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PGMS Green Star Awards Announced at GIE

For those of you out there in the profession who have yet to take advantage of membership in PGMS or involvement in PGMS activities, you are urged to do it for your profession, your professional society, and most importantly for yourself. It's a great way to advance your career and deepen your network.

The 2008 PGMS Green Star Grounds Management Awards Winners will be named at the conclusion of the School of Grounds Management & GIE+Expo in Louisville, Ky. The annual awards banquet will be held on October, 25.

For the 36th year of the Green Star competition, eight Grand Awards-the highest honor achievable per category-will be given out, while 11 honor award winners have also been selected.

Submissions were made in the following 15 categories of grounds management: (Not every category received an award)

  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 Site (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 Playground
  10. Multiple Sites under Management Company
  11. Condominium or Apartment Complex
  12. Hotel, Motel, or Resort
  13. Amusement Park, Theme Park, or Zoo
  14. A) Athletic Fields - baseball, football, lacrosse, soccer (high school, collegiate, semi-pro)
    B) Professional Fields - baseball, football, soccer, tennis
    C) Golf Course
  15. A) School Grounds (kindergarten - high school, technical school, community colleges)
    B)Urban University Grounds
    C)University and College Grounds

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