Host: Don Ferreri, Dave Gelino
Donations can be made online here.
Dress: Business Casual
Cost: $45.00 per person
Do you have a good chili? Bring a crock pot of it to the Chili Cook Off.
8:15 a.m. Registration, Coffee, Danish & Fresh Fruit - Early peek at auction items (silent auction bidding opens)
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Dr. Cale Bigelow, Purdue University. “Qualified Help for the Golf Industry. Where Are We, What’s Next.”
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. -10:15 a.m. Don Ferreri, MAGCS Chapter Liaison. “GCSAA Communications and Elections”.
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Dr. Cale Bigelow, Purdue University. “Alternative Fairway Grasses, Natural Organic Inputs, and More!”
11:15 a.m. -11:45 a.m. Luke Cella, Executive Director Wee One Foundation. “Updated and Future Scope of the Wee One Family”
11:45 a.m. Lunch & Refreshments (Bar Opens)
12:45 p.m. Wee One Auction, Chili Cook Off, Beer Tasting and Open Bar Reception – Plus our $1,000 Raffle sponsored by CS Turf and Lemont Paving.
2:30 p.m. Conclusion
Dr. Cale Bigelow is an associate professor at Purdue University. His specialization is in turfgrass soils, nutrient utilization, cultural management practices and selection of adapted species and cultivars. Dr. Bigelow received his bachelor and masters degrees from Virginia Tech and his Ph. D, from North Carolina State University.