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MGIA's 28th Annual Golf Open - July 12th

Join the Michigan Green Industry Association for our Annual Golf Open held in July. Enjoy 18 holes of golf including a continental breakfast, lunch, followed by dinner. Win door prizes & trophies! Held at the Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center (Golden Fox Course), 8768 North Territorial Road, Plymouth, MI 48170 
Click here to download registration form (PDF)
Click here for sponsorship opportunities (PDF)

CHAINSAW SAFETY, MAINTENANCE & TREE FELLING - JULY 17

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) 
Instructor:  Phillip Kelley, North American Training Solutions, LLC
This material was prepared under a Consultation Education & Training (CET) Grant awarded by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)
CEUs: 8-CTSP & ISA Credits Requested
Chainsaws are one of the most useful as well as dangerous tools that a worker can use. This indoor/outdoor workshop is designed to educate personnel who use a chainsaw about safety, maintenance, use, and handling. Participants will gain an understanding of what contributes to accidents and how to avoid them. There is a strong focus on personal safety, risk assessment, and accident prevention. Hands-on and practical work planning strategies will be demonstrated. Training workers and developing skills that reduce variables and mitigate risks associated with chainsaws and cutting techniques is the general theme of this course.
** Please bring basic PPE (hardhat, safety glasses, hearing protection) for the outdoor portion of this seminar **
** Attendance limited to first 40 participants to register! **

Location: City of Livonia DPW, 12973 Farmington Rd, Livonia, MI 48150     
Registration: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., Class: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: MGIA Members $30,  Non-Members $30
Click here to register online.
 

Environmental Improvement Awards - call for entries!

Is Your Company an Award-Winning Company? 
The Environmental Improvement Awards Program is held annually to recognize and award merit to green industry professionals for excellence in their field.
Click here to download Awards Application form (PDF)
Deadline for Entries has been extended to July 16th!! 

Categories Include: 
Residential Landscape Construction & Reconstruction
Commercial Landscape Construction & Reconstruction
Residential & Commercial Maintenance
Interior Landscape Installation & Maintenance • Creative Horticulture
Irrigation Installation • Landscape Lighting • Hardscape • Water Features

The award recipients will be recognized with the presentation of plaques at the MGIA Annual Environmental Improvement Awards Program Banquet and Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Westin Southfield. Don’t miss the opportunity to submit your best work and possibly take home a Bronze, Silver or Gold award!

Best of Show Award
This award is given to one gold award-winning entry at the discretion of the judges and will be announced at the Annual MGIA Awards Program and Holiday Celebration in December.

We invite ALL contractors regardless of membership status to submit their work for award consideration.


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