachman
The Middle Atlantic Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents to Rosalie M. Nachman this Bronze Medal Award in recognition of her many years of service to our Chapter and other plant groups. Among her contributions she has: served on the MAC Board of Directors; written articles for the ARS Journal; shown slides and spoken at meetings; assisted with meetings; participated in and judged flower shows; opened her outstanding garden many times for MAC tours and for the '88 ARS Convention; willingly and generously shared cuttings, plants and knowledge; and with her husband, Larry, has generously supported ARS. For her self-effacing and unsung efforts that have encouraged and inspired countless gardeners to strive for enjoyment from their gardens and appreciate the wonders of the genus Rhododendron , we gratefully present our Chapter's highest award. October 29, 1994.

Ross and Dee Tocher
The Shelton Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents the Bronze Medal Award to Ross and Dee Tocher in recognition and appreciation of their many contributions to our Chapter. Ross has given us inspirational leadership as Chapter president and show chairman. His enthusiastic bidding at our plant auctions set the pace for many successful sales. He accepts each duty; he performs for our club with total dedication. Ross and Dee always seem to go beyond and above what is required for their task. The Chapter thanks them for their generous giving of time.

Eva and Noel Jackson
The members of the Valley Forge Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society, this 6th day of November, 1994, award the Bronze Medal to Eva and Noel Jackson. Since you became members many years ago you have always been willing and dedicated workers on behalf of our Chapter and you have opened your home and garden for our enjoyment on many occasions. Both of you have served on numerous committees and assisted with many Chapter functions. We remember in particular Noel as an enthusiastic cashier at plant sales and Eva assisting customers with their selections. It is for your service, Eva, as Chapter president for two terms and for your continuing effort as editor of the Chapter newsletter that we express our sincere gratitude. You have provided guidance and direction at meetings, sales events, and shows and have promoted the genus Rhododendron including its native conservation for benefit of all. With gratitude to both of you, the Valley Forge Chapter is pleased to present to you its highest honor, the Bronze Medal. November 6, 1994.