Member Award of Honor
Recognizing Those Who Deserve Our Appreciation
Every garden club has those very special members who work
tirelessly and give years of service in many areas …here is your
club's opportunity to say "we appreciate you and thank you for all
The Member Award of Honor recognizes those NGC members, whose
volunteer efforts, during a period of five years, have made
outstanding contribution(s) to club and community in one or more of
the following areas:
- Civic Development
- Horticultural Therapy
- Landscape Design
- Youth Activities
- All Around Excellence
ELIGIBILITY: Any member of a State Garden Club, who has never
served as a member of the NGC Board of Directors, including State
RULES: Send Book of Evidence to your State Awards Chairman. Book
of Evidence is not to exceed 6 pages (total) to be typed and
secured in a folder. No loose pages.
Include the following:
- A short typed description of nominee's accomplishments.
- Title Page-to include:
The name of your State Federation and Region
The area/s (listed above) of nominee's outstanding
contribution(s). Name, complete mailing address and phone number of
nominee. Sponsoring club: including club president's name, address
- Supporting information - to include:
Maximum 3 page outline listing accomplishments of nominee
(including offices and chairmanships held).
A picture of nominee, name of nominee/ complete mailing address
must be on back of picture.
Please secure picture by stapling so it does not get lost.
DEADLINE DATE: Send entries to your State Awards Chairman by
deadline set by your state.
State Winners: Each state winner will receive a certificate from
their State Awards Chairman
Regional Winners: State Awards Chairman will forward the state
winner and book of evidence to the Regional Awards Chairman by
February 1, to be judged by a panel on the Regional level.
REGIONAL WINNERS AUTOMATICALLY BECOME THE NATIONAL WINNER FROM
THAT REGION: The Regional Chairman will notify the winner and send
their Book of Evidence to the National Member Award of Honor
Chairman by February 20.
Regional/National Winners will be presented with a certificate and
pin at the National Convention and will be listed in the Awards
Booklet and The National Gardener. The books of evidence will be
returned at that time.
Download the complete
rules in print format
For more details, contact:
Hinchey, NGC Member Award of Honor Chairman