JUNE 20, 2017 CDL TRAINING Need help passing the state CDL test?Join us for Commercial Drivers License Training and learn the information you need to know to pass the state CDL test. This course is taught by Daryl Lengyel, a former truck driver and the owner/president of CDL Training Consultants. (CLASS SIZE LIMITED.)
JULY 14, 2017 PLANT ID CLINIC This Plant ID Clinic is a hands-on training opportunity for you and your crews that will cover the basics of Plant ID for plants typically used in Zone 6 in Ohio. Many of the plants that will be covered are on the plant list for the Landscape Industry Certified Technician’s Test,
AUGUST 3, 2017 OLA SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC Join us at Mallard Creek Golf Club in Columbia Station for the OLA Scholarship Golf Classic! Proceeds from this event benefit our OLA Scholarship Fund. Our golf outing was created to help generate funding for our scholarship program, targeting qualified students interested in a vocation within the green industry.
AUGUST 24, 2017 SNOW & ICE MANAGEMENT CLINIC Join us at St. Michael's Woodside in Broadview Heights, OH for our annual Snow & Ice Management Clinic. Details TBD.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 (NE OHIO) OLA MEETING / FACILITY TOUR Brian-Kyles Landscapes of Distinction. For more information contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521, or visit OhioLandscapers.org.
OCTOBER 12, 2017 (CENTRAL OHIO) OLA MEETING / FACILITY TOUR TBD
NOVEMBER 16, 2017 (NE OHIO) OLA MEETING Held at St. Michael’s Woodside in Broadview Hts., OH. For more information contact OLA at 1-800-335-6521, or visit OhioLandscapers.org.
Wooster, Ohio LIC HANDS-ON FIELD TESTING DATE Landscape supervisors, foremen, and field technicians who are Landscape Industry Certified are recognized as qualified professionals. This can mean better wages and enhanced profits as the public becomes more aware of the meaning of doing business with a certified professional. For more information on taking the test, visit the link above, or call the OLA at 440.717.0002. The deadline to register for this test is 5/19/2017.
JULY 15 - 18, 2017 Columbus, Ohio CULTIVATE '17 Cultivate brings those in the industry together for an experience that's electric, inspiring, and highly impactful. Whatever your goals are, Cultivate has the resources and answers you need to get results. Join 10,000 of your industry peers for the event that gets everyone excited about business and growing for the future.
JULY 17, 2017 Peninsula, OH 44264 SNOWFIGHTERS INSTITUTE SNOW & ICE SEMINAR Join the Snowfighters Institute at the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park for a One-Day Sales Seminar, featuring internationally respected snow and ice management expert and author of Managing Snow & Ice and Snow Management, A Look Through Time, John Allin, CSP, ASCA-C. This seminar will offer attendees a comprehensive look at current snow and ice management practices and focus on how to grow your business with effective and persuasive sales techniques.
JULY 28th 2017 Columbus, Ohio 43203 AMANDA PATTON: An Award-Winning garden designer from Britain Amanda Patton will be giving two lectures on the art of design. The focus of her talks are the principles and elements of art as they are used (or not!) in garden design. She takes the most important of these and show paintings to illustrate the principle/element followed by garden images that demonstrate them in practice. For more info, call Jackie Ansara at 419.283.5062.
AUGUST 8, 2017 50th ANNUAL NGLCO FIELD DAY The Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio are excited to announce their field day will be once again hosted by Debonne Vineyards in Madison. Chalet Debonne Vineyards is the largest estate winery in Ohio, boasting over 175 acres of vines. Tour the winery and the first Micro Brewery located in a winery, Cellar Rats Brewery. Then visit the trade show with over 150 exhibitors in a County Fair atmosphere. For more information contact NGLCO Executive Director, Annette Howard at 440-241-7969 or visit http://nglco. com/events/nglco-2017-field-day/