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Issue No. 2

July 8 deadline for call for nominations
Chapters choosing to nominate a candidate for the 2014 GCSAA Board of Directors should do so in the form of a letter sent on chapter letterhead by July 8. Nominate a candidate.

Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award (DSA) nominations due July 15
Chapter leaders: nomninate a deserving member of your chapter who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the golf course superintendent's profession. Submit nominations.

Save the date for 2013 Chapter Delegates Meeting
The 2013 Chapter Delegates Meeting will be held at GCSAA Headquarters, Lawrence, Kan., Oct. 1-3. The agenda and registration form will be available inthe coming months. In the meantime, email Leann Cooper, chapter services manager, with any questions. Learn more.

What could your chapter do with $3,000?
Enter LebanonTurf's 2014 Dog Days of Golf Calendar and Dog of the Year contest. Submit a picture of your golf course canine companion today. If selected for the calendar your dog will also have a chance to be crowned 2014 Dog of the Year, garnering a $3,000 prize for your affiliated chapter, a $500 donation to your local humane society, and a $500 prize for you. LebanonTurf's 2014 Dog Days of Golf Calendar will be delivered with the November issue of GCM. Submit your entry or email a high resolution photo to lebturfdogcalendar@gcsaa.org. The deadline is Aug. 1, 2013.

It's committee season at GCSAA
Traditionally spring is the season when committees meet to discuss the programs, services and direction of GCSAA. The GCSAA Board of Directors and staff appreciate each volunteer. For more information on each committee and to see who is serving, view the committee dIrectory.

GCSAA spread the good news about golf at National Golf Day

GCSAA to fund two new research projects
The projects, one on drought and traffic stress, and the other on anthracnose disease control, were each funded through a grant from the Environmental Institute for Golf. Learn more.

Rounds 4 Research auction open June 6-16
Tell your chapter memebers to let golfers know they can get great deals on great golf while raising money for turgrass research. More than 600 rounds of golf are available across the country. In addition to the June auction, the next R4R online auction will be Aug. 1-11. Place your bids now.


R4R online auction


Call for Nomination due


DSA nominations due


R4R online auction

Thirteen new seminars added to 2014 Education Conference lineup

GCSAA superintendent salaries rise in 2013

Everglades GCSA shares tips for successful symposiums

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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