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GROW™ EAST COAST LECTURE SERIES XV SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY JUNE 17, 2016
10th Annual New York Metropolitan Rose Council Dinner
Sponsored by Star ® Roses and Plants

Guest of Honor - Dr. Wang Guoliang, Great Rosarian of the World™ 2016 Recipient
Presentation of the GROW™ International Friend of the Rose Award
6:00 p.m. Reception, 7:00 p.m. Dinner (Business Attire)
Location: Opia, 130 East 57th St., New York, NY
$150 Registration by April 30, 2016
$175 Registration after April 30, 2016 
For reservations contact Pat Shanley, 516-458-9148, pshanley@aol.com
Or online at https://www.nycharities.org/events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=9002
Reservations and pre-payment required.

SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016
GROW™ LECTURE AND AWARDS PRESENTATIONS
Sponsored by The Beaty Fertilizer CompanyLocation: The Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
10:00 a.m. - Welcome and Presentation of 2016 GROW™ Rose Garden Hall of Fame Awards
2016 GROW™ Rose Garden Hall of Fame Award Honorees: Beijing Botanical Garden,
Gardens of Chambersville, Carla Fineschi Rose Garden
11:45 a.m.- Presentation of the American Garden Rose Selections™2017 Awards
12:30 p.m.- Lunch and self-guided tour of the rose garden
2:00 p.m. - Award Ceremony and Lecture
Dr. Wang Guoliang - Great Rosarian of the World™ 2016 Honoree
4:00 p.m. - Wine and Cheese Reception

Registration fee:
$80 for members of ARS, MRS and QBG,
$90 for non-members,
$18 Lunch (optional)
Register on line at: http://bitly.com/grow2016
(This registration is a separate one from the others due to event venue at the Queens Botanical Garden.)

Conference Hotel:
The Renaissance Hotel 57, 130 East 57th St., NY, NY 10022
212-651-3238. Reserve your room by May 25, 2016 to get $269 discounted room rate.
Book your group rate for Great Rosarians of the World.

Transportation:
Round trip bus transportation on Saturday, from Hotel 57 to Queens Botanical Garden
$60 per person.
Register online at https://www.nycharities.org/events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=9002
Reservations and pre-payment required.