Posted by: ccenys4h | November 25, 2013

Master Gardener Training

 

PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release 11/20/13
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, Nicole Slevin (Community Educator & Communications), 845-292-6180 ext. 114, nas96@cornell.edu  
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Sullivan County Master Gardener Training Starting
 
LIBERTY, NY— A 15 week training program to become a Master Gardener volunteer will begin Thursday, February 6, 2014, through Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County. The course will be held at CCE’s Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road in Liberty. Training dates will run every Thursday, from February 6 through May 15. Snow dates are also built into the schedule.
 
Up to 20 individuals will be accepted into the program after an application and interview process. The cost to participate is $250. Community service is required as part of this “neighbors teaching neighbors” approach. Applications for this volunteer program are available online at http://www.sullivancce.org or at the CCE office in Liberty. More information can be obtained by calling Susan Dollard at 845-292-6180.
 
In 1975 in New York State, the Master Gardener’s Program began, combining a set curriculum, learning experiences, and hands-on training. The program provides home and community gardeners with unbiased gardening information based on research knowledge and reliable experience.
 
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Offered by: Susan Dollard
845-292-6180, ext. 107
Master Gardener Coordinator/ Community Educator
 
 
Cornell Cooperative Extension in Sullivan County provides equal program and employment opportunities.
Please contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County office if you have any special needs.

 

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