January 2010Previous Issues
Past president thanks members for support and advice
Thank you for your support and advice over the past two years. It has been my privilege and honour to serve you.
Accident affects Landmark Group
Gavin Nordeman and Darcie Slaa were killed in a car accident near Owen Sound on Dec. 4.
Growers Short Course focusing on important issues
If it’s February, it must be time for the annual LO Growers’ Short Course.
LO Foundation contributes $100,000 for research chair
Foundation president John Wright announced contribution to endowed research chair at Vineland and the University of Guelph.
Ontario garden centres needed for inspection program
Garden Centres Canada (GCC) plans to bring back its inspection program across Canada during the summer of 2010.
Lombardis welcome first child
Tony Lombardi has some new duties to add to his already full plate, after he and his wife Stephanie welcomed their first child, Luciano Domenico.
Welcome Gabriel Wesley McIntyre
LO staff member Kristen McIntyre, project and event coordinator, gave birth to her seciond child, Gabriel Wesley, on Nov. 26, at 11:58 p.m.
Original LO company loses matriarch
Dorothy Smit, the mother of LO member John Smit, passed away at her home on Dec. 1, in her 82nd year.
Professional And Workforce Development
There are 12 great reasons to join Canada Blooms
Canada Blooms celebrates its 14th year from March 17 to 21, at the Direct Energy Centre.
Systems For Success
Government Services Canada increasing qualification requirements
Public Works and Government Services Canada is in the process of increasing the qualification requirements for contractors bidding on grounds maintenance contracts for federal government sites in Ottawa.
Windsor Chapter donation
The Windsor Chapter recently made a donation from proceeds of its 2009 Winter Blooms event to the St. Clair College Foundation.
Paluch featured at GreenTrade Expo
GreenTrade Expo has announced that powerhouse speaker Jim Paluch of JP Horizons will be featured at the Profit Builders’ Lunch.
OMAFRA Turf Report