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PGMS Calls for Green Star Awards Submissions

Baltimore, MD-The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) is accepting entries of outstanding grounds management projects for its 2005 Green Star awards.

There are two classes of awards, the Grand and the Honor. Only one Grand award will be given per category, while judges may grant as many Honor awards as they deem deserving.

There are 15 categories:

  1. Small site (commercial or primary work site with a budget under $80,000)
  2. Residential landscape (single residence or estate owner)
  3. Public works sites (includes parkways, greenways, and intersections)
  4. Shopping area
  5. Hospital or institution
  6. Government building or complex
  7. Cemetery or memorial park
  8. Industrial, commercial site, or office park
  9. Park, recreation area or athletic field or playground
  10. Multiple sites under same management company
  11. Condominium or apartment complex
  12. Hotel, motel or resort
  13. Amusement park, theme park or zoo
    1. Athletic fields: baseball, football, lacrosse, soccer (high school, collegiate, semi-pro)
    2. Professional fields: baseball, football, soccer, tennis
    3. Golf course
    1. School grounds (kindergarten, high school, technical school, community colleges)
    2. University and college grounds
    3. Urban university grounds

Each winning entry will be honored at the 2005 Awards Banquet in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, November 5 at conclusion of the Society's 2005 School of Professional Grounds Management and GIE scheduled to take place at the Orlando Convention Center from November 2-5.

Deadline for entries is August 5, 2005. For entry info and forms, visit

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