Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

DEC 2018

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December 2018 33 State Associations MNLA serves the public by working with var- ious horticulture trades state agencies and oth- ers to develop and improve standards that help our members to offer quality plant materials and services to the public. We believe that establish - ing industry standards and educating individu- als working in horticulture serves to provide the public with better products and expertise. Montana Nursery and Landscape Association NJLCA is a resource to the landscape contrac- tor green industry service provider and supplier as well as the consumer. We are a community of green industry professionals who are dedicated to advancing the integrity, proficiency and con - tinued growth of the landscape industry. We do this through education training and legislative advocacy. New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association Left Every year, the MNLA Fall Tour is held in a different Mon- tana city where various nurseries, landscape businesses and landscape sites are visited. Thirty people at- tended this year's tour on Septem- ber 14 in Great Falls. Left The 150 Attendees at the 2018 Mon- tana Green Expo held January 10, at the Missoula Hilton Garden Inn included long time supporters of the MNLA Brad Brown (third from left) and Jerry and Jan Cashman next to him. With them from Glacier Nurs- ery are (from left) Samuel Harworth and Shawn Dye, and Shane Rogers (far right). Above Golfers prepare to move into position for the shotgun start at MNLA's Annual Golf Scramble and Membership Drive, August 23 at the Briarwood Golf Course in Billings. Twenty-two teams participated in the tournament, and $1,220 was raised for the association's Scholarship Fund. Above Sixty people attended the Member Apprecia- tion BBQ for the association's Billings Chapter at River Ridge Landscape Company in Laurel on Octo- ber 16, 2018. The evening included a night lighting demonstration by FX Luminaire. Left Meeting with U.S Congressman Josh Gottheimer (center) at NALP Legislative Day on the Hill in July was (from left) Mike Bandy (Lebanon Seaboard), NJLCA chair- man of the board George Futterknecht and NJLCA director of operations Gail Woolcott. Right Joining Futterknecht to meet with Gottheimer were (from left) Todd Brad- bury (Bradbury Landscap- ing) and Patrick Murphy (Irish Landscape Designs). Left At the Landscape Achievement Awards Dinner last Decem- ber, emcee and vice president of NJLCA Rich Goldstein (Green Meadows Landscaping) opened the evening dressed as Willy Wonka and sang a "Landscapi- fied" version of World of Pure Imagination. Left Also at the Land- scape Achievement Awards Dinner were (back row from left) NJLCA president Nelson Lee (Landscapeworks), David Mairo (Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC), NJ Nursery and Landscape Association executive director Lori Jenssen, NJNLA president Jack Otterbein, NJNLA vice president Steve Wilson, (front row) Asia Wyszatycki (Nelson Lee's wife), assemblyman Kevin Rooney and wife, Hayley Rooney, Lenny DiTomaso (D & H Landscape Group) and Josh Hampton (D & H Landscape Group).

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