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State MG Conference is here!

May 28, 2014

Rain was forecast for today and I left LR early under cloudy skies. I arrived in Texarkana, and rain looked likely, but the sun was out by the afternoon and it was a glorious day. 51 MGs left Texarkana mid morning for a full day excursion to Howard and Hempstead county. They should be back in about an hour from now.



While they were out touring, volunteers were inside setting up. The trade show crew had to lay plastic to protect the carpet and put up tents.


Vendors started arriving and putting up their wares. There are some great items.



Goody bags were assembled by many willing hands and they are great.




Decorations committee have put up some beautiful decorations,


20140528-212612.jpg and the hospitality room for workers was set up.


Good signage is up all over the place and everyone is really working together to make this event sing! Chair Sue Ellen has done a great job

20140528-212839.jpg and she is fortunate to have a great crew of committee chairs and volunteers. It is going to be a wonderful conference. We are ready for all 500 tomorrow. Don’t forget, the trade show is open to the public tomorrow afternoon and Friday, so come shop even if you didn’t register.


I did make a quick run this afternoon for a few items and took a sneak peek at tomorrows events. Make sure you don’t miss the pocket park. It is lovely and there will be entertainment as well.



I will see many of you tomorrow. Safe travels.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Grazzie MasterGardner permalink
    May 29, 2014 8:34 am

    So sorry I can’t be with you. Have a wonderful conference.




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