Registration Form Symposium Location: Name:____________________________ Kiwanis Center 936 Redwine Road Fayetteville, Georgia 30215 Email:____________________________ County:__________________ Gardening in Fayette County __ Symposium Fee is $15.00 IF registered by May 1st After May 1st: $20.00 Registration fee includes snacks, lunch, and door prize drawings Seating is Limited; Reserve Early! Total Enclosed:________________ Payment by Check Only* Make payable to Fayette County Extension Mail to: Fayette County Extension 140 Stonewall Ave. Suite 209 Fayetteville, Georgia 30214 *Credit card and cash payments available at our office. Credit card payments are not available on event day. Lunch: Event sponsored by Chick-fil-a and includes original chicken sandwich FROM JONESBORO: From Hwy 19 & 41, travel East on GA54 toward Peachtree City & GA-85/GA-92/GLYNN ST. Turn left at stop light and continue on GA-85. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto BEAUREGARD BLVD where it becomes REDWINE RD. Kiwanis Park will be two miles on the left and there are two entrances into the park. FROM PEACHTREE CITY: From Peachtree City travel East on GA-54 to Fayetteville to the stop light on GA-85. Turn right onto GA-85 and continue to the next street. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto BEAUREGARD BLVD where it will become REDWINE RD. Kiwanis Park will be two miles on the left and you will have two entrances into the park. FROM RIVERDALE: From GA-85 in Riverdale travel approximately 15 miles to past the courthouse in the center of Fayetteville. After you past the courthouse on the left, make SLIGHT RIGHT onto BEAUREGARD BLVD. It will become REDWINE RD. Kiwanis Park will be two miles on the left and you will have two entrances into park. Fayette County Extension Annual Symposium Saturday May 16, 2015 8:00am-3:30pm Program About the Presenters 8:00 Registration 8:45 Welcome Door Prize Drawing Must be present to win 9:00 Speaker: Audrey Harrelson “Fayette’s Finest Birds” 10:00 Break-Educational Booths 10:30 Speaker: Mark Banta “Low Maintenance Plants for Fayette” 11:30 Lunch– Educational Booths Soil Testing, Container Gardening, and Septic Tank Safety Demos 1:00 Speaker: Larry Dove “Organic Gardening 101” 2:00 Break– Educational Booths Door Prize Drawing Must be present to win 2:30 Speaker: Kim Toal “Encouraging Pollinators and Beneficial's in your Backyard” 3:30 Conclusion, Evaluations Pesticide Re-certification: 1 hour Private & Category 24 Audrey Harrelson is the proprietor of Wild Birds Unlimited in Peachtree City GA. After graduating from North Georgia College, Audrey moved to Fulton County, where she currently resides. In 2004, Audrey and Husband Bobby opened Wild Birds after becoming frustrated with having to either order birding supplies via mail order or drive to the north side of town. Business has since thrived and they enjoy providing materials here in Fayette for bird enthusiasts. Mark Banta is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Park Conservancy. Prior to his role at Piedmont Park, Mark served as president of the Woodall Rogers Park Foundation, overseeing the construction and launch of Klyde Warren Park, a $110 Million, 5.2-acre deck park. From 1996-2012 Mark served as the General Manager of Centennial Olympic Park, overseeing the construction of the park and managing the operational and administrative functions of the Park. Previously, Mr. Banta worked for the University of Georgia as a County Extension Agent and Horticulture Program Leader, specializing in the green industry. He has served as president of several industry organizations including the Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association, and The Georgia Turfgrass Association and has served on the board of the Urban Ag Council. Larry Dove and his wife Twila own Two Doves Farm., a certified organic farm in the heart of Fayette County. His mission in life is to teach others the importance of organic gardening and the benefits of growing your own food. Larry regularly teaches classes at local elementary schools, Peachtree City Community Garden, West Georgia University and University of Georgia Extension Offices. He is currently working with Camp Southern Group on implementing an organic garden to supply the camp with fresh produce. Kim Toal is the Fayette County Extension Coordinator and Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent. She has a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science and a Masters of Science from the University of Georgia. Growing up in the agricultural community, she has learned the importance of education regarding proper gardening techniques and plant selections to increase gardening success. Since employment in 2011, she has developed education programs for citizens and industry professionals to increase conceptual understanding and provide guidance to enhance the gardening experience.
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