Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers welcomed 11 new members
On June 23, Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers welcomed 11 new members into their ranks. This training class took part in 50 hours of online course work including basic Horticulture, Edible Gardening, Ornamentals, and Volunteerism. Participants were also required to take part in 4 lab days, consisting of a total of 16 hours of hands-on training. Master Gardener interns are also committed to completing 50 hours of volunteer service within their first year. Congratulations to this great, new group!
Interns pictured: Bruce Deppen, Luke Peters, Jeanette Huntington, Rotonda Arnold, Sheena Yoe, Darlene Lawson, Denise Rusch, Tyra Sims. Also pictured: Training Mentors: John Shipley, Molly Zablan, and Nanci Shipley, along with Program Coordinator Christen Thomas and Mary Carol Sheffield, ANR Agent for Paulding County. Interns not pictured: Erin Castillo and Jean McCarthy.