JARS v60n2 - Bronze Medal Awards

Bronze Medal Awards

Trevor & Doreen Badminton
With gratitude, we are pleased to recognize the many contributions made by Trevor and Doreen Badminton with our highest commendation. You have generously provided plants from your Rhodo Ranch with excellent photos to accompany them for our annual plant sales, and for meetings and raffles. Your home and beautifully manicured garden have been graciously offered for our summer picnics on many occasions, and we appreciate the immense efforts on your part to make these events truly enjoyable. Since joining the chapter in 1996, Trevor has served on our executive in numerous capacities - director, treasurer, vice-president and president. He has shared his love and knowledge of the Yak hybrids with us in very informative presentations. The Fraser South Chapter is honoured to award Trevor and Doreen with the ARS Bronze Medal.

Richard White
The Nanaimo Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society takes great pleasure in awarding its highest honour, the Bronze Medal, to Richard White. A founding member of the executive, Richard has served for many years as director, treasurer, president, and past-president, cheerfully offering leadership and camaraderie. Richard has served as chair of the Program Committee and has contributed generously of his professional expertise and knowledge to the club. He has helped organize the annual truss show and was instrumental in developing the cooperation between the Society and the Hailey Rhododendron Grove in Bowen Park. January 2006.

Lois O'Connor
The Ozark Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society is proud to present the Bronze Medal Award to Lois O'Connor of Mena, Arkansas. You have been both a generous and enthusiastic member. You have contributed to our chapter as treasurer, secretary, and membership chair since 1997, and helped strengthen it. You attended all our meetings in our early days, providing leadership and comfort to our visitors and new members. You donated many plants for our auctions. You have expanded our horizon by trying countless new varieties and sharing your successes with us. You have traveled many, many miles in your tireless service to our chapter. We are fortunate to have you as a member. We are hereby proud to confer upon you this Bronze Medal of the American Rhododendron Society for your many years of service and dedication to our chapter, this 18th day of April 2006.