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[FERNDALE] – Individuals wishing to attend the Sullivan Renaissance Annual Conference and Expo on Saturday, March 10 can register and sign up for workshops directly on-line. Everyone is welcome and there is no fee to register.
Go to www.sullivanrenaissance.org and click on the link at the top of the page. Those unable to register on-line should call the
The CVI Center in Ferndale will be filled with an abundance of flowers and numerous garden exhibitors. The conference also features the introduction of the Renaissance Collection, a group of annuals and perennials that meet the challenges of gardening in Sullivan County.
The keynote address will be delivered by Joe Lamp’l (aka Joe Gardener), host and executive producer of the award-winning series “Growing a Green World” on public television, who will talk about gardening trends around the country. His groundbreaking series delivers the latest trends in eco-friendly living mixed with traditional gardening know-how. To view a full episode online, go to www.growingagreenerworld.com
The conference also features exhibits and workshops on the Renaissance Collection, garden maintenance, recruiting volunteers, cultivating leaders, Main Street success stories, enhancing storefronts, and the Catskill Edible Garden Project. All workshop space is limited to the first registrants.
The new 2012 Sullivan Renaissance grant program will be outlined and applications will be available. Achievement Awards will also be given to eleven individuals and businesses.
The conference begins at 8:00 a.m. with a light breakfast and registration. The program starts at 9:00 a.m. and runs to 2:00 p.m.
Completed forms may be faxed to 845-295-2746; scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mailed to
Sullivan Renaissance is a beautification and community development program principally funded by the Gerry Foundation. For more information, call 845-295-2445.