SUBMITTED BY ANN GLENN –
Polk County Master Gardeners Vice President, Patricia Roberts, presents a certificate of appreciation to Paul Stanley, as representative of the Polk County Farmers Association Co-Op., which was voted 2014 Business Friend of Master Gardeners. Shown with them is “Doc” Sorge, well known as the “go-to-guy” for answers to all manner of gardening questions.
Kathy Russert receives a certificate of appreciation designating her a Friend of Master Gardeners from Patricia Roberts, Vice President of the organization. The certificate describes her as “a concerned individual, focused on our community who has been beneficial to the growth of our organization.” Mrs. Russert, who retired last year from full-time teaching at Acorn School, has been coordinator of the Junior Master Gardener program in Acorn for several years.