March 15, 2017
Gear Up for Spring, Landscape Ontario Golden Horseshoe Chapter’s annual education, networking and trade show event will take place March 28 at the Ancaster Fairgrounds in Jerseyville, Ont. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event, designed to prepare LO members and their employees for the start of another work season, promises to be bigger and better than ever.

The education sessions have a focus on road safety and include a presentation by Ministry of Transportation - Ontario (MTO) and a hands-on vehicle inspection by the Halton Police Commercial Vehicle Unit. In the afternoon, Paul Zammit from the Toronto Botanical Gardens will show how to create dramatic container gardens for every season using many of his favourite plants.

Hands-on demonstrations have been added this year and the sold out trade show will feature over 70 local exhibitors showcasing various products and services. All attendees get a free lunch, sponsored by B.R. Dickson Equipment, Eloquip and Nisco National Leasing. Many prize draws, including an early bird prize draw for those who arrive before 8:30 a.m. will be held with prizes donated by various vendors.

LO members can post available employment opportunities at the event by sending them to Myscha Stafford at prior to March 22.

The Golden Horseshoe Chapter will also hold their annual general meeting during the event and are looking for new members to participate on the chapter board.

The main event sponsor is Windmill Power Equipment.

Anyone who would like to attend the free event can register online at