Membership and Promotion
Awards may be given for the most innovative activity or activities, or most outstanding effort, to increase public visibility; to increase club membership, or to make the public aware of the mission and activities of garden club including membership brochures, leaflets, or any other publication used, as well as any publicity received. (Printed materials, materials for electronic publication and publicity may be attached in their entirety to the application and are not counted as part of the three-page limit.)
National awards available: MP-1.
Class A. Single member garden club
i small club: 29 members and under
ii medium club: 30-59 members
iii large club: 60 members and over
Class B. Group of member clubs, councils, districts
Scale of Points for Judging:
|Presentation||neat, concise, includes all required information||5 pts|
|Achievement||innovative nature of activities and/or publications; quality of printed materials and contents (includes materials to be published electronically); activities to attain goals; planning and execution of activities and/or publication; any successful publicity obtained||65 pts|
|Participation||size of club; involvement of members, community, professionals, youth, etc., as applicable||15 pts|
|Record or Documentation||supporting data (as applicable), clear, well-labeled and neatly attached photos, if applicable, any printed material created (can include content placed on websites, social media sites, etc.)||15 pts|
First, second and third place will be given when merited. First place awards in each class will be forwarded for regional competition. Regional winners will be announced at the NGC Convention and receive NGC certificates of commendation.
Entries are due to the State Public Relations Chairman by December 1. A committee of three (3) members, including the State Public Relations Chairman, will judge the applications.
Page last updated July 24, 2020