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Standard flower show to be held Saturday at Primitive Baptist
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    The Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs will host a standard flower show Saturday, April 26, from 2-5 p.m. at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.
    Admission is free and the public is invited.
    While the Design and Special Exhibits categories are reserved for members of the Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs and youth, the Horticulture division is open to amateurs.
    “Although the floral arrangers must be garden club members,  all amateur non-garden clubbers are eligible to enter specimens in the Horticulture Division of the show,” said member Libba Smith. All amateur horticulture enthusiasts are encouraged to enter.
    For information on submitting entries in the Horticulture division, contact Woody Brawner, Horticulture division chairman, at (912) 823-2691.
    The theme for the show is “GSU: A Bouquet of Learning.”
    Under the design category, Class I is “ In the Beginning, One Hundred Years Plus,” with freedom of style in niches 42” high and 32” wide.
    Class 2 is “Sweetheart Circle,” with designs in freedom of style staged on a black pedestal 36” high with a 15” square top.
    Class 3 is titled “Soaring Eagles,” and design with  freedom of style is to be staged on a black pedestal 36 “ high with a 24” top.
    The “Botanical Garden” Class 4 arrangements will be staged on round tables 40” wide, 36” high, and covered in white.
    Class 5 is creative design, designer’s choice, in a black frame 33” wide and 50” high, titled “GSU on Parade.”
    Designers may use fresh and or dried plant material as well as other components for arrangements.
    Under special exhibits, entries must be at least 18 square feet, with section A exhibits staged on a white covered table 30” wide, 72” long and 30” high, which are furnished by the show committee. Educational value is considered during judging and handout leaflets can accompany entries.
    Additional information can be obtained by calling publicity chairman Betty Hill at 9912) 681-3271.
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