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Issue No. 5

Delegates gather for 20th annual meeting
Delegates representing 82 chapters gathered Oct. 5-7, 2012 at GCSAA Headquarters and at the Hilton Kansas City Airport in Kansas City, MO. Delegates received GCSAA updates, heard presentations by candidates for the 2013 board of directors, participated in a town-hall-style session, provided feedback on changes to the affiliation agreement and a member dues increase proposal. A summary article and presentation handout are available.

Update Chapter Leadership with GCSAA
If your chapter has recently held its annual election, please fill out the Leadership Update form. GCSAA will update its records and award .5 service points for past board service.

Save the Date! Chapter Events in San Diego
The Chapter Executive Session and Chapter Editors Session held annually during the GCSAA Education Conference will be on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 in the San Diego Convention Center. Please save the date and be on the lookout for additional information regarding registration. For questions, please contact Leann Cooper, chapter services manager.

2013 GCSAA Committee Deadline Oct. 24
Applications for GCSAA committee service are due Oct. 24. This is a great opportunity for your chapter members to hone their leadership skills and network on the national level. .

Great deals on GCSAA merchandise
Encourage your members to visit the GCSAA Merchandise Store online at www.gcsaa.org for excellent pricing on a variety of apparel, books and other items. Don't miss out on the new Carhartt selections perfect for the coming seasons. Visit the GCSAA Merchandise Store today!

2013 GCSAA Education Conference: San Diego

Registration opens Nov. 1 for 2013 GCSAA Education Conference and the Golf Industry Show
The 2013 GCSAA Education Conference and the Golf Industry Show will be held February 4 8, 2013 in San Diego, California. This event will provide you with the most highly acclaimed education in the industry, face time with respected experts in your field, unparalleled networking opportunities with your peers, and a preview of the most innovative products on the market today. Visit www.gcsaa.org/conference for more information

Housing for San Diego is open!
Early Bird rates are available thru Nov. 29 at select hotels, book now to receive the best deals.


Committee service deadline


GCSAA Education and Golf Industry Show registration opens


Last day for early bird conference and show hotel rates

Bayer to send five superintendents to 2013 conference and show in San Diego

GCSAA lauds IGF statement on sustainability

Check out the chapters that have signed on to participate in the EIFG's Round 4 Research

Each month, GCSAA provides membership reports of new, reclassified and dropped members to assist chapters with the shared membership verification process. Get these reports now.

Be the first to congratulate the members who have recently become certified or renewed their certification.

Partner Recognition Program
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